New International Version
Then he rolled up the scroll, gave it back to the attendant and sat down. The eyes of everyone in the synagogue were fastened on him.
King James Bible
And he closed the book, and he gave it again to the minister, and sat down. And the eyes of all them that were in the synagogue were fastened on him.
Darby Bible Translation
And having rolled up the book, when he had delivered it up to the attendant, he sat down; and the eyes of all in the synagogue were fixed upon him.
World English Bible
He closed the book, gave it back to the attendant, and sat down. The eyes of all in the synagogue were fastened on him.
Young's Literal Translation
And having folded the roll, having given it back to the officer, he sat down, and the eyes of all in the synagogue were gazing on him.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Were fastened on him - Were attentively fixed on him. The proper import of ατενιζοντες αυτῳ.
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'And He began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled In your ears.'--LUKE iv. 21. This first appearance of our Lord, in His public work at Nazareth, the home of His childhood, was preceded, as we learn from John's Gospel, by a somewhat extended ministry in Jerusalem. In the course of it, He cast the money-changers out of the Temple, did many miracles, had His conversation with Nicodemus, and on His return towards Galilee met the woman of Samaria at the well. The report of these things, …
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Standing with the People
In that hour Jesus said to the crowd, "Am I leading a rebellion, that you have come out with swords and clubs to capture me? Every day I sat in the temple courts teaching, and you did not arrest me.
and placed it in his own new tomb that he had cut out of the rock. He rolled a big stone in front of the entrance to the tomb and went away.
and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written:
He began by saying to them, "Today this scripture is fulfilled in your hearing."
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