Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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.

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

Images James 1:1

Prayers for James 1:1

Context Readings

Greeting

1 James, bondman of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are in the dispersion, greeting. 2 Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations,


Cross References

John 7:35

The Jews therefore said to one another, Where is he about to go that we shall not find him? Is he about to go to the dispersion among the Greeks, and teach the Greeks?

Acts 12:17

And having made a sign to them with his hand to be silent, he related to them how the Lord had brought him out of prison; and he said, Report these things to James and to the brethren. And he went out and went to another place.

Acts 26:7

to which our whole twelve tribes serving incessantly day and night hope to arrive; about which hope, O king, I am accused of the Jews.

Titus 1:1

Paul, bondman of God, and apostle of Jesus Christ according to the faith of God's elect, and knowledge of the truth which is according to piety;

1 Peter 1:1

Peter, apostle of Jesus Christ, to the sojourners of the dispersion of Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia,

Deuteronomy 32:26

I would say, I will scatter, I will make the remembrance of them to cease from among men,

Acts 15:13

And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying, Brethren, listen to me:

Acts 15:23

having by their hand written thus: The apostles, and the elders, and the brethren, to the brethren who are from among the nations at Antioch, and in Syria and Cilicia, greeting:

Romans 1:1

Paul, bondman of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated to God's glad tidings,

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, bondman and apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have received like precious faith with us through the righteousness of our God and Saviour Jesus Christ:

Jude 1:1

Jude, bondman of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to the called ones beloved in God the Father and preserved in Jesus Christ:

Exodus 24:4

And Moses wrote all the words of Jehovah, and rose up early in the morning, and built an altar under the mountain, and twelve pillars, according to the twelve tribes of Israel.

Exodus 28:21

And the stones shall be according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, engraved as a seal: every one according to his name shall they be for the twelve tribes.

Exodus 39:14

And the stones were according to the names of the children of Israel, twelve, according to their names, engraved as a seal, every one according to his name, for the twelve tribes.

Leviticus 26:33

And I will scatter you among the nations, and will draw out the sword after you; and your land shall be desolation, and your cities waste.

Deuteronomy 4:27

And Jehovah will scatter you among the peoples, and ye shall be left a small company among the nations to which Jehovah will lead you.

Deuteronomy 28:64

And Jehovah will scatter thee among all peoples, from one end of the earth even unto the other end of the earth; and thou shalt there serve other gods, whom thou hast not known, neither thou nor thy fathers, wood and stone.

Deuteronomy 30:3

that then Jehovah thy God will turn thy captivity, and have compassion upon thee, and will gather thee again from all the peoples whither Jehovah thy God hath scattered thee.

1 Kings 18:31

And Elijah took twelve stones, according to the number of the tribes of the sons of Jacob, to whom the word of Jehovah came saying, Israel shall be thy name;

Ezra 6:17

and they presented at the dedication of this house of God a hundred bullocks, two hundred rams, four hundred lambs, and for a sin-offering for all Israel, twelve he-goats, according to the number of the tribes of Israel.

Esther 3:8

And Haman said to king Ahasuerus, There is a people scattered abroad and dispersed among the peoples in all the provinces of thy kingdom; and their laws are diverse from those of every people, and they keep not the king's laws; and it is not for the king's profit to suffer them.

Ezekiel 12:15

And they shall know that I am Jehovah when I shall scatter them among the nations and disperse them through the countries.

Matthew 10:3

Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the tax-gatherer; James the son of Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, who was surnamed Thaddaeus;

Matthew 13:55

Is not this the son of the carpenter? Is not his mother called Mary, and his brethren James, and Joseph, and Simon, and Judas?

Matthew 19:28

And Jesus said to them, Verily I say unto you, That ye who have followed me, in the regeneration when the Son of man shall sit down upon his throne of glory, ye also shall sit on 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 Cananaean,

Luke 6:15

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

Luke 22:30

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

John 12:26

If any one serve me, let him follow me; and where I am, there also shall be my servant. And if any one serve me, him shall the Father honour.

Acts 1:13

And when they were come into the city, they went up to the upper chamber, where were staying both Peter, and John, and James, and Andrew, Philip and Thomas, Bartholomew and Matthew, James son of Alphaeus, and Simon the zealot, and Jude the brother of James.

Acts 2:5

Now there were dwelling at Jerusalem Jews, pious men, from every nation of those under heaven.

Acts 8:1

And Saul was consenting to his being killed. And on that day there arose a great persecution against the assembly which was in Jerusalem, and all were scattered into the countries of Judaea and Samaria except the apostles.

Acts 15:21

For Moses, from generations of old, has in every city those who preach him, being read in the synagogues every sabbath.

Acts 21:18

And on the morrow Paul went in with us to James, and all the elders came there.

Acts 23:26

Claudius Lysias to the most excellent governor Felix, greeting.

Galatians 1:19

but I saw none other of the apostles, but James the brother of the Lord.

Galatians 2:9

and recognising the grace given to me, James and Cephas and John, who were conspicuous as being pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship, that we should go to the nations, and they to the circumcision;

Galatians 2:12

for before that certain came from James, he ate with those of the nations; but when they came, he drew back and separated himself, fearing those of the circumcision;

Philippians 1:1

Paul and Timotheus, bondmen of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the overseers and ministers;

2 Timothy 4:21

Use diligence to come before winter. Eubulus salutes thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and the brethren all.

Revelation 7:4

And I heard the number of the sealed, a hundred and forty-four thousand, sealed out of every tribe of the sons of Israel:

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