And immediately the spirit drives him into the wilderness.…
Before the fall Adam dwelt with the beasts on terms of closest friendship; but on the entrance of evil man grew cruel and beasts grew fiercer. But when Christ appeared, free from the taint of sin, the old relationship revived. The disturbed harmony of Eden was restored in the wilderness. Goodness is an unrivalled tamer of the animal creation, and Christ's sojourn with savage beasts is an infallible pledge of the millennium.
(J. C. Jones.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And immediately the Spirit driveth him into the wilderness.