Thou Shalt Not Tempt The Lord Thy God?

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Matthew 4:7

What does it mean thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God?

Stop reading the King James Version of the bible and things won’t be so confusing. The correct scripture is ‘do not put the Lord your God to the test’ which basically means; do not call on the Lord just to see if he will show up or is if he is real.

Where is it written Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God?

In the King James Version of the Bible the text reads: Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

Who tested God in the Old Testament?

The Biblical text states that the Israelites argued with Moses about the lack of water, with Moses rebuking the Israelites for testing Yahweh, hence the name Massah, which means testing.

What was Jesus first temptation?

The temptation of Christ is a biblical narrative detailed in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke. After being baptized by John the Baptist, Jesus was tempted by the devil for 40 days and nights in the Judaean Desert. During this entire time of spiritual battle, Jesus was fasting.