Parallel Verses

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 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.

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.

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."

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 The tempter came and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become bread." 4 But he answered, "It is written, 'Man does not live by bread alone, but by every word that comes from the mouth of God.'" 5 Then the devil took him to the holy city, had him stand on the highest point of the temple,


Cross References

Deuteronomy 8:3

So he humbled you by making you hungry and then feeding you with unfamiliar manna. He did this to teach you that humankind cannot live by bread alone, but also by everything that comes from the Lord's mouth.

Luke 4:4

Jesus answered him, "It is written, 'Man does not live by bread alone.'"

Matthew 4:7

Jesus said to him, "Once again it is written: 'You are not to put the Lord your God to the test.'"

Matthew 4:10

Then Jesus said to him, "Go away, Satan! For it is written: 'You are to worship the Lord your God and serve only him.'"

Ephesians 6:17

And take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God.

Exodus 16:8

Moses said, "You will know this when the Lord gives you meat to eat in the evening and bread in the morning to satisfy you, because the Lord has heard your murmurings that you are murmuring against him. As for us, what are we? Your murmurings are not against us, but against the Lord."

Exodus 16:15

When the Israelites saw it, they said to one another, "What is it?" because they did not know what it was. Moses said to them, "It is the bread that the Lord has given you for food.

Exodus 16:35

Now the Israelites ate manna forty years, until they came to a land that was inhabited; they ate manna until they came to the border of the land of Canaan.

Exodus 23:15

You are to observe the Feast of Unleavened Bread; seven days you must eat bread made without yeast, as I commanded you, at the appointed time of the month of Abib, for at that time you came out of Egypt. No one may appear before me empty-handed.

1 Kings 17:12-16

She said, "As certainly as the Lord your God lives, I have no food, except for a handful of flour in a jar and a little olive oil in a jug. Right now I am gathering a couple of sticks for a fire. Then I'm going home to make one final meal for my son and myself. After we have eaten that, we will die of starvation."

2 Kings 4:42-44

Now a man from Baal Shalisha brought some food for the prophet -- twenty loaves of bread made from the firstfruits of the barley harvest, as well as fresh ears of grain. Elisha said, "Set it before the people so they may eat."

2 Kings 7:1-2

Elisha replied, "Hear the word of the Lord! This is what the Lord says, 'About this time tomorrow a seah of finely milled flour will sell for a shekel and two seahs of barley for a shekel at the gate of Samaria.'"

Haggai 2:16-19

From that time when one came expecting a heap of twenty measures, there were only ten; when one came to the wine vat to draw out fifty measures from it, there were only twenty.

Malachi 3:9-11

You are bound for judgment because you are robbing me -- this whole nation is guilty.

Matthew 14:16-21

But he replied, "They don't need to go. You give them something to eat."

Mark 6:38-44

He said to them, "How many loaves do you have? Go and see." When they found out, they said, "Five -- and two fish."

Mark 8:4-9

His disciples answered him, "Where can someone get enough bread in this desolate place to satisfy these people?"

Luke 4:8

Jesus answered him, "It is written, 'You are to worship the Lord your God and serve only him.'"

Luke 4:12

Jesus answered him, "It is said, 'You are not to put the Lord your God to the test.'"

John 6:5-15

Then Jesus, when he looked up and saw that a large crowd was coming to him, said to Philip, "Where can we buy bread so that these people may eat?"

John 6:31-59

Our ancestors ate the manna in the wilderness, just as it is written, 'He gave them bread from heaven to eat.'"

John 6:63

The Spirit is the one who gives life; human nature is of no help! The words that I have spoken to you are spirit and are life.

Romans 15:4

For everything that was written in former times was written for our instruction, so that through endurance and through encouragement of the scriptures we may have hope.

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