Luke 4:1-7 NIV

The Temptation of Jesus

4:1-13pp -- Mt 4:1-11; Mk 1:12,13

1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit,1 returned from the Jordan2 and was led by the Spirit3 in the desert,

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2 where for forty days4 he was tempted by the devil.5 He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry.

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3 The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God,6 tell this stone to become bread."

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4 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone.'a "7

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5 The devil led him up to a high place and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world.8

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6 And he said to him, "I will give you all their authority and splendor, for it has been given to me,9 and I can give it to anyone I want to.

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7 So if you worship me, it will all be yours."