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

But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple,

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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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