New International Version
they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.'"
New Living Translation
And they will hold you up with their hands so you won't even hurt your foot on a stone.'"
English Standard Version
and “‘On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.’”
Berean Study Bible
and they will lift You up in their hands, so that You will not strike Your foot against a stone.'"
Berean Literal Bible
and in their hands will they bear You up, lest ever You strike Your foot against a stone.'"
New American Standard Bible
and, 'ON their HANDS THEY WILL BEAR YOU UP, SO THAT YOU WILL NOT STRIKE YOUR FOOT AGAINST A STONE.'"
King James Bible
And in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.
Holman Christian Standard Bible
and they will support you with their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone."
International Standard Version
With their hands they will hold you up, so that you will never hit your foot against a rock.'"
and 'with their hands they will lift you up, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.'"
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
'And they will carry you upon their arms, lest you should strike your foot on a stone.'”
GOD'S WORD® Translation
They will carry you in their hands so that you never hit your foot against a rock.'"
New American Standard 1977
‘ON their HANDS THEY WILL BEAR YOU UP,
LEST YOU STRIKE YOUR FOOT AGAINST A STONE.’”
Parallel CommentariesMatthew Henry's Concise Commentary
4:1-13 Christ's being led into the wilderness gave an advantage to the tempter; for there he was alone, none were with him by whose prayers and advice he might be helped in the hour of temptation. He who knew his own strength might give Satan advantage; but we may not, who know our own weakness. Being in all things made like unto his brethren, Jesus would, like the other children of God, live in dependence upon the Divine Providence and promise. The word of God is our sword, and faith in that word is our shield. God has many ways of providing for his people, and therefore is at all times to be depended upon in the way of duty. All Satan's promises are deceitful; and if he is permitted to have any influence in disposing of the kingdoms of the world and the glory of them, he uses them as baits to insnare men to destruction. We should reject at once and with abhorrence, every opportunity of sinful gain or advancement, as a price offered for our souls; we should seek riches, honours, and happiness in the worship and service of God only. Christ will not worship Satan; nor, when he has the kingdoms of the world delivered to him by his Father, will he suffer any remains of the worship of the devil to continue in them. Satan also tempted Jesus to be his own murderer, by unfitting confidence in his Father's protection, such as he had no warrant for. Let not any abuse of Scripture by Satan or by men abate our esteem, or cause us to abandon its use; but let us study it still, seek to know it, and seek our defence from it in all kinds of assaults. Let this word dwell richly in us, for it is our life. Our victorious Redeemer conquered, not for himself only, but for us also. The devil ended all the temptation. Christ let him try all his force, and defeated him. Satan saw it was to no purpose to attack Christ, who had nothing in him for his fiery darts to fasten upon. And if we resist the devil, he will flee from us. Yet he departed but till the season when he was again to be let loose upon Jesus, not as a tempter, to draw him to sin, and so to strike at his head, at which he now aimed and was wholly defeated in; but as a persecutor, to bring Christ to suffer, and so to bruise his heel, which it was told him, he should have to do, and would do, though it would be the breaking of his own head, Ge 3:15. Though Satan depart for a season, we shall never be out of his reach till removed from this present evil world.
Luke 4:11 Additional Commentaries
The Temptation of Jesus
…10for it is written, 'HE WILL COMMAND HIS ANGELS CONCERNING YOU TO GUARD YOU,' 11and, 'ON their HANDS THEY WILL BEAR YOU UP, SO THAT YOU WILL NOT STRIKE YOUR FOOT AGAINST A STONE.'" 12And Jesus answered and said to him, "It is said, 'YOU SHALL NOT PUT THE LORD YOUR GOD TO THE TEST.'"…
For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways;
they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.
"If you are the Son of God," he said, "throw yourself down. For it is written: "'He will command his angels concerning you, and they will lift you up in their hands, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.'"
Treasury of Scripture
And in their hands they shall bear you up, lest at any time you dash your foot against a stone.
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