3986. peirasmos
Strong's Concordance
peirasmos: an experiment, a trial, temptation
Original Word: πειρασμός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: peirasmos
Phonetic Spelling: (pi-ras-mos')
Short Definition: trial, testing, temptation
Definition: (a) trial, probation, testing, being tried, (b) temptation, (c) calamity, affliction.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 3986 peirasmós (from 3985 /peirázō) – temptation or test – both senses can apply simultaneously (depending on the context). The positive sense ("test") and negative sense ("temptation") are functions of the context (not merely the words themselves).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from peirazó
Definition
an experiment, a trial, temptation
NASB Translation
temptation (12), testing (2), trial (3), trials (4).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
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 ()). 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.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
temptation

From peirazo; a putting to proof (by experiment (of good), experience (of evil), solicitation, discipline or provocation); by implication, adversity -- temptation, X try.

see GREEK peirazo

Forms and Transliterations
πειρασμοις πειρασμοίς πειρασμοῖς πειρασμον πειρασμόν πειρασμὸν πειρασμος πειρασμός πειρασμὸς πειρασμου πειρασμού πειρασμοῦ πειρασμόυ πειρασμούς πειρασμω πειρασμώ πειρασμῷ πειρασμων πειρασμών πειρασμῶν πειραταίς πειρατεύσει πειρατήρια πειρατήριον πειρατήριόν πειρατηρίου πειράτου πειρατών peirasmo peirasmō peirasmôi peirasmō̂i peirasmois peirasmoîs peirasmon peirasmón peirasmòn peirasmôn peirasmōn peirasmō̂n peirasmos peirasmòs peirasmou peirasmoû
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21 Occurrences


πειρασμῷ — 1 Occ.
πειρασμῶν — 1 Occ.
πειρασμοῖς — 3 Occ.
πειρασμόν — 11 Occ.
πειρασμὸς — 1 Occ.
πειρασμοῦ — 4 Occ.

Matthew 6:13 N-AMS
GRK: ἡμᾶς εἰς πειρασμόν ἀλλὰ ῥῦσαι
NAS: And do not lead us into temptation, but deliver
KJV: not into temptation, but deliver
INT: us into temptation but deliver

Matthew 26:41 N-AMS
GRK: εἰσέλθητε εἰς πειρασμόν τὸ μὲν
NAS: that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit
KJV: not into temptation: the spirit indeed
INT: you enter into temptation the indeed

Mark 14:38 N-AMS
GRK: ἔλθητε εἰς πειρασμόν τὸ μὲν
NAS: that you may not come into temptation; the spirit
KJV: into temptation. The spirit
INT: you enter into temptation The indeed

Luke 4:13 N-AMS
GRK: συντελέσας πάντα πειρασμὸν ὁ διάβολος
NAS: every temptation, he left
KJV: all the temptation, he departed
INT: having finished every temptation the devil

Luke 8:13 N-GMS
GRK: ἐν καιρῷ πειρασμοῦ ἀφίστανται
NAS: and in time of temptation fall away.
KJV: in time of temptation fall away.
INT: in time of testing fall away

Luke 11:4 N-AMS
GRK: ἡμᾶς εἰς πειρασμόν ἀλλὰ ῥῦσαι
NAS: to us. And lead us not into temptation.'
KJV: not into temptation; but deliver
INT: us into temptation but deliver

Luke 22:28 N-DMP
GRK: ἐν τοῖς πειρασμοῖς μου
NAS: who have stood by Me in My trials;
KJV: in my temptations.
INT: in the trials of me

Luke 22:40 N-AMS
GRK: εἰσελθεῖν εἰς πειρασμόν
NAS: that you may not enter into temptation.
KJV: not into temptation.
INT: to enter into temptation

Luke 22:46 N-AMS
GRK: εἰσέλθητε εἰς πειρασμόν
NAS: that you may not enter into temptation.
KJV: ye enter into temptation.
INT: you might enter into temptation

Acts 20:19 N-GMP
GRK: δακρύων καὶ πειρασμῶν τῶν συμβάντων
NAS: and with tears and with trials which came
KJV: tears, and temptations, which befell
INT: tears and temptations having happened

1 Corinthians 10:13 N-NMS
GRK: πειρασμὸς ὑμᾶς οὐκ
NAS: No temptation has overtaken
KJV: There hath no temptation taken you
INT: Temptation you not

1 Corinthians 10:13 N-DMS
GRK: σὺν τῷ πειρασμῷ καὶ τὴν
NAS: you are able, but with the temptation will provide
KJV: will with the temptation also make
INT: with the temptation also the

Galatians 4:14 N-AMS
GRK: καὶ τὸν πειρασμὸν ὑμῶν ἐν
NAS: and that which was a trial to you in my bodily condition
KJV: And my temptation which was in my
INT: and the test of you in

1 Timothy 6:9 N-AMS
GRK: ἐμπίπτουσιν εἰς πειρασμὸν καὶ παγίδα
NAS: fall into temptation and a snare
KJV: fall into temptation and a snare,
INT: fall into temptation and a snare

Hebrews 3:8 N-GMS
GRK: ἡμέραν τοῦ πειρασμοῦ ἐν τῇ
NAS: ME, AS IN THE DAY OF TRIAL IN THE WILDERNESS,
KJV: the day of temptation in
INT: day of temptation in the

James 1:2 N-DMP
GRK: μου ὅταν πειρασμοῖς περιπέσητε ποικίλοις
NAS: you encounter various trials,
KJV: ye fall into divers temptations;
INT: of me when temptations you might encounter various

James 1:12 N-AMS
GRK: ὃς ὑπομένει πειρασμόν ὅτι δόκιμος
NAS: perseveres under trial; for once he has been
KJV: endureth temptation: for
INT: who endures trial because proved

1 Peter 1:6 N-DMP
GRK: ἐν ποικίλοις πειρασμοῖς
NAS: by various trials,
KJV: through manifold temptations:
INT: by various trials

1 Peter 4:12 N-AMS
GRK: πυρώσει πρὸς πειρασμὸν ὑμῖν γινομένῃ
NAS: you, which comes upon you for your testing, as though
KJV: is to try you, as
INT: fire for trial to you [which is] taking place

2 Peter 2:9 N-GMS
GRK: εὐσεβεῖς ἐκ πειρασμοῦ ῥύεσθαι ἀδίκους
NAS: the godly from temptation, and to keep
KJV: out of temptations, and
INT: [how the] devout out of temptation to deliver [the] unrighteous

Revelation 3:10 N-GMS
GRK: ὥρας τοῦ πειρασμοῦ τῆς μελλούσης
NAS: you from the hour of testing, that [hour] which is about
KJV: the hour of temptation, which
INT: hour of the of trial which [is] about

21 Occurrences

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