Then 1 the devil 2 led him up 3 to a high place 4 and showed him in a flash all the kingdoms of the world.
The devil led him up to a high place and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world.
And he led Him up and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
Then the Devil took him up and revealed to him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
For the second test he led him up and spread out all the kingdoms of the earth on display at once.
And he took him up and let him see all the kingdoms of the earth in a minute of time.
Then the devil led him up and showed him in an instant all the kingdoms of the world.
Then the devil, taking Him up on a high mountain, showed Him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
of the world
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the devil led
up to a high place
of the world.
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1 tn Here καί (kai) has been translated as “then” to indicate the implied sequence of events within the narrative.
sn The order of Luke’s temptations differs from Matthew’s at this point as numbers two and three are reversed. It is slightly more likely that Luke has made the change to put the Jerusalem temptation last, as Jerusalem is so important to Luke’s later account. The temporal markers in Matthew’s account are also slightly more specific.
2 tn Grk “he.”
3 tc Most
4 tn “A high place” is not in the Greek text but has been supplied for clarity.