The Temptation of Jesus

(A)Now Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, (B)returned from the Jordan and was led around [a]by the Spirit in the wilderness for (C)forty days, being tempted by the devil. And He ate nothing during those days, and when they had ended, He was hungry. And the devil said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread.” And Jesus answered him, “It is written: ‘(D)Man shall not live on bread alone.’”

(E)And he led Him up and showed Him all the kingdoms of [b](F)the world in a moment of time. And the devil said to Him, “I will give You all this domain and [c]its glory, (G)for it has been handed over to me, and I give it to whomever I want. Therefore if You [d]worship before me, it shall all be Yours.” Jesus replied to him, “It is written: ‘(H)You shall worship the Lord your God and serve Him only.’”

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  1. Luke 4:1 Or under the influence of; lit in
  2. Luke 4:5 Lit the inhabited earth
  3. Luke 4:6 Lit their (referring to the kingdoms in v 5)
  4. Luke 4:7 Or bow down before

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