4:3 The tempter came and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become bread.” 1
4:6 and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down. For it is written, ‘He will command his angels concerning you’ 2 and ‘with their hands they will lift you up, so that you will not strike your foot against a stone.’” 3
4:9 And he said to him, “I will give you all these things if you throw yourself to the ground and worship 4 me.”
1 tn Grk “say that these stones should become bread.”
2 sn A quotation from Ps 91:11. This was not so much an incorrect citation as a use in a wrong context (a misapplication of the passage).
3 sn A quotation from Ps 91:12.
4 tn Grk “if, falling down, you will worship.” BDAG 815 s.v. πίπτω 1.b.α.ב has “fall down, throw oneself to the ground as a sign of devotion, before high-ranking persons or divine beings.”