James 1:14
New International Version
but each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own evil desire and enticed.

New Living Translation
Temptation comes from our own desires, which entice us and drag us away.

English Standard Version
But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire.

Berean Study Bible
But each one is tempted when by his own evil desires he is lured away and enticed.

Berean Literal Bible
But a man is tempted, being drawn away and being enticed by the own desire.

New American Standard Bible
But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.

King James Bible
But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.

Christian Standard Bible
But each person is tempted when he is drawn away and enticed by his own evil desire.

Contemporary English Version
We are tempted by our own desires that drag us off and trap us.

Good News Translation
But we are tempted when we are drawn away and trapped by our own evil desires.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But each person is tempted when he is drawn away and enticed by his own evil desires.

International Standard Version
Instead, each person is tempted by his own desire, being lured and trapped by it.

NET Bible
But each one is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desires.

New Heart English Bible
But each one is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But each man is tempted from his own desire, and he lusts and he is seduced.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Everyone is tempted by his own desires as they lure him away and trap him.

New American Standard 1977
But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.

Jubilee Bible 2000
But each one is tempted, when they are drawn away of their own lust and enticed.

King James 2000 Bible
But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.

American King James Version
But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.

American Standard Version
but each man is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But every man is tempted by his own concupiscence, being drawn away and allured.

Darby Bible Translation
But every one is tempted, drawn away, and enticed by his own lust;

English Revised Version
but each man is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed.

Webster's Bible Translation
But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed.

Weymouth New Testament
But when a man is tempted, it is his own passions that carry him away and serve as a bait.

World English Bible
But each one is tempted, when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed.

Young's Literal Translation
and each one is tempted, by his own desires being led away and enticed,
Study Bible
Good and Perfect Gifts
13When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does He tempt anyone. 14But each one is tempted when by his own evil desires he is lured away and enticed. 15Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is fully grown, gives birth to death.…
Cross References
Genesis 3:6
When the woman saw that the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eyes, and that it was desirable for obtaining wisdom, she took the fruit and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, and he ate it.

2 Samuel 11:4
Then David sent messengers to get her, and when she came to him, he slept with her. (Now she had just purified herself from her uncleanness.) Then she returned home.

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

Matthew 5:28
But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.

James 1:13
When tempted, no one should say, "God is tempting me." For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does He tempt anyone.

James 1:15
Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is fully grown, gives birth to death.

Treasury of Scripture

But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.

when.

James 4:1,2
From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members? …

Genesis 6:5
And GOD saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.

Genesis 8:21
And the LORD smelled a sweet savour; and the LORD said in his heart, I will not again curse the ground any more for man's sake; for the imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth; neither will I again smite any more every thing living, as I have done.







Lexicon
But
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

each one
ἕκαστος (hekastos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1538: Each (of more than two), every one. As if a superlative of hekas; each or every.

is tempted
πειράζεται (peirazetai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 3985: To try, tempt, test. From peira; to test, i.e. Endeavor, scrutinize, entice, discipline.

[when] by
ὑπὸ (hypo)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 5259: A primary preposition; under, i.e. of place, or with verbs; of place (underneath) or where (below) or time (when).

[his]
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

own
ἰδίας (idias)
Adjective - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2398: Pertaining to self, i.e. One's own; by implication, private or separate.

evil desires
ἐπιθυμίας (epithymias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1939: Desire, eagerness for, inordinate desire, lust. From epithumeo; a longing.

he is lured away
ἐξελκόμενος (exelkomenos)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1828: From ek and helkuo; to drag forth, i.e. to entice.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

enticed.
δελεαζόμενος (deleazomenos)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1185: To allure, entice (by a bait). From the base of dolos; to entrap, i.e. delude.
(14) So far the inspired Apostle has spoken of the outward part of temptation; now he lays bare the inner--for we suffer the two-fold evil. From without come the whispers of Satan, by himself or his legionaries, skilled in all that may entice and delude the unwary soul. And if the doctrine be true that to every one a guardian angel is appointed, so also would seem to be the opposite idea, that each has some demon of the pit watching him incessantly, and commissioned specially for his utter destruction. How terrible must be the skill of such assailants, experienced in the arts which have deceived mankind since the first fatal day. But there is the limit of external power in this matter; the ablest and subtlest fiend can but guess what is passing in its victim's mind, and shape its snares accordingly. God only is the discerner of hearts, and the "spirit of man which is in him" alone, with its Maker, "knoweth the things of a man" (1Corinthians 2:11). The Holy Spirit "searcheth all things" (James 1:10), and all are manifest in His sight (Hebrews 4:13), but to no less than His own omniscience. Satan, therefore, can merely act on his general knowledge of human nature, aided by particular guesses at the individual before him, whom he fain would destroy. He has learned too well the deep corruption of the heart, and knows what gaudy bait will most attract the longing and licentious eyes.

Every man is tempted when he is drawn away of (or, by) his own lust, and enticed.--Evil humanity thrills responsive as a harp played by a cunning hand; but no power of hell can force its way through the barriers which God the Holy Ghost erects around the faithful and confiding soul: only by treason of the man himself can the great enemy enter in and reign.

Verse 14 states the true origin of temptation. While the occasion might be of God "in the order of his providence and of our spiritual training," the inclination is not of him. Compare with this verse the description of the harlot in Proverbs 7:6-27. Here lust is personified, and represented as a seducing harlot, to whose embraces man yields, and the result is the birth of sin, which in its turn gives birth to death. 1:12-18 It is not every man who suffers, that is blessed; but he who with patience and constancy goes through all difficulties in the way of duty. Afflictions cannot make us miserable, if it be not our own fault. The tried Christian shall be a crowned one. The crown of life is promised to all who have the love of God reigning in their hearts. Every soul that truly loves God, shall have its trials in this world fully recompensed in that world above, where love is made perfect. The commands of God, and the dealings of his providence, try men's hearts, and show the dispositions which prevail in them. But nothing sinful in the heart or conduct can be ascribed to God. He is not the author of the dross, though his fiery trial exposes it. Those who lay the blame of sin, either upon their constitution, or upon their condition in the world, or pretend they cannot keep from sinning, wrong God as if he were the author of sin. Afflictions, as sent by God, are designed to draw out our graces, but not our corruptions. The origin of evil and temptation is in our own hearts. Stop the beginnings of sin, or all the evils that follow must be wholly charged upon us. God has no pleasure in the death of men, as he has no hand in their sin; but both sin and misery are owing to themselves. As the sun is the same in nature and influences, though the earth and clouds, often coming between, make it seem to us to vary, so God is unchangeable, and our changes and shadows are not from any changes or alterations in him. What the sun is in nature, God is in grace, providence, and glory; and infinitely more. As every good gift is from God, so particularly our being born again, and all its holy, happy consequences come from him. A true Christian becomes as different a person from what he was before the renewing influences of Divine grace, as if he were formed over again. We should devote all our faculties to God's service, that we may be a kind of first-fruits of his creatures.
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