Parallel Verses

World English Bible

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

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 be doers of the Word [obey the message], and not merely listeners to it, betraying yourselves [into deception by 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:

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.

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 Therefore, putting away all filthiness and overflowing of wickedness, receive with humility the implanted word, which is able to save your souls. 22 But be doers of the word, and not only hearers, deluding your own selves. 23 For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man looking at his natural face in a mirror;


Cross References

Romans 2:13

For it isn't the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law will be justified

Matthew 12:50

For whoever does the will of my Father who is in heaven, he is my brother, and sister, and mother."

Luke 6:46-48

"Why do you call me, 'Lord, Lord,' and don't do the things which I say?

John 13:17

If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them.

Matthew 7:21-27

Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter into the Kingdom of Heaven; but he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 28:20

teaching them to observe all things that I commanded you. Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Amen.

Luke 11:28

But he said, "On the contrary, blessed are those who hear the word of God, and keep it."

Luke 12:47-48

That servant, who knew his lord's will, and didn't prepare, nor do what he wanted, will be beaten with many stripes,

1 Corinthians 6:9

Or don't you know that the unrighteous will not inherit the Kingdom of God? Don't be deceived. Neither the sexually immoral, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor male prostitutes, nor homosexuals,

1 Corinthians 15:33

Don't be deceived! "Evil companionships corrupt good morals."

Galatians 6:3

For if a man thinks himself to be something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Galatians 6:7

Don't be deceived. God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.

Philippians 4:8

Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think about these things.

Colossians 3:17

Whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father, through him.

Titus 3:3

For we were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

James 1:26

If anyone among you thinks himself to be religious while he doesn't bridle his tongue, but deceives his heart, this man's religion is worthless.

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one deceive himself. If anyone thinks that he is wise among you in this world, let him become a fool, that he may become wise.

James 2:14-20

What good is it, my brothers, if a man says he has faith, but has no works? Can faith save him?

James 4:17

To him therefore who knows to do good, and doesn't do it, to him it is sin.

2 Peter 2:13

receiving the wages of unrighteousness; people who count it pleasure to revel in the daytime, spots and blemishes, reveling in their deceit while they feast with you;

1 John 1:8

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.

1 John 2:3

This is how we know that we know him: if we keep his commandments.

1 John 3:7

Little children, let no one lead you astray. He who does righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.

3 John 1:11

Beloved, don't imitate that which is evil, but that which is good. He who does good is of God. He who does evil hasn't seen God.

Revelation 12:9

The great dragon was thrown down, the old serpent, he who is called the devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world. He was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him.

Revelation 22:7

"Behold, I come quickly. Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy of this book."

Isaiah 44:20

He feeds on ashes. A deceived heart has turned him aside; and he can't deliver his soul, nor say, "Isn't there a lie in my right hand?"

Obadiah 1:3

The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who dwell in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high, who says in his heart, 'Who will bring me down to the ground?'

2 Timothy 3:13

But evil men and impostors will grow worse and worse, deceiving and being deceived.

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