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 James 1
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   Book of James
   Chapter 1
1:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes who are dispersed abroad: Greetings.
 
1:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,
 
1:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.
 
1:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
 
1:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.
 
1:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind.
 
1:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord,
 
1:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.
 
1:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But the brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position;
 
1:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like flowering grass he will pass away.
 
1:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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For the sun rises with a scorching wind and withers the grass; and its flower falls off and the beauty of its appearance is destroyed; so too the rich man in the midst of his pursuits will fade away.
 
1:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
 
1:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone.
 
1:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But each one is tempted when he is carried away and enticed by his own lust.
 
1:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Then when lust has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and when sin is accomplished, it brings forth death.
 
1:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren.
 
1:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.
 
1:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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In the exercise of His will He brought us forth by the word of truth, so that we would be a kind of first fruits among His creatures.
 
1:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
This you know , my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;
 
1:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.
 
1:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.
 
1:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But 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 face in a mirror;
 
1:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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for once he has looked at himself and gone away, he has immediately forgotten what kind of person he was.
 
1:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but an effectual doer, this man will be blessed in what 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 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 the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
 
 

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