Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

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

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 nothing but joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you fall into various trials.

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.

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.

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 bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ: to the twelve tribes who are scattered over the world. All good wishes. 2 Reckon it nothing but joy, my brethren, whenever you find yourselves hedged in by various trials. 3 Be assured that the testing of your faith leads to power of endurance.


Cross References

1 Peter 1:6-8

Rejoice triumphantly in the prospect of this, even if now, for a short time, you are compelled to sorrow amid various trials.

Luke 6:22-23

"Blessed are you when men shall hate you and exclude you from their society and insult you, and spurn your very names as evil things, for the Son of Man's sake.

James 1:12

Blessed is he who patiently endures trials; for when he has stood the test, he will gain the victor's crown--even the crown of Life--which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.

Matthew 5:10-12

"Blessed are those who have borne persecution in the cause of Righteousness, for to them belongs the Kingdom of the Heavens.

Acts 5:41

They, therefore, left the Sanhedrin and went their way, rejoicing that they had been deemed worthy to suffer disgrace on behalf of the NAME.

Romans 8:17-18

and if children, then heirs too--heirs of God and co-heirs with Christ; if indeed we are sharers in Christ's sufferings, in order that we may also be sharers in His glory.

Romans 8:35-37

Who shall separate us from Christ's love? Shall affliction or distress, persecution or hunger, nakedness or danger or the sword?

2 Corinthians 12:9-10

but His reply has been, "My grace suffices for you, for power matures in weakness." Most gladly therefore will I boast of my infirmities rather than complain of them--in order that Christ's power may overshadow me.

Philippians 1:29

For you have had the privilege granted you on behalf of Christ--not only to believe in Him, but also to suffer on His behalf;

Colossians 1:24

Now I can find joy amid my sufferings for you, and I fill up in my own person whatever is lacking in Christ's afflictions on behalf of His Body, the Church.

Hebrews 10:34

For you not only showed sympathy with those who were imprisoned, but you even submitted with joy when your property was taken from you, being well aware that you have in your own selves a more valuable possession and one which will remain.

Hebrews 11:36-38

Others again were tested by cruel mockery and by scourging; yes, and by chains and imprisonment.

1 Peter 4:13-16

On the contrary, in the degree that you share in the sufferings of the Christ, rejoice, so that at the unveiling of His glory you may also rejoice with triumphant gladness.

2 Peter 2:9

Since all this is so, the Lord knows how to rescue godly men from temptation, and on the other hand how to keep the unrighteous under punishment in readiness for the Day of Judgement,

Revelation 2:10

Dismiss your fears concerning all that you are about to suffer. I tell you that the Devil is about to throw some of you into prison that you may be put to the test, and for ten days you will have to endure persecution. Be faithful to the End, even if you have to die, and then I will give you the victor's Wreath of Life.

Philippians 2:17

Nay, even if my life is to be poured as a libation upon the sacrificial offering of your faith, I rejoice, and I congratulate you all.

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