Matthew 4 (Holman Christian Standard Bible)
The Temptation of Jesus
1 Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness
to be tempted by the Devil.
2 After He had fasted 40 days and 40 nights, He was hungry.
3 Then the tempter approached Him and said, "If You are the Son of God, tell
these stones to become bread." 4 But He answered, "It is written: Man must
not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.
5 Then the Devil took Him to the holy city, had Him stand
on the pinnacle of the temple, 6 and said to Him, "If You are the Son of
God, throw Yourself down. For it is written: He will give His angels orders
concerning you and, they will support you with their hands so that you will
not strike your foot against a stone. " 7 Jesus told him, "It is also written:
Do not test the Lord your God. "
8 Again, the Devil took Him to a very high mountain and
showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor. 9 And he said
to Him, "I will give You all these things if You will fall down and worship
me." 10 Then Jesus told him, "Go away, Satan! For it is written: Worship
the Lord your God, and serve only Him. "
11 Then the Devil left Him, and immediately angels came
and began to serve Him.
James 1 (Holman Christian Standard Bible) 13 No one undergoing
a trial should say, "I am being tempted by God." For God is not tempted by
evil, and He Himself doesn't tempt anyone. 14 But each person is tempted
when he is drawn away and enticed by his own evil desires. 15 Then after
desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin, and when sin is fully grown,
it gives birth to death.
1 Timothy 6 (Holman Christian Standard Bible) 7 For we
brought nothing into the world, and we can take nothing out. 8 But if we
have food and clothing, [we will be content with these. 9 But those who want
to be rich fall into temptation, a trap, and many foolish and harmful desires,
which plunge people into ruin and destruction. 10 For the love of money is
a root of all kinds of evil, and by craving it, some have wandered away from
the faith and pierced themselves with many pains.
1 Corinthians 10:13 (Holman Christian Standard Bible)
No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to humanity. God is
faithful and He will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able,
but with the temptation He will also provide a way of escape, so that you
are able to bear it.