Matthew 4:2

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

Matthew 4:2 in Other Translations

KJV
2 And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungred.
ESV
2 And after fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.
NLT
2 For forty days and forty nights he fasted and became very hungry.
MSG
2 Jesus prepared for the Test by fasting forty days and forty nights. That left him, of course, in a state of extreme hunger,
CSB
2 After He had fasted 40 days and 40 nights, He was hungry.

Matthew 4:2 In-Context

1 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.
2 After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.
3 The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.”
4 Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’”
5 Then the devil took him to the holy city and had him stand on the highest point of the temple.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Exodus 34:28; 1 Kings 19:8
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