And the tempter approached and[a] said to him, “If you are the Son of God, order that these stones become bread.” But he answered and[b] said, “It is written, ‘Man will not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes out of the mouth of God.”[c]

Then the devil took him to the holy city[d] and placed him on the highest point of the temple

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 4:3 Here “and” is supplied because the previous participle (“approached”) has been translated as a finite verb
  2. Matthew 4:4 Here “and” is supplied because the previous participle (“answered”) has been translated as a finite verb
  3. Matthew 4:4 A quotation from Deut 8:3
  4. Matthew 4:5 That is, Jerusalem

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