Satan God's Ape
Luke 4:9-13
And Jesus answering said to him, It is said, You shall not tempt the Lord your God.…

That the Scripture is alleged in a perverse apish imitation, because Christ had alleged Scripture before. Thus hath the devil always been God's ape, as in sacrifices, washings, tithes, priests, altars, oracles of the heathen, all which he did apishly imitate, and counterfeit the like to those in the Church of God, thinking by this means to disgrace the ordinances of God.

(D. Dyke.)

Parallel Verses
KJV: And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

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

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