Then came to him the tempter, and said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread.

But he answering, said, It is written, (A)Man shall not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

Then the devil took him up into the holy city, and set him on a [a]pinnacle of the Temple.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 4:5 The battlement wherewith the flat roof of the temple was compassed about, that no man might fall down: as was appointed by the Law, Deut. 22:8.

The tempter(A) came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God,(B) tell these stones to become bread.”

Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’[a](C)

Then the devil took him to the holy city(D) and had him stand on the highest point of the temple.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 4:4 Deut. 8:3

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