John 6:6
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English Standard Version
He said this to test him, for he himself knew what he would do.

King James Bible
And this he said to prove him: for he himself knew what he would do.

American Standard Version
And this he said to prove him: for he himself knew what he would do.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And this he said to try him; for he himself knew what he would do.

English Revised Version
And this he said to prove him: for he himself knew what he would do.

Webster's Bible Translation
(And this he said to prove him: for he himself knew what he would do.)

Weymouth New Testament
He said this to put Philip to the test, for He Himself knew what He was going to do.

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Vincent's Word Studies

To prove (πειράζων)

Literally, proving. See on Matthew 6:13. Wyc., tempting.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

prove.

Genesis 22:1 And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said to him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am.

Deuteronomy 8:2,16 And you shall remember all the way which the LORD your God led you these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you, and to prove you...

Deuteronomy 13:3 You shall not listen to the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the LORD your God proves you...

Deuteronomy 33:8 And of Levi he said, Let your Thummim and your Urim be with your holy one, whom you did prove at Massah...

2 Chronicles 32:31 However, in the business of the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon...

Cross References
2 Corinthians 13:5
Examine yourselves, to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?--unless indeed you fail to meet the test!

Revelation 2:2
"'I know your works, your toil and your patient endurance, and how you cannot bear with those who are evil, but have tested those who call themselves apostles and are not, and found them to be false.

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