Matthew 4:2-12 NIV

2 After fasting forty days and forty nights,1 he was hungry.

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3 The tempter2 came to him and said, "If you are the Son of God,3 tell these stones to become bread."

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4 Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.'a "4

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5 Then the devil took him to the holy city5 and had him stand on the highest point of the temple.

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6 "If you are the Son of God,"6 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.'b "7

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    • b 4:6 - Psalm 91:11,12
      7 Jesus answered him, "It is also written: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'c "8

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        • c 4:7 - Deut. 6:16
          8 Again, the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor.
          9 "All this I will give you," he said, "if you will bow down and worship me."
          10 Jesus said to him, "Away from me, Satan!9 For it is written: 'Worship the Lord your God, and serve him only.'d "10

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          11 Then the devil left him,11 and angels came and attended him.12

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          Jesus Begins to Preach

          12 When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison,13 he returned to Galilee.14

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