Luke 4 :2

Luke 4 :2 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungry.

American King James Version (AKJV)

Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungry.

American Standard Version (ASV)

during forty days, being tempted of the devil. And he did eat nothing in those days: and when they were completed, he hungered.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

For forty days, being tested by the Evil One. And he had no food in those days; and when they came to an end, he was in need of food.

Webster's Revision

Being forty days tempted by the devil. And in those days he ate nothing; and when they were ended, he was afterward hungry.

World English Bible

for forty days, being tempted by the devil. He ate nothing in those days. Afterward, when they were completed, he was hungry.

English Revised Version (ERV)

during forty days, being tempted of the devil. And he did eat nothing in those days: and when they were completed, he hungered.

Definitions for Luke 4 :2

Devil - Slanderer; false accuser.

Clarke's Commentary on Luke 4 :2

Barnes's Commentary on Luke 4 :2

Being forty days tempted - That is, through forty days he was "tried" in various ways by the devil. The temptations, however, which are recorded by Matthew and Luke did not take place until the forty days were finished. See Matthew 4:2-3.

He did eat nothing - He was sustained by the power of God during this season of extraordinary fasting.

Wesley's Commentary on Luke 4 :2

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