KJV James 3

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KJV James 3

1. My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation. James 3:1 (NIV)

2. For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body. James 3:2 (NIV)

3. Behold, we put bits in the horses' mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body. James 3:3 (NIV)

4. Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth. James 3:4 (NIV)

5. Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth! James 3:5 (NIV)

6. And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell. James 3:6 (NIV)

7. For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind: James 3:7 (NIV)

8. But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. James 3:8 (NIV)

9. Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God. James 3:9 (NIV)

10. Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be. James 3:10 (NIV)

11. Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter? James 3:11 (NIV)

12. Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh. James 3:12 (NIV)

13. Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom. James 3:13 (NIV)

14. But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth. James 3:14 (NIV)

15. This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish. James 3:15 (NIV)

16. For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work. James 3:16 (NIV)

17. But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy. James 3:17 (NIV)

18. And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace. James 3:18 (NIV)

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