Matthew 4: The spirit of the Lord revealed...
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Matthew 4:2 And when He had fasted, (hungry for meaning in the scriptures) forty days and forty nights (of the years of his life: [see: Irenaeus who claims Jesus was older than 30], afterward He was hungry (for opportunity to apply, now, after his baptism by John, what he knew).

In his treaties Against Heresies, Book 2, Chapter 22, Irenaeus writes:
Now, that the first stage of early life embraces thirty years, and that this extends onwards to the fortieth year, every one will admit; but from the fortieth and fiftieth year a man begins to decline towards old age, which our Lord possessed while He still fulfilled the office of a Teacher, even as the Gospel and all the elders testify; those who were conversant in Asia with John, the disciple of the Lord, [affirming] that John conveyed to them that information. And he remained among them up to the times of Trajan. Some of them, moreover, saw not only John, but the other apostles also, and heard the very same account from them, and bear testimony as to the [validity of] the statement. Whom then should we rather believe? Whether such men as these, or Ptolemaeus, who never saw the apostles, and who never even in his dreams attained to the slightest trace of an apostle?

Irenaeus claims that John personally conveyed this information to "all the elders" who were conversant with him in Asia.]

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