Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

Consider it pure joy, my brothers, when you are involved in 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 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting. 2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; 3 Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.


Cross References

1 Peter 1:6-8

Wherein ye greatly rejoice, though now for a season, if need be, ye are in heaviness through manifold temptations:

Luke 6:22-23

Blessed are ye, when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you from their company, and shall reproach you, and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake.

James 1:12

Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.

Matthew 5:10-12

Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.

Acts 5:41

And they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for his name.

Romans 8:17-18

And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together.

Romans 8:35-37

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

Philippians 1:29

For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;

Colossians 1:24

Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you, and fill up that which is behind of the afflictions of Christ in my flesh for his body's sake, which is the church:

Hebrews 10:34

For ye had compassion of me in my bonds, and took joyfully the spoiling of your goods, knowing in yourselves that ye have in heaven a better and an enduring substance.

Hebrews 11:36-38

And others had trial of cruel mockings and scourgings, yea, moreover of bonds and imprisonment:

1 Peter 4:13-16

But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy.

2 Peter 2:9

The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished:

Revelation 2:10

Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer: behold, the devil shall cast some of you into prison, that ye may be tried; and ye shall have tribulation ten days: be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life.

Philippians 2:17

Yea, and if I be offered upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I joy, and rejoice with you all.

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