Parallel Verses

Amplified

But be doers of the Word [obey the message], and not merely listeners to it, betraying yourselves [into deception by reasoning contrary to the Truth].

New American Standard Bible

But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.

King James Version

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

Holman Bible

But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

International Standard Version

Keep on being obedient to the word, and not merely being hearers who deceive themselves.

A Conservative Version

But become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

American Standard Version

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deluding your own selves.

An Understandable Version

But you should not deceive yourselves by just listening [to God's word] instead of doing what the word teaches.

Anderson New Testament

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Bible in Basic English

But be doers of the word, and not only hearers of it, blinding yourselves with false ideas.

Common New Testament

But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who deceive themselves.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Don't delusively content your selves with being of the audience, but put what you hear in practice:

Darby Translation

But be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, beguiling yourselves.

Godbey New Testament

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Goodspeed New Testament

Obey the message; do not merely listen to it, and deceive yourselves.

John Wesley New Testament

But be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

Julia Smith Translation

And be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

King James 2000

But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But be doers of the message and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves,

Modern King James verseion

But become doers of the Word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And see that ye be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves with sophistry.

Moffatt New Testament

Act on the Word, instead of merely listening to it and deluding yourselves.

Montgomery New Testament

And become doers of the Word, and not merely hearers, deceiving yourselves.

NET Bible

But be sure you live out the message and do not merely listen to it and so deceive yourselves.

New Heart English Bible

But be doers of the word, and not only hearers, deluding your own selves.

Noyes New Testament

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Sawyer New Testament

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

The Emphasized Bible

Become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only - reasoning yourselves astray;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves by false reasoning.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Put that Message into practice, and do not merely listen to it--deceiving yourselves.

Webster

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

Weymouth New Testament

But prove yourselves obedient to the Message, and do not be mere hearers of it, imposing a delusion upon yourselves.

Williams New Testament

Keep on obeying this message; do not merely listen to it, and so deceive yourselves.

World English Bible

But be doers of the word, and not only hearers, deluding your own selves.

Worrell New Testament

And become doers of the word, and not hearers only, deluding yourselves.

Worsley New Testament

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Youngs Literal Translation

and become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

be
γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

ye doers
ποιητής 
Poietes 
Usage: 6

of the word
λόγος 
Logos 
word, saying, account, speech, Word , thing, not tr,
Usage: 256

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

ἀκροατής 
Akroates 
Usage: 4

μόνον 
Monon 
only, alone, but
Usage: 62

παραλογίζομαι 
Paralogizomai 
Usage: 2

Images James 1:22

Prayers for James 1:22

Context Readings

Doers Of The Message, Not Just Hearers

21 So get rid of all uncleanness and the rampant outgrowth of wickedness, and in a humble (gentle, modest) spirit receive and welcome the Word which implanted and rooted [in your hearts] contains the power to save your souls. 22 But be doers of the Word [obey the message], and not merely listeners to it, betraying yourselves [into deception by reasoning contrary to the Truth]. 23 For if anyone only listens to the Word without obeying it and being a doer of it, he is like a man who looks carefully at his [own] natural face in a mirror;


Cross References

Romans 2:13

For it is not merely hearing the Law [read] that makes one righteous before God, but it is the doers of the Law who will be held guiltless and acquitted and justified.

Matthew 12:50

For whoever does the will of My Father in heaven is My brother and sister and mother!

Luke 6:46-48

Why do you call Me, Lord, Lord, and do not [practice] what I tell you?

John 13:17

If you know these things, blessed and happy and to be envied are you if you practice them [if you act accordingly and really do them].

Matthew 7:21-27

Not everyone who says to Me, Lord, Lord, will enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father Who is in heaven.

Matthew 28:20

Teaching them to observe everything that I have commanded you, and behold, I am with you all the days ( perpetually, uniformly, and on every occasion), to the [very] close and consummation of the age. Amen (so let it be).

Luke 11:28

But He said, Blessed (happy and to be envied) rather are those who hear the Word of God and obey and practice it!

Luke 12:47-48

And that servant who knew his master's will but did not get ready or act as he would wish him to act shall be beaten with many [lashes].

1 Corinthians 6:9

Do you not know that the unrighteous and the wrongdoers will not inherit or have any share in the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived (misled): neither the impure and immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor those who participate in homosexuality,

1 Corinthians 15:33

Do not be so deceived and misled! Evil companionships (communion, associations) corrupt and deprave good manners and morals and character.

Galatians 6:3

For if any person thinks himself to be somebody [too important to condescend to shoulder another's load] when he is nobody [of superiority except in his own estimation], he deceives and deludes and cheats himself.

Galatians 6:7

Do not be deceived and deluded and misled; God will not allow Himself to be sneered at (scorned, disdained, or mocked by mere pretensions or professions, or by His precepts being set aside.) [He inevitably deludes himself who attempts to delude God.] For whatever a man sows, that and that only is what he will reap.

Philippians 4:8

For the rest, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of reverence and is honorable and seemly, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely and lovable, whatever is kind and winsome and gracious, if there is any virtue and excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think on and weigh and take account of these things [fix your minds on them].

Colossians 3:17

And whatever you do [no matter what it is] in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus and in [dependence upon] His Person, giving praise to God the Father through Him.

Titus 3:3

For we also were once thoughtless and senseless, obstinate and disobedient, deluded and misled; [we too were once] slaves to all sorts of cravings and pleasures, wasting our days in malice and jealousy and envy, hateful (hated, detestable) and hating one another.

James 1:26

If anyone thinks himself to be religious (piously observant of the external duties of his faith) and does not bridle his tongue but deludes his own heart, this person's religious service is worthless (futile, barren).

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no person deceive himself. If anyone among you supposes that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool [let him discard his worldly discernment and recognize himself as dull, stupid, and foolish, without true learning and scholarship], that he may become [really] wise.

James 2:14-20

What is the use (profit), my brethren, for anyone to profess to have faith if he has no [good] works [to show for it]? Can [such] faith save [his soul]?

James 4:17

So any person who knows what is right to do but does not do it, to him it is sin.

2 Peter 2:13

Being destined to receive [punishment as] the reward of [their] unrighteousness [suffering wrong as the hire for their wrongdoing]. They count it a delight to revel in the daytime [living luxuriously and delicately]. They are blots and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions and carousing together [even] as they feast with you.

1 John 1:8

If we say we have no sin [refusing to admit that we are sinners], we delude and lead ourselves astray, and the Truth [which the Gospel presents] is not in us [does not dwell in our hearts].

1 John 2:3

And this is how we may discern [ daily, by experience] that we are coming to know Him [to perceive, recognize, understand, and become better acquainted with Him]: if we keep (bear in mind, observe, practice) His teachings (precepts, commandments).

1 John 3:7

Boys (lads), let no one deceive and lead you astray. He who practices righteousness [who is upright, conforming to the divine will in purpose, thought, and action, living a consistently conscientious life] is righteous, even as He is righteous.

3 John 1:11

Beloved, do not imitate evil, but imitate good. He who does good is of God; he who does evil has not seen (discerned or experienced) God [has enjoyed no vision of Him and does not know Him at all].

Revelation 12:9

And the huge dragon was cast down and out -- "that age-old serpent, who is called the Devil and Satan, he who is the seducer (deceiver) of all humanity the world over; he was forced out and down to the earth, and his angels were flung out along with him.

Revelation 22:7

And behold, I am coming speedily. Blessed (happy and to be envied) is he who observes and lays to heart and keeps the truths of the prophecy (the predictions, consolations, and warnings) contained in this [little] book.

Isaiah 44:20

That kind of man feeds on ashes [and finds his satisfaction in ashes]! A deluded mind has led him astray, so that he cannot release and save himself, or ask, Is not [this thing I am holding] in my right hand a lie?

Obadiah 1:3

The pride of your heart has deceived you, you dweller in the refuges of the rock [Petra, Edom's capital], whose habitation is high, who says in his heart, Who can bring me down to the ground?

2 Timothy 3:13

But wicked men and imposters will go on from bad to worse, deceiving and leading astray others and being deceived and led astray themselves.

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