Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Choose a Bible text color
Read the Bible in blackRead the Bible in dark blueRead the Bible in blue

Customize your text type
Arial font
Trebuchet MS font
Georgia font
Times New Roman font

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Customize your Greek text type
Gentium font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Close font preferences
The Blue Letter Bible
Copy Cite Print
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Close
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebook twitter

googleplus pinterest

reddit tumblr linkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search KJV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
 [?]

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

LexiConc
 [?]
 

Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word
Theological FAQs
 [?]
 
Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search KJV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  

Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Sort Canonically  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect
x

Connect on Facebook Connect on Twitter Connect on Instagram Connect on Pinterest Connect on YouTube

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Lexicon :: Strong's G3986 - peirasmos

πειρασμός
Transliteration
peirasmos
Pronunciation
pā-rä-smo's (Key)
Listen
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

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.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com

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.

View Desktop Site

'View Desktop Site' currently only works on tablets and phones.

 
 
Home
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search KJV
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the KJV
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Version Selector Up Arrow
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Close
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebooktwitter

googlepluspinterest

reddittumblrlinkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

Version Selector Up Arrow

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:

facebooktwitter

pinterestgoogle+


Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous Strongs NumberCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsRed Letter OnNext Strongs NumberRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes Around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Loading...

Interlinear
Bibles
Cross-Refs
Commentaries
Dictionaries
Miscellaneous
Verse Tools Arrow
Login to your account

Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

 

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

[ Cancel ]← Login to Your Account

Passwords should have at least 6 characters.
Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores.

Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or UsernameUsername or Email Address

 

← Return to Login

Close LoginCLOSE
Tap to Close