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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 do not lead us into temptation,
But deliver us from the evil one.
For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:41 - “Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:38 - “Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:13 - Now when the devil had ended every temptation, he departed from Him until an opportune time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:13 - “But the ones on the rock are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who believe for a while and in time of temptation fall away.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:4 - And forgive us our sins,
For we also forgive everyone who is indebted to us.
And do not lead us into temptation,
But deliver us from the evil one.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:28 - “But you are those who have continued with Me in My trials.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:40 - When He came to the place, He said to them, “Pray that you may not enter into temptation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:46 - Then He said to them, “Why do you sleep? Rise and pray, lest you enter into temptation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:19 - “serving the Lord with all humility, with many tears and trials which happened to me by the plotting of the Jews;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:13 - No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:14 - And my trial which was in my flesh you did not despise or reject, but you received me as an angel of God, even as Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:9 - But those who desire to be rich fall into temptation and a snare, and into many foolish and harmful lusts which drown men in destruction and perdition.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:8 - Do not harden your hearts as in the rebellion,
In the day of trial in the wilderness,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:2 - My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:12 - Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:6 - In this you greatly rejoice, though now for a little while, if need be, you have been grieved by various trials,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:12 - Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you;
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:9 - then the Lord knows how to deliver the godly out of temptations and to reserve the unjust under punishment for the day of judgment,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:10 - “Because you have kept My command to persevere, I also will keep you from the hour of trial which shall come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth.
 
 
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