Matthew 4:1–4

The Temptation of Jesus

1 aThen Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness bto be tempted by the devil.

2 And after He had afasted forty days and forty nights, He 1then became hungry.

3 And athe tempter came and said to Him, “If You are the bSon of God, command that these stones become bread.”

4 But He answered and said, It is written, ‘aMan shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.’ ”

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