Deuteronomy 6:16
New International Version
Do not put the LORD your God to the test as you did at Massah.

New Living Translation
You must not test the LORD your God as you did when you complained at Massah.

English Standard Version
“You shall not put the LORD your God to the test, as you tested him at Massah.

Berean Study Bible
Do not test the LORD your God as you tested Him at Massah.

New American Standard Bible
"You shall not put the LORD your God to the test, as you tested Him at Massah.

New King James Version
“You shall not tempt the LORD your God as you tempted Him in Massah.

King James Bible
Ye shall not tempt the LORD your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.

Christian Standard Bible
Do not test the LORD your God as you tested him at Massah.

Contemporary English Version
so don't try to make him prove that he can help you, as you did at Massah.

Good News Translation
"Do not put the LORD your God to the test, as you did at Massah.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Do not test the LORD your God as you tested Him at Massah.

International Standard Version
"Don't test the LORD your God like you did in Massah.

NET Bible
You must not put the LORD your God to the test as you did at Massah.

New Heart English Bible
Do not test the LORD your God, as you tested him at Massah.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Never test the LORD your God as you did at Massah.

JPS Tanakh 1917
Ye shall not try the LORD your God, as ye tried Him in Massah.

New American Standard 1977
“You shall not put the LORD your God to the test, as you tested Him at Massah.

King James 2000 Bible
You shall not test the LORD your God, as you tested him in Massah.

American King James Version
You shall not tempt the LORD your God, as you tempted him in Massah.

American Standard Version
Ye shall not tempt Jehovah your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.

Brenton Septuagint Translation
Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God, as ye tempted him in the temptation.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God, as thou temptedst him in the place of temptation.

Darby Bible Translation
Ye shall not tempt Jehovah your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.

English Revised Version
Ye shall not tempt the LORD your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.

Webster's Bible Translation
Ye shall not tempt the LORD your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.

World English Bible
You shall not tempt Yahweh your God, as you tempted him in Massah.

Young's Literal Translation
'Ye do not try Jehovah your God as ye tried in Massah;
Study Bible
The Greatest Commandment
15For the LORD your God, who is among you, is a jealous God. Otherwise the anger of the LORD your God will be kindled against you, and He will wipe you off the face of the earth. 16Do not test the LORD your God as you tested Him at Massah. 17You are to diligently keep the commandments of the LORD your God and the testimonies and statutes He has given you.…
Cross References
Matthew 4:7
Jesus replied, "It is also written: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'"

Luke 4:12
But Jesus declared, "It also says, 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'"

Exodus 17:2
So the people contended with Moses, "Give us water to drink." "Why do you contend with me?" Moses replied. "Why do you test the LORD?"

Exodus 17:7
He named the place Massah and Meribah because the Israelites quarreled, and because they tested the LORD, saying, "Is the LORD among us or not?"

Deuteronomy 33:8
Concerning Levi he said: "Give Your Thummim to Levi and Your Urim to Your godly one, whom You tested at Massah and contested at the waters of Meribah.

Psalm 78:18
They willfully tested God by demanding the food they craved.

Psalm 95:8
do not harden your hearts as you did at Meribah, in the day at Massah in the wilderness,

Treasury of Scripture

You shall not tempt the LORD your God, as you tempted him in Massah.

tempt

Matthew 4:7
Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

Luke 4:12
And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

tempted him

Exodus 17:2,7
Wherefore the people did chide with Moses, and said, Give us water that we may drink. And Moses said unto them, Why chide ye with me? wherefore do ye tempt the LORD? …

Numbers 20:3,4,13
And the people chode with Moses, and spake, saying, Would God that we had died when our brethren died before the LORD! …

Numbers 21:4,5
And they journeyed from mount Hor by the way of the Red sea, to compass the land of Edom: and the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way…









Lexicon
Do not
לֹ֣א (lō)
Adverb - Negative particle
Strong's Hebrew 3808: Not, no

test
תְנַסּ֔וּ (ṯə·nas·sū)
Verb - Piel - Imperfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5254: To test, to attempt

the LORD
יְהוָ֖ה (Yah·weh)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew 3068: LORD -- the proper name of the God of Israel

your God
אֱלֹהֵיכֶ֑ם (’ĕ·lō·hê·ḵem)
Noun - masculine plural construct | second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 430: gods -- the supreme God, magistrates, a superlative

as
כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר (ka·’ă·šer)
Preposition-k | Pronoun - relative
Strong's Hebrew 834: Who, which, what, that, when, where, how, because, in order that

you tested Him
נִסִּיתֶ֖ם (nis·sî·ṯem)
Verb - Piel - Perfect - second person masculine plural
Strong's Hebrew 5254: To test, to attempt

at Massah.
בַּמַּסָּֽה׃ (bam·mas·sāh)
Preposition-b, Article | Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's Hebrew 4532: Massah -- a place in the desert where Israelites rebelled
(16) Ye shall not tempt the Lord your God.--In the LXX., "Thou shalt not tempt," and so where our Lord used it against the tempter (Matthew 4 and Luke 4).

As ye tempted him in Massah.--How did they tempt Him in Massah? By raising the unbelieving question, "Is the Lord among us, or not?" (Exodus 17:7). Even by the side of Satan upon the giddy pinnacle of the Temple, our Saviour refused to doubt the care of Jehovah. He would not throw Himself from thence into the arms of the angels to escape Satan, but "He endured as seeing Him who is invisible." To this standard of action Israel was called in face of the powers of evil. But it was not always realised.

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