Matthew 4:6
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English Standard Version
and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down, for it is written, “‘He will command his angels concerning you,’ and “‘On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.’”

King James Bible
And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.

American Standard Version
and saith unto him, If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and, On their hands they shall bear thee up, Lest haply thou dash thy foot against a stone.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And said to him: If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down, for it is written: That he hath given his angels charge over thee, and in their hands shall they bear thee up, lest perhaps thou dash thy foot against a stone.

English Revised Version
and saith unto him, If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: And on their hands they shall bear thee up, Lest haply thou dash thy foot against a stone.

Webster's Bible Translation
And saith to him, If thou art the Son of God, cast thyself down, for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall uphold thee, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.

Weymouth New Testament
and said, "If you are God's Son, throw yourself down; for it is written, "'To His angels He will give orders concerning thee, and on their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any moment thou shouldst strike thy foot against a stone.'"

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Vincent's Word Studies

In their hands (ἐπὶ)

On their hands (so Rev.) is more correct, and gives a different picture from the A. V. in: lifted on their hands, as on a litter or platform.

Matthew 4:6 Parallel Commentaries

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for.

Matthew 4:4 But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.

2 Corinthians 11:14 And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.

He shall.

Psalm 91:11,12 For he shall give his angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways...

Luke 4:9-12 And he brought him to Jerusalem, and set him on a pinnacle of the temple, and said to him, If you be the Son of God...

Hebrews 1:14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?

test.

Job 1:10 Have not you made an hedge about him, and about his house, and about all that he has on every side?...

Job 5:23 For you shall be in league with the stones of the field: and the beasts of the field shall be at peace with you.

Psalm 34:7,20 The angel of the LORD encamps round about them that fear him, and delivers them...

Cross References
Psalm 91:11
For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.

Psalm 91:12
On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.

Luke 4:11
and "'On their hands they will bear you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.'"

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