KJV James 1

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KJV James 1

1. James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting. James 1:1 (NIV)

2. My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; James 1:2 (NIV)

3. Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. James 1:3 (NIV)

4. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing. James 1:4 (NIV)

5. If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. James 1:5 (NIV)

6. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed. James 1:6 (NIV)

7. For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord. James 1:7 (NIV)

8. A double minded man is unstable in all his ways. James 1:8 (NIV)

9. Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted: James 1:9 (NIV)

10. But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away. James 1:10 (NIV)

11. For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it withereth the grass, and the flower thereof falleth, and the grace of the fashion of it perisheth: so also shall the rich man fade away in his ways. James 1:11 (NIV)

12. Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him. James 1:12 (NIV)

13. Let no man say when he is tempted, I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted with evil, neither tempteth he any man: James 1:13 (NIV)

14. But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. James 1:14 (NIV)

15. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death. James 1:15 (NIV)

16. Do not err, my beloved brethren. James 1:16 (NIV)

17. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. James 1:17 (NIV)

18. Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures. James 1:18 (NIV)

19. Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: James 1:19 (NIV)

20. For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God. James 1:20 (NIV)

21. Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls. James 1:21 (NIV)

22. But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. James 1:22 (NIV)

23. For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass: James 1:23 (NIV)

24. For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was. James 1:24 (NIV)

25. But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed. James 1:25 (NIV)

26. If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain. James 1:26 (NIV)

27. Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world. James 1:27 (NIV)

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