Satan, As Tempter

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Genesis 3:1-5

Now the serpent was more crafty than any other {wild animal} which Yahweh God had made. He said to the woman, "Did God indeed say, 'You shall not eat from any tree in the garden'?" The woman said to the serpent, "From the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat, but from the tree that is in the midst of the garden, God said, 'You shall not eat from it, nor shall you touch it, lest you die'."read more.
But the serpent said to the woman, "You shall not surely die. For God knows that on the day you [both] eat from it, then your eyes will be opened and you [both] shall be like gods, knowing good and evil."

Job 2:4-5

Then Satan answered him and said, "Skin for skin! All that {that} man has he will give for his life. But stretch out your hand and touch his bones and his flesh, [and see] {whether} he will {curse} you to your face."

Ephesians 4:26-27

Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun set on your anger, nor give place to the devil.

1 Timothy 3:7

But [he] must also have a good testimony from those outside, in order that he may not fall into disgrace and the trap of the devil.

2 Timothy 2:26

and they will come to their senses again [and escape] from the trap of the devil, being held captive by him to [do] his will.

Acts 5:3-9

But Peter said, "Ananias, for what [reason] has Satan filled your heart, [that] you lied to the Holy Spirit and kept back for yourself [some] of the proceeds of the piece of land? [When it] remained to you, did it not remain [yours]? And [when it] was sold, was it at your disposal? How [is it] that you have contrived this deed in your heart? You have not lied to people, but to God!" And [when] Ananias heard these words, he fell down [and] died. And great fear came on all those who heard about [it].read more.
So the young men stood up, wrapped him up, and carried [him] out [and] buried [him]. And it happened that [there was] an interval of about three hours, and his wife came in, not knowing what had happened. And Peter said to her, "Tell me whether you [both] were paid this much [for] the piece of land." And she said, "Yes, this much." So Peter [said] to her, "How [is it] that it was agreed by you [two] to test the Spirit of the Lord? Behold, the feet of those who buried your husband [are] at the door, and they will carry you out!"

Psalm 78:18

And they tested God in their heart [by] asking food {for their craving}.

Psalm 106:14

And they {craved intensely} in the wilderness, and tested God in [the] desert.

Acts 15:10

So now why are you putting God to the test [by] placing on the neck of the disciples a yoke that neither our fathers nor we have been able to bear?

1 Corinthians 10:9

nor put Christ to the test, as some of them tested [him], and were destroyed by snakes,

1 Corinthians 7:5

Do not defraud one another, except perhaps by agreement, for a time, in order that you may devote yourselves to prayer, and [then] you should be {together} again, lest Satan tempt you because of your lack of self control.

1 Timothy 5:14-15

Therefore I want younger [widows] to marry, to bear children, to manage a household, to give the adversary no opportunity for reproach. For already some have turned away [and followed] after Satan.

2 Corinthians 2:10-11

Now to whomever you forgive anything, I also [do]; for indeed, whatever I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, [it is] {for your sake} in the presence of Christ, in order that we may not be exploited by Satan (for we are not ignorant of his schemes).

James 3:14-16

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth. This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but [is] earthly, unspiritual, demonic. For where [there is] jealousy and selfish ambition, there [is] disorder and every evil practice.

Matthew 4:1-11

Then Jesus was led up into the wilderness by the Spirit to be tempted by the devil, and [after he] had fasted forty days and forty nights, then he was hungry. And the tempter approached [and] said to him, "If you are the Son of God, order that these stones become bread."read more.
But he answered [and] said, "It is written, 'Man will not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes out of the mouth of God." Then the devil took him to the holy city and placed him on the highest point of the temple 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,' and 'On [their] hands they will lift you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.'" Jesus said to him, "On the other hand it is written, 'You are not to put the Lord your God to the test.'" Again the devil took him to a very high mountain and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory, and he said to him, "I will give to you all these things, if you will fall down [and] worship me." Then Jesus said to him, "Go away, Satan, for it is written, 'You shall worship the Lord your God and serve only him.'" Then the devil left him, and behold, angels came and began ministering to him.

Luke 4:1-13

And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by the devil. And he ate nothing during those days, and [when] they were completed, he was hungry. So the devil said to him, "If you are the Son of God, order this stone that it become bread!"read more.
And Jesus replied to him, "It is written, 'Man will not live on bread alone.'" And he led him up [and] showed him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time. And the devil said to him, "I will give you all this domain and their glory, because it has been handed over to me, and I can give it to whomever I want. So if you will worship before me, all [this] will be yours." And Jesus answered [and] said to him, "It is written, 'You shall worship the Lord your God, and serve only him.'" And he brought him to Jerusalem, and had him stand on the highest point of the temple and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down from here, for it is written, 'He will command his angels concerning you, to protect you,' and 'on [their] hands they will lift you up, lest you strike your foot against a stone.'" And Jesus answered [and] said to him, "It is said, 'You are not to put to the test the Lord your God.'" And [when] the devil had completed every temptation, he departed from him until a favorable time.

Mark 8:33

But turning around and seeing his disciples, he rebuked Peter and said, "Get behind me, Satan, because you are not setting your mind on the things of God, but the things of people!"

Hebrews 2:8

you subjected all [things] under his feet. For in subjecting all [things], he left nothing [that was] not subject to him. But now we do not yet see all [things] subjected to him,

Luke 22:40

And [when] he came to the place, he said to them, "Pray that you will not enter into temptation."

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