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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #04532 - מַסָּה
Massah = “temptation”
1) the place in the wilderness where the Israelites tested Jehovah
1a) also ‘Meribah’
מַסָּה f. (from the root נָסָה), plur. מַסּוֹת temptation, trials; used of
(1) the great deeds of God, by which he would both prove and excite the faith of his people, Deuter. 4:34 7:19 29:2. On the other hand
(2) a temptation of Jehovah is i.q. a complaining against him, Psalms 95:8 whence [Massah], the pr.n. of a place in the desert מַסָּה Exodus 17:7; Deuteronomy 6:16, 9:22 33:8.
(3) calamity, by which God tries any one, πειρασμός, N. T., Job 9:23.
the Sixth Week after Easter