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Bible in Basic English

But he made answer and said, It is in the Writings, Bread is not man's only need, but every word which comes out of the mouth of God.

New American Standard Bible

But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.’”

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

But He answered, “It is written:

Man must not live on bread alone
but on every word that comes
from the mouth of God.

International Standard Version

But he answered, "It is written, "One must not live on bread alone, but on every word coming out of the mouth of God.'"

A Conservative Version

But having answered, he said, It is written, Man will not live on bread alone, but on every word coming out through the mouth of God.

American Standard Version

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

Amplified

But Jesus replied, “It is written and forever remains written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes out of the mouth of God.’”

An Understandable Version

But Jesus answered, "It is written [Deut. 8:3], 'A person is not to live by [eating] bread only, but [instead] by [believing and obeying] every statement spoken by God.'"

Anderson New Testament

But he answered and said: It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes forth from the mouth of God.

Common New Testament

But he answered, "It is written, 'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.'"

Daniel Mace New Testament

but Jesus answered him, It is written, "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every thing that God shall prescribe."

Darby Translation

But he answering said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word which goes out through God's mouth.

Godbey New Testament

And He responding said; It has been written, A man shall not live upon bread alone, but upon every word coming forth through the mouth of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

But he answered, "The Scripture says, 'Not on bread alone is man to live, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God!' "

John Wesley New Testament

But he answering said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

Julia Smith Translation

And he having answered, said, It has been written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word going forth through the mouth of God.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he answered [and] said, "It is written, 'Man will not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes out of the mouth of God."

Modern King James verseion

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."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He answered and said, "It is written, 'Man shall not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.'"

Moffatt New Testament

He answered, "It is written, Man is not to live on bread alone, but on every word that issues from the mouth of God."

Montgomery New Testament

Jesus answered him, "It is written, Not by bread alone shall man live, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God."

NET Bible

But he answered, "It is written, 'Man does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.'"

New Heart English Bible

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.'"

Noyes New Testament

But he answered and said, It is written, "Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that proceedeth from the mouth of God."

Sawyer New Testament

And he answered and said; It is written, man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word which proceeds from the mouth of God.

The Emphasized Bible

But, he, answering, said, It is written, - Not on bread alone, shall man live, but on every declaration coming forth through the mouth of God.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But he answering said, It is written, "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God."

Twentieth Century New Testament

But Jesus answered: "Scripture says--'It is not on bread alone that man is to live, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.'"

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

"It is written," replied Jesus, "'It is not on bread alone that a man shall live, but on whatsoever God shall appoint.'"

Williams New Testament

But he answered, "The Scripture says, 'Not on bread alone can man live, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.'"

World English Bible

But he answered, "It is written, 'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.'"

Worrell New Testament

But He, answering, said, "It has been written, 'Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.'"

Worsley New Testament

but He answered and said, It is written, "Man shall not live upon bread only, but on whatever proceedeth from the mouth of God."

Youngs Literal Translation

But he answering said, 'It hath been written, Not upon bread alone doth man live, but upon every word coming forth from the mouth of God.'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

ἀποκρίνομαι 
Apokrinomai 
Usage: 231

and said
ἔπω 
Epo 
say, speak, tell, command, bid, , vr say
Usage: 824

It is written
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

Man
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ζάω 
Zao 
live, be alive, alive, quick, lively, not tr, , vr live
Usage: 115

by
ἐπί 
Epi 
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644
Usage: 644

ἄρτος 
Artos 
Usage: 61

μόνος 
Monos 
only, alone, by self
Usage: 30

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ῥῆμα 
Rhema 
word, saying, thing, no thing Trans, not tr
Usage: 57

ἐκπορεύομαι 
Ekporeuomai 
proceed, go out, go, come, depart, go forth, , vr go forth
Usage: 22

out
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

of the mouth
στόμα 
Stoma 
Usage: 63

Devotionals

Devotionals about Matthew 4:4

Devotionals containing Matthew 4:4

Images Matthew 4:4

Prayers for Matthew 4:4

Context Readings

The Temptation Of Jesus

3 And the Evil One came and said to him, If you are the Son of God, give the word for these stones to become bread. 4 But he made answer and said, It is in the Writings, Bread is not man's only need, but every word which comes out of the mouth of God. 5 Then the Evil One took him to the holy town; and he put him on the highest point of the Temple and said to him,


Cross References

Deuteronomy 8:3

And he made low your pride and let you be without food and gave you manna for your food, a thing new to you, which your fathers never saw; so that he might make it clear to you that bread is not man's only need, but his life is in every word which comes out of the mouth of the Lord.

Luke 4:4

And Jesus made answer to him, It has been said in the Writings, Bread is not man's only need.

Matthew 4:7

Jesus said to him, Again it is in the Writings, You may not put the Lord your God to the test.

Matthew 4:10

Then said Jesus to him, Away, Satan: for it is in the Writings, Give worship to the Lord your God and be his servant only.

Ephesians 6:17

And take salvation for your head-dress and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:

Exodus 16:8

And Moses said, The Lord will give you meat for your food at evening, and in the morning bread in full measure; for your outcry against the Lord has come to his ears: for what are we? your outcry is not against us but against the Lord.

Exodus 16:15

And when the children of Israel saw it, they said to one another, What is it? for they had no idea what it was. And Moses said to them, It is the bread which the Lord has given you for your food.

Exodus 16:35

And the children of Israel had manna for their food for forty years, till they came to a land with people in it, till they came to the edge of the land of Canaan.

Exodus 23:15

You are to keep the feast of unleavened bread; for seven days let your bread be without leaven, as I gave you orders, at the regular time in the month Abib (for in it you came out of Egypt); and let no one come before me without an offering:

1 Kings 17:12-16

Then she said, By the life of the Lord your God, I have nothing but a little meal in my store, and a drop of oil in the bottle; and now I am getting two sticks together so that I may go in and make it ready for me and my son, so that we may have a meal before our death.

2 Kings 4:42-44

Now a man came from Baal-shalishah with an offering of first-fruits for the man of God, twenty barley cakes and garden fruit in his bag. And he said, Give these to the people for food.

2 Kings 7:1-2

Then Elisha said, Give ear to the word of the Lord: the Lord says, Tomorrow, about this time, a measure of good meal will be offered for the price of a shekel and two measures of barley for a shekel, in the market-place of Samaria.

Haggai 2:16-19

How, when anyone came to a store of twenty measures, there were only ten: when anyone went to the wine-store to get fifty vessels full, there were only twenty.

Malachi 3:9-11

You are cursed with a curse; for you have kept back from me what is mine, even all this nation.

Matthew 14:16-21

But Jesus said to them, There is no need for them to go away; give them food yourselves.

Mark 6:38-44

And he said to them, How much bread have you? go and see. And when they had seen, they said, Five cakes of bread and two fishes.

Mark 8:4-9

And his disciples said in answer, How will it be possible to get enough bread for these men here in a waste place?

Luke 4:8

And Jesus in answer said to him, It has been said in the Writings, Give worship to the Lord your God, and be his servant only.

Luke 4:12

And Jesus made answer and said to him, It is said in the Writings, You may not put the Lord your God to the test.

John 6:5-15

Lifting up his eyes, Jesus saw a great number of people coming to where he was, and he said to Philip, Where may we get bread for all these people?

John 6:31-59

Our fathers had the manna in the waste land, as the Writings say, He gave them bread from heaven.

John 6:63

The spirit is the life giver; the flesh is of no value: the words which I have said to you are spirit and they are life.

Romans 15:4

Now those things which were put down in writing before our time were for our learning, so that through quiet waiting and through the comfort of the holy Writings we might have hope.

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