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Matt. 4 - NIV, NAB - in Pseudo-Gregory Thaumaturgus Twelve Topics on the Faith

If any one affirms that Christ is saved, and refuses to acknowledge that He is the Saviour of the world, and the Light of the world, even as it is written,[16]

Matt. 4 - NIV, NAB - in Constitutions of the Holy Apostles Book VII

But before baptism, let him that is to be baptized fast; for even the Lord, when He was first baptized by John, and abode in the wilderness, did afterward fast forty days and forty nights.[107]

Matt. 4 - NIV, NAB - in Clementine Homily VIII

For He pledged Himself with those that are His, to the effect that it is not lawful henceforth even to touch the things that are given over to him. Therefore He answered and said, `Thou shall fear the Lord thy God, and Him only shall thou serve.'[21]

Matt. 4:1 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book V

, whereas even the devil according to our Gospel recognised Jesus in the temptation,[252]

Matt. 4:1 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Baptism

showed, by maintaining a fast of forty days, that the man of God lives "not by bread alone," but "by the word of God; "[212]

Matt. 4:1 - NIV, NAB - in Dionysius The Gospel According to Luke

Thus Jesus was led up of the Spirit, not indeed to enter into temptation, but to be tempted of the devil.[30]

Matt. 4:1 - NIV, NAB - in Dionysius An Exposition of Luke XXII. 46

Thus Jesus was led up of the Spirit, not indeed to enter into temptation, but "to be tempted of the devil."[9]

Matt. 4:2 - NIV, NAB - in Archelaus Acts of the Disputation with the Heresiarch Manes

and here, my Lord Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness when He was tempted of the devil, and fasted in like manner forty days.[527]

Matt. 4:2 - NIV, NAB - in The Protevangelium of James

and there pitched his tent, and fasted forty days and forty nights,[8]

Matt. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Epistle of Ignatius to the Philippians

But after His [lengthened] fast thou didst again assume thy wonted audacity, and didst tempt Him when hungry, as if He had been an ordinary man, not knowing who He was. For thou saidst, "If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread."[42]

Matt. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book IV

And the devil looking at Him, and tempting Him, said: "If Thou art the Son of God; "[66]

Matt. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book V

For, when tempting Him, he said, "If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread."[183]

Matt. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Praxeas

serpent has fallen out with himself, since, when he tempted Christ after John's baptism, he approached Him as "the Son of God; "surely intimating that God had a Son, even on the testimony of the very Scriptures, out of which he was at the moment forging his temptation: "If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread."[3]

Matt. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Praxeas

."[369]

Matt. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Fasting

having (the power) to make "loaves out of stones,"[60]

Matt. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Dogmatical and Historical Fragments

As John says these things to the multitude, and as the people watch in eager expectation of seeing some strange spectacle with their bodily eyes, and the devil[391]

Matt. 4:3 - NIV, NAB - in Archelaus Acts of the Disputation with the Heresiarch Manes

For forthwith Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil; and as the devil had no correct knowledge of Him, he said to Him, "If thou be the Son of God."[632]

Matt. 4:4 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book II

"For the righteous shall not live by bread."[15]

Matt. 4:4 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria The Instructor Book III

Notwithstanding let him read what follows: "For the righteous man shall not live by bread alone, but by the word of the Lord,"[71]

Matt. 4:4 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On the Resurrection of the Flesh

You will reckon, (I suppose) onions and truffles among earth's bounties, since the Lord declares that "man shall not live on bread alone!"[187]

Matt. 4:4 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On the Resurrection of the Flesh

For even so early was the principle consecrated: "Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God."[468]

Matt. 4:4 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Fasting

teaching man not to be studious of the stomach.[38]

Matt. 4:5 - NIV, NAB - in Hegesippus

Do thou, therefore, persuade the people not to entertain erroneous opinions concerning Jesus: for all the people, and we also, listen to thy persuasion. Take thy stand, then, upon the summit[5]

Matt. 4:6 - NIV, NAB - in Epistle of Ignatius to the Philippians

from the very highest glory, to say to the Lord, "Cast thyself down from hence[47]

Matt. 4:7 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book V

Then in the Gospel, casting down the apostasy by means of these expressions, He did both overcome the strong man by His Father's voice, and He acknowledges the commandment of the law to express His own sentiments, when He says, "Thou shall not tempt the Lord thy God."[194]

Matt. 4:9 - NIV, NAB - in Epistle of Ignatius to the Philippians

And thou dost set forth thine own fall as an example to the Lord, and dost promise to give Him what is really His own, if He would fall down and worship thee.[53]

Matt. 4:9 - NIV, NAB - in Dialogue of Justin

is recorded in the memoirs of the apostles to have come to Him and tempted Him, even so far as to say to Him, `Worship me; 'and Christ answered him, `Get thee behind me, Satan: thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve.'[398]

Matt. 4:9 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book V

As therefore the devil lied at the beginning, so did he also in the end, when he said, "All these are delivered unto me, and to whomsoever I will I give them."[206]

Matt. 4:9 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Against Celsus Book VIII

For we worship the Lord our God, and Him only do we serve, and desire to be followers of Christ, who, when the devil said to Him, "All these things will I give thee if thou wilt fall down and worship me," answered him by the words, "Thou shall worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shall thou serve."[115]

Matt. 4:9 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on Matthew Book XII

with that said to the devil (who said to Him, "All these things will I give Thee if Thou wilt fall down and worship me"),[150]

Matt. 4:9 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on Matthew Book XIII

He was delivered into the hands of men, not by His own servants, but by the prince of this age who says, concerning the powers which are in the sphere of the invisible, the kingdoms which are set up against men. "All these things will I give Thee, if Thou wilt fall down and worship Me."[74]

Matt. 4:10 - NIV, NAB - in Epistle of Ignatius to the Philippians

But the Lord is long-suffering, and does not reduce to nothing him who in his ignorance dares [to utter] such words, but meekly replies, "Get thee hence, Satan."[56]

Matt. 4:10 - NIV, NAB - in Epistle of Ignatius to the Philippians

For I know Who I am, and by Whom I have been sent, and Whom it behoves Me to worship. For "thou shall worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve."[57]

Matt. 4:10 - NIV, NAB - in Dialogue of Justin

For He answers him, `It is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shall thou serve.'[491]

Matt. 4:10 - NIV, NAB - in Irenaeus Against Heresies Book V

" The Lord then, exposing him in his true character, says, "Depart, Satan; for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve."[190]

Matt. 4:10 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Prayer

He Himself, when tempted by the devil, demonstrated who it is that presides over and is the originator of temptation.[61]

Matt. 4:10 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Against Celsus Book VII

and again, "Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve."[151]

Matt. 4:10 - NIV, NAB - in Archelaus Acts of the Disputation with the Heresiarch Manes

But because it was God who first gave the commandment, the Lord Jesus Himself said to the devil, "Get thee behind me, Satan; "[294]

Matt. 4:10 - NIV, NAB - in Archelaus Acts of the Disputation with the Heresiarch Manes

and, without doubt, to go behind God is the sign of being His servant. And again He says, "Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve."[295]

Matt. 4:10 - NIV, NAB - in Peter of Alexandria Canonical Epistle

And when they shall have, during these days, exercised themselves much, and constantly fasted, then let them watch in prayer, meditating upon what was spoken by the Lord to him who tempted Him to fall down and worship him: "Get thee behind me, Satan; for it is written, Thou shall worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve."[5]

Matt. 4:10 - NIV, NAB - in Recognitions of Clement IV

Therefore our Lord, confirming the worship of one God, answered him: `It is written, Thou shall worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve.'[28]

Matt. 4:10 - NIV, NAB - in Recognitions of Clement V

Imitate Him, therefore, and fear Him, as the commandment is given to men, `Thou shall worship the Lord thy God, and Him only shalt thou serve.'[10]

Matt. 4:10 - NIV, NAB - in Clementine Homily X

"Therefore you shall be able to persuade yourselves with respect to the things that are profitable, if, like charmers, you say to the horrible serpent which lurks in your heart, `The Lord God thou shall fear, and Him alone thou shall serve.'[2]

Matt. 4:10 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on Matthew Book XII

"get thee hence,"[151]

Matt. 4:11 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on Matthew Book X

And those who attended to the net which was cast into the sea are Jesus Christ, the master of the net, and "the angels who came and ministered unto Him,"[54]

Matt. 4:12 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian An Answer to the Jews

while the light from on high would beam upon us who were sitting in darkness, and were being detained in the shadow of death.[88]

Matt. 4:12 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Fasting

By and by the Lord Himself consecrated His own baptism (and, in His own, that of all) by fasts;[59]

Matt. 4:12 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on Matthew Book XI

and that, because of their being suspected of plotting against Him, it is said, "He withdrew," is manifest from the passage, "And when He heard that John was delivered up He withdrew into Galilee."[154]

Matt. 4:14 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book IV

As Isaiah says: "Drink in this first, and be prompt, O region of Zabulon and land of Nephthalim, and ye others who (inhabit) the sea-coast, and that of Jordan, Galilee of the nations, ye people who sit in darkness, behold a great light; upon you, who inhabit (that) land, sitting in the shadow of death, the light hath arisen."[167]

Matt. 4:15 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Exegetical Fragments

" And that this is said prophetically of the Church of the Gentiles, is made apparent to us in the Gospel: "The land of Zabulun, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles; the people which sat in darkness saw great light."[19]

Matt. 4:15 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Exegetical Fragments

And he (Naphtali) is adopted as a figure of things pertaining to us, as the Gospel shows: "The land of Zabulun, and the land of Nephthalim, by the way of the sea, beyond Jordan,"[35]

Matt. 4:16 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian Against Marcion Book V

-to them, that is, "who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death? "[531]

Matt. 4:16 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Against Celsus Book VI

For "the people that sat in darkness-the Gentiles-saw a great light, and to them who sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up,"[347]

Matt. 4:16 - NIV, NAB - in The First Epistle of Clement Concerning Virginity

giving light to "those who sit in darkness,"[11]

Matt. 4:16 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on Matthew Book XIII

no longer sitting "in the region and shadow of death,"[79]

Matt. 4:17 - NIV, NAB - in Clement of Alexandria Exhortation to the Heathen

For this, and nothing but this, is His only work-the salvation of man. Therefore He Himself, urging them on to salvation, cries, "The kingdom of heaven is at hand."[115]

Matt. 4:17 - NIV, NAB - in Hippolytus Exegetical Fragments

etc.; and, "To them that sat in darkness light has arisen."[36]

Matt. 4:18 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on John Book X

and him who is seen by Jesus when walking by the sea of Galilee,[23]

Matt. 4:19 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Against Celsus Book I

el relates of them, and in respect to which Celsus believes that they speak the truth, inasmuch as it is their own ignorance which they record), discoursing boldly not only among the Jews of faith in Jesus, but also preaching Him with success among other nations, would not inquire whence they derived this power of persuasion, as theirs was certainly not the common method followed by the multitude? And who would not say that the promise, "Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men,"[117]

Matt. 4:19 - NIV, NAB - in The Teaching of Addaeus the Apostle

For there was no one who saw them that did not run to meet them, that he might salute them respectfully, because the very sight of them shed peace upon the beholden: for just like a net[90]

Matt. 4:19 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on Matthew Book XII

" But that Peter was formerly behind the Son of God, before he committed this sin, is manifest from the words, "Come ye behind Me, and I will make you fishers of men."[148]

Matt. 4:19 - NIV, NAB - in Origen Commentary on Matthew Book XII

without the addition, "behind Me; "for to be behind Jesus is a good tiling. Wherefore it was said, "Come ye behind Me and I will make you fishers of men."[152]

Matt. 4:21 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Idolatry

and handicrafts, and trades, are to be quite left behind for the Lord's sake; while James and John, called by the Lord, do leave quite behind both father and ship;[88]

Matt. 4:21 - NIV, NAB - in Tertullian On Baptism

deserted father and ship, and the craft by which he gained his living;[134]

Matt. 4:23 - NIV, NAB - in Epistle of Ignatius to the Philippians

and was a perfect man, and not merely one dwelling in a man? But how came this magician into existence, who of old formed all nature that can be apprehended either by the senses or intellect, according to the will of the Father; and, when He became incarnate, healed every kind of disease and infirmity?[33]

Matt. 4:24 - NIV, NAB - in Excerpt on Edessa from the History of the Church

of the country, to Jesus, the good Saviour, who has appeared in the country of Jerusalem: Peace. I have heard about Thee,[20]

Matt. 4:66 - NIV, NAB - in Epistle of Ignatius to the Philippians

and to provoke to a display of vainglory Him that was free from all ostentation? And didst thou pretend to read in Scripture concerning Him: "For He hath given His angels charge concerning Thee, and in their hands they shall bear Thee up, lest thou shouldest dash Thy foot against a stone? "[49]