Luke 4:12
New International Version
Jesus answered, "It is said: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'"

New Living Translation
Jesus responded, “The Scriptures also say, ‘You must not test the Lord your God.’”

English Standard Version
And Jesus answered him, “It is said, ‘You shall not put the Lord your God to the test.’”

Berean Study Bible
But Jesus answered, “It also says, ‘Do not put the Lord your God to the test.’ ”

Berean Literal Bible
And Jesus answering, said to him, "It has been said, 'You shall not test the Lord your God.'"

King James Bible
And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

New King James Version
And Jesus answered and said to him, “It has been said, ‘You shall not tempt the LORD your God.’ ”

New American Standard Bible
And Jesus answered and said to him, “It has been stated, ‘YOU SHALL NOT PUT THE LORD YOUR GOD TO THE TEST.’”

NASB 1995
And Jesus answered and said to him, "It is said, 'YOU SHALL NOT PUT THE LORD YOUR GOD TO THE TEST.'"

NASB 1977
And Jesus answered and said to him, “It is said, ‘YOU SHALL NOT PUT THE LORD YOUR GOD TO THE TEST.’”

Amplified Bible
Jesus replied to him, “It is said [in Scripture], ‘YOU SHALL NOT TEMPT THE LORD YOUR GOD [to prove Himself to you].’”

Christian Standard Bible
And Jesus answered him, “It is said: Do not test the Lord your God. ”

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And Jesus answered him, "It is said: Do not test the Lord your God."

American Standard Version
And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not make trial of the Lord thy God.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But Yeshua answered and he said to him, “It has been said, 'You shall not tempt THE LORD JEHOVAH your God.' “

Contemporary English Version
Jesus answered, "The Scriptures also say, 'Don't try to test the Lord your God!'"

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus answering, said to him: It is said: Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

English Revised Version
And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

Good News Translation
But Jesus answered, "The scripture says, 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'"

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus answered him, "It has been said, 'Never tempt the Lord your God.' "

International Standard Version
Jesus answered him, "It has been said, 'You must not tempt the Lord your God.'"

Literal Standard Version
And Jesus answering said to him, “It has been said, You will not tempt the LORD your God.”

NET Bible
Jesus answered him, "It is said, 'You are not to put the Lord your God to the test.'"

New Heart English Bible
And Jesus, answering, said to him, "It is said, 'Do not test the Lord, your God.'"

Weymouth New Testament
The reply of Jesus was, "It is said, 'Thou shalt not put the Lord they God to the proof.'"

World English Bible
Jesus answering, said to him, "It has been said, 'You shall not tempt the Lord your God.'"

Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus answering said to him -- 'It hath been said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Temptation of Jesus
11and they will lift You up in their hands, so that You will not strike Your foot against a stone.’ ” 12But Jesus answered, “It also says, ‘Do not put the Lord your God to the test.’” 13When the devil had finished every temptation, he left Him until an opportune time.…

Cross References
Deuteronomy 6:16
Do not test the LORD your God as you tested Him at Massah.

Matthew 4:7
Jesus replied, "It is also written: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'"

Luke 4:13
When the devil had finished every temptation, he left Him until an opportune time.


Treasury of Scripture

And Jesus answering said to him, It is said, You shall not tempt the Lord your God.

Thou.

Deuteronomy 6:16
Ye shall not tempt the LORD your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.

Psalm 95:9
When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work.

Psalm 106:14
But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert.









Verse 12. - And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God. It is remarkable that in these crowning instances of temptation, which no doubt were originally recounted by the Lord himself to the inner circle of the disciples, and from them passed into the regular course of instruction adopted by the Christian teachers of the first days, the Redeemer, in each of his three answers to the devil, uses words taken from two chapters (the sixth and eighth) of Deuteronomy. It has been suggested that the thoughts and expressions of this book were fresh in the mind of the tempted Christ, as he had probably, specially during his sojourn in the wilderness, used for his own study and meditation a book which told the story of Israel's wanderings in the desert for forty years. It seems, however, more likely that the Lord simply chose to frame his answers from a book with which every Israelite from his earliest yearn had been acquainted. The maxims and precepts of Deuteronomy were used in the education of every Hebrew child. Its devout and beautiful maxims were written on the phylacteries or frontiers which so many pious Jews were in the habit of wearing.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
But
Καὶ (Kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

Jesus
Ἰησοῦς (Iēsous)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2424: Of Hebrew origin; Jesus, the name of our Lord and two other Israelites.

declared,
ἀποκριθεὶς (apokritheis)
Verb - Aorist Participle Passive - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 611: From apo and krino; to conclude for oneself, i.e. to respond; by Hebraism to begin to speak.

“It [also] says,
Εἴρηται (Eirētai)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2046: Probably a fuller form of rheo; an alternate for epo in certain tenses; to utter, i.e. Speak or say.

‘Do not put
ἐκπειράσεις (ekpeiraseis)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 1598: To put to the test, make trial of, tempt, try. From ek and peirazo; to test thoroughly.

[the] Lord
Κύριον (Kyrion)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.

your
σου (sou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

God {to the test}.’”
Θεόν (Theon)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.


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