Christ’s reasons for leaving Judea

Joh 4:1-4

1 Now when it was clear to the Lord that word had come to the ears of the Pharisees that Jesus was making more disciples than John and was giving them baptism
2 Though, in fact, it was his disciples who gave baptism, not Jesus himself,
3 He went out of Judaea into Galilee again.
4 And it was necessary for him to go through Samaria.

Luk 3:19-20

19 But Herod the king, because John had made a protest on account of Herodias, his brother’s wife, and other evil things which Herod had done,
20 Did this most evil thing of all, and had John shut up in prison.

Mat 4:12

12 Now when it came to his ears that John had been put in prison, he went away to Galilee;

Mar 1:14

14 Now after John had been put in prison, Jesus came into Galilee, preaching the good news of God,

Luk 4:14

14 And Jesus came back to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and the news of him went through all the country round about.

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