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The devil[a] came to tempt him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these rocks to become bread.”

Jesus answered him, “The Scriptures say,

‘It is not just bread that keeps people alive.
    Their lives depend on what God says.’” (A)

Then the devil led Jesus to the holy city of Jerusalem and put him on a high place at the edge of the Temple area.

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 4:3 The devil Literally, “The tempter.”

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