Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted1 by the devil.2
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After fasting forty days and forty nights,3 he was hungry.
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The tempter4 came to him and said, "If you are the Son of God,5 tell these stones to become bread."
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Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.' "6
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Then the devil took him to the holy city7 and had him stand on the highest point of the temple.
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"If you are the Son of God,"8 he said, "throw yourself down. For it is written: " 'He will command his angels concerning you, and they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.' "9
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Jesus answered him, "It is also written: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.' "10
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Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor.
"All this I will give you," he said, "if you will bow down and worship me."
Jesus said to him, "Away from me, Satan!11 For it is written: 'Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.' "12
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Then the devil left him,13 and angels came and attended him.14
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When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison,15 he returned to Galilee.16
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Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum,17 which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali--
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to fulfill18 what was said through the prophet Isaiah:
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