Matthew 4:1-6 LEB

The Temptation of Jesus

1 Then Jesus was led up into the wilderness by the Spirit to be tempted by the devil,

References for Matthew 4:1

      2 and [after he]a had fasted forty days and forty nights, then he was hungry.

      References for Matthew 4:2

        • ’ 4:2 - *Here "[after]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("had fasted") which is understood as temporal
          3 And the tempter approached [and]b said to him, "If you are the Son of God, order that these stones become bread."

          References for Matthew 4:3

            • “ 4:3 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("approached") has been translated as a finite verb
              4 But he answered [and]c said, "It is written, 'Man will not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes out of the mouth of God."d

              References for Matthew 4:4

                • ” 4:4 - *Here "[and]" is supplied because the previous participle ("answered") has been translated as a finite verb
                • • 4:4 - A quotation from Deut 8:3
                  5 Then the devil took him to the holy citye and placed him on the highest point of the temple

                  References for Matthew 4:5

                    • – 4:5 - That is, Jerusalem
                      6 and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down! For it is written, 'He will command his angels concerning you,' and 'On [their] hands they will lift you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.'"