English Standard Version
We must not put Christ to the test, as some of them did and were destroyed by serpents,
King James Bible
Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed of serpents.
American Standard Version
Neither let us make trial of the Lord, as some of them made trial, and perished by the serpents.
Neither let us tempt Christ: as some of them tempted, and perished by the serpents.
English Revised Version
Neither let us tempt the Lord, as some of them tempted, and perished by the serpents.
Webster's Bible Translation
Neither let us tempt Christ, as some of them also tempted, and were destroyed by serpents.
Weymouth New Testament
And do not let us test the Lord too far, as some of them tested Him and were destroyed by the serpents.
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Let us tempt Christ (ἐκπειράζωμεν τὸν Χριστόν)
The compound word is very significant, "to tempt out" (ἐκ); tempt thoroughly; try to the utmost. It occurs in three other places: Matthew 4:7; Luke 4:12; Luke 10:25; and, in every case, is used of tempting or testing Christ. Compare Psalm 77:18 (Sept.). For Christ read Κύριον the Lord.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Therefore the people quarreled with Moses and said, "Give us water to drink." And Moses said to them, "Why do you quarrel with me? Why do you test the LORD?"
And the people spoke against God and against Moses, "Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For there is no food and no water, and we loathe this worthless food."
Then the LORD sent fiery serpents among the people, and they bit the people, so that many people of Israel died.
They tested God in their heart by demanding the food they craved.
when your fathers put me to the test and put me to the proof, though they had seen my work.
But they had a wanton craving in the wilderness, and put God to the test in the desert;
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