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Lexicon :: Strong's G3986 - peirasmos

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πειρασμός
Transliteration
peirasmos (Key)
Pronunciation
pi-ras-mos'
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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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:13 - ‘And do not lead us into temptation G3986, but deliver us from [fn]evil.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:41 - “Keep watching and praying, so that you do not come into temptation G3986; the spirit is [fn]willing, but the flesh is weak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:38 - [fn]Keep watching and praying, so that you will not come into temptation G3986; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:13 - And so when the devil had finished every temptation G3986, he left Him until an opportune time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:13 - “Those on the rocky soil are the ones who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and yet these do not have a firm root; [fn]they believe for a while, and in a time of temptation G3986 they [fn]fall away.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:4 - ‘And forgive us our sins,
For we ourselves also forgive everyone who is indebted to us.
And do not lead us into temptation G3986.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:28 - “You are the ones who have stood by Me in My trials G3986;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:40 - Now when He arrived at the place, He said to them, “Pray that you do not come into temptation G3986.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:46 - and He said to them, “Why are you sleeping? Get up and pray that you do not come into temptation G3986.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:19 - serving the Lord with all humility and with tears and trials G3986 which came upon me [fn]through the plots of the Jews;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:13 - No temptation G3986 has overtaken you except something common to mankind; and God is faithful, [fn]so He will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation G3986 will provide the way of escape also, so that you will be able to endure it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:14 - and you did not despise that which G3986 was G3986 a G3986 trial G3986 to you in my [fn]bodily condition, nor express contempt, but you received me as an angel of God, as Christ Jesus Himself.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:9 - But those who want to get rich fall into temptation G3986 and a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires which plunge people into ruin and destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:8 - DO NOT HARDEN YOUR HEARTS AS [fn]WHEN THEY PROVOKED ME,
AS ON THE DAY OF TRIAL G3986 IN THE WILDERNESS,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:2 - Consider it all joy, my brothers and sisters, when you encounter various [fn]trials G3986,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 1:12 - Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial G3986; for once he has [fn]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, even though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been distressed by various [fn]trials G3986,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:12 - Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal among you, which comes upon you for your testing G3986, as though something strange were happening to you;
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:9 - then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from [fn]a trial G3986, and to keep the unrighteous under punishment for the day of judgment,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:10 - ‘Because you have kept My [fn]word of perseverance, I also will keep you from the hour of the [fn]testing G3986, that hour which is about to come upon the whole [fn]world, to [fn]test those who live on the earth.

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