Deut. 6:16 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Yem shall not tempt
nacah (Hebrew #5254)
to test; by implication, to attempt
KJV usage: adventure, assay, prove, tempt, try.
Pronounce: naw-saw'
Origin: a primitive root
the Lord
Yhovah (Hebrew #3068)
(the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God
KJV usage: Jehovah, the Lord. Compare 3050, 3069.
Pronounce: yeh-ho-vaw'
Origin: from 1961
your God
'elohiym (Hebrew #430)
gods in the ordinary sense; but specifically used (in the plural thus, especially with the article) of the supreme God; occasionally applied by way of deference to magistrates; and sometimes as a superlative
KJV usage: angels, X exceeding, God (gods)(-dess, -ly), X (very) great, judges, X mighty.
Pronounce: el-o-heem'
Origin: plural of 433
, as ye tempted
nacah (Hebrew #5254)
to test; by implication, to attempt
KJV usage: adventure, assay, prove, tempt, try.
Pronounce: naw-saw'
Origin: a primitive root
him in Massah
Maccah (Hebrew #4532)
Massah, a place in the Desert
KJV usage: Massah.
Pronounce: mas-saw'
Origin: the same as 4531
n.

Cross References

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tempt.
tempted him.
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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Num. 20:3‑4,13• 3And the people chode with Moses, and spake, saying, Would God that we had died when our brethren died before the Lord!
4And why have ye brought up the congregation of the Lord into this wilderness, that we and our cattle should die there?
13This is the water of Meribah; because the children of Israel strove with the Lord, and he was sanctified in them.
(Num. 20:3‑4,13)
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Num. 21:4‑5• 4And they journeyed from mount Hor by the way of the Red sea, to compass the land of Edom: and the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way.
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. 21:4‑5)
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Psa. 95:8‑9• 8Harden not your heart, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness:
9When your fathers tempted me, proved me, and saw my work.
(Psa. 95:8‑9)
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1 Cor. 10:9• 9Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents. (1 Cor. 10:9)
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Heb. 3:8‑9• 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.
(Heb. 3:8‑9)

J. N. Darby Translation

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Ye shall not tempt Jehovah your God, as ye tempted him in Massahc.

JND Translation Notes

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c
Temptation.