New Living Translation
Temptation comes from our own desires, which entice us and drag us away.
King James Bible
But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.
Darby Bible Translation
But every one is tempted, drawn away, and enticed by his own lust;
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,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:14 Every man is tempted, when - In the beginning of the temptation. He is drawn away - Drawn out of God, his strong refuge. By his own desire - We are therefore to look for the cause of every sin, in, not out of ourselves. Even the injections of the devil cannot hurt before we make them our own. And every one has desires arising from his own constitution, tempers, habits, and way of life. And enticed - In the progress of the temptation, catching at the bait: so the original word signifies.
"Let patience have its perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing." James 1:4. 1. "My brethren," says the Apostle in the preceding verse, "count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations." At first view, this may appear a strange direction; seeing most temptations are, "for the present, not joyous, but grievous." Nevertheless ye know by your own experience, that "the trial of your faith worketh patience:" And if "patience have its perfect work, ye shall be perfect and …
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions
Loving Advice for Anxious Seekers
All Joy in all Trials
The woman was convinced. She saw that the tree was beautiful and its fruit looked delicious, and she wanted the wisdom it would give her. So she took some of the fruit and ate it. Then she gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it, too.
2 Samuel 11:4
Then David sent messengers to get her; and when she came to the palace, he slept with her. She had just completed the purification rites after having her menstrual period. Then she returned home.
Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted there by the devil.
But I say, anyone who even looks at a woman with lust has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
And remember, when you are being tempted, do not say, "God is tempting me." God is never tempted to do wrong, and he never tempts anyone else.
These desires give birth to sinful actions. And when sin is allowed to grow, it gives birth to death.
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