Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes who are dispersed abroad: Greetings.

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

James, a slave of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ: To the 12 tribes in the Dispersion. Greetings.

International Standard Version

From: James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus, the Messiah. To: The twelve tribes in the Dispersion. Greetings.

A Conservative Version

James, a bondman of God and of Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes in the Dispersion, greeting.

American Standard Version

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are of the Dispersion, greeting.

Amplified

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes scattered abroad [among the Gentiles in the dispersion]: Greetings ( rejoice)!

An Understandable Version

[This letter is from] James, a slave of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, [who sends] greetings to the twelve tribes which are scattered throughout the world. [Note: This refers to Christians, probably of Jewish descent].

Anderson New Testament

JAMES, a servant of God, and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes that are in the dispersion, greeting.

Bible in Basic English

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, sends words of love to the twelve tribes of the Jews living in all parts of the earth.

Common New Testament

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: greetings.

Daniel Mace New Testament

James a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the TWELVE TRIBES dispers'd thro' the world, sends greeting.

Darby Translation

James, bondman of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are in the dispersion, greeting.

Godbey New Testament

James, the servant of God and the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes who are in the Dispersion, greeting.

Goodspeed New Testament

James, a slave of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, sends greeting to the twelve tribes that are scattered over the world.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

James, , a slave of God and of the Lord Jesus, the Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.

Julia Smith Translation

James, servant of God and the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes in the dispersion, health.

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

James, a slave of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes in the dispersion. Greetings!

Modern King James verseion

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes in the Dispersion, greeting:

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

James, the servant of God, and of the Lord Jesus Christ, sendeth greeting to the twelve tribes which are scattered here and there.

Moffatt New Testament

James, a servant of God and the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes in the Dispersion: greeting.

Montgomery New Testament

James, a slave of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, sends greeting to the twelve tribes that are scattered abroad.

NET Bible

From James, a slave of God and the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes dispersed abroad. Greetings!

New Heart English Bible

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are in the Diaspora: Greetings.

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

JAMES, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes in the dispersion, greeting.

The Emphasized Bible

James, a servant, of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, - unto the twelve tribes that are in the dispersion, Wishes joy.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

JAMES, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are dispersed, greeting.

Twentieth Century New Testament

James, a Servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, greets The Twelve Tribes that are living abroad.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ: to the twelve tribes who are scattered over the world. All good wishes.

Williams New Testament

James, a slave of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, sends greetings to the twelve tribes that are scattered over the world.

World English Bible

James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are in the Dispersion: Greetings.

Worrell New Testament

James, a slave of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes who are in the Dispersion, greeting.

Worsley New Testament

James a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes in dispersion sendeth greeting.

Youngs Literal Translation

James, of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ a servant, to the Twelve Tribes who are in the dispersion: Hail!

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Ἰάκωβος 
Iakobos 
Usage: 41

δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

and

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

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

to the
φυλή 
Phule 
Usage: 28

δώδεκα 
Dodeka 
Usage: 65

φυλή 
Phule 
Usage: 28


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

διασπορά 
Diaspora 
Usage: 3

Context Readings

Greeting

1 James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes who are dispersed abroad: Greetings. 2 Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,


Cross References

John 7:35

The Jews then said to one another, "Where does this man intend to go that we will not find Him? He is not intending to go to the Dispersion among the Greeks, and teach the Greeks, is He?

Acts 12:17

But motioning to them with his hand to be silent, he described to them how the Lord had led him out of the prison And he said, "Report these things to James and the brethren." Then he left and went to another place.

Acts 26:7

the promise to which our twelve tribes hope to attain, as they earnestly serve God night and day And for this hope, O King, I am being accused by Jews.

Titus 1:1

Paul, a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the faith of those chosen of God and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,

1 Peter 1:1

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as aliens, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen

Deuteronomy 32:26

'I would have said, "I will cut them to pieces, I will remove the memory of them from men,"

Acts 15:13

After they had stopped speaking, James answered, saying, "Brethren, listen to me.

Acts 15:23

and they sent this letter by them, "The apostles and the brethren who are elders, to the brethren in Antioch and Syria and Cilicia who are from the Gentiles, greetings.

Romans 1:1

Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:

Jude 1:1

Jude, a bond-servant of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, To those who are the called, beloved in God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ:

Exodus 24:4

Moses wrote down all the words of the LORD Then he arose early in the morning, and built an altar at the foot of the mountain with twelve pillars for the twelve tribes of Israel.

Exodus 28:21

"The stones shall be according to the names of the sons of Israel: twelve, according to their names; they shall be like the engravings of a seal, each according to his name for the twelve tribes.

Exodus 39:14

The stones were corresponding to the names of the sons of Israel; they were twelve, corresponding to their names, engraved with the engravings of a signet, each with its name for the twelve tribes.

Leviticus 26:33

'You, however, I will scatter among the nations and will draw out a sword after you, as your land becomes desolate and your cities become waste.

Deuteronomy 4:27

"The LORD will scatter you among the peoples, and you will be left few in number among the nations where the LORD drives you.

Deuteronomy 28:64

"Moreover, the LORD will scatter you among all peoples, from one end of the earth to the other end of the earth; and there you shall serve other gods, wood and stone, which you or your fathers have not known.

Deuteronomy 30:3

then the LORD your God will restore you from captivity, and have compassion on you, and will gather you again from all the peoples where the LORD your God has scattered you.

1 Kings 18:31

Elijah took twelve stones according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of the LORD had come, saying, "Israel shall be your name."

Ezra 6:17

They offered for the dedication of this temple of God 100 bulls, 200 rams, 400 lambs, and as a sin offering for all Israel 12 male goats, corresponding to the number of the tribes of Israel.

Esther 3:8

Then Haman said to King Ahasuerus, "There is a certain people scattered and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of your kingdom; their laws are different from those of all other people and they do not observe the king's laws, so it is not in the king's interest to let them remain.

Ezekiel 12:15

"So they will know that I am the LORD when I scatter them among the nations and spread them among the countries.

Matthew 10:3

Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus;

Matthew 13:55

"Is not this the carpenter's son? Is not His mother called Mary, and His brothers, James and Joseph and Simon and Judas?

Matthew 19:28

And Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you, that you who have followed Me, in the regeneration when the Son of Man will sit on His glorious throne, you also shall sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

Mark 3:18

and Andrew, and Philip, and Bartholomew, and Matthew, and Thomas, and James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus, and Simon the Zealot;

Luke 6:15

and Matthew and Thomas; James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon who was called the Zealot;

Luke 22:30

that you may eat and drink at My table in My kingdom, and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel.

John 12:26

"If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him.

Acts 1:13

When they had entered the city, they went up to the upper room where they were staying; that is, Peter and John and James and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James the son of Alphaeus, and Simon the Zealot, and Judas the son of James.

Acts 2:5

Now there were Jews living in Jerusalem, devout men from every nation under heaven.

Acts 8:1

Saul was in hearty agreement with putting him to death And on that day a great persecution began against the church in Jerusalem, and they were all scattered throughout the regions of Judea and Samaria, except the apostles.

Acts 15:21

"For Moses from ancient generations has in every city those who preach him, since he is read in the synagogues every Sabbath."

Acts 21:18

And the following day Paul went in with us to James, and all the elders were present.

Acts 23:26

"Claudius Lysias, to the most excellent governor Felix, greetings.

Galatians 1:19

But I did not see any other of the apostles except James, the Lord's brother.

Galatians 2:9

and recognizing the grace that had been given to me, James and Cephas and John, who were reputed to be pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship, so that we might go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.

Galatians 2:12

For prior to the coming of certain men from James, he used to eat with the Gentiles; but when they came, he began to withdraw and hold himself aloof, fearing the party of the circumcision.

Philippians 1:1

Paul and Timothy, bond-servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, including the overseers and deacons:

2 Timothy 4:21

Make every effort to come before winter. Eubulus greets you, also Pudens and Linus and Claudia and all the brethren.

Revelation 7:4

And I heard the number of those who were sealed, one hundred and forty-four thousand sealed from every tribe of the sons of Israel:



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