Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But whosoever has looked attentively into the perfect law of liberty and has persevered in it, not being a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, the same shall be blessed in their deed.

New American Standard Bible

But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but an effectual doer, this man will be blessed in what he does.

King James Version

But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

Holman Bible

But the one who looks intently into the perfect law of freedom and perseveres in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but one who does good works—this person will be blessed in what he does.

International Standard Version

But the one who looks at the perfect law of freedom and remains committed to it thereby demonstrating that he is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of what that law requires will be blessed in what he does.

A Conservative Version

But he who stooped to look into the perfect law, the one of liberty, and who remained, this man, who did not become a forgetful hearer but a doer of work, this man will be blessed in his doing.

American Standard Version

But he that looketh into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and'so continueth, being not a hearer that forgetteth but a doer that worketh, this man shall be blessed in his doing.

Amplified

But he who looks carefully into the faultless law, the [law] of liberty, and is faithful to it and perseveres in looking into it, being not a heedless listener who forgets but an active doer [who obeys], he shall be blessed in his doing (his life of obedience).

An Understandable Version

But the person who looks closely into the perfect law that brings freedom, and continues to do so, is not a listener who forgets [what he hears], but someone who does the work [it requires]. This person will be blessed for doing so.

Anderson New Testament

But he that looks intently into the perfect law of liberty, and remains constant, being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, he shall be blessed in his deed.

Bible in Basic English

But he who goes on looking into the true law which makes him free, being not a hearer without memory but a doer putting it into effect, this man will have a blessing on his acts.

Common New Testament

But one who looks intently into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but a doer that acts, this man will be blessed in what he does.

Daniel Mace New Testament

whereas, he that attentively considers the perfect law of liberty, and is attach'd thereto, he is not a forgetful hearer, but reduces it to practice, and his conduct is crown'd with hapiness.

Darby Translation

But he that fixes his view on the perfect law, that of liberty, and abides in it, being not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, he shall be blessed in his doing.

Godbey New Testament

But the one having looked into the perfect law which is the law of liberty, and having remained in it, not being a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, he shall be happy in his work.

Goodspeed New Testament

But whoever looks at the faultless law that makes men free and keeps looking, so that he does not just listen and forget, but obeys and acts upon it, will be blessed in what he does.

John Wesley New Testament

But whoso looketh diligently into the perfect law, the law of liberty, and continueth therein, this man being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the word, this man shall be happy in his doing.

Julia Smith Translation

And he having stooped into the perfect law of liberty, and remained, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of work, he shall be happy in his doing.

King James 2000

But whoever looks into the perfect law of liberty, and continues in it, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But the one who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues [to do it], not being a forgetful hearer but a doer who acts, this one will be blessed {in what he does}.

Modern King James verseion

But whoever looks into the perfect Law of liberty and continues in it, he is not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work. This one shall be blessed in his doing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but whoso looketh in the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein - if he be not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work - the same shall be happy in his deed.

Moffatt New Testament

Whereas he who gazes into the faultless law of freedom and remains in that position, proving himself to be no forgetful listener but an active agent, he will be blessed in his activity.

Montgomery New Testament

But the man who looks closely into the perfect law??he law of liberty??nd continues looking, this man will be blessed in his deed because he is not a hearer who forgets, but a doer who does.

NET Bible

But the one who peers into the perfect law of liberty and fixes his attention there, and does not become a forgetful listener but one who lives it out -- he will be blessed in what he does.

New Heart English Bible

But he who looks into the perfect Law of freedom, and continues, not being a hearer who forgets, but a doer of the work, this man will be blessed in what he does.

Noyes New Testament

But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty, and remains there, being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man will be blessed in his deed.

Sawyer New Testament

But he that looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, not being a forgetful hearer but a doer of work, he shall be blessed in his doing.

The Emphasized Bible

But, he that hath obtained a nearer view into the perfect law of liberty, and hath taken up his abode by it, becoming - not a forgetful hearer, but a work doer, the same, happy in his doing, shall be.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But he that looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and perseveres, this man not being a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, he shall be blessed in his practice.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But he who looks carefully into the perfect Law, the Law of Freedom, and continues to do so, not listening to it and then forgetting it, but putting it into practice--that man will be blessed in what he does.

Webster

But he who looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth in it, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

Weymouth New Testament

But he who looks closely into the perfect Law--the Law of freedom--and continues looking, he, being not a hearer who forgets, but an obedient doer, will as the result of his obedience be blessed.

Williams New Testament

But the man who looks at the flawless law that makes men free, and keeps on looking, proving himself to be, not a forgetful hearer but an actual doer of what it requires, will be blessed in what he does.

World English Bible

But he who looks into the perfect law of freedom, and continues, not being a hearer who forgets, but a doer of the work, this man will be blessed in what he does.

Worrell New Testament

But he who looks carefully into a perfect law??hat of liberty??nd remains by it, becoming not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work??his man shall be happy in his doing.

Worsley New Testament

But he that looketh well into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

Youngs Literal Translation

and he who did look into the perfect law -- that of liberty, and did continue there, this one -- not a forgetful hearer becoming, but a doer of work -- this one shall be happy in his doing.

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

παρακύπτω 
Parakupto 
Usage: 5

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the perfect
τέλειος 
Teleios 
Usage: 16

law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

of liberty
ἐλευθερία 
Eleutheria 
Usage: 11

and

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

παραμένω 
Parameno 
Usage: 3

therein, he
οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

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

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἐπιλησμονή 
Epilesmone 
Usage: 1

ἀκροατής 
Akroates 
Usage: 4

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

a doer
ποιητής 
Poietes 
Usage: 6

of the work
ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

οὗτος οὗτοι αὕτη αὕται 
Houtos 
this, these, he, the same, this man, she, they,
Usage: 258

shall be
ἔσομαι 
Esomai 
shall be, will be, be, shall have, shall come to pass, shall, not tr,
Usage: 83

μακάριος 
Makarios 
Usage: 21

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

his

Usage: 0

Images James 1:25

Context Readings

Doers Of The Message, Not Just Hearers

24 For he considered himself and went his way and in one hour forgot what he was like. 25 But whosoever has looked attentively into the perfect law of liberty and has persevered in it, not being a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, the same shall be blessed in their deed. 26 If anyone among you thinks to be religious and does not bridle his tongue, but deceives his own heart, his religion is vain.


Cross References

Luke 11:28

But he said, Rather, blessed are those that hear the word of God and keep it.

John 13:17

If ye know these things, ye shall be blessed if ye do them.

Galatians 5:1

Stand fast therefore in the liberty with which Christ has made us free and do not be entangled again with the yoke of slavery.

James 2:12

So speak ye and so do as those that shall be judged by the law of liberty.

1 Peter 2:16

as being free, yet not using your liberty to cover maliciousness, but as slaves of God.

1 Samuel 12:14

If ye will fear the LORD and serve him and hear his voice and not rebel against the commandment of the LORD, then shall both ye and also the king that reigns over you continue following the LORD your God.

Psalm 19:7-11

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul; the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.

Psalm 106:3

Happy are those that keep judgment and he that does righteousness at all times.

Psalm 119:2-3

Blessed are those that keep his testimonies and that seek him with their whole heart.

Psalm 119:32

I will run the way of thy commandments when thou shalt enlarge my heart.

Psalm 119:45

And I will walk at liberty, for I sought thy commandments.

Psalm 119:96-105

I have seen an end of all perfection, but thy commandment is exceeding broad.

Proverbs 14:15

The simple believes every word, but the prudent man understands his steps.

Isaiah 8:20

To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.

Luke 6:47-49

Whosoever comes to me and hears my words and does them, I will show you to whom he is like:

John 8:31-32

Then Jesus said to those Jews who had believed him, If ye abide in my word, ye shall be my disciples indeed;

John 8:36

If the Son therefore shall set you free, ye shall be free indeed.

John 15:9-10

As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you; abide in my love.

Acts 2:42

And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship and in breaking of bread and in prayers.

Acts 13:43

Now when the synagogue was dismissed, many of the Jews and religious proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas, who, speaking to them, persuaded them to remain in the grace of God.

Acts 26:22

Having, therefore, obtained help of God, I continue unto this day, witnessing both to small and great, saying no other things than those which the prophets and Moses said should come:

Romans 2:7-8

to those who persevered in well doing, glory and honour and incorruption, to those who seek eternal life;

Romans 7:12

So the law is truly holy, and the commandment holy and just and good.

Romans 7:22-23

For I delight with the law of God with the inward man,

Romans 8:15

For ye have not received the spirit of slavery to be in fear again, but ye have received the Spirit of adoption of sons, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.

Romans 11:22

Behold, therefore, the goodness and severity of God: on those who fell, severity, but toward thee, goodness if thou continue in his goodness; otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.

1 Corinthians 15:58

Therefore, my beloved brothers, be ye steadfast, unmovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

2 Corinthians 3:17-18

For the Lord is the Spirit, and where that Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty.

2 Corinthians 13:5

Examine yourselves whether ye are in the faith; prove your own selves. Do ye not know your own selves if Jesus Christ is in you? Unless ye are reprobates.

Galatians 2:4

And that in spite of the false brethren, who entered secretly to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus that they might bring us into bondage;

Colossians 1:23

if ye continue in the faith grounded and settled and are not moved away from the hope of the gospel, which ye have heard and which is preached to every creature which is under heaven, of which I Paul am made a minister,

1 Timothy 2:15

notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if she continues in faith and charity and sanctification and modesty.

1 Timothy 4:16

Take heed unto thyself and unto the doctrine; be diligent in this, for in doing so thou shalt both save thyself and those that hear thee.

Hebrews 12:15

looking diligently that no one deviate from the grace of God, lest any root of bitterness springing up impede you, and thereby many be defiled,

James 1:23-24

For if anyone hears the word and does not put it into practice, this same is like unto the man beholding his natural face in a mirror:

1 John 2:24

Let that therefore abide in you, which ye have heard from the beginning. For if that which ye have heard from the beginning shall abide in you, ye also shall continue to abide in the Son and in the Father.

Revelation 14:13

And I heard a voice from heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on; Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours, and their works do follow them.

Revelation 22:14

Blessed are those who do his commandments that their power and authority might be in the tree of life and they may enter in through the gates into the city.

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