54 occurrences in 10 translations

'Testing' in the Bible

And in answer to his prayer, the Lord made him see a tree, and when he put it into the water, the water was made sweet. There he gave them a law and an order, testing them;

So the people complained to Moses, “Give us water to drink.”“Why are you complaining to me?” Moses replied to them. “Why are you testing the Lord?”

He called the name of the place Massah and Meribah, because of the contending of the Israelites and because of their testing the Lord, saying, "Is the Lord among us or not?"

This is the law for testing a wife who goes with another in place of her husband and becomes unclean;

do not listen to that prophet’s words or to that dreamer. For the Lord your God is testing you to know whether you love the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul.

Now these are the nations which the Lord kept in the land for the purpose of testing Israel by them, all those who had had no experience of all the wars of Canaan;

They were for the testing of Israel, to know whether Israel would obey the commandments of the LORD, which he commanded their fathers by Moses.

He left the oxen and ran after Elijah and said, “Please let me kiss my father and mother [goodbye], then I will follow you.” And he said to him, “Go on back; for what have I done to [stop] you?”

However, in the business of the representatives sent by the rulers of Babylon to get news of the wonder which had taken place in the land, God gave up guiding him, testing him to see what was in his heart.

And that your hand is on him every morning, and that you are testing him every minute?

He makes my feet like hinds’ feet [able to stand firmly and tread safely on paths of testing and trouble];He sets me [securely] upon my high places.

Testing God in their hearts, requesting meat for their desire.

But they were bitter against the Most High God, testing him, and not keeping his laws;

And because the Preacher was wise he still gave the people knowledge; searching out, testing, and putting in order a great number of wise sayings.

But, O Lord of armies, judging in righteousness, testing the thoughts and the heart, let me see your punishment come on them: for I have put my cause before you.

But you, O Lord, have knowledge of me; you see me, searching and testing how my heart is with you: let them be pulled out like sheep to be put to death, make them ready for the day of death.

Lord of Hosts, testing the righteousand seeing the heart and mind,let me see Your vengeance on them,for I have presented my case to You.

because testing is sure to come. "In putting the sword to the test along with the scepter, it won't keep on rejecting, will it?' declares the Lord GOD."

And some of those who are wise will have wisdom in testing themselves and making themselves clean, till the time of the end: for it is still for the fixed time.

And I will bring that surviving third through, testing them as if through fire, purifying them like silver, assaying them like gold. They will call on my name, and I will answer them. I will say, "This is my people,' and they will say, "The LORD is my God.'"

He will take his seat, testing and cleaning the sons of Levi, burning away the evil from them as from gold and silver; so that they may make offerings to the Lord in righteousness.

Some Pharisees came up to Jesus, testing Him, and began to question Him whether it was lawful for a man to divorce a wife.

Should we pay, or should we not pay?”But knowing their hypocrisy, He said to them, “Why are you testing Me? Bring Me a denarius to look at.”

And the seed on the rock are those who, when they hear, welcome the word with joy. Having no root, these believe for a while and depart in a time of testing.

This he said, testing him: for he had no doubt what he himself would do.

they said to him, testing [him], "Teacher, this woman was caught in the very act of committing adultery!

They were saying this, testing Him, so that they might have grounds for accusing Him. But Jesus stooped down and with His finger wrote on the ground.

Now then, why are you testing God by putting a yoke on the disciples’ necks that neither our ancestors nor we have been able to bear?

And to another the power of working wonders; and to another the prophet's word; and to another the power of testing spirits; to another different sorts of tongues; and to another the power of making clear the sense of the tongues:

During a severe testing by affliction, their abundance of joy and their deep poverty overflowed into the wealth of their generosity.

I am not saying this as a command. Rather, by means of the diligence of others, I am testing the genuineness of your love.

Testing by experience what is well-pleasing to the Lord;

Where your fathers tried Me by testing Me,And saw My works for forty years.

Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, which comes upon you for your testing, as though some strange thing were happening to you;

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Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
עדה 
`edah 
Usage: 26

עדוּת 
`eduwth 
Usage: 59

עוּד 
`uwd 
Usage: 45

ענה 
`anah 
Usage: 329

תּעוּדה 
T@`uwdah 
Usage: 3

διαθήκη 
Diatheke 
Usage: 29

διαμαρτύρομαι 
Diamarturomai 
Usage: 13

διατίθεμαι 
Diatithemai 
Usage: 5

ἐπιμαρτυρέω 
Epimartureo 
Usage: 1

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

μαρτυρία 
Marturia 
Usage: 29

μαρτύριον 
Marturion 
Usage: 11

μαρτύρομαι 
Marturomai 
Usage: 3

προμαρτύρομαι 
Promarturomai 
Usage: 1

συμμαρτυρέω 
Summartureo 
Usage: 4

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