New International Version
where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry.
King James Bible
Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.
Darby Bible Translation
forty days, tempted of the devil; and in those days he did not eat anything, and when they were finished he hungered.
World English Bible
for forty days, being tempted by the devil. He ate nothing in those days. Afterward, when they were completed, he was hungry.
Young's Literal Translation
forty days being tempted by the Devil, and he did not eat anything in those days, and they having been ended, he afterward hungered,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Was led by the Spirit - Or, And was carried about, ηγετο. Matthew says, ανηχθη, he was brought up. Mark says, the Spirit driveth him εκβαλλει - putteth him forth. But each of the evangelists attributes this to the Holy Ghost, not to Satan. It may be useful to remark here, that, during the forty days and forty nights in which he is said to have been tempted by the devil, he is carried about, continually sustained and supported, by the Holy Ghost. Let those who are tempted by Satan look for, and, in virtue of the power and intercession of Christ, claim, the same support; and it matters little how many days they may be assaulted by the devil, while they are carried about by the Spirit of God.
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LibraryPreaching at Nazareth
'And He began to say unto them, This day is this scripture fulfilled In your ears.'--LUKE iv. 21. This first appearance of our Lord, in His public work at Nazareth, the home of His childhood, was preceded, as we learn from John's Gospel, by a somewhat extended ministry in Jerusalem. In the course of it, He cast the money-changers out of the Temple, did many miracles, had His conversation with Nicodemus, and on His return towards Galilee met the woman of Samaria at the well. The report of these things, …
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Standing with the People
Moses was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights without eating bread or drinking water. And he wrote on the tablets the words of the covenant--the Ten Commandments.
1 Kings 19:8
So he got up and ate and drank. Strengthened by that food, he traveled forty days and forty nights until he reached Horeb, the mountain of God.
After fasting forty days and forty nights, he was hungry.
The devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, tell this stone to become bread."
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