James 1:19



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

This you know, my beloved brethren But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;

King James Version

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

International Standard Version

You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.

A Conservative Version

Therefore, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.

American Standard Version

Ye know this , my beloved brethren. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

Amplified

Understand [this], my beloved brethren. Let every man be quick to hear [a ready listener], slow to speak, slow to take offense and to get angry.

An Understandable Version

You people [already] know this [or, "you should know this"], my dearly loved brothers. However, every person should be quick to listen, slow to talk and slow in becoming angry.

Anderson New Testament

So, then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.

Bible in Basic English

You have knowledge of this, dear brothers. But let every man be quick in hearing, slow in words, slow to get angry;

Common New Testament

This you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Wherefore, my dear brethren, let every one be eager to hear, averse to contradiction, and deaf to passion.

Darby Translation

So that, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;

Godbey New Testament

Know, my beloved brethren; but let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow toward wrath:

Goodspeed New Testament

You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to be angry,

Holman Bible

My dearly loved brothers, understand this: everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger,

John Wesley New Testament

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;

Julia Smith Translation

Wherefore, my dearly beloved brethren, let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger:

King James 2000

Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger:

Lexham Expanded Bible

Understand [this], my dear brothers: every person must be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger,

Modern King James verseion

Therefore, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wherefore, dear brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to wrath.

Moffatt New Testament

Be sure of that, my beloved brothers. Let everyone be quick to listen, slow to talk, slow to be angry ??20 for human anger does not promote divine righteousness;

Montgomery New Testament

Mark this well, my dear brothers. Let every man be swift in hearing, slow in speaking, slow in growing angry;

NET Bible

Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters! Let every person be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger.

New Heart English Bible

This you know, my beloved brothers. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger;

New simplified Bible

You know this, my beloved brothers. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger.

Noyes New Testament

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.

Sawyer New Testament

Understand, my beloved brothers, and let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;

The Emphasized Bible

Ye know, my brethren beloved, - but let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger,

Twentieth Century New Testament

Mark this, my dear Brothers--Let every one be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry;

Webster

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

Weymouth New Testament

You know this, my dearly-loved brethren. But let every one be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to be angry.

Williams New Testament

You must understand this, my dearly loved brothers. Everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to get angry;

World English Bible

So, then, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger;

Worrell New Testament

Ye know this, my beloved brethren; but let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;

Worsley New Testament

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

Youngs Literal Translation

So then, my brethren beloved, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὥστε 
hoste 
so that , wherefore , insomuch that , therefore , that , so then , to , as , insomuch as
Usage: 72

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
my , me , mine , I , mine own
Usage: 313

ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

πᾶς 
Pas 
all , all things , every , all men , whosoever , everyone , whole , all manner of , every man , no Trans , every thing , any , whatsoever , whosoever 9 , always , daily , any thing , no , not tr ,
Usage: 704

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man , not tr ,
Usage: 316

be
ἔστω ἔστωσαν 
Esto 
let be , be , not tr
Usage: 10

ταχύς 
Tachus 
Usage: 1

to
εἰς 
Eis 
εἰς 
Eis 
εἰς 
Eis 
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
into , to , unto , for , in , on , toward , against ,
Usage: 1267
Usage: 1267
Usage: 1267

ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

βραδύς 
Bradus 
βραδύς 
Bradus 
Usage: 2
Usage: 2

λαλέω 
Laleo 
speak , say , tell , talk , preach , utter , , vr speak
Usage: 235

Devotionals

Devotionals about James 1:19

Images James 1:19

Context Readings

Doers Of The Message, Not Just Hearers

18 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. 19 This you know, my beloved brethren But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger; 20 for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.


Cross References

Proverbs 10:19

When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise.

Proverbs 14:29

He who is slow to anger has great understanding, But he who is quick-tempered exalts folly.

Proverbs 16:32

He who is slow to anger is better than the mighty, And he who rules his spirit, than he who captures a city.

Proverbs 17:27

He who restrains his words has knowledge, And he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.

Ephesians 4:26

BE ANGRY, AND yet DO NOT SIN; do not let the sun go down on your anger,

Proverbs 13:3

The one who guards his mouth preserves his life; The one who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Proverbs 14:17

A quick-tempered man acts foolishly, And a man of evil devices is hated.

Proverbs 15:18

A hot-tempered man stirs up strife, But the slow to anger calms a dispute.

Proverbs 18:13

He who gives an answer before he hears, It is folly and shame to him.

Proverbs 19:11

A man's discretion makes him slow to anger, And it is his glory to overlook a transgression.

Ecclesiastes 7:8-9

The end of a matter is better than its beginning; Patience of spirit is better than haughtiness of spirit.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise makes knowledge acceptable, But the mouth of fools spouts folly.

Proverbs 17:14

The beginning of strife is like letting out water, So abandon the quarrel before it breaks out.

Proverbs 18:21

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.

Proverbs 21:23

He who guards his mouth and his tongue, Guards his soul from troubles.

Proverbs 25:28

Like a city that is broken into and without walls Is a man who has no control over his spirit.

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.

Colossians 3:8

But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive speech from your mouth.

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful.

Nehemiah 8:2-3

Then Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly of men, women and all who could listen with understanding, on the first day of the seventh month.

Nehemiah 8:12-14

All the people went away to eat, to drink, to send portions and to celebrate a great festival, because they understood the words which had been made known to them.

Nehemiah 8:18

He read from the book of the law of God daily, from the first day to the last day And they celebrated the feast seven days, and on the eighth day there was a solemn assembly according to the ordinance.

Nehemiah 9:3

While they stood in their place, they read from the book of the law of the LORD their God for a fourth of the day; and for another fourth they confessed and worshiped the LORD their God.

Nehemiah 9:17

"They refused to listen, And did not remember Your wondrous deeds which You had performed among them; So they became stubborn and appointed a leader to return to their slavery in Egypt But You are a God of forgiveness, Gracious and compassionate, Slow to anger and abounding in lovingkindness; And You did not forsake them.

Proverbs 8:32-35

"Now therefore, O sons, listen to me, For blessed are they who keep my ways.

Proverbs 19:19

A man of great anger will bear the penalty, For if you rescue him, you will only have to do it again.

Ecclesiastes 5:1-3

Guard your steps as you go to the house of God and draw near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools; for they do not know they are doing evil.

Matthew 5:22

"But I say to you that everyone who is angry with his brother shall be guilty before the court; and whoever says to his brother, 'You good-for-nothing,' shall be guilty before the supreme court; and whoever says, 'You fool,' shall be guilty enough to go into the fiery hell.

Mark 2:2

And many were gathered together, so that there was no longer room, not even near the door; and He was speaking the word to them.

Mark 12:37

"David himself calls Him 'Lord'; so in what sense is He his son?" And the large crowd enjoyed listening to Him.

Luke 19:48

and they could not find anything that they might do, for all the people were hanging on to every word He said.

Acts 2:42

They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

Acts 10:33

"So I sent for you immediately, and you have been kind enough to come. Now then, we are all here present before God to hear all that you have been commanded by the Lord."

Acts 13:42-44

As Paul and Barnabas were going out, the people kept begging that these things might be spoken to them the next Sabbath.

Acts 13:48

When the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord; and as many as had been appointed to eternal life believed.

Acts 17:11

Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.

Galatians 5:20-21

idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions,

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this reason we also constantly thank God that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, which also performs its work in you who believe.

James 1:26

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.

James 3:1-2

Let not many of you become teachers, my brethren, knowing that as such we will incur a stricter judgment.

1 John 2:21

I have not written to you because you do not know the truth, but because you do know it, and because no lie is of the truth.

Luke 15:1

Now all the tax collectors and the sinners were coming near Him to listen to Him.



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