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Luke 4:9–12

iAnd he took him to Jerusalem and set him on the pinnacle of the temple and said to him, “If you are jthe Son of God, throw yourself down from here, 10 for it is written,

k“ ‘He will command his angels concerning you,

to guard you,’

11 and

k“ ‘On their hands they will bear you up,

lest you strike your foot against a stone.’ ”

12 And Jesus answered him, It is said, lYou shall not mput the Lord your God to the test.’ ”

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Luke 4:9–12 — The New International Version (NIV)

The devil led him to Jerusalem and had him stand on the highest point of the temple. “If you are the Son of God,” he said, “throw yourself down from here. 10 For it is written:

“ ‘He will command his angels concerning you

to guard you carefully;

11 they will lift you up in their hands,

so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.’”

12 Jesus answered, It is said: ‘Do not put the Lord your God to the test.’

Luke 4:9–12 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And he brought him to Jerusalem, and set him on a pinnacle of the temple, and said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down from hence: 10 For it is written, He shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee: 11 And in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone. 12 And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

Luke 4:9–12 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Then the devil took him to Jerusalem, to the highest point of the Temple, and said, “If you are the Son of God, jump off! 10 For the Scriptures say,

‘He will order his angels to protect and guard you.

11 And they will hold you up with their hands

so you won’t even hurt your foot on a stone.’ ”

12 Jesus responded, The Scriptures also say,You must not test the Lord your God.’

Luke 4:9–12 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Then he brought Him to Jerusalem, set Him on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down from here. 10 For it is written:

‘He shall give His angels charge over you,

To keep you,’

11 and,

‘In their hands they shall bear you up,

Lest you dash your foot against a stone.’ ”

12 And Jesus answered and said to him, It has been said, You shall not tempt the Lord your God.’ ”

Luke 4:9–12 — New Century Version (NCV)

Then the devil led Jesus to Jerusalem and put him on a high place of the Temple. He said to Jesus, “If you are the Son of God, jump down. 10 It is written in the Scriptures:

‘He has put his angels in charge of you

to watch over you.’

11 It is also written:

‘They will catch you in their hands

so that you will not hit your foot on a rock.’ ”

12 Jesus answered, “But it also says in the Scriptures: ‘Do not test the Lord your God.’ ”

Luke 4:9–12 — American Standard Version (ASV)

And he led him to Jerusalem, and set him on the pinnacle of the temple, and said unto him, If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down from hence: 10 for it is written,

He shall give his angels charge concerning thee, to guard thee:

11 and,

On their hands they shall bear thee up,

Lest haply thou dash thy foot against a stone.

12 And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not make trial of the Lord thy God.

Luke 4:9–12 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And he led him to Jerusalem, and set him on the edge of the temple, and said to him, If thou be Son of God, cast thyself down hence; 10 for it is written, He shall give charge to his angels concerning thee to keep thee; 11 and on their hands shall they bear thee, lest in any wise thou strike thy foot against a stone. 12 And Jesus answering said to him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

Luke 4:9–12 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

Then the devil took him into Jerusalem and had him stand on the highest part of the temple. He said to Jesus, “If you are the Son of God, jump from here! 10 Scripture says, ‘He will put his angels in charge of you to watch over you carefully. 11 They will carry you in their hands so that you never hit your foot against a rock.’ ” 

12 Jesus answered him, “It has been said, ‘Never tempt the Lord your God.’ ”

Luke 4:9–12 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

So he took Him to Jerusalem, had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down from here. 10 For it is written:

He will give His angels orders concerning you,

to protect you, 11 and

they will support you with their hands,

so that you will not strike

your foot against a stone.

12 And Jesus answered him, It is said: Do not test the Lord your God.

Luke 4:9–12 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Then the devil took him to Jerusalem, and placed him on the pinnacle of the temple, saying to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down from here, 10 for it is written,

‘He will command his angels concerning you,

to protect you,’

11 and

‘On their hands they will bear you up,

so that you will not dash your foot against a stone.’ ”

12 Jesus answered him, It is said, ‘Do not put the Lord your God to the test.’ ”

Luke 4:9–12 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

And he brought him to Jerusalem, and had him stand on the highest point of the temple and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down from here, 10 for it is written,

‘He will command his angels concerning you,

to protect you,’

11 and

‘on their hands they will lift you up,

lest you strike your foot against a stone.’ ”

12 And Jesus answered and said to him, “It is said, ‘You are not to put to the test the Lord your God.’ ”

Luke 4:9–12 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

Then the devil led Jesus to Jerusalem. He had him stand on the highest point of the temple. “If you are the Son of God,” he said, “throw yourself down from here. 10 It is written,

“ ‘The Lord will command his angels to take good care of you.

11 They will lift you up in their hands.

Then you won’t trip over a stone.’ ”

12 Jesus answered, “Scripture says, ‘Do not put the Lord your God to the test.’ ”

Luke 4:9–12 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

And he led Him to Jerusalem and had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down from here;

10 for it is written,

He will command His angels concerning You to guard You,’

11 and,

On their hands they will bear You up,

So that You will not strike Your foot against a stone.’ ”

12 And Jesus answered and said to him, It is said, ‘You shall not put the Lord your God to the test.’ ”