Deuteronomy 6:16
Good News Translation
"Do not put the LORD your God to the test, as you did at Massah.

Contemporary English Version
so don't try to make him prove that he can help you, as you did at Massah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God, as thou temptedst him in the place of temptation.

New American Bible
You shall not put the LORD, your God, to the test, as you did at Massah.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God, as thou temptedst him in the place of temptation.

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

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

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Exodus 17:2,7 And they chode with Moses, and said: Give us water, that we may drink. And Moses answered them: Why chide you with me? Wherefore do you tempt the Lord? . . .

Numbers 20:3,4,13 And making a sedition, they said: Would God we had perished among our brethren before the Lord. . . .

Numbers 21:4,5 And they marched from mount Hor, by the way that leadeth to the Red Sea, to compass the land of Edom. And the people began to be weary of their journey and labour: . . .

Psalm 95:8,9 To day if you shall hear his voice, harden not your hearts: . . .

1 Corinthians 10:9 Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them tempted and perished by the serpent.

Hebrews 3:8,9 Harden not your hearts, as in the provocation, in the day of temptation in the desert, . . .

Context
The Greatest Commandment
15Because the Lord thy God is a jealous God in the midst of thee: lest at any time the wrath of the Lord thy God be kindled against thee, and take thee away from the face of the earth. 16Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God, as thou temptedst him in the place of temptation.17Keep the precepts of the Lord thy God, and the testimonies and ceremonies which he hath commanded thee.…
Cross References
Matthew 4:7
Jesus said to him: It is written again: Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

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

Exodus 17:2
And they chode with Moses, and said: Give us water, that we may drink. And Moses answered them: Why chide you with me? Wherefore do you tempt the Lord?

Exodus 17:7
And he called the name of that place Temptation, because of the chiding of the children of Israel, and for that they tempted the Lord, saying: Is the Lord amongst us or not?

Deuteronomy 33:8
To Levi also he said: Thy perfection, and thy doctrine be to thy holy man, whom thou hast proved in the temptation, and judged at the waters of contradiction:

Psalm 78:18
And they tempted God in their hearts, by asking meat for their desires.

Psalm 95:8
To day if you shall hear his voice, harden not your hearts:

Additional Translations
Do not test the LORD your God as you tested Him at Massah.You shall not tempt the LORD your God, as you tempted him in Massah.

Ye shall not tempt Jehovah your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.

Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God, as ye tempted him in the temptation.

Ye shall not tempt Jehovah your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.

Ye shall not tempt the LORD your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.

Ye shall not tempt the LORD your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.

You shall not tempt Yahweh your God, as you tempted him in Massah.

'Ye do not try Jehovah your God as ye tried in Massah;
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