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65. Has God ever tempted anyone?

God has never tempted anyone.

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. James 1:13

Some people have been tempted by God.

God tempted Abraham to kill his son Isaac for a burnt offering.
God did tempt Abraham ... And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac ... and offer him there for a burnt offering. Genesis 22:1
He (or Satan) tempted David to have a census.
And again the anger of the Lord was kindled against Israel, and he moved David against them to say, Go number Israel and Judah. 2 Samuel 24:1
And Jesus says we should pray that God will not tempt us. (Which wouldn't be necessary if God never tempts anyone.)
And lead us not into temptation. Matthew 6:13

Christian Responses
Contradicting Bible Contradictions
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See also:
Can God be tempted?
Is it OK to test (or tempt) God?

Dwindling In Unbelief
King David's amazing census

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Quiz Show (Bible Contradictions)