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Matthew 4:5–7

bThen the devil took him to cthe holy city and set him on the pinnacle of the temple and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down, for it is written,

d“ ‘He will command his angels concerning you,’

and

“ ‘On their hands they will bear you up,

lest you strike your foot against a stone.’ ”

Jesus said to him, Again eit is written, fYou shall not gput the Lord your God to the test.’ ”

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Matthew 4:5–7 — The New International Version (NIV)

Then the devil took him to the holy city and had him stand on the highest point of the temple. “If you are the Son of God,” 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.’”

Jesus answered him, It is also written: ‘Do not put the Lord your God to the test.’

Matthew 4:5–7 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple, And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone. Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

Matthew 4:5–7 — New Living Translation (NLT)

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

‘He will order his angels to protect you.

And they will hold you up with their hands

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

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

Matthew 4:5–7 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Then the devil took Him up into the holy city, set Him on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down. For it is written:

‘He shall give His angels charge over you,’

and,

‘In their hands they shall bear you up,

Lest you dash your foot against a stone.’ ”

Jesus said to him, It is written again, You shall not tempt the Lord your God.’ ”

Matthew 4:5–7 — New Century Version (NCV)

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

‘He has put his angels in charge of you.

They will catch you in their hands

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

Jesus answered him, “It also says in the Scriptures, ‘Do not test the Lord your God.’ ”

Matthew 4:5–7 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Then the devil taketh him into the holy city; and he set him on the pinnacle of the temple, and saith unto him, If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written,

He shall give his angels charge concerning thee:

and,

On their hands they shall bear thee up,

Lest haply thou dash thy foot against a stone.

Jesus said unto him, Again it is written, Thou shalt not make trial of the Lord thy God.

Matthew 4:5–7 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Then the devil takes him to the holy city, and sets him upon the edge of the temple, and says to him, If thou be Son of God cast thyself down; for it is written, He shall give charge to his angels concerning thee, and on their hands shall they bear thee, lest in anywise thou strike thy foot against a stone. Jesus said to him, It is again written, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

Matthew 4:5–7 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

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

Jesus said to him, “Again, Scripture says, ‘Never tempt the Lord your God.’ ”

Matthew 4:5–7 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Then the Devil took Him to the holy city, had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down. For it is written:

He will give His angels orders concerning you,

and they will support you with their hands

so that you will not strike

your foot against a stone.

Jesus told him, It is also written: Do not test the Lord your God.

Matthew 4:5–7 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Then the devil took him to the holy city and placed him on the pinnacle of the temple, saying to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down; for it is written,

‘He will command his angels concerning you,’

and ‘On their hands they will bear you up,

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

Jesus said to him, Again it is written, ‘Do not put the Lord your God to the test.’ ”

Matthew 4:5–7 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Then the devil took him to the holy city and placed him on the highest point of the temple and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down! For it is written,

‘He will command his angels concerning you,’

and

‘On their hands they will lift you up,

lest you strike your foot against a stone.’ ”

Jesus said to him, “On the other hand it is written, ‘You are not to put the Lord your God to the test.’ ”

Matthew 4:5–7 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

Then the devil took Jesus to the holy city. He had him stand on the highest point of the temple. “If you are the Son of God,” he said, “throw yourself down. It is written,

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

They will lift you up in their hands.

Then you won’t trip over a stone.’ ”

Jesus answered him, “It is also written, ‘Do not put the Lord your God to the test.’ ”

Matthew 4:5–7 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Then the devil took Him into the holy city and had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple,

and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down; for it is written,

He will command His angels concerning You’;

and

On their hands they will bear You up,

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

Jesus said to him, On the other hand, it is written, ‘You shall not put the Lord your God to the test.’ ”