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Peirasmos

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   3986  
Original WordWord Origin
peirasmovßfrom (3985)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Peirasmos6:23,822
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
pi-ras-mos'   Noun Masculine
 Definition
  1. an experiment, attempt, trial, proving
    1. trial, proving: the trial made of you by my bodily condition, since condition served as to test the love of the Galatians toward Paul (Gal. 4:
    1. the trial of man's fidelity, integrity, virtue, constancy
      1. an enticement to sin, temptation, whether arising from the desires or from the outward circumstances
      2. an internal temptation to sin 1b
    2. of the temptation by which the devil sought to divert Jesus the Messiah from his divine errand
      1. of the condition of things, or a mental state, by which we are enticed to sin, or to a lapse from the faith and holiness
      2. adversity, affliction, trouble: sent by God and serving to test or prove one's character, faith, holiness
    3. temptation (i.e. trial) of God by men
      1. rebellion against God, by which his power and justice are, as it were, put to the proof and challenged to show themselves
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 21
temptation 19, temptations 1, try 1
 
  KJV Verse Count 
Matthew2
Mark1
Luke6
Acts1
1 Corinthians1
Galatians1
1 Timothy1
Hebrews1
James2
1 Peter2
2 Peter1
Revelation1


Total20
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Peirasmos". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .