New International Version
Jesus answered him, "It is also written: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'"
King James Bible
Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.
Darby Bible Translation
Jesus said to him, It is again written, Thou shalt not tempt [the] Lord thy God.
World English Bible
Jesus said to him, "Again, it is written, 'You shall not test the Lord, your God.'"
Young's Literal Translation
Jesus said to him again, 'It hath been written, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Thou shalt not tempt - To expose myself to any danger naturally destructive, with the vain presumption that God will protect and defend me from the ruinous consequences of my imprudent conduct, is to tempt God.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Eversley, 1872. Chester Cathedral, 1872. St Matt. iv. 3. "And when the tempter came to Him, he said, If Thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread." Let me say a few words to-day about a solemn subject, namely, Temptation. I do not mean the temptations of the flesh--the temptations which all men have to yield to the low animal nature in them, and behave like brutes. I mean those deeper and more terrible temptations, which our Lord conquered in that great struggle with …
Charles Kingsley—All Saints' Day and Other Sermons
The Early Welcome and the First Ministers of the King
Knox -- the First Temptation of Christ
The Temptation in the Wilderness.
So they quarreled with Moses and said, "Give us water to drink." Moses replied, "Why do you quarrel with me? Why do you put the LORD to the test?"
Do not put the LORD your God to the test as you did at Massah.
Jesus answered, "It is said: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'"
Now then, why do you try to test God by putting on the necks of Gentiles a yoke that neither we nor our ancestors have been able to bear?
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