James 3:9



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the likeness of God;

King James Version

Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God.

Holman Bible

With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men who are made in God's likeness.

International Standard Version

With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse those who are made in God's likeness.

A Conservative Version

By it we bless the God and Father, and by it we curse men, who were made according to a likeness of God.

American Standard Version

Therewith bless we the Lord and Father; and therewith curse we men, who are made after the likeness of God:

Amplified

With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse men who were made in God's likeness!

An Understandable Version

We praise the Lord and Father with it, and [also] curse men who are created in God's likeness with it.

Anderson New Testament

With it we bless God, even the Father: and with it we curse men, who are made in the likeness of God.

Bible in Basic English

With it we give praise to our Lord and Father; and with it we put a curse on men who are made in God's image.

Common New Testament

With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the likeness of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

By that we give praises to God the father: and that pronounces curses even against men, who are form'd after the divine resemblance.

Darby Translation

Therewith bless we the Lord and Father, and therewith curse we men made after the likeness of God.

Godbey New Testament

With it we bless the Lord, even the Father; and with it we scold the people, who have been made after the image of God:

Goodspeed New Testament

With it we bless the Lord our Father, and with it we curse men made in God's likeness.

John Wesley New Testament

Therewith bless we God the Father, and therewith curse we man, made after the likeness of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

With it we bless God, even the Father; and with it we curse men, who are made in the image of God.

Julia Smith Translation

With it we praise the God and Father; and with it we curse men, those made according to the similitude of God.

King James 2000

With this bless we God, even the Father; and with this curse we men, who are made after the similitude of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse people who are made in the likeness of God.

Modern King James verseion

By this we bless God, even the Father. And by this we curse men, who have come into being according to the image of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Therewith bless we God the father, and therewith curse we men which are made after the similitude of God.

Moffatt New Testament

With the tongue we bless the Lord and Father, and with the tongue we curse men made in God's likeness;

Montgomery New Testament

With it we continually bless our Lord and Father, and with it we are accustomed to curse men made in the image of God.

NET Bible

With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse people made in God's image.

New Heart English Bible

With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who are made in the image of God.

New simplified Bible

We bless Jehovah, the Father, with it. (Psalm 34:1) Then we curse men, who are made after the likeness of God.

Noyes New Testament

Therewith bless we the Lord and Father, and therewith curse we men, who have been made after the likeness of God;

Sawyer New Testament

With it bless we the Lord and Father, and with it curse we men made in the likeness of God.

The Emphasized Bible

Therewith, are we blessing our Lord and Father, and, therewith, we are cursing the men who, after the likeness of God, have been brought into being!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

With it we bless God even the Farther; and with the same we curse men, though after the likeness of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men who are made 'in God's likeness.'

Webster

With this we bless God, even the Father; and with this we curse men, who are made after the similitude of God.

Weymouth New Testament

With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who are made in God's likeness.

Williams New Testament

With it we bless the Lord and Father, and with it we curse men who are made in God's likeness.

World English Bible

With it we bless our God and Father, and with it we curse men, who are made in the image of God.

Worrell New Testament

Therewith we bless the Lord and Father; and therewith we curse men, who have been made after the likeness of God.

Worsley New Testament

With it we bless God even the Father; and with it we curse men, who are made after the likeness of God:

Youngs Literal Translation

with it we do bless the God and Father, and with it we do curse the men made according to the similitude of God;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

bless we
εὐλογέω 
Eulogeo 
Usage: 39

God
θεός 
theos 
God , god , godly , God-ward ,
Usage: 1151


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

the Father
πατήρ 
Pater 
Usage: 180

and

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


him , his , their , he , her , they , same , himself ,
Usage: 0

curse we
καταράομαι 
Kataraomai 
Usage: 3

men
ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man , not tr ,
Usage: 316


which , who , the things , the son ,
Usage: 0

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be , come to pass , be made , be done , come , become , God forbid , arise , have , be fulfilled , be married to , be preferred , not tr , , vr done
Usage: 531

κατά 
Kata 
according to , after , against , in , by , daily , as ,
Usage: 428

ὁμοίωσις 
Homoiosis 
Usage: 1

Context Readings

Restraining The Tongue

8 But no one can tame the tongue; it is a restless evil and full of deadly poison. 9 With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the likeness of God; 10 from the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be this way.


Cross References

1 Corinthians 11:7

For a man ought not to have his head covered, since he is the image and glory of God; but the woman is the glory of man.

Genesis 1:26-27

Then God said, "Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth."

Genesis 5:1

This is the book of the generations of Adam. In the day when God created man, He made him in the likeness of God.

Genesis 9:6

"Whoever sheds man's blood, By man his blood shall be shed, For in the image of God He made man.

Judges 9:27

They went out into the field and gathered the grapes of their vineyards and trod them, and held a festival; and they went into the house of their god, and ate and drank and cursed Abimelech.

2 Samuel 16:5

When King David came to Bahurim, behold, there came out from there a man of the family of the house of Saul whose name was Shimei, the son of Gera; he came out cursing continually as he came.

2 Samuel 19:21

But Abishai the son of Zeruiah said, "Should not Shimei be put to death for this, because he cursed the LORD'S anointed?"

1 Chronicles 29:10

So David blessed the LORD in the sight of all the assembly; and David said, "Blessed are You, O LORD God of Israel our father, forever and ever.

1 Chronicles 29:20

Then David said to all the assembly, "Now bless the LORD your God." And all the assembly blessed the LORD, the God of their fathers, and bowed low and did homage to the LORD and to the king.

Psalm 10:7

His mouth is full of curses and deceit and oppression; Under his tongue is mischief and wickedness.

Psalm 16:9

Therefore my heart is glad and my glory rejoices; My flesh also will dwell securely.

Psalm 30:12

That my soul may sing praise to You and not be silent O LORD my God, I will give thanks to You forever.

Psalm 34:1

I will bless the LORD at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.

Psalm 35:28

And my tongue shall declare Your righteousness And Your praise all day long.

Psalm 51:14

Deliver me from bloodguiltiness, O God, the God of my salvation; Then my tongue will joyfully sing of Your righteousness.

Psalm 57:8

Awake, my glory! Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn.

Psalm 59:12

On account of the sin of their mouth and the words of their lips, Let them even be caught in their pride, And on account of curses and lies which they utter.

Psalm 62:4

They have counseled only to thrust him down from his high position; They delight in falsehood; They bless with their mouth, But inwardly they curse. Selah.

Psalm 63:4

So I will bless You as long as I live; I will lift up my hands in Your name.

Psalm 71:24

My tongue also will utter Your righteousness all day long; For they are ashamed, for they are humiliated who seek my hurt.

Psalm 108:1

My heart is steadfast, O God; I will sing, I will sing praises, even with my soul.

Psalm 109:17-18

He also loved cursing, so it came to him; And he did not delight in blessing, so it was far from him.

Psalm 145:1

I will extol You, my God, O King, And I will bless Your name forever and ever.

Psalm 145:21

My mouth will speak the praise of the LORD, And all flesh will bless His holy name forever and ever.

Ecclesiastes 7:22

For you also have realized that you likewise have many times cursed others.

Isaiah 29:13

Then the Lord said, "Because this people draw near with their words And honor Me with their lip service, But they remove their hearts far from Me, And their reverence for Me consists of tradition learned by rote,

Matthew 5:44

"But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Matthew 26:74

Then he began to curse and swear, "I do not know the man!" And immediately a rooster crowed.

Acts 2:26

'THEREFORE MY HEART WAS GLAD AND MY TONGUE EXULTED; MOREOVER MY FLESH ALSO WILL LIVE IN HOPE;

Romans 3:14

"WHOSE MOUTH IS FULL OF CURSING AND BITTERNESS";

Ephesians 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ,

1 Peter 1:3

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who according to His great mercy has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,

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