Parallel Verses

King James Version

Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

New American Standard Bible

This you know, my beloved brethren But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;

Holman Bible

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

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 Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures. 19 Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath: 20 For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.


Cross References

Proverbs 10:19

In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise.

Proverbs 14:29

He that is slow to wrath is of great understanding: but he that is hasty of spirit exalteth folly.

Proverbs 16:32

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

Proverbs 17:27

He that hath knowledge spareth his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

Ephesians 4:26

Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath:

Proverbs 13:3

He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.

Proverbs 14:17

He that is soon angry dealeth foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated.

Proverbs 15:18

A wrathful man stirreth up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeaseth strife.

Proverbs 18:13

He that answereth a matter before he heareth it, it is folly and shame unto him.

Proverbs 19:11

The discretion of a man deferreth his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.

Ecclesiastes 7:8-9

Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise useth knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools poureth out foolishness.

Proverbs 17:14

The beginning of strife is as when one letteth out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.

Proverbs 18:21

Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.

Proverbs 21:23

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles.

Proverbs 25:28

He that hath no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:

Colossians 3:8

But now ye also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth.

Colossians 3:15

And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.

Nehemiah 8:2-3

And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men and women, and all that could hear with understanding, upon the first day of the seventh month.

Nehemiah 8:12-14

And all the people went their way to eat, and to drink, and to send portions, and to make great mirth, because they had understood the words that were declared unto them.

Nehemiah 8:18

Also day by day, from the first day unto the last day, he read in the book of the law of God. And they kept the feast seven days; and on the eighth day was a solemn assembly, according unto the manner.

Nehemiah 9:3

And they stood up in their place, and read in the book of the law of the LORD their God one fourth part of the day; and another fourth part they confessed, and worshipped the LORD their God.

Nehemiah 9:17

And refused to obey, neither were mindful of thy wonders that thou didst among them; but hardened their necks, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage: but thou art a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and forsookest them not.

Proverbs 8:32-35

Now therefore hearken unto me, O ye children: for blessed are they that keep my ways.

Proverbs 19:19

A man of great wrath shall suffer punishment: for if thou deliver him, yet thou must do it again.

Ecclesiastes 5:1-3

Keep thy foot when thou goest to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools: for they consider not that they do evil.

Matthew 5:22

But I say unto you, That whosoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment: and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger of the council: but whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of hell fire.

Mark 2:2

And straightway many were gathered together, insomuch that there was no room to receive them, no, not so much as about the door: and he preached the word unto them.

Mark 12:37

David therefore himself calleth him Lord; and whence is he then his son? And the common people heard him gladly.

Luke 19:48

And could not find what they might do: for all the people were very attentive to hear him.

Acts 2:42

And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Acts 10:33

Immediately therefore I sent to thee; and thou hast well done that thou art come. Now therefore are we all here present before God, to hear all things that are commanded thee of God.

Acts 13:42-44

And when the Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles besought that these words might be preached to them the next sabbath.

Acts 13:48

And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord: and as many as were ordained to eternal life believed.

Acts 17:11

These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.

Galatians 5:20-21

Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.

James 1:26

If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.

James 3:1-2

My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.

1 John 2:21

I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the truth.

Luke 15:1

Then drew near unto him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him.

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