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The Year of the Lord's Favour

61 (A)The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me,
    because the Lord has (B)anointed me
to bring good news to the poor;[a]
    he has sent me to bind up the broken-hearted,
to proclaim liberty to the captives,
    and (C)the opening of the prison to those who are bound;[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Isaiah 61:1 Or afflicted
  2. Isaiah 61:1 Or the opening [of the eyes] to those who are blind; Septuagint and recovery of sight to the blind

16 And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, (A)the heavens were opened to him,[a] and he (B)saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him;

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  1. Matthew 3:16 Some manuscripts omit to him

10 And when he came up out of the water, immediately he (A)saw (B)the heavens being torn open (C)and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.

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22 and (A)the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form, like a dove; and (B)a voice came from heaven, (C)“You are my beloved Son;[a] with you I am well pleased.”[b]

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Footnotes

  1. Luke 3:22 Or my Son, my (or the) Beloved
  2. Luke 3:22 Some manuscripts beloved Son; today I have begotten you

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