Context / meaning
Luke 4 [1.] Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness for forty days, being tempted by the devil. He ate nothing in those days. Afterward, when they were completed, he was hungry. The devil said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command this stone to become bread.”
Luke 4 [4.] Jesus answered him, saying, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.’”[a]
Luke 4 [5.] The devil, leading him up on a high mountain, showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. The devil said to him, “I will give you all this authority, and their glory, for it has been delivered to me; and I give it to whomever I want. If you therefore will worship before me, it will all be yours.”
Luke 4 [8.] Jesus answered him, “Get behind me Satan! For it is written, ‘You shall worship the Lord your God, and you shall serve him only.’”[b]
Luke 4 [9.] He led him to Jerusalem, and set him on the pinnacle of the temple, and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, cast yourself down from here, for it is written,
‘He will put his angels in charge of you, to guard you;’
‘On their hands they will bear you up,
lest perhaps you dash your foot against a stone.’”[c]
Luke 4 [12.] Jesus answering, said to him, “It has been said, ‘You shall not tempt the Lord your God.’”[d]
Luke 4 [13.] When the devil had completed every temptation, he departed from him until another time.
a. Luke 4:4 Deuteronomy 8:3.
b. Luke 4:8 Deuteronomy 6:13.
c. Luke 4:11 Psalm 91:11-12.
d. Luke 4:12 Deuteronomy 6:16.
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