James 3:14



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.

King James Version

But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

International Standard Version

But if you have bitter jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, stop boasting and slandering the truth.

A Conservative Version

But if ye have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not boast, and do not lie against the truth.

American Standard Version

But if ye have bitter jealousy and faction in your heart, glory not and lie not against the truth.

Amplified

But if you have bitter jealousy (envy) and contention (rivalry, selfish ambition) in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on it and thus be in defiance of and false to the Truth.

An Understandable Version

But if you people have bitter jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, do not be arrogant [over it] and deny the truth.

Anderson New Testament

But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

Bible in Basic English

But if you have bitter envy in your heart and the desire to get the better of others, have no pride in this, talking falsely against what is true.

Common New Testament

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but if envy and contention imbitter your minds, don't think your false pretences can stand against the truth:

Darby Translation

but if ye have bitter emulation and strife in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth.

Godbey New Testament

But if you have bitter envy and strife in your heart, do not boast, and lie against the truth.

Goodspeed New Testament

But if you cherish bitter feelings of jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on it and thus belie the truth.

Holman Bible

But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't brag and lie in defiance of the truth.

John Wesley New Testament

But if ye have bitter zeal and strife in your hearts, do not glory and lie against the truth.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not and do not be liars against the truth.

Julia Smith Translation

And if ye have bitter envy and intrigue in your heart, boast not, and lie not against the truth.

King James 2000

But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not, and lie not against the truth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth.

Modern King James verseion

But if you have bitter jealousy and strife in your hearts, do not glory and lie against the truth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, rejoice not: neither be liars against the truth.

Moffatt New Testament

But if you are cherishing bitter jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on that ??and be false to the truth.

Montgomery New Testament

But if you have bitter jealousy and faction in your heart, do not be boasting of that, and be false to the truth.

NET Bible

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth.

New Heart English Bible

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not boast and do not lie against the truth.

New simplified Bible

If you have bitter jealousy (envy) and greedy ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and lie against the truth.

Noyes New Testament

But if ye have bitter rivalry and strife in your hearts, do not glory and lie against the truth.

Sawyer New Testament

But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not and lie not against the truth.

The Emphasized Bible

But, if, bitter jealousy, ye have, and rivalry, in your hearts; be not boasting and showing yourselves false against the truth!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But if ye have bitter envy and contention in your heart, boast not, and lie not against the truth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, while you harbor envy and bitterness and a spirit of rivalry in your hearts, do not boast or lie to the detriment of the Truth.

Webster

But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

Weymouth New Testament

But if in your hearts you have bitter feelings of envy and rivalry, do not speak boastfully and falsely, in defiance of the truth.

Williams New Testament

But if you cherish bitter jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, stop being proud of it and stop being false to the standard of truth.

World English Bible

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't boast and don't lie against the truth.

Worrell New Testament

But, if ye have bitter jealousy and contention in your heart, do not boast and lie against the truth.

Worsley New Testament

but if ye have bitter envy and strife in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth;

Youngs Literal Translation

and if bitter zeal ye have, and rivalry in your heart, glory not, nor lie against the truth;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but , and , now , then , also , yet , yea , so , moreover , nevertheless , for , even , , not tr
Usage: 2184

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if , whether , that , not tr ,
Usage: 218

ye have
ἔχω 
Echo 
have , be , need , , vr have
Usage: 479

πικρός 
Pikros 
Usage: 2

ζῆλος 
Zelos 
Usage: 17

and



and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἐριθεία 
Eritheia 
Usage: 7

in
ἐν 
En 
in , by , with , among , at , on , through ,
Usage: 2128

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your , you , ye , yours , not tr. ,
Usage: 371

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

κατακαυχάομαι 
Katakauchaomai 
Usage: 4

not
μή 
me 
not , no , that not , God forbid 9 , lest , neither , no man , but , none , not translated ,
Usage: 493

ψεύδομαι 
Pseudomai 
Usage: 10

not against
κατά 
Kata 
according to , after , against , in , by , daily , as ,
Usage: 428

Context Readings

The Wisdom That Comes Down From Above

13 Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom. 14 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth. 15 This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, natural, demonic.


Cross References

James 3:16

For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every evil thing.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you to be not what I wish and may be found by you to be not what you wish; that perhaps there will be strife, jealousy, angry tempers, disputes, slanders, gossip, arrogance, disturbances;

Acts 5:17

But the high priest rose up, along with all his associates (that is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy.

Romans 13:13

Let us behave properly as in the day, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and sensuality, not in strife and jealousy.

Philippians 1:15

Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even from envy and strife, but some also from good will;

Philippians 2:3

Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves;

Genesis 30:1-2

Now when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, she became jealous of her sister; and she said to Jacob, "Give me children, or else I die."

Genesis 37:11

His brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept the saying in mind.

2 Kings 10:16

He said, "Come with me and see my zeal for the LORD." So he made him ride in his chariot.

2 Kings 10:31

But Jehu was not careful to walk in the law of the LORD, the God of Israel, with all his heart; he did not depart from the sins of Jeroboam, which he made Israel sin.

Job 5:2

"For anger slays the foolish man, And jealousy kills the simple.

Proverbs 14:30

A tranquil heart is life to the body, But passion is rottenness to the bones.

Proverbs 27:4

Wrath is fierce and anger is a flood, But who can stand before jealousy?

Isaiah 11:13

Then the jealousy of Ephraim will depart, And those who harass Judah will be cut off; Ephraim will not be jealous of Judah, And Judah will not harass Ephraim.

Habakkuk 1:3

Why do You make me see iniquity, And cause me to look on wickedness? Yes, destruction and violence are before me; Strife exists and contention arises.

Matthew 27:18

For he knew that because of envy they had handed Him over.

John 16:2

"They will make you outcasts from the synagogue, but an hour is coming for everyone who kills you to think that he is offering service to God.

Acts 7:9

"The patriarchs became jealous of Joseph and sold him into Egypt. Yet God was with him,

Acts 13:45

But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy and began contradicting the things spoken by Paul, and were blaspheming.

Acts 26:9

"So then, I thought to myself that I had to do many things hostile to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

Romans 1:29

being filled with all unrighteousness, wickedness, greed, evil; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, malice; they are gossips,

Romans 2:8

but to those who are selfishly ambitious and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, wrath and indignation.

Romans 2:17

But if you bear the name "Jew" and rely upon the Law and boast in God,

Romans 2:23-29

You who boast in the Law, through your breaking the Law, do you dishonor God?

1 Corinthians 3:3

for you are still fleshly. For since there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not fleshly, and are you not walking like mere men?

1 Corinthians 4:7-8

For who regards you as superior? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it?

1 Corinthians 5:2

You have become arrogant and have not mourned instead, so that the one who had done this deed would be removed from your midst.

1 Corinthians 5:6

Your boasting is not good Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough?

1 Corinthians 13:4

Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant,

Galatians 5:15

But if you bite and devour one another, take care that you are not consumed by one another.

Galatians 5:21

envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:26

Let us not become boastful, challenging one another, envying one another.

Galatians 6:13

For those who are circumcised do not even keep the Law themselves, but they desire to have you circumcised so that they may boast in your flesh.

1 Timothy 6:4

he is conceited and understands nothing; but he has a morbid interest in controversial questions and disputes about words, out of which arise envy, strife, abusive language, evil suspicions,

Titus 3:3

For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.

James 4:1-5

What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?

James 5:19

My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth and one turns him back,

1 Peter 2:1-2

Therefore, putting aside all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander,



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