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  #3985 πειράζω peirazo {pi-rad'-zo}

 from G3984; TDNT - 6:23,822; v

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) to try whether a thing can be done
    1a) to attempt, endeavour
 2) to try, make trial of, test: for the purpose of ascertaining
    his quantity, or what he thinks, or how he will behave himself
    2a) in a good sense
    2b) in a bad sense, to test one maliciously, craftily to put
        to the proof his feelings or judgments
    2c) to try or test one's faith, virtue, character, by
        enticement to sin
        2c1) to solicit to sin, to tempt
             1c1a) of the temptations of the devil
    2d) after the OT usage
        2d1) of God: to inflict evils upon one in order to prove his
             character and the steadfastness of his faith
        2d2) men are said to tempt God by exhibitions of distrust,
             as though they wished to try whether he is not justly
        2d3) by impious or wicked conduct to test God's justice and
             patience, and to challenge him, as it were to give proof
             of his perfections.

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From G3984; to test (objectively), that is, endeavor, scrutinize, entice, discipline:—assay, examine, go about, prove, tempt (-er), try.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #3985.
  • πειρα´ζω
  • peirazō; from 3984; to make proof of, to attempt, test, tempt:—
  • NASB - did(1), put(1), put to the test(2), tempt(2), tempted(13), tempter(2), test(6), tested(2), testing(7), tried(2), trying(2).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - tempt 29, try 4, tempter 2, prove 1, assay 1, examine 1,
      go about 1; 39
Acts 24:6.
Acts 16:7.
Luke 4:2.
2 Corinthians 13:5.
John 6:6.
Acts 5:9. 1 Corinthians 7:5.
Matthew 4:1. Mark 1:13. Luke 4:2. 1 Corinthians 10:9, 13. Galatians 6:1. 1 Thessalonians 3:5. Hebrews 2:18, 18; 3:9; 11:37. James 1:13, 14.
Matthew 4:3. 1 Thessalonians 3:5.
James 1:13.
Matthew 16:1; 19:3; 22:35. Mark 8:11; 10:2. Luke 11:16. John 8:6.
Hebrews 11:17. Revelation 2:2, 10.
Revelation 3:10.
Hebrews 4:15.
Matthew 22:18. Mark 12:15. Luke 20:23. Acts 15:10.
The following translates multiple Greek words:
James 1:13.
Hebrews 4:15. James 1:13.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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