Matthew 4:1-11 NAS

The Temptation of Jesus

1 1Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness 2to be tempted by the devil.

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2 And after He had 3fasted forty days and forty nights, He athen became hungry.

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    •  4:2 - Lit "later became;" or "afterward became"
      3 And 4the tempter came and said to Him, "If You are the 5Son of God, command that these stones become bread."

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      4 But He answered and said, "It is written, '6MAN SHALL NOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE, BUT ON EVERY WORD THAT PROCEEDS OUT OF THE MOUTH OF GOD.' "

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      5 Then the devil took Him into 7the holy city and had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple,

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      6 and said to Him, "If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down; for it is written, '8HE WILL COMMAND HIS ANGELS CONCERNING YOU'; and 'ON their HANDS THEY WILL BEAR YOU UP, SO THAT YOU WILL NOT STRIKE YOUR FOOT AGAINST A STONE.' "

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      7 Jesus said to him, "bOn the other hand, it is written, '9YOU SHALL NOT PUT THE LORD YOUR GOD TO THE TEST.' "

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        •  4:7 - Lit "Again"
          8 10Again, the devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory;

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          9 and he said to Him, "11All these things I will give You, if You fall down and cworship me."

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            • ‘ 4:9 - Lit "prostrate Yourself"
              10 Then Jesus said to him, "Go, Satan! For it is written, '12YOU SHALL WORSHIP THE LORD YOUR GOD, AND dSERVE HIM ONLY.' "

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                • ’ 4:10 - Or "fulfill religious duty to Him"
                  11 Then the devil left Him; and behold, 13angels came and began to minister to Him.

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