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 James 1:21 - 27; James 2:1 - 26
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   Book of James
   Chapter 1  - Click for Chapter Audio
1:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Therefore, putting R46 aside all filthiness and all that F22 remains of wickedness, in humility F23 receive the R47 word implanted, which is able to save your souls.
 
1:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But R48 prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.
 
1:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his natural F24 face in R49 a mirror;
 
1:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
for once he has looked at himself and gone away, he F25 has immediately forgotten what kind of person he was.
 
1:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the R50 law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but an F26 effectual doer, this man will be blessed R51 in what F27 he does.
 
1:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle R52 F28 his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is worthless.
 
1:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Pure and undefiled religion in R53 the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit R54 orphans R55 and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by F29 the R56 world.
 
   Chapter 2  - Click for Chapter Audio
2:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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My R57 brethren, do R58 not hold your faith in our glorious R59 Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal R60 favoritism.
 
2:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For if a man comes into your assembly F30 with a gold ring and dressed in fine R61 F31 clothes, and there also comes in a poor man in dirty R62 clothes,
 
2:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and you pay F32 special attention to the one who is wearing the fine R63 clothes, and say, "You sit here in a good place," and you say to the poor man, "You stand over there, or sit down by my footstool,"
 
2:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with R64 evil motives? F33
 
2:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Listen, my R65 beloved brethren: did not God R66 choose the poor of F34 this world to be rich R67 in faith and heirs R68 of the kingdom which He promised R69 to those who love Him?
 
2:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But you have dishonored the poor man. Is it not the rich who oppress you and personally F35 drag R70 you into court? F36
 
2:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Do R71 they not blaspheme the fair name by F37 which you have been called?
 
2:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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If, however, you are R72 fulfilling the royal F38 law according to the Scripture, "YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF," you are doing well.
 
2:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But if you show R74 partiality, you are committing sin and are convicted by the law F39 as transgressors.
 
2:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For whoever keeps the whole law F40 and yet stumbles R75 in one point, he has become guilty R76 of all.
 
2:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For He who said, "DO NOT COMMIT ADULTERY," also said, "DO NOT COMMIT MURDER." Now if you do not commit adultery, but do commit murder, you have become a transgressor of the law. F41
 
2:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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So speak and so act as those who are to be judged by the R79 law of liberty.
 
2:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For judgment R80 will be merciless to one who has shown no mercy; mercy triumphs F42 over judgment.
 
2:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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What R81 use is it, my R82 brethren, if someone says he has faith but he has no works? Can that F43 faith save him?
 
2:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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If R83 a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food,
 
2:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and one of you says to them, "Go R84 in peace, be F44 warmed and be filled," and yet you do not give them what is necessary for their body, what use is that?
 
2:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Even so faith, R85 if it has no works, is dead, F45 being by itself.
 
2:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But R86 someone may F46 well say, "You have faith and I have works; show me your faith R87 without the works, and I will show R88 you my faith by R89 my works."
 
2:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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You believe that God R90 F47 is one. You R91 do well; the R92 demons also believe, and shudder.
 
2:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But are you willing to recognize, you R93 foolish fellow, that faith R94 without works is useless?
 
2:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Was R95 not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered up Isaac his son on the altar?
 
2:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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You see that faith R96 was working with his works, and as F48 a result of the works, R97 faith was perfected; F49
 
2:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, "AND ABRAHAM BELIEVED GOD, AND IT WAS RECKONED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS," and he was called the R99 friend of God.
 
2:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone.
 
2:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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In the same way, was not Rahab R100 the harlot also justified by works when R101 she received the messengers and sent them out by another way?
 
2:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith R102 without works is dead.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F22 Lit abundance of malice
F23 Or gentleness
F24 Lit the face of his birth; or nature
F25 Lit and he
F26 Lit a doer of a work
F27 Lit his doing
F28 Or control
F29 Lit from
F30 Or synagogue
F31 Or bright
F32 Lit look at
F33 Lit reasonings
F34 Lit to the
F35 Lit they themselves
F36 Lit courts
F37 Lit which has been called upon you
F38 Or law of our King
F39 Or Law
F40 Or Law
F41 Or Law
F42 Lit boasts against
F43 Lit the
F44 Or warm yourselves and fill yourselves
F45 Or dead by its own standards
F46 Lit will
F47 One early ms reads there is one God
F48 Or by the deeds
F49 Or completed

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R46 Ephesians 4:22; 1 Peter 2:1
R47 Ephesians 1:13; 1 Peter 1:22f
R48 Matthew 7:24-27; Luke 6:46-49; Romans 2:13; James 1:22-25; 2:14-20
R49 1 Corinthians 13:12
R50 John 8:32; Romans 8:2; Galatians 2:4; 6:2; James 2:12; 1 Peter 2:16
R51 John 13:17
R52 Psalms 39:1; 141:3; James 3:2-12
R53 Romans 2:13; Galatians 3:11
R54 Matthew 25:36
R55 Deuteronomy 14:29; Job 31:16,17,21; Psalms 146:9; Isaiah 1:17,23
R56 Matthew 12:32; Ephesians 2:2; Titus 2:12; James 4:4; 2 Peter 1:4; 2:20; 1 John 2:15-17
R57 James 1:16
R58 Hebrews 12:2
R59 Acts 7:2; 1 Corinthians 2:8
R60 Acts 10:34; James 2:9
R61 Luke 23:11; James 2:3
R62 Zechariah 3:3f
R63 Luke 23:11
R64 Luke 18:6; John 7:24
R65 James 1:16
R66 Job 34:19; 1 Corinthians 1:27f
R67 Luke 12:21; Revelation 2:9
R68 Matthew 5:3;
R69 James 1:12
R70 Acts 8:3; 16:19
R71 Acts 11:26; 1 Peter 4:16
R72 Matthew 7:12
R73 Leviticus 19:18
R74 Acts 10:34; James 2:1
R75 James 3:2; 2 Peter 1:10; Jude 24
R76 Matthew 5:19; Galatians 5:3
R77 Exodus 20:14; Deuteronomy 5:18
R78 Exodus 20:13; Deuteronomy 5:17
R79 James 1:25
R80 Proverbs 21:13; Matthew 5:7; 18:32-35; Luke 6:37f
R81 James 1:22ff
R82 James 1:16
R83 Matthew 25:35f; Luke 3:11
R84 1 John 3:17f
R85 Galatians 5:6; James 2:20,26
R86 Romans 9:19
R87 Romans 3:28; 4:6; Hebrews 11:33
R88 James 3:13
R89 Matthew 7:16f; Galatians 5:6
R90 Deuteronomy 6:4; Mark 12:29
R91 James 2:8
R92 Matthew 8:29; Mark 1:24; 5:7; Luke 4:34; Acts 19:15
R93 Romans 9:20; 1 Corinthians 15:36
R94 Galatians 5:6; James 2:17,26
R95 Genesis 22:9,10,12,16-18
R96 John 6:29; Hebrews 11:17
R97 1 Thessalonians 1:3
R98 Genesis 15:6; Romans 4:3
R99 2 Chronicles 20:7; Isaiah 41:8
R100 Hebrews 11:31
R101 Joshua 2:4,6,15
R102 Galatians 5:6; James 2:17,20

 
 

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