Parallel Verses

The Emphasized Bible

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

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.

Amplified

But prove yourselves doers of the word [actively and continually obeying God’s precepts], and not merely listeners [who hear the word but fail to internalize its meaning], deluding yourselves [by unsound reasoning contrary to the truth].

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:

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.

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 Wherefore, putting away all filthiness and overflow of baseness, in meekness, welcome ye the word fitted for inward growth, which is able to save your souls: 22 Become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only - reasoning yourselves astray; 23 Because, if any is, a word-hearer, and not a doer, the same, is like unto a man observing his natural face in a mirror, -


Cross References

Romans 2:13

For, not the hearers of law, are righteous with God, but, the doers of law, shall be declared righteous;

Matthew 12:50

For, whosoever shall do the will of my Father who is in the heavens, he, is my, brother, and sister, and mother.

Luke 6:46-48

And why call ye me, Lord! Lord! and not do the things that I say?

John 13:17

If, these things, ye know, happy, are ye, if ye be doing them.

Matthew 7:21-27

Not every one that saith unto me, Lord! Lord! shall enter into the kingdom of the heavens, - but he that doeth the will of my Father who is in the heavens.

Matthew 28:20

Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I myself have commanded you, And lo! I, am, with you, all the days, until the conclusion of the age.

Luke 11:28

But, he, said - Yea rather! - Happy they who hear the word of God, and observe it!

Luke 12:47-48

And, that servant, who had come to know the will of his lord, and neither prepared, nor wrought unto his will, shall be beaten with many stripes;

1 Corinthians 6:9

Or know ye not that, wrong-doers, shall not inherit, God's kingdom? Be not deceiving yourselves: - neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor sodomites,

1 Corinthians 15:33

Be not deceiving yourselves, - evil communications corrupt gentle manners: -

Galatians 6:3

For, if any one thinketh he is something, when he is, nothing, he deceiveth himself;

Galatians 6:7

Be not deceiving yourselves! God, is not to be mocked; for, whatsoever a man soweth, the same, shall he also reap, -

Philippians 4:8

For the rest, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are dignified, whatsoever things are righteous, whatsoever things are chaste, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report, - if there be any virtue, and if any praise, the same, be taking into account;

Colossians 3:17

And whatsoever ye may be doing, in word, or in work, all things, do in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks unto the Divine Father through him: -

Titus 3:3

For, even we, used, at one time, to be - thoughtless, unyielding, deceived, in servitude unto manifold covetings and pleasures, in malice and envy, leading on, detestable, hating one another.

James 1:26

If any thinketh he is observant of religion, not curbing his own tongue, but deceiving his own heart, this one's, religious observance is, vain:

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one be deceiving himself: - if anyone imagineth himself to be wise among you, in this age, let him become foolish, that he may become wise;

James 2:14-20

What profit, my brethren, - if one should be saying he hath, faith, but hath not, works; can his faith save him?

James 4:17

To him, therefore, who knoweth how to be doing, a right thing, and is not doing it, it is, sin, unto him.

2 Peter 2:13

Doing wrong themselves, for a reward of wrong, accounting, a delight, their day-time delicacy, spots and blemishes, indulging in delicacies with their stratagems, as they carouse together with you,

1 John 1:8

If we say - Sin, have we none! we are deceiving, ourselves, and, the truth, is not in us.

1 John 2:3

And, hereby, perceive we, that we understand him, - if, his commandments, we are keeping.

1 John 3:7

Dear children! Let, no one, lead you astray! He that is doing righteousness, is, righteous, just as, He, is righteous:

1 John 3:7

Dear children! Let, no one, lead you astray! He that is doing righteousness, is, righteous, just as, He, is righteous:

Revelation 12:9

And the great dragon was cast out, - the ancient serpent, he that is called Adversary and the Satan, that deceiveth the whole habitable world, - he was cast to the earth, and his messengers, with him, were cast.

Revelation 22:7

And - Lo! I come speedily! Happy, is he that keepeth the words of the prophecy of this scroll.

Isaiah 44:20

He is feeding on ashes, A deluded heart, hath turned him aside, - And he cannot deliver his own soul nor say, Is there not a falsehood in my right hand?

Obadiah 1:3

The insolence of thy heart, hath deceived thee, O thou that inhabitest the retreats of the crag, the height of his habitation, - that saith in his heart, Who shall bring me down to the ground?

2 Timothy 3:13

Whereas, wicked men and howling impostors, will force their way to the worse, deceiving and being deceived.

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