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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with euill, neither tempteth he any man.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone."
- New American Standard Version (1995)
Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God; for God cannot be tempted with evil, and he himself tempteth no man:
- American Standard Version (1901)
Let no man say when he is tested, I am tested by God; for it is not possible for God to be tested by evil, and he himself puts no man to such a test:
- Basic English Bible
Let no man, being tempted, say, I am tempted of God. For God cannot be tempted by evil things, and himself tempts no one.
- Darby Bible
Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted by God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man:
- Webster's Bible
Let no one say when passing through trial, "My temptation is from God;" for God is incapable of being tempted to do evil, and He Himself tempts no one.
- Weymouth Bible
Let no man say when he is tempted, "I am tempted by God," for God can't be tempted by evil, and he himself tempts no one.
- World English Bible
No man whanne he is temptid, seie, that he is temptid of God; for whi God is not a temptere of yuele thingis, for he temptith no man.
- Wycliffe Bible
Let no one say, being tempted -- `From God I am tempted,' for God is not tempted of evil, and Himself doth tempt no one,
- Youngs Literal Bible
1:13 But let no man who is tempted - To sin. Say, I am tempted of God - God thus tempteth no man.
Jas 1:13 Let no man say . . . I am tempted by God. Some men when they fall try to throw the blame on God, as if God had tempted them. It is impossible that God be tempted of sin, nor does he ever tempt men to sin.
Skycastle-sc's comment on 2014-10-08 21:32:33:
we lust after what we love or desire to have this verse is telling those who will fall into sin due to their lost and then try to attribute it to God that is not so let me just say u ate tempted by your affections and or priorities.
Essy's comment on 2014-06-17 11:36:14:
i think only the devol can tempt us not God
Ayobami Adeyeye's comment on 2012-08-02 00:22:31:
When anyone is being tempted let him/her not say is from God. For every man is drawn away of his own lust and enticed
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