Word: peirasmoj

Pronounce: pi-ras-mos'

Strongs Number: G3986

Orig: from 3985; a putting to proof (by experiment (of good), experience (of evil), solicitation, discipline or provocation); by implication, adversity:--temptation, X try. G3985

Use: TDNT-6:23,822 Noun Masculine

Heb Strong: H4531 H6045

    1) an experiment, attempt, trial, proving
    1a) trial, proving: the trial made of you by my bodily condition, since condition served as to test the love of the Galatians toward Paul (Ga 4:14)
    1b) the trial of man's fidelity, integrity, virtue, constancy
    1b1) an enticement to sin, temptation, whether arising from the desires or from the outward circumstances
    1b2) an internal temptation to sin
    1b2a) of the temptation by which the devil sought to divert Jesus the Messiah from his divine errand
    1b3) 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
    1b4) adversity, affliction, trouble: sent by God and serving to test or prove one's character, faith, holiness
    1c) temptation (i.e. trial) of God by men
    1c1) rebellion against God, by which his power and justice are, as it were, put to the proof and challenged to show themselves