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But he answered, “It is written,

‘One must not live on bread alone,
    but on every word coming
        out of the mouth of God.’”[a]

Then the Devil took him to the Holy City[b] and had him stand on the highest point of the Temple. He told Jesus,[c] “Since[d] you are the Son of God, throw yourself down, because it is written,

‘God[e] will put his angels in charge of you,’

and,

‘With their hands they will hold you up,
    so that you will never hit your foot against a rock.’”[f]

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 4:4 Deut 8:3; MT source citation reads Lord
  2. Matthew 4:5 I.e. Jerusalem
  3. Matthew 4:6 Lit. him
  4. Matthew 4:6 Or “If, as is the case,
  5. Matthew 4:6 Lit. He
  6. Matthew 4:6 Cf. Ps 91:11-12

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

Then the devil took him to the holy city(B) and had him stand on the highest point of the temple. “If you are the Son of God,”(C) 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](D)

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 4:4 Deut. 8:3
  2. Matthew 4:6 Psalm 91:11,12

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