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 James 2:1 - 8
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The New American Standard Bible
   Book of James
   Chapter 2  - Click for Chapter Audio
2:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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 ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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 ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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 ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with R64 evil motives? F33
 
2:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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 ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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 ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
Do R71 they not blaspheme the fair name by F37 which you have been called?
 
2:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
[ Original: Greek | Multi-Translation ]
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.
 

FOOTNOTES:
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

 

CROSS REFERENCES:
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

 
 

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