Luke 4:28

ESV When they heard these things, all in the synagogue were filled with wrath.
NIV All the people in the synagogue were furious when they heard this.
NASB And all the people in the synagogue were filled with rage as they heard these things;
CSB When they heard this, everyone in the synagogue was enraged.
NLT When they heard this, the people in the synagogue were furious.
KJV And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath,

What does Luke 4:28 mean?

After reading from the book of Isaiah (Luke 4:16–20), Jesus indicates Himself as the fulfillment of that prophecy (Luke 4:21–22). The people react with skepticism. Sensing they will demand a miraculous sign, Jesus points out that God will use miracles for Gentiles and withhold them from Israel when Israel is stubborn (Luke 4:23–27). At this time, Israel was harshly oppressed by the Roman Empire. The people's angst meant any hint that Israel's God could love Gentiles was met with resistance (Acts 22:21–22).

Even in Jesus' own hometown, the reaction is swift and violent. The people listening to Him are enraged. They will drag Jesus out of the synagogue and attempt to throw Him off a nearby cliff (Luke 4:29–30).
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