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Matthew 4:3–4

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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Matthew 4:3–4 — The New International Version (NIV)

The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.”

Jesus answered, It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’

Matthew 4:3–4 — English Standard Version (ESV)

And the tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he answered, It is written,

“ ‘Man shall not live by bread alone,

but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’ ”

Matthew 4:3–4 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread. But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

Matthew 4:3–4 — New Living Translation (NLT)

During that time the devil came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become loaves of bread.”

But Jesus told him, No! The Scriptures say,

People do not live by bread alone,

but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’

Matthew 4:3–4 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

Now when the tempter came to Him, he said, “If You are the Son of God, command that these stones become bread.”

But He answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.’ ”

Matthew 4:3–4 — New Century Version (NCV)

The devil came to Jesus to tempt him, saying, “If you are the Son of God, tell these rocks to become bread.”

Jesus answered, “It is written in the Scriptures, ‘A person lives not on bread alone, but by everything God says.’ ”

Matthew 4:3–4 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

And the tempter came and said unto him, If thou art the Son of God, command that these stones become bread. But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

Matthew 4:3–4 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

And the tempter coming up to him said, If thou be Son of God, speak, that these stones may become loaves of bread. But he answering said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word which goes out through God’s mouth.

Matthew 4:3–4 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

The tempter came to him and said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become loaves of bread.”

Jesus answered, “Scripture says, ‘A person cannot live on bread alone but on every word that God speaks.’ ”

Matthew 4:3–4 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Then the tempter approached Him and said, “If You are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.”

But He answered, It is written:

Man must not live on bread alone

but on every word that comes

from the mouth of God.

Matthew 4:3–4 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

The tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become loaves of bread.” But he answered, It is written,

One does not live by bread alone,

but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.’ ”

Matthew 4:3–4 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

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

Matthew 4:3–4 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

The tempter came to him. He said, “If you are the Son of God, tell these stones to become bread.”

Jesus answered, “It is written, ‘Man doesn’t live only on bread. He also lives on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’ ”