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Lexicon :: Strong's G3986 - peirasmos

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πειρασμός
Transliteration
peirasmos
Pronunciation
pā-rä-smo's (Key)
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:23,822

Strong’s Definitions

πειρασμός peirasmós, pi-ras-mos'; from G3985; a putting to proof (by experiment (of good), experience (of evil), solicitation, discipline or provocation); by implication, adversity:—temptation, × try.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's G3986 in the following manner: temptation (19x), temptations (1x), try (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's G3986 in the following manner: temptation (19x), temptations (1x), try (1x).
  1. an experiment, attempt, trial, proving

    1. trial, proving: the trial made of you by my bodily condition, since condition served as to test the love of the Galatians toward Paul (Gal. 4:14)

    2. the trial of man's fidelity, integrity, virtue, constancy

      1. an enticement to sin, temptation, whether arising from the desires or from the outward circumstances

      2. an internal temptation to sin

        1. of the temptation by which the devil sought to divert Jesus the Messiah from his divine errand

      3. of the condition of things, or a mental state, by which we are enticed to sin, or to a lapse from the faith and holiness

      4. adversity, affliction, trouble: sent by God and serving to test or prove one's character, faith, holiness

    3. temptation (i.e. trial) of God by men

      1. rebellion against God, by which his power and justice are, as it were, put to the proof and challenged to show themselves

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πειρασμός peirasmós, pi-ras-mos'; from G3985; a putting to proof (by experiment (of good), experience (of evil), solicitation, discipline or provocation); by implication, adversity:—temptation, × try.
STRONGS NT 3986: πειρασμός
πειρασμός, πειρασμοῦ, (πειράζω, which see), the Sept. for מַסָּה, an experiment, attempt, trial, proving; (Vulg. tentatio);
a. universally, trial, proving: Sir. 27:5, 7; τόν πειρασμόν ὑμῶν ἐν τῇ σαρκί μου, the trial made of you by my bodily condition, since this condition served to test the love of the Galatians toward Paul, Galatians 4:14 L T Tr WH (cf. b. below, and Lightfoot at the passage).
b. specifically, the trial of man's fidelity, integrity, virtue, constancy, etc.: 1 Peter 4:12; also an enticement to sin, temptation, whether arising from the desires or from outward circumstances, Luke 8:13; 1 Corinthians 10:13; ὑπομένειν πειρασμόν, James 1:12; an internal temptation to sin, 1 Timothy 6:9; of the temptation by which the devil sought to divert Jesus the Messiah from his divine errand, Luke 4:13; of a condition of things, or a mental state, by which we are enticed to sin, or to a lapse from faith and holiness: in the phrases εἰσφέρειν τινα εἰς πειρασμόν, Matthew 6:13; Luke 11:4; ἐισέρχεσθαι εἰς πειρασμόν, Matthew 26:41; Mark 14:38 (here T WH ἔλθητε); Luke 22:40, 46; adversity, affliction, trouble (cf. our trial), sent by God and serving to test or prove one's faith, holiness, character: plural, Luke 22:28; Acts 20:19; James 1:2; 1 Peter 1:6; τόν πειρασμόν μου τόν ἐν τῇ σαρκί μου, my temptation arising from my bodily infirmity, Galatians 4:14 Rec. (but see a. above); ὥρα τοῦ πειρασμοῦ, Revelation 3:10; ἐκ πειρασμοῦ ῤύεσθαι, 2 Peter 2:9 (Deuteronomy 7:19; Deuteronomy 29:3; Sir. 2:1 Sir. 6:7 Sir. 36:1 (Sir. 33:1); 1 Macc. 2:52).
c. 'temptation' (i. e. trial) of God by men, i. e. rebellion against God, by which his power and justice are, as It were, put to the proof and challenged to show themselves: Hebrews 3:8 (Deuteronomy 6:16; Deuteronomy 9:22; Psalm 94:8 (Ps. 95:8)). Cf. Fried. B. Koester, Die Biblical Lehre yon der Versuchung. Gotha, 1859. (The word has not yet been found in secular authors except Dioscorides (?) praef. i. τούς ἐπί παθῶν πειρασμούς experiments made on diseases.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
6:16; 7:19; 9:22; 29:3
Psalms
94:8; 95:8
Matthew
6:13; 26:41
Mark
14:38
Luke
4:13; 8:13; 11:4; 22:28; 22:40; 22:46
Acts
20:19
1 Corinthians
10:13
Galatians
4:14; 4:14
1 Timothy
6:9
Hebrews
3:8
James
1:2; 1:12
1 Peter
1:6; 4:12
2 Peter
2:9
Revelation
3:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3986 matches the Greek πειρασμός (peirasmos),
which occurs 21 times in 20 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:13 - And lead us not into temptation, G3986 but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:41 - Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: G3986 the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:38 - Watch ye and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. G3986 The spirit truly is ready, but the flesh is weak.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:13 - And when the devil had ended all the temptation, G3986 he departed from him for a season.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:13 - They on the rock are they, which, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, which for a while believe, and in time of temptation G3986 fall away.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:4 - And forgive us our sins; for we also forgive every one that is indebted to us. And lead us not into temptation; G3986 but deliver us from evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:28 - Ye are they which have continued with me in my temptations. G3986
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:40 - And when he was at the place, he said unto them, Pray that ye enter not into temptation. G3986
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:46 - And said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation. G3986
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:19 - Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, G3986 which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:13 - There hath no temptation G3986 taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation G3986 also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:14 - And my temptation G3986 which was in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:9 - But they that will be rich fall into temptation G3986 and a snare, and into many foolish and hurtful lusts, which drown men in destruction and perdition.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:8 - Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation G3986 in the wilderness:
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:2 - My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; G3986
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:12 - Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: G3986 for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:6 - Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations: G3986
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:12 - Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try G3986 you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:9 - The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, G3986 and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:10 - Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, G3986 which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.
 
 
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