1 Cor. 10:9 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Neither
mede (Greek #3366)
but not, not even; in a continued negation, nor
KJV usage: neither, nor (yet), (no) not (once, so much as).
Pronounce: may-deh'
Origin: from 3361 and 1161
let us tempt
ekpeirazo (Greek #1598)
to test thoroughly
KJV usage: tempt.
Pronounce: ek-pi-rad'-zo
Origin: from 1537 and 3985
a Christ
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
Christos (Greek #5547)
anointed, i.e. the Messiah, an epithet of Jesus
KJV usage: Christ.
Pronounce: khris-tos'
Origin: from 5548
, as
kathos (Greek #2531)
just (or inasmuch) as, that
KJV usage: according to, (according, even) as, how, when.
Pronounce: kath-oce'
Origin: from 2596 and 5613
some
tis (Greek #5100)
some or any person or object
KJV usage: a (kind of), any (man, thing, thing at all), certain (thing), divers, he (every) man, one (X thing), ought, + partly, some (man, -body, - thing, -what), (+ that no-)thing, what(-soever), X wherewith, whom(-soever), whose(-soever).
Pronounce: tis
Origin: an enclitic indefinite pronoun
of
hupo (Greek #5259)
under, i.e. (with the genitive case) of place (beneath), or with verbs (the agency or means, through); (with the accusative case) of place (whither (underneath) or where (below) or time (when (at))
KJV usage: among, by, from, in, of, under, with. In the comparative, it retains the same general applications, especially of inferior position or condition, and specially, covertly or moderately.
Pronounce: hoop-o'
Origin: a primary preposition
them
autos (Greek #846)
the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the comparative 1438) of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
KJV usage: her, it(-self), one, the other, (mine) own, said, (self-), the) same, ((him-, my-, thy- )self, (your-)selves, she, that, their(-s), them(-selves), there(-at, - by, -in, -into, -of, -on, -with), they, (these) things, this (man), those, together, very, which. Compare 848.
Pronounce: ow-tos'
Origin: from the particle αὖ (perhaps akin to the base of 109 through the idea of a baffling wind) (backward)
also
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
tempted
peirazo (Greek #3985)
to test (objectively), i.e. endeavor, scrutinize, entice, discipline
KJV usage: assay, examine, go about, prove, tempt(-er), try.
Pronounce: pi-rad'-zo
Origin: from 3984
, and
kai (Greek #2532)
and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
KJV usage: and, also, both, but, even, for, if, or, so, that, then, therefore, when, yet.
Pronounce: kahee
Origin: apparently, a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force
were destroyed
apollumi (Greek #622)
to destroy fully (reflexively, to perish, or lose), literally or figuratively
KJV usage: destroy, die, lose, mar, perish.
Pronounce: ap-ol'-loo-mee
Origin: from 575 and the base of 3639
of serpents
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
ophis (Greek #3789)
a snake, figuratively, (as a type of sly cunning) an artful malicious person, especially Satan
KJV usage: serpent.
Pronounce: of'-is
Origin: probably from 3700 (through the idea of sharpness of vision)
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tempt.
Ex. 17:2,7• 2Wherefore 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?
7And 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?
(Ex. 17:2,7)
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Ex. 23:20‑21• 20Behold, I send an Angel before thee, to keep thee in the way, and to bring thee into the place which I have prepared.
21Beware of him, and obey his voice, provoke him not; for he will not pardon your transgressions: for my name is in him.
(Ex. 23:20‑21)
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Num. 21:5• 5And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loatheth this light bread. (Num. 21:5)
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Deut. 6:16• 16Ye shall not tempt the Lord your God, as ye tempted him in Massah. (Deut. 6:16)
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Psa. 78:18,56• 18And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust.
56Yet they tempted and provoked the most high God, and kept not his testimonies:
(Psa. 78:18,56)
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Psa. 95:9• 9When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work. (Psa. 95:9)
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Psa. 106:14• 14But lusted exceedingly in the wilderness, and tempted God in the desert. (Psa. 106:14)
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Heb. 3:8‑11• 8Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the wilderness:
9When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my works forty years.
10Wherefore I was grieved with that generation, and said, They do alway err in their heart; and they have not known my ways.
11So I sware in my wrath, They shall not enter into my rest.)
(Heb. 3:8‑11)
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Heb. 10:28‑30• 28He that despised Moses' law died without mercy under two or three witnesses:
29Of how much sorer punishment, suppose ye, shall he be thought worthy, who hath trodden under foot the Son of God, and hath counted the blood of the covenant, wherewith he was sanctified, an unholy thing, and hath done despite unto the Spirit of grace?
30For we know him that hath said, Vengeance belongeth unto me, I will recompense, saith the Lord. And again, The Lord shall judge his people.
(Heb. 10:28‑30)
and were.
 To tempt was to doubt His presence and action on their behalf, as Israel, not only "ten times" (Num. 14), but also just before Jehovah sent fiery serpents to cut them off. (Notes on 1 Corinthians 10:1-11 by W. Kelly)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Neither let us tempt the Christ, as some of them tempted, and perished by serpents.

W. Kelly Translation

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Neither let us tempt the Lord, even as some of them tempted, and were perishing by the serpents1.

WK Translation Notes

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Lord: κύριον אBCP, eight cursives, some ancient versions and fathers; Χριστόν DEFGKL, most cursives, versions, etc.; θεόν, A, etc. (Notes on 1 Cor., p.153)
were perishing: ἀπώλλυντο אAB, the rest ἀπώλοντο. (Notes on 1 Cor., p.153)