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35 Bible Verses About Resisting Temptation

Here are 35 Bible verses about resisting temptation from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Luke 4:5 KJV

And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, shewed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.

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Matthew 4:6 KJV

And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.

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Matthew 4:3 KJV

And saith unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.

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2 Timothy 2:22 KJV

And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread.

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Luke 4:12 KJV

Flee also youthful lusts: but follow righteousness, faith, charity, peace, with them that call on the Lord out of a pure heart.

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Matthew 4:1 KJV

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

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Matthew 4:7 KJV

Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.

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Matthew 4:10 KJV

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

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Genesis 3:4 KJV

Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, Satan: for it is written, Thou shalt worship the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.

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Ephesians 4:27 KJV

And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:

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1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV

Neither give place to the devil.

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James 1:13 KJV

There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it.

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Matthew 4:5 KJV

Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man:

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James 4:7 KJV

Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple,

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Matthew 4:8 KJV

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

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James 1:12 KJV

Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;

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Acts 15:10 KJV

Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.

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Matthew 4:11 KJV

Now therefore why tempt ye God, to put a yoke upon the neck of the disciples, which neither our fathers nor we were able to bear?

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Luke 4:9 KJV

Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.

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Luke 22:46 KJV

And he brought him to Jerusalem, and set him on a pinnacle of the temple, and said unto him, If thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down from hence:

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Matthew 26:41 KJV

And said unto them, Why sleep ye? rise and pray, lest ye enter into temptation.

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Hebrews 4:15 KJV

Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation: the spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.

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Hebrews 2:18 KJV

For we have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.

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Matthew 4:9 KJV

For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted.

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1 Peter 5:9 KJV

And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.

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Matthew 4:2 KJV

Whom resist stedfast in the faith, knowing that the same afflictions are accomplished in your brethren that are in the world.

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1 Thessalonians 3:5 KJV

And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterward an hungred.

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Luke 4:6 KJV

For this cause, when I could no longer forbear, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter have tempted you, and our labour be in vain.

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Genesis 39:7 KJV

And the devil said unto him, All this power will I give thee, and the glory of them: for that is delivered unto me; and to whomsoever I will I give it.

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Hebrews 12:4 KJV

And it came to pass after these things, that his master’s wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.

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Luke 4:13 KJV

Ye have not yet resisted unto blood, striving against sin.

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Luke 4:2 KJV

And when the devil had ended all the temptation, he departed from him for a season.

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Luke 4:1 KJV

Being forty days tempted of the devil. And in those days he did eat nothing: and when they were ended, he afterward hungered.

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Genesis 39:12 KJV

And Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost returned from Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,

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Matthew 6:13 KJV

And she caught him by his garment, saying, Lie with me: and he left his garment in her hand, and fled, and got him out.

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