Luke 4:4
New International Version
Jesus answered, "It is written: 'Man shall not live on bread alone.'"

New Living Translation
But Jesus told him, "No! The Scriptures say, 'People do not live by bread alone.'"

English Standard Version
And Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone.’”

Berean Study Bible
But Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone.’”

Berean Literal Bible
And Jesus answered to him, "It has been written: 'Man shall not live on bread alone.'"

New American Standard Bible
And Jesus answered him, "It is written, 'MAN SHALL NOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE.'"

King James Bible
And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

Christian Standard Bible
But Jesus answered him, "It is written: Man must not live on bread alone."

Contemporary English Version
Jesus answered, "The Scriptures say, 'No one can live only on food.'"

Good News Translation
But Jesus answered, "The scripture says, 'Human beings cannot live on bread alone.'"

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But Jesus answered him, "It is written: Man must not live on bread alone."

International Standard Version
Jesus answered him, "It is written, 'One must not live on bread alone, but on every word of God.'"

NET Bible
Jesus answered him, "It is written, 'Man does not live by bread alone.'"

New Heart English Bible
Jesus answered him, saying, "It is written, 'Man does not live by bread alone.'"

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Yeshua answered and said to him, “It is written: a man does not live by bread alone, but by every utterance of God.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Jesus answered him, "Scripture says, 'A person cannot live on bread alone.' "

New American Standard 1977
And Jesus answered him, “It is written, ‘MAN SHALL NOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE.’”

Jubilee Bible 2000
And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

King James 2000 Bible
And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

American King James Version
And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

American Standard Version
And Jesus answered unto him, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Jesus answered him: It is written, that Man liveth not by bread alone, but by every word of God.

Darby Bible Translation
And Jesus answered unto him saying, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

English Revised Version
And Jesus answered unto him, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone.

Webster's Bible Translation
And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

Weymouth New Testament
"It is written," replied Jesus, "'It is not on bread alone that a man shall live.'"

World English Bible
Jesus answered him, saying, "It is written, 'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.'"

Young's Literal Translation
And Jesus answered him, saying, 'It hath been written, that, not on bread only shall man live, but on every saying of God.'
Study Bible
The Temptation of Jesus
3The devil said to Him, “If You are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread.” 4But Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone.’” 5Then the devil led Him up to a high place and showed Him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 8:3
He humbled you, and in your hunger gave you manna to eat, which neither you nor your fathers had known, so that you might understand that man does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD.

Luke 4:3
The devil said to Him, "If You are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread."

Treasury of Scripture

And Jesus answered him, saying, It is written, That man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word of God.

It.

Luke 4:8,10
And Jesus answered and said unto him, Get thee behind me, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve…

Isaiah 8:20
To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

John 10:34,35
Jesus answered them, Is it not written in your law, I said, Ye are gods? …

That.

Luke 22:35
And he said unto them, When I sent you without purse, and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they said, Nothing.

Exodus 23:25
And ye shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless thy bread, and thy water; and I will take sickness away from the midst of thee.

Deuteronomy 8:3
And he humbled thee, and suffered thee to hunger, and fed thee with manna, which thou knewest not, neither did thy fathers know; that he might make thee know that man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live.







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

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

answered,
ἀπεκρίθη (apekrithē)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 611: From apo and krino; to conclude for oneself, i.e. to respond; by Hebraism to begin to speak.

“It is written:
Γέγραπται (Gegraptai)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1125: A primary verb; to 'grave', especially to write; figuratively, to describe.

‘Man
ἄνθρωπος (anthrōpos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

shall not live
ζήσεται (zēsetai)
Verb - Future Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2198: To live, be alive. A primary verb; to live.

on
ἐπ’ (ep’)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1909: On, to, against, on the basis of, at.

bread
ἄρτῳ (artō)
Noun - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 740: Bread, a loaf, food. From airo; bread or a loaf.

alone.’”
μόνῳ (monō)
Adjective - Dative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3441: Only, solitary, desolate. Probably from meno; remaining, i.e. Sole or single; by implication, mere.
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.
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