Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, when you are involved in various trials,

New American Standard Bible

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,

King James Version

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;

Holman Bible

Consider it a great joy, my brothers, whenever you experience various trials,

A Conservative Version

Consider it all joy, my brothers, when ye encounter various trials,

American Standard Version

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into manifold temptations;

Amplified

Consider it wholly joyful, my brethren, whenever you are enveloped in or encounter trials of any sort or fall into various temptations.

An Understandable Version

Consider it [an occasion for] much joy, my brothers, when you experience various trials,

Anderson New Testament

My brethren, count it all joy, when you fall into manifold trials,

Bible in Basic English

Let it be all joy to you, my brothers, when you undergo tests of every sort;

Common New Testament

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,

Daniel Mace New Testament

Consider the various tryals that surround you, my brethren, as matter of great joy; knowing this,

Darby Translation

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations,

Godbey New Testament

Count it all joy, my brethren, when you may fall into manifold temptations.

Goodspeed New Testament

You must find the greatest joy, my brothers, in being involved in various trials,

John Wesley New Testament

My brethren, count it all joy, when ye fall into divers temptations, Knowing that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into diverse trials,

Julia Smith Translation

Deem all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various trials;

King James 2000

My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials;

Lexham Expanded Bible

Consider [it] all joy, my brothers, whenever you encounter various trials,

Modern King James verseion

My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into different kinds of temptations,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

My brethren, count it exceeding joy when ye fall into divers temptations,

Moffatt New Testament

Greet it as pure joy, my brothers, when you come across any sort of trial,

Montgomery New Testament

My brothers, when you are beset by various temptations, count it all joy,

NET Bible

My brothers and sisters, consider it nothing but joy when you fall into all sorts of trials,

New Heart English Bible

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you encounter various trials,

Noyes New Testament

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations;

Sawyer New Testament

Account it all joy, my brothers, when you fall into various trials,

The Emphasized Bible

All Joy, account it, my brethren, whensoever ye fall in with, manifold, temptations, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into various trials;

Twentieth Century New Testament

My Brothers, whatever may be the temptations that beset you from time to time, always regard them as a reason for rejoicing,

Webster

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations.

Weymouth New Testament

Reckon it nothing but joy, my brethren, whenever you find yourselves hedged in by various trials.

Williams New Testament

You must consider it the purest joy, my brothers, when you are involved in various trials,

World English Bible

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you fall into various temptations,

Worrell New Testament

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall in with manifold temptations;

Worsley New Testament

Account it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various trials:

Youngs Literal Translation

All joy count it, my brethren, when ye may fall into temptations manifold;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

count it
ἡγέομαι 
hegeomai 
Usage: 27

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

joy
χαρά 
Chara 
Usage: 44

ὅταν 
Hotan 
when, as soon as, as long as, that, whensoever, while, till
Usage: 49

ye fall into
περιπίπτω 
Peripipto 
Usage: 2

ποικίλος 
Poikilos 
Usage: 10

Devotionals

Devotionals about James 1:2

Devotionals containing James 1:2

Images James 1:2

Context Readings

Trials, Testing, And Faith

1 From: James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus, the Messiah. To: The twelve tribes in the Dispersion. Greetings. 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, when you are involved in various trials, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.


Cross References

1 Peter 1:6-8

You greatly rejoice in this, even though you have to suffer various kinds of trials for a little while,

Luke 6:22-23

"How blessed are you whenever people hate you, avoid you, insult you, and slander you because of the Son of Man!

James 1:12

How blessed is the man who endures temptation! When he has passed the test, he will receive the victor's crown of life that God has promised to those who keep on loving him.

Matthew 5:10-12

"How blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness' sake, because the kingdom from heaven belongs to them!

Acts 5:41

They left the Council, rejoicing to have been considered worthy to suffer dishonor for the sake of the Name.

Romans 8:17-18

Now if we are children, we are heirs heirs of God and co-heirs with the Messiah if, in fact, we share in his sufferings in order that we may also share in his glory.

Romans 8:35-37

Who will separate us from the Messiah's love? Can trouble, distress, persecution, hunger, nakedness, danger, or a violent death do this?

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

but he has told me, "My grace is all you need, because my power is perfected in weakness." Therefore, I will most happily boast about my weaknesses, so that the Messiah's power may rest on me.

Philippians 1:29

For you have been given the privilege for the Messiah's sake not only to believe in him but also to suffer for him.

Colossians 1:24

Now I am rejoicing while suffering for you as I complete in my flesh whatever remains of the Messiah's sufferings on behalf of his body, which is the church.

Hebrews 10:34

For you sympathized with the prisoners and cheerfully submitted to the violent seizure of your property, because you know that you have a better and more permanent possession.

Hebrews 11:36-38

Still others endured taunts and floggings, and even chains and imprisonment.

1 Peter 4:13-16

Instead, because you are participating in the sufferings of the Messiah, keep on rejoicing, so that you may be glad and shout for joy when his glory is revealed.

2 Peter 2:9

then the Lord knows how to rescue godly people from their trials and to hold unrighteous people for punishment on the day of judgment,

Revelation 2:10

Don't be afraid of what you are going to suffer. Look! The Devil is going to throw some of you into prison so that you may be tested. For ten days you will undergo suffering. Be faithful until death, and I will give you the victor's crown of life.

Philippians 2:17

Yet even if I am being poured out like an offering as part of the sacrifice and service I offer for your faith, I rejoice, and I share my joy with all of you.

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