5 Then the devil took Him up dinto the holy city, set Him on the pinnacle of the temple, 6 and said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, throw Yourself down. For it is written:
e‘He shall give His angels charge over you,’
f‘In their hands they shall bear you up,
Lest you dash your foot against a stone.’ ”
7 Jesus said to him, “It is written again, g‘You shall not 1tempt the Lord your God.’ ”
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