Deuteronomy 6:16
Do not test the LORD your God as you tested Him at Massah.
Cross References
Matthew 4:7
Jesus replied, "It is also written: 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'"

Luke 4:12
But Jesus answered, "It also says, 'Do not put the Lord your God to the test.'"

Exodus 17:2
So the people contended with Moses, "Give us water to drink." "Why do you contend with me?" Moses replied. "Why do you test the LORD?"

Exodus 17:7
He named the place Massah and Meribah because the Israelites quarreled, and because they tested the LORD, saying, "Is the LORD among us or not?"

Deuteronomy 33:8
Concerning Levi he said: "Give Your Thummim to Levi and Your Urim to Your godly one, whom You tested at Massah and contested at the waters of Meribah.

Psalm 78:18
They willfully tested God by demanding the food they craved.

Psalm 95:8
do not harden your hearts as you did at Meribah, in the day at Massah in the wilderness,

Treasury of Scripture
You shall not tempt the LORD your God, as you tempted him in Massah.


Matthew 4:7
Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

Luke 4:12
And Jesus answering said unto him, It is said, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

tempted him

Exodus 17:2,7
Wherefore 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? …

Numbers 20:3,4,13
And the people chode with Moses, and spake, saying, Would God that we had died when our brethren died before the LORD! …

Numbers 21:4,5
And 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…


Deuteronomy 6:15
Top of Page
Top of Page