Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters! Let every person be quick to listen, slow to speak, 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:

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;

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 sovereign plan he gave us birth through the message of truth, that we would be a kind of firstfruits of all he created. 19 Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters! Let every person be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger. 20 For human anger does not accomplish God's righteousness.


Cross References

Proverbs 10:19

When words abound, transgression is inevitable, but the one who restrains his words is wise.

Proverbs 14:29

The one who is slow to anger has great understanding, but the one who has a quick temper exalts folly.

Proverbs 16:32

Better to be slow to anger than to be a mighty warrior, and one who controls his temper is better than one who captures a city.

Proverbs 17:27

The truly wise person restrains his words, and the one who stays calm is discerning.

Ephesians 4:26

Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on the cause of your anger.

Proverbs 13:3

The one who guards his words guards his life, but whoever is talkative will come to ruin.

Proverbs 14:17

A person who has a quick temper does foolish things, and a person with crafty schemes is hated.

Proverbs 15:18

A quick-tempered person stirs up dissension, but one who is slow to anger calms a quarrel.

Proverbs 18:13

The one who gives an answer before he listens -- that is his folly and his shame.

Proverbs 19:11

A person's wisdom makes him slow to anger, and it is his glory to overlook an offense.

Ecclesiastes 7:8-9

The end of a matter is better than its beginning; likewise, patience is better than pride.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise treats knowledge correctly, but the mouth of the fool spouts out folly.

Proverbs 17:14

Starting a quarrel is like letting out water; stop it before strife breaks out!

Proverbs 18:21

Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love its use will eat its fruit.

Proverbs 21:23

The one who guards his mouth and his tongue keeps his life from troubles.

Proverbs 25:28

Like a city that is broken down and without a wall, so is a person who cannot control his temper.

Ephesians 4:31

You must put away every kind of bitterness, anger, wrath, quarreling, and evil, slanderous talk.

Colossians 3:8

But now, put off all such things as anger, rage, malice, slander, abusive language from your mouth.

Colossians 3:15

Let the peace of Christ be in control in your heart (for you were in fact called as one body to this peace), and be thankful.

Nehemiah 8:2-3

So Ezra the priest brought the law before the assembly which included men and women and all those able to understand what they heard. (This happened on the first day of the seventh month.)

Nehemiah 8:12-14

So all the people departed to eat and drink and to share their food with others and to enjoy tremendous joy, for they had gained insight in the matters that had been made known to them.

Nehemiah 8:18

Ezra read in the book of the law of God day by day, from the first day to the last. They observed the festival for seven days, and on the eighth day they held an assembly as was required.

Nehemiah 9:3

For one-fourth of the day they stood in their place and read from the book of the law of the LORD their God, and for another fourth they were confessing their sins and worshiping the LORD their God.

Nehemiah 9:17

They refused to obey and did not recall your miracles that you had performed among them. Instead, they rebelled and appointed a leader to return to their bondage in Egypt. But you are a God of forgiveness, merciful and compassionate, slow to get angry and unfailing in your loyal love. You did not abandon them,

Proverbs 8:32-35

"So now, children, listen to me; blessed are those who keep my ways.

Proverbs 19:19

A person with great anger bears the penalty, but if you deliver him from it once, you will have to do it again.

Ecclesiastes 5:1-3

Be careful what you do when you go to the temple of God; draw near to listen rather than to offer a sacrifice like fools, for they do not realize that they are doing wrong.

Matthew 5:22

But I say to you that anyone who is angry with a brother will be subjected to judgment. And whoever insults a brother will be brought before the council, and whoever says 'Fool' will be sent to fiery hell.

Mark 2:2

So many gathered that there was no longer any room, not even by the door, and he preached the word to them.

Mark 12:37

If David himself calls him 'Lord,' how can he 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, for all the people hung on his words.

Acts 2:42

They were devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

Acts 10:33

Therefore I sent for you at once, and you were kind enough to come. So now we are all here in the presence of God to listen to everything the Lord has commanded you to say to us."

Acts 13:42-44

As Paul and Barnabas were going out, the people were urging them to speak about these things on the next Sabbath.

Acts 13:48

When the Gentiles heard this, they began to rejoice and praise the word of the Lord, and all who had been appointed for eternal life believed.

Acts 17:11

These Jews were more open-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they eagerly received the message, examining the scriptures carefully every day to see if these things were so.

Galatians 5:20-21

idolatry, sorcery, hostilities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish rivalries, dissensions, factions,

1 Thessalonians 2:13

And so we too constantly thank God that when you received God's message that you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human message, but as it truly is, God's message, which is at work among you who believe.

James 1:26

If someone thinks he is religious yet does not bridle his tongue, and so deceives his heart, his religion is futile.

James 3:1-2

Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers and sisters, because you know that we will be judged more strictly.

1 John 2:21

I have not written to you that you do not know the truth, but that you do know it, and that no lie is of the truth.

Luke 15:1

Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming to hear him.

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