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Lead me not into temptation (verse list)

Mat 6:13 NKJV  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.

Examples of leading into testing or temptation


Gen 22:1-2 NKJV  Now it came to pass after these things that God tested Abraham, and said to him, “Abraham!” And he said, “Here I am.”  2  Then He said, “Take now your son, your only son Isaac, whom you love, and go to the land of Moriah, and offer him there as a burnt offering on one of the mountains of which I shall tell you.”

Heb 11:17 NKJV  By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered up Isaac, and he who had received the promises offered up his only begotten son,


Psa 105:17-19 NKJV  He sent a man before them— Joseph—who was sold as a slave.  18  They hurt his feet with fetters, He was laid in irons.  19  Until the time that his word came to pass, The word of the LORD tested him.


Exo 16:4 NKJV  Then the LORD said to Moses, “Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you. And the people shall go out and gather a certain quota every day, that I may test them, whether they will walk in My law or not.

Exo 15:25 NKJV  So he cried out to the LORD, and the LORD showed him a tree. When he cast it into the waters, the waters were made sweet. There He made a statute and an ordinance for them, and there He tested them,

Deu 8:2 NKJV  And you shall remember that the LORD your God led you all the way these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you and test you, to know what was in your heart, whether you would keep His commandments or not.

Deu 8:16 NKJV  who fed you in the wilderness with manna, which your fathers did not know, that He might humble you and that He might test you, to do you good in the end—

Deu 13:3 NKJV  you shall not listen to the words of that prophet or that dreamer of dreams, for the LORD your God is testing you to know whether you love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul.

Deu 33:8 NKJV  And of Levi he said: “Let Your Thummim and Your Urim be with Your holy one, Whom You tested at Massah, And with whom You contended at the waters of Meribah,

Psa 81:7 NKJV  You called in trouble, and I delivered you; I answered you in the secret place of thunder; I tested you at the waters of Meribah. Selah

Isa 48:10 NKJV  Behold, I have refined you, but not as silver; I have tested you in the furnace of affliction.


Psa 17:3 NKJV  You have tested my heart; You have visited me in the night; You have tried me and have found nothing; I have purposed that my mouth shall not transgress.

Psa 26:2 NKJV  Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; Try my mind and my heart.


Jer 12:3 NKJV  But You, O LORD, know me; You have seen me, And You have tested my heart toward You. Pull them out like sheep for the slaughter, And prepare them for the day of slaughter.


2Ch 32:31 NKJV  However, regarding the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, whom they sent to him to inquire about the wonder that was done in the land, God withdrew from him, in order to test him, that He might know all that was in his heart.


Mat 4:1 NKJV  Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil.

Mar 1:12-13 NKJV  Immediately the Spirit drove Him into the wilderness.  13  And He was there in the wilderness forty days, tempted by Satan, and was with the wild beasts; and the angels ministered to Him.

Luk 4:1-2 NKJV  Then Jesus, being filled with the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,  2  being tempted for forty days by the devil. And in those days He ate nothing, and afterward, when they had ended, He was hungry.


Psa 66:10-12 NKJV  For You, O God, have tested us; You have refined us as silver is refined.  11  You brought us into the net; You laid affliction on our backs.  12  You have caused men to ride over our heads; We went through fire and through water; But You brought us out to rich fulfillment.

Pro 17:3 NKJV  The refining pot is for silver and the furnace for gold, But the LORD tests the hearts.

Rev 2:10 NKJV  Do not fear any of those things which you are about to suffer. Indeed, the devil is about to throw some of you into prison, that you may be tested, and you will have tribulation ten days. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the crown of life.

The Purposes of Tests

Jas 1:3 NKJV  knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.

Interesting related verses

Rom 8:14 NKJV  For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, these are sons of God.

Deu 33:8 NKJV  And of Levi he said: “Let Your Thummim and Your Urim be with Your holy one, Whom You tested at Massah, And with whom You contended at the waters of Meribah,

1Pe 1:7 NKJV  that the genuineness of your faith, being much more precious than gold that perishes, though it is tested by fire, may be found to praise, honor, and glory at the revelation of Jesus Christ,

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