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 James 1:1 - 12
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The New American Standard Bible
   Book of James
   Chapter 1  - Click for Chapter Audio
1:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
James, R1 F1 a bond-servant R2 of God and of R3 the Lord Jesus Christ, To the R4 twelve tribes who are dispersed R5 F2 abroad: Greetings. R6
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 1:1
BCC -> Commentary on 1:1
BNN -> Commentary on 1:1
DSN -> Synopsis on 1:1
GEB -> Study Notes on 1:1
GSB -> Study Notes on 1:1
JFB -> Commentary on 1:1
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 1:1
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 1:1
PNT -> Commentary on 1:1
RWP -> Study Notes on 1:1
TSK -> Entry for 1:1
WEN -> Notes on 1:1
NTB -> James; Minister, Christian
TCR -> Dispersion; God's; God; Israel; James; Jews; Saints; Servants
TTT -> Jews, The; Titles and Names of Ministers; Tribes of Israel, The
BED -> James, Theology of; Jesus Christ, Name and Titles of; Servant, Service; Slave, Slavery; Thankfulness, Thanksgiving
EBD -> Dispersion
HBD -> Greeting; James, The Letter; Letter Form And Function
SBD -> Dispersion, The Jews of the
EDL -> Devotional using 1:1
EDL -> Devotional using 1:1


1:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Consider R7 it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various R8 trials, F3
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 1:2
BCC -> Commentary on 1:2
BNN -> Commentary on 1:2
DSN -> Synopsis on 1:2
GEB -> Study Notes on 1:2
GSB -> Study Notes on 1:2
JFB -> Commentary on 1:2
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 1:2
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 1:2
PNT -> Commentary on 1:2
RWP -> Study Notes on 1:2
TSK -> Entry for 1:2
WEN -> Notes on 1:2
NTB -> Afflictions And Adversities; Joy
TCR -> Spiritual; Temptation; Tests, Spiritual
TTT -> Holiness; Joy; Temptation
ATS -> Tempt
BED -> James, Theology of; Joy; Suffering; Temptation, Test; Thankfulness, Thanksgiving
EBD -> Afflictions; James, Epistle of; Temptation
HBD -> Affliction; James, The Letter; Joy; Patience; Suffering
SBD -> Satan
EDL -> Devotional using 1:2
EDL -> Devotional using 1:2
EDL -> Devotional using 1:2



1:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
knowing that the R9 testing of your faith R10 produces endurance. R11 F4
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 1:3
BCC -> Commentary on 1:3
BNN -> Commentary on 1:3
DSN -> Synopsis on 1:3
GEB -> Study Notes on 1:3
GSB -> Study Notes on 1:3
JFB -> Commentary on 1:3
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 1:3
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 1:3
PNT -> Commentary on 1:3
RWP -> Study Notes on 1:3
TSK -> Entry for 1:3
WEN -> Notes on 1:3
NTB -> Afflictions And Adversities; Faith; Patience
TCR -> Faith; Hindrances; Spiritual; Temptation; Tested; Tests, Spiritual
TTT -> Afflictions Made Beneficial; Faith; Holiness; Patience; Temptation
ATS -> Tempt
BED -> Perseverance; Suffering; Temptation, Test; Thankfulness, Thanksgiving
EBD -> Afflictions
HBD -> James, The Letter; Patience; Suffering
SBD -> Satan
EDL -> Devotional using 1:3
EDL -> Devotional using 1:3
EDL -> Devotional using 1:3



1:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
And let endurance R12 F5 have its perfect result, F6 so that you may be perfect R13 F7 and complete, lacking in nothing.
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 1:4
BCC -> Commentary on 1:4
BNN -> Commentary on 1:4
DSN -> Synopsis on 1:4
GEB -> Study Notes on 1:4
GSB -> Study Notes on 1:4
JFB -> Commentary on 1:4
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 1:4
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 1:4
PNT -> Commentary on 1:4
RWP -> Study Notes on 1:4
SRN -> Study Notes on 1:4
TSK -> Entry for 1:4
WEN -> Notes on 1:4
NTB -> Afflictions And Adversities; Decision; Meekness; Patience; Perfection; Perseverance
TCR -> Patience-Impatience; Patience; Perfection-Imperfection; Perfection
TTT -> Afflicted Saints; Patience; Perfection
BED -> James, Theology of; Perseverance; Thankfulness, Thanksgiving
HBD -> James, The Letter; Patience; Suffering
SBD -> Satan
EDL -> Devotional using 1:4
EDL -> Devotional using 1:4
EDL -> Devotional using 1:4
UTM -> Devotional using 1:4


1:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But if any of you lacks R14 wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without F8 reproach, and it R15 will be given to him.
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 1:5
BCC -> Commentary on 1:5
BNN -> Commentary on 1:5
DSN -> Synopsis on 1:5
GEB -> Study Notes on 1:5
GSB -> Study Notes on 1:5
JFB -> Commentary on 1:5
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 1:5
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 1:5
PNT -> Commentary on 1:5
RWP -> Study Notes on 1:5
TSK -> Entry for 1:5
WEN -> Notes on 1:5
NTB -> Gifts From God; God; Ignorance; Prayer; Righteous; Wisdom
TCR -> Ask; Faith; Faith-Unbelief; Gifts; Prayer; Promises, Divine; Universal; Wisdom-Folly; Wisdom
TTT -> Gifts of God, The
ATS -> Prayer
BED -> James, Theology of
EBD -> Wise, wisdom
HBD -> James, The Letter; Prayer
EDL -> Devotional using 1:5
EDL -> Devotional using 1:5
EDL -> Devotional using 1:5
LWS -> Devotional using 1:5




1:6 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But he must ask R16 in faith without R17 any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven R18 and tossed by the wind.
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 1:6
BCC -> Commentary on 1:6
BNN -> Commentary on 1:6
DSN -> Synopsis on 1:6
GEB -> Study Notes on 1:6
GSB -> Study Notes on 1:6
JFB -> Commentary on 1:6
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 1:6
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 1:6
PNT -> Commentary on 1:6
RWP -> Study Notes on 1:6
TSK -> Entry for 1:6
WEN -> Notes on 1:6
NTB -> Character; Faith; Heart; Ignorance; Instability; Prayer; Unbelief; Wicked (People)
TCR -> Faith; Faith-Unbelief; Instability; Prayer; Steadfastness-Instability; Wicked, The
TTT -> Faith; Prayer; Prayer, Answers to; Sea, The; Steadfastness
HBD -> James, The Letter
EDL -> Devotional using 1:6
EDL -> Devotional using 1:6
EDL -> Devotional using 1:6


1:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord,
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 1:7
BCC -> Commentary on 1:7
BNN -> Commentary on 1:7
DSN -> Synopsis on 1:7
GEB -> Study Notes on 1:7
GSB -> Study Notes on 1:7
JFB -> Commentary on 1:7
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 1:7
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 1:7
PNT -> Commentary on 1:7
RWP -> Study Notes on 1:7
TSK -> Entry for 1:7
WEN -> Notes on 1:7
NTB -> Character; Instability; Prayer; Unbelief; Wicked (People)
TCR -> Prayer; Wicked, The
TTT -> Prayer, Answers to; Steadfastness
HBD -> Double-Minded; Integrity; James, The Letter
EDL -> Devotional using 1:7
EDL -> Devotional using 1:7
EDL -> Devotional using 1:7


1:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
being a double-minded R19 F9 man, unstable R20 in all his ways.
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 1:8
BCC -> Commentary on 1:8
BNN -> Commentary on 1:8
DSN -> Synopsis on 1:8
GEB -> Study Notes on 1:8
GSB -> Study Notes on 1:8
JFB -> Commentary on 1:8
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 1:8
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 1:8
PNT -> Commentary on 1:8
RWP -> Study Notes on 1:8
TSK -> Entry for 1:8
WEN -> Notes on 1:8
NTB -> Character; Heart; Hypocrisy; Indecision; Instability
TCR -> Double-mindedness; Indecision; Steadfastness-Instability
TTT -> Decision; Steadfastness
HBD -> Double-Minded; Integrity; James, The Letter
EDL -> Devotional using 1:8
EDL -> Devotional using 1:8
EDL -> Devotional using 1:8


1:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
But R21 the brother F10 of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position;
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 1:9
BCC -> Commentary on 1:9
BNN -> Commentary on 1:9
DSN -> Synopsis on 1:9
GEB -> Study Notes on 1:9
GSB -> Study Notes on 1:9
JFB -> Commentary on 1:9
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 1:9
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 1:9
PNT -> Commentary on 1:9
RWP -> Study Notes on 1:9
TSK -> Entry for 1:9
WEN -> Notes on 1:9
NTB -> Humility; Poor; Resignation; Rich, The; Thankfulness
TTT -> Poor, The; Riches
BED -> Anger; James, Theology of; Wealth
HBD -> James, The Letter
EDL -> Devotional using 1:9
EDL -> Devotional using 1:9
TGIF -> Devotional using 1:9


1:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
and the rich man is to glory in his humiliation, because like R22 flowering F11 grass he will pass away.
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 1:10
BCC -> Commentary on 1:10
BNN -> Commentary on 1:10
DSN -> Synopsis on 1:10
GEB -> Study Notes on 1:10
GSB -> Study Notes on 1:10
JFB -> Commentary on 1:10
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 1:10
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 1:10
PNT -> Commentary on 1:10
RWP -> Study Notes on 1:10
TSK -> Entry for 1:10
WEN -> Notes on 1:10
NTB -> Afflictions And Adversities; Death; Grass; Humility; Life; Poor; Resignation; Rich, The
TCR -> Grass, Man as; Man; Mortality-Immortality; Mortality
TTT -> Flowers; Riches
ATS -> Grass
BED -> Wealth
EBD -> Flowers
HBD -> Ecclesiastes, Book Of; Flowers; James, The Letter; Pride
EDL -> Devotional using 1:10
EDL -> Devotional using 1:10


1:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
For the sun rises with a R23 F12 scorching wind and withers R24 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.
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 1:11
BCC -> Commentary on 1:11
BNN -> Commentary on 1:11
DSN -> Synopsis on 1:11
GEB -> Study Notes on 1:11
GSB -> Study Notes on 1:11
JFB -> Commentary on 1:11
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 1:11
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 1:11
PNT -> Commentary on 1:11
RWP -> Study Notes on 1:11
TSK -> Entry for 1:11
WEN -> Notes on 1:11
NTB -> Death; Grass; Life; Rich, The
TCR -> Heat; Meteorology
TTT -> Flowers; Riches; Sun, The
BED -> James, Theology of; Wealth
HBD -> Ecclesiastes, Book Of; Flowers; James, The Letter
EDL -> Devotional using 1:11
EDL -> Devotional using 1:11


1:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Blessed R25 is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been F13 approved, he will receive the R26 crown of life which the Lord has R27 promised to those who love R28 Him.
 
Study Resource List
ACC -> Commentary on 1:12
BCC -> Commentary on 1:12
BNN -> Commentary on 1:12
DSN -> Synopsis on 1:12
GEB -> Study Notes on 1:12
GSB -> Study Notes on 1:12
JFB -> Commentary on 1:12
MHC-COM -> Commentary on 1:12
MHC-CON -> Commentary on 1:12
PNT -> Commentary on 1:12
RWP -> Study Notes on 1:12
TSK -> Entry for 1:12
WEN -> Notes on 1:12
NTB -> Afflictions And Adversities; Assurance; Crown; Decision; Faith; Love; Perseverance; Righteous
TCR -> Afflictions; Beattitudes, General; Crowns; Endurance; Future, The; Life-Death; Life; Promises, Divine; Reward; Spiritual; Steadfastness-Instability; Steadfastness; Temptation; Tested; Tests, Spiritual
TTT -> Affliction, Consolation under; Assurance; Blessed, The; Love to Christ; Love to God; Promises of God, The; Reward of Saints, The; Temptation
ATS -> Tempt
BED -> Blessing; Crown; James, Theology of; Perseverance; Reward; Temptation, Test
EBD -> Afflictions; Crown; Justice of God; Temptation
HBD -> Affliction; Crown; Fall; James, The Letter; Life
EDL -> Devotional using 1:12
EDL -> Devotional using 1:12
EDL -> Devotional using 1:12





FOOTNOTES:
F1 Or Jacob
F2 Lit in the Dispersion
F3 Or temptations
F4 Or steadfastness
F5 V 3, note 1
F6 Lit work
F7 Or mature
F8 Lit does not reproach
F9 Or doubting, hesitating
F10 I.e. church member
F11 Lit the flower of the grass
F12 Lit the
F13 Or passed the test

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
R1 Acts 12:17
R2 Titus 1:1
R3 Romans 1:1
R4 Luke 22:30
R5 John 7:35
R6 Acts 15:23
R7 Matthew 5:12; James 1:12;
R8 1 Peter 1:6
R9 1 Peter 1:7
R10 Hebrews 6:12
R11 Luke 21:19
R12 Luke 21:19
R13 Matthew 5:48; Colossians 4:12
R14 1 Kings 3:9ff; James 3:17
R15 Matthew 7:7
R16 Matthew 21:21
R17 Mark 11:23; Acts 10:20
R18 Matthew 14:28-31; Ephesians 4:14
R19 James 4:8
R20 2 Peter 2:14
R21 Luke 14:11
R22 1 Corinthians 7:31; 1 Peter 1:24
R23 Matthew 20:12
R24 Psalms 102:4,11; Isaiah 40:7f
R25 Luke 6:22; James 5:11; 1 Peter 3:14;
R26 1 Corinthians 9:25
R27 Exodus 20:6; James 2:5
R28 1 Corinthians 2:9; 8:3

 
 

Abbreviations Legend:

ACC - Adam Clark Commentary; BCC - Burton Coffman; BNN - Barnes' New Testament; DSN - Darby's Synopsis; GEB - Gill's Exposition; GSB - Geneva Study Bible; JFB - Jamieson, Fausset, Brown; MHC-COM - Matthew Henry Complete; MHC-CON - Matthew Henry Concise; PNT - People's New Testament; RWP - Robertson's Word Pictures; SRN - Scofield Reference Notes; TSK - Treasury of Scripture Knowledge; WEN - Wesley's Explanatory Notes; NTB - Nave's Topical Bible; TCR - Thompson Chain Reference; TSK - Treasury of Scripture Knowledge; TTT - Torrey's Topical Textbook; ATS - ATS Bible Dictionary; BED - Baker's Evangelical Dictionary; EBD - Easton's Bible Dictionary; HBD - Holman Bible Dictionary; SBD - Smith's Bible Dictionary; UTM - My Utmost for His Highest; EDL - Every Day Light; TGIF - ; LWS - Living Water for Your Soul; TV - ;

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