Then the devil took him to the holy city, 1 had him stand 2 on the highest point 3 of the temple,
Then the devil took him to the holy city and had him stand on the highest point of the temple.
Then the devil *took Him into the holy city and had Him stand on the pinnacle of the temple,
Then the Devil took him to Jerusalem, to the highest point of the Temple,
For the second test the Devil took him to the Holy City. He sat him on top of the Temple and said,
Then the Evil One took him to the holy town; and he put him on the highest point of the Temple and said to him,
Then the devil took him to the holy city and placed him on the pinnacle of the temple,
Then the devil took Him up into the holy city, set Him on the pinnacle of the temple,
of the temple
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, had him
the highest point
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1 sn The order of the second and third temptations differs in Luke’s account (4:5-12) from the order given in Matthew.
2 tn Grk “and he stood him.”
3 sn The highest point of the temple probably refers to the point on the temple’s southeast corner where it looms directly over a cliff some 450 ft (135 m) high. However, some have suggested the reference could be to the temple’s high gate.