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103 Bible Verses About Testing God

Here are 103 Bible verses about testing God from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Malachi 3:10 KJV

Bring ye all the tithes into the storehouse, that there may be meat in mine house, and prove me now herewith, saith the LORD of hosts, if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there shall not be room enough to receive it.

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Deuteronomy 6:16 KJV

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

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1 John 4:1 KJV

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

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Matthew 4:5-7 KJV

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.

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Romans 12:2 KJV

Then the devil taketh him up into the holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple, 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. Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

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Matthew 4:7 KJV

And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

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Isaiah 7:12 KJV

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

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James 1:13 KJV

But Ahaz said, I will not ask, neither will I tempt the LORD.

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Mark 11:23 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 1:12 KJV

For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.

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Luke 4:9-12 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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Exodus 17:7 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: For it is written, He shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee: And in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone. And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

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1 Peter 5:7 KJV

And he called the name of the place Massah, and Meribah, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and because they tempted the LORD, saying, Is the LORD among us, or not?

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Hebrews 11:6 KJV

Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

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James 1:2-3 KJV

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

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James 1:2 KJV

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

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2 Corinthians 5:7 KJV

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;

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Psalms 66:10 KJV

(For we walk by faith, not by sight:)

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Romans 8:28 KJV

For thou, O God, hast proved us: thou hast tried us, as silver is tried.

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Psalms 26:2 KJV

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

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2 Timothy 3:16 KJV

Examine me, O LORD, and prove me; try my reins and my heart.

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Matthew 6:33 KJV

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:

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1 Corinthians 10:13 KJV

But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.

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2 Peter 3:9 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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2 Corinthians 13:5 KJV

The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

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1 Corinthians 10:9 KJV

Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your own selves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?

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Matthew 4:1 KJV

Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents.

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Job 23:10 KJV

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

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1 Peter 4:12 KJV

But he knoweth the way that I take: when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.

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Proverbs 17:3 KJV

Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened unto you:

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Revelation 3:10 KJV

The fining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold: but the LORD trieth the hearts.

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1 Peter 1:7 KJV

Because thou hast kept the word of my patience, I also will keep thee from the hour of temptation, which shall come upon all the world, to try them that dwell upon the earth.

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1 Peter 1:6-7 KJV

That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:

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James 1:3-4 KJV

Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations: That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ:

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Hebrews 2:18 KJV

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

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1 Thessalonians 2:4 KJV

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

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Luke 4:12 KJV

But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.

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Psalms 46:1 KJV

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

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Joshua 1:9 KJV

God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

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1 Thessalonians 5:21 KJV

Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.

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Psalms 143:10 KJV

Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.

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Hebrews 11:1 KJV

Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness.

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Philippians 4:6-7 KJV

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

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Romans 3:23 KJV

Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.

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John 3:16 KJV

For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

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Matthew 11:28-30 KJV

For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.

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Matthew 4:4 KJV

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.

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Malachi 3:15 KJV

But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

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Isaiah 48:10 KJV

And now we call the proud happy; yea, they that work wickedness are set up; yea, they that tempt God are even delivered.

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Isaiah 40:31 KJV

Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.

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2 Chronicles 32:31 KJV

But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

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Deuteronomy 8:2 KJV

Howbeit in the business of the ambassadors of the princes of Babylon, who sent unto him to enquire of the wonder that was done in the land, God left him, to try him, that he might know all that was in his heart.

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Philippians 4:13 KJV

And thou shalt remember all the way which the LORD thy God led thee these forty years in the wilderness, to humble thee, and to prove thee, to know what was in thine heart, whether thou wouldest keep his commandments, or no.

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2 Corinthians 8:2 KJV

I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

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1 Chronicles 16:11 KJV

How that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded unto the riches of their liberality.

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Hebrews 4:15 KJV

Seek the LORD and his strength, seek his face continually.

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Luke 1:37 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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Jeremiah 29:11 KJV

For with God nothing shall be impossible.

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Isaiah 41:10 KJV

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.

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Isaiah 7:14 KJV

Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

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Psalms 139:23 KJV

Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

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1 John 3:20 KJV

Search me, O God, and know my heart: try me, and know my thoughts:

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1 Peter 1:6 KJV

For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.

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Romans 5:3-4 KJV

Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations:

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Luke 11:29 KJV

And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

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Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV

And when the people were gathered thick together, he began to say, This is an evil generation: they seek a sign; and there shall no sign be given it, but the sign of Jonas the prophet.

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James 1:3 KJV

Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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Genesis 22:1-2 KJV

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

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Genesis 3:15 KJV

And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, here I am. And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.

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1 Peter 1:6-9 KJV

And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.

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Hebrews 1:4 KJV

Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations: That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ: Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see him not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory: Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.

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2 Thessalonians 1:4-5 KJV

Being made so much better than the angels, as he hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they.

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Romans 10:17 KJV

So that we ourselves glory in you in the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that ye endure: Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that ye may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God, for which ye also suffer:

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Psalms 46:10 KJV

So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

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Titus 1:2 KJV

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

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2 Corinthians 9:8 KJV

In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began;

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2 Corinthians 2:9 KJV

And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:

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John 14:15 KJV

For to this end also did I write, that I might know the proof of you, whether ye be obedient in all things.

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Matthew 16:27 KJV

If ye love me, keep my commandments.

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Matthew 4:3 KJV

For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.

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Psalms 106:14 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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Psalms 95:9 KJV

But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert.

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Psalms 17:3 KJV

When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work.

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Job 1:22 KJV

Thou hast proved mine heart; thou hast visited me in the night; thou hast tried me, and shalt find nothing; I am purposed that my mouth shall not transgress.

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Hebrews 1:14 KJV

In all this Job sinned not, nor charged God foolishly.

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Romans 5:4 KJV

Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation?

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2 Corinthians 5:6 KJV

And patience, experience; and experience, hope:

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Psalms 32:8 KJV

Therefore we are always confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord:

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Matthew 16:1 KJV

I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.

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Psalms 95:8-9 KJV

The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would shew them a sign from heaven.

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Hebrews 3:9 KJV

Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness: When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work.

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Numbers 14:22 KJV

When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.

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Psalms 78:56 KJV

Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice;

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Psalms 78:18 KJV

Yet they tempted and provoked the most high God, and kept not his testimonies:

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Exodus 17:2 KJV

And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.

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Acts 5:9 KJV

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?

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John 6:30 KJV

Then Peter said unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together to tempt the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them which have buried thy husband are at the door, and shall carry thee out.

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Psalms 78:41 KJV

Yea, they turned back and tempted God, and limited the Holy One of Israel.

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Hebrews 3:8 KJV

Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness:

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Mark 8:11 KJV

And the Pharisees came forth, and began to question with him, seeking of him a sign from heaven, tempting him.

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Isaiah 7:10-13 KJV

Moreover the LORD spake again unto Ahaz, saying, Ask thee a sign of the LORD thy God; ask it either in the depth, or in the height above. But Ahaz said, I will not ask, neither will I tempt the LORD. And he said, Hear ye now, O house of David; Is it a small thing for you to weary men, but will ye weary my God also?

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Numbers 14:22-23 KJV

Because all those men which have seen my glory, and my miracles, which I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and have tempted me now these ten times, and have not hearkened to my voice; Surely they shall not see the land which I sware unto their fathers, neither shall any of them that provoked me see it:

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Matthew 22:35 KJV

Then one of them, which was a lawyer, asked him a question, tempting him, and saying,

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Acts 15:10 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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