Has God ever tempted anyone? View all View original

This Bible contradiction is from the Skeptic's Annotated Bible.


God has never tempted anyone.

James 1:13 View context

Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man:

Many people have been tempted by God.

Genesis 22:1 View context

And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, [here] I [am].

2 Samuel 24:1 View context

And again the anger of the LORD was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them to say, Go, number Israel and Judah.

Matthew 6:13 View context

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.