Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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,

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;

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 
Usage: 72

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

G27
ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

man
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 
Usage: 235

Devotionals

Devotionals about James 1:19

Images James 1:19

Prayers for James 1:19

Context Readings

Doers Of The Message, Not Just Hearers

18 By His own choice, He gave us a new birth by the message of truth so that we would be the firstfruits of His creatures. 19 My dearly loved brothers, understand this: Everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger, 20 for man’s anger does not accomplish God’s righteousness.


Cross References

Proverbs 10:19

When there are many words, sin is unavoidable,
but the one who controls his lips is wise.

Proverbs 14:29

A patient person shows great understanding,
but a quick-tempered one promotes foolishness.

Proverbs 16:32

Patience is better than power,
and controlling one’s temper, than capturing a city.

Proverbs 17:27

The intelligent person restrains his words,
and one who keeps a cool head
is a man of understanding.

Ephesians 4:26

Be angry and do not sin. Don’t let the sun go down on your anger,

Proverbs 13:3

The one who guards his mouth protects his life;
the one who opens his lips invites his own ruin.

Proverbs 14:17

A quick-tempered man acts foolishly,
and a man who schemes is hated.

Proverbs 15:18

A hot-tempered man stirs up conflict,
but a man slow to anger calms strife.

Proverbs 18:13

The one who gives an answer before he listens—
this is foolishness and disgrace for him.

Proverbs 19:11

A person’s insight gives him patience,
and his virtue is to overlook an offense.

Ecclesiastes 7:8-9

The end of a matter is better than its beginning;
a patient spirit is better than a proud spirit.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise makes knowledge attractive,
but the mouth of fools blurts out foolishness.

Proverbs 17:14

To start a conflict is to release a flood;
stop the dispute before it breaks out.

Proverbs 18:21

Life and death are in the power of the tongue,
and those who love it will eat its fruit.

Proverbs 21:23

The one who guards his mouth and tongue
keeps himself out of trouble.

Proverbs 25:28

A man who does not control his temper
is like a city whose wall is broken down.

Ephesians 4:31

All bitterness, anger and wrath, shouting and slander must be removed from you, along with all malice.

Colossians 3:8

But now you must also put away all the following: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and filthy language from your mouth.

Colossians 3:15

And let the peace of the Messiah, to which you were also called in one body, control your hearts. Be thankful.

Nehemiah 8:2-3

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

Nehemiah 8:12-14

Then all the people began to eat and drink, send portions, and have a great celebration, because they had understood the words that were explained to them.

Nehemiah 8:18

Ezra read out of the book of the law of God every day, from the first day to the last. The Israelites celebrated the festival for seven days, and on the eighth day there was an assembly, according to the ordinance.

Nehemiah 9:3

While they stood in their places, they read from the book of the law of the Lord their God for a fourth of the day and spent another fourth of the day in confession and worship of the Lord their God.

Nehemiah 9:17

They refused to listen
and did not remember Your wonders
You performed among them.
They became stiff-necked and appointed a leader
to return to their slavery in Egypt.
But You are a forgiving God,
gracious and compassionate,
slow to anger and rich in faithful love,
and You did not abandon them.

Proverbs 8:32-35

“And now, my sons, listen to me;
those who keep my ways are happy.

Proverbs 19:19

A person with great anger bears the penalty;
if you rescue him, you’ll have to do it again.

Ecclesiastes 5:1-3

Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. Better to draw near in obedience than to offer the sacrifice as fools do, for they ignorantly do wrong.

Matthew 5:22

But I tell you, everyone who is angry with his brother will be subject to judgment. And whoever says to his brother, ‘Fool!’ will be subject to the Sanhedrin. But whoever says, ‘You moron!’ will be subject to hellfire.

Mark 2:2

So many people gathered together that there was no more room, not even in the doorway, and He was speaking the message to them.

Mark 12:37

David himself calls Him ‘Lord’; how then can the Messiah be his Son?” And the large crowd was listening to Him with delight.

Luke 19:48

but they could not find a way to do it, because all the people were captivated by what they heard.

Acts 2:42

And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread, and to the prayers.

Acts 10:33

Therefore I immediately sent for you, and you did the right thing in coming. So we are all present before God, to hear everything you have been commanded by the Lord.”

Acts 13:42-44

As they were leaving, the people begged that these matters be presented to them the following Sabbath.

Acts 13:48

When the Gentiles heard this, they rejoiced and glorified the message of the Lord, and all who had been appointed to eternal life believed.

Acts 17:11

The people here were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, since they welcomed the message with eagerness and examined the Scriptures daily to see if these things were so.

Galatians 5:20-21

idolatry, sorcery, hatreds, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambitions, dissensions, factions,

1 Thessalonians 2:13

This is why we constantly thank God, because when you received the message about God that you heard from us, you welcomed it not as a human message, but as it truly is, the message of God, which also works effectively in you believers.

James 1:26

If anyone thinks he is religious without controlling his tongue, then his religion is useless and he deceives himself.

James 3:1-2

Not many should become teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive a stricter judgment,

1 John 2:21

I have not written to you because you don’t know the truth, but because you do know it, and because no lie comes from the truth.

Luke 15:1

All the tax collectors and sinners were approaching to listen to Him.

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