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Want to know what the Bible says about Overcoming Temptation? Here are 129 Bible verses about Overcoming Temptation from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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1 Corinthians 10:13 NIV
No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.
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James 4:7 NIV
Submit yourselves, then, to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
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Galatians 5:16 NIV
So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.
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1 Corinthians 6:18-20 NIV
18 Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a person commits are outside the body, but whoever sins sexually, sins against their own body. 19 Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.
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Hebrews 2:18 NIV
Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.
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James 1:14 NIV
but each person is tempted when they are dragged away by their own evil desire and enticed.
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James 4:17 NIV
If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them.
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1 John 1:9 NIV
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
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Luke 22:40 NIV
On reaching the place, he said to them, “Pray that you will not fall into temptation.”
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Hebrews 4:15 NIV
For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our weaknesses, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are —yet he did not sin.
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1 Peter 5:8-11 NIV
8 Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. 9 Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings.
10 And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast. 11 To him be the power for ever and ever. Amen.
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Matthew 6:13 NIV
And lead us not into temptation,
    but deliver us from the evil one.
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Romans 12:2 NIV
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is —his good, pleasing and perfect will.
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James 1:12 NIV
Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.
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1 John 5:4 NIV
for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.
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1 Corinthians 15:33 NIV
Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”
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1 John 2:1 NIV
My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One.
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Romans 8:31 NIV
What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
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James 1:13 NIV
When tempted, no one should say, “God is tempting me.” For God cannot be tempted by evil, nor does he tempt anyone;
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Matthew 26:41 NIV
“Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak.”
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