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Then the tempter came. “Since[a] you are the Son of God,” he said, “tell these stones to become loaves of bread.”

But he answered, “It is written,

‘One must not live on bread alone,
    but on every word coming
        out of the mouth of God.’”[b]

Then the Devil took him to the Holy City[c] and had him stand on the highest point of the Temple.

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  1. Matthew 4:3 Or “If, as is the case,
  2. Matthew 4:4 Deut 8:3; MT source citation reads Lord
  3. Matthew 4:5 I.e. Jerusalem