Parallel Verses

World English Bible

So, then, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift 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:

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;

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 he brought us forth by the word of truth, that we should be a kind of first fruits of his creatures. 19 So, then, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger; 20 for the anger of man doesn't produce the righteousness of God.


Cross References

Proverbs 10:19

In the multitude of words there is no lack of disobedience, but he who restrains his lips does wisely.

Proverbs 14:29

He who is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a quick temper displays folly.

Proverbs 16:32

One who is slow to anger is better than the mighty; one who rules his spirit, than he who takes a city.

Proverbs 17:27

He who spares his words has knowledge. He who is even tempered is a man of understanding.

Ephesians 4:26

"Be angry, and don't sin." Don't let the sun go down on your wrath,

Proverbs 13:3

He who guards his mouth guards his soul. One who opens wide his lips comes to ruin.

Proverbs 14:17

He who is quick to become angry will commit folly, and a crafty man is hated.

Proverbs 15:18

A wrathful man stirs up contention, but one who is slow to anger appeases strife.

Proverbs 18:13

He who gives answer before he hears, that is folly and shame to him.

Proverbs 19:11

The discretion of a man makes him slow to anger. It is his glory to overlook an offense.

Ecclesiastes 7:8-9

Better is the end of a thing than its beginning. The patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.

Proverbs 15:2

The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of fools gush out folly.

Proverbs 17:14

The beginning of strife is like breaching a dam, therefore stop contention before quarreling breaks out.

Proverbs 18:21

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

Proverbs 21:23

Whoever guards his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.

Proverbs 25:28

Like a city that is broken down and without walls is a man whose spirit is without restraint.

Ephesians 4:31

Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, outcry, and slander, be put away from you, with all malice.

Colossians 3:8

but now you also put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and shameful speaking out of your mouth.

Colossians 3:15

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

Nehemiah 8:2-3

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

Nehemiah 8:12-14

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 to them.

Nehemiah 8:18

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

Nehemiah 9:3

They stood up in their place, and read in the book of the law of Yahweh their God a fourth part of the day; and [another] fourth part they confessed, and worshiped Yahweh their God.

Nehemiah 9:17

and refused to obey, neither were they mindful of your wonders that you did among them, but hardened their neck, and in their rebellion appointed a captain to return to their bondage. But you are a God ready to pardon, gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving kindness, and didn't forsake them.

Proverbs 8:32-35

"Now therefore, my sons, listen to me, for blessed are those who keep my ways.

Proverbs 19:19

A hot-tempered man must pay the penalty, for if you rescue him, you must do it again.

Ecclesiastes 5:1-3

Guard your steps when you go to God's house; for to draw near to listen is better than to give the sacrifice of fools, for they don't know that they do evil.

Matthew 5:22

But I tell you, that everyone who is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment; and whoever shall say to his brother, 'Raca!' shall be in danger of the council; and whoever shall say, 'You fool!' shall be in danger of the fire of Gehenna.

Mark 2:2

Immediately many were gathered together, so that there was no more room, not even around the door; and he spoke the word to them.

Mark 12:37

Therefore David himself calls him Lord, so how can he be his son?" The common people heard him gladly.

Luke 19:48

They couldn't find what they might do, for all the people hung on to every word that he said.

Acts 2:42

They continued steadfastly in the apostles' teaching and fellowship, in the breaking of bread, and prayer.

Acts 10:33

Therefore I sent to you at once, and it was good of you to come. Now therefore we are all here present in the sight of God to hear all things that have been commanded you by God."

Acts 13:42-44

So when the Jews went out of the synagogue, the Gentiles begged that these words might be preached to them the next Sabbath.

Acts 13:48

As the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of God. As many as were appointed to eternal life believed.

Acts 17:11

Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of the mind, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.

Galatians 5:20-21

idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strife, jealousies, outbursts of anger, rivalries, divisions, heresies,

1 Thessalonians 2:13

For this cause we also thank God without ceasing, that, when you received from us the word of the message of God, you accepted it not as the word of men, but, as it is in truth, the word of God, which also works in you who believe.

James 1:26

If anyone among you thinks himself to be religious while he doesn't bridle his tongue, but deceives his heart, this man's religion is worthless.

James 3:1-2

Let not many of you be teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive heavier judgment.

1 John 2:21

I have not written to you because you don't know the truth, but because you know it, and because no lie is of the truth.

Luke 15:1

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

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