Tempt in the Bible (23 instances)

23 occurrences in 13 translations

'Tempt' in the Bible

And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am.

Wherefore the people did chide with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said unto them, Why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye tempt the LORD?

"The LORD asked, "Who will tempt King Ahab of Israel to attack Ramoth-gilead, so that he will die there?' And one was saying one thing and one was saying another.

"The LORD asked, "Who will tempt King Ahab of Israel to attack Ramoth-gilead, so that he will die there?' And one was saying one thing and one was saying another.

And they tempt and provoke God Most High, And His testimonies have not kept.

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

Shall we give, or shall we not give? But he, knowing their hypocrisy, said unto them, Why tempt ye me? bring me a penny, that I may see it.

And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

And then a certain lawyer arose to try (test, tempt) Him, saying, Teacher, what am I to do to inherit everlasting life [that is, to partake of eternal salvation in the Messiah's kingdom]?

Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?

Defraud ye not one the other, except it be with consent for a time, that ye may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your incontinency.

in which tempt Me did your fathers, they did prove Me, and saw My works forty years;

No one undergoing a trial should say, "I am being tempted by God." For God is not tempted by evil, and He Himself doesn't tempt anyone.

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
בּחן 
Bachan 
Usage: 29

מסּה 
Maccah 
Usage: 5

נסה 
Nacah 
Usage: 36

ἀπείραστος 
Apeirastos 
Usage: 1

ἐκπειράζω 
Ekpeirazo 
Usage: 2

πειράζω 
Peirazo 
Usage: 33

πειρασμός 
Peirasmos 
Usage: 12

πειράω 
Peirao 
assay , go about , vr tempted
Usage: 2



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