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Matthew 4:1-11 (Holman Christian Standard)

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The Temptation of Jesus

1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the Devil. 2 After He had fasted 40 days and 40 nights, He was hungry. 3 Then the tempter approached Him and said, "If You are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread." 4 But He answered, "It is written: Man must not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of God. " a 5 Then the Devil took Him to the holy city,b had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple, 6 and said to Him, "If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down. For it is written: He will give His angels orders concerning you , and, they will support you with their hands so that you will not strike your foot against a stone. "c 7 Jesus told him, "It is also written: Do not test the Lord your God. " d 8 Again, the Devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor. 9 And he said to Him, "I will give You all these things if You will fall down and worship me."e 10 Then Jesus told him, "Go away, f Satan! For it is written: Worship the Lord your God, and serve only Him. " g 11 Then the Devil left Him, and immediately angels came and began to serve Him.
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