Testing God

Most Relevant Verses

Malachi 3:10

Bring all the tithes (the whole tenth of your income) into the storehouse, that there may be food in My house, and prove Me now by it, says the Lord of hosts, if I will not open the windows of heaven for you and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.

Deuteronomy 6:16

You shall not tempt and try the Lord your God as you tempted and tried Him in Massah.

Matthew 4:7

Jesus said to him, On the other hand, it is written also, You shall not tempt, test thoroughly, or try exceedingly the Lord your God.

Luke 4:12

And Jesus replied to him, [The Scripture] says, You shall not tempt (try, test exceedingly) the Lord your God.

Psalm 95:9

When your fathers tried My patience and tested Me, proved Me, and saw My work [of judgment].

Hebrews 3:9

Where your fathers tried [My patience] and tested [My forbearance] and found I stood their test, and they saw My works for forty years.

Exodus 17:2

Therefore, the people contended with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said to them, Why do you find fault with me? Why do you tempt the Lord and try His patience?

Acts 15:10

Now then, why do you try to test God by putting a yoke on the necks of the disciples, such as neither our forefathers nor we [ourselves] were able to endure?

Exodus 17:7

He called the place Massah [proof] and Meribah [contention] because of the faultfinding of the Israelites and because they tempted and tried the patience of the Lord, saying, Is the Lord among us or not?

Numbers 14:22

Because all those men who have seen My glory and My [miraculous] signs which I performed in Egypt and in the wilderness, yet have tested and proved Me these ten times and have not heeded My voice,

Psalm 78:18

And they tempted God in their hearts by asking for food according to their [selfish] desire and appetite.

Psalm 78:41

And time and again they turned back and tempted God, provoking and incensing the Holy One of Israel.

Psalm 78:56

Yet they tempted and provoked and rebelled against the Most High God and kept not His testimonies.

Psalm 106:14

But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness and tempted and tried to restrain God [with their insistent desires] in the desert.

Hebrews 3:8

Do not harden your hearts, as [happened] in the rebellion [of Israel] and their provocation and embitterment [of Me] in the day of testing in the wilderness,

Acts 5:9

Then Peter said to her, How could you two have agreed and conspired together to try to deceive the Spirit of the Lord? Listen! The feet of those who have buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out [also].

1 Corinthians 10:9

We should not tempt the Lord [try His patience, become a trial to Him, critically appraise Him, and exploit His goodness] as some of them did -- "and were killed by poisonous serpents;

Isaiah 7:12

But Ahaz said, I will not ask, neither will I tempt the Lord.

Malachi 3:15

And now we consider the proud and arrogant to be happy and favored; evildoers are exalted and prosper; yes, and when they test God, they escape [unpunished].

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