Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

King James Version

But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

Holman Bible

But endurance must do its complete work, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking nothing.

International Standard Version

But you must let endurance have its full effect, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking nothing.

A Conservative Version

And let perseverance have a perfect work, so that ye may be perfect and complete, falling short in nothing.

American Standard Version

And let patience have its perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, lacking in nothing.

Amplified

But let endurance and steadfastness and patience have full play and do a thorough work, so that you may be [people] perfectly and fully developed [with no defects], lacking in nothing.

An Understandable Version

And you [should] allow your perseverance to complete its work, so that you will be perfect and complete, [and] not lacking in anything.

Anderson New Testament

But let patience have its work perfected, that you may be perfect and faultless, wanting in nothing.

Bible in Basic English

But let this power have its full effect, so that you may be made complete, needing nothing.

Common New Testament

And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but constancy should be brought to its perfection, that you may be entirely accomplished, without any defect.

Darby Translation

But let endurance have its perfect work, that ye may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Godbey New Testament

But let endurance have its perfect work, in order that you may be perfect and whole in every part, lacking in nothing.

Goodspeed New Testament

and steadfastness must have full play, so that you may be fully and perfectly developed without any defects.

John Wesley New Testament

that ye may be perfect and intire, wanting nothing.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and the patience finishes the work, that ye may be perfect and entire, not lacking in anything.

Julia Smith Translation

And let patience have a perfect work, that ye be perfect and entire, being left behind in nothing.

King James 2000

But let patience have her perfect work, that you may be perfect and entire, lacking in nothing.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And let endurance have [its] perfect effect, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking in nothing.

Modern King James verseion

But let patience have its perfect work, so that you may be perfect and entire, lacking nothing.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and sound, lacking nothing.

Moffatt New Testament

only, let your endurance be a finished product, so that you may be finished and complete, with never a defect.

Montgomery New Testament

But let endurance have its perfect work, so that you may be perfect and entire, not lacking in anything.

NET Bible

And let endurance have its perfect effect, so that you will be perfect and complete, not deficient in anything.

New Heart English Bible

Let endurance have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Noyes New Testament

But let endurance have a perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting in nothing.

Sawyer New Testament

But let patience have a perfect work, that you may be perfect and entire, lacking in nothing.

The Emphasized Bible

But let, your endurance, have, mature work, that ye may be mature and complete, in nothing, coming short.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But let patience have its work perfected, that ye may be perfect and complete, deficient in nothing.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And let endurance do its work perfectly, so that you may be altogether perfect, and in no respect deficient.

Webster

But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.

Weymouth New Testament

Only let endurance have perfect results so that you may become perfect and complete, deficient in nothing.

Williams New Testament

but you must let your endurance come to its perfect product, so that you may be fully developed and perfectly equipped, without any defects.

World English Bible

Let endurance have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Worrell New Testament

And let patience have a perfect work; that ye may be perfect and entire, lacking in nothing.

Worsley New Testament

but let patience have it's perfect work, that ye may be entirely perfect, failing in nothing.

Youngs Literal Translation

and let the endurance have a perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire -- in nothing lacking;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

ὑπομονή 
Hupomone 
Usage: 26

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

τέλειος 
Teleios 
Usage: 16

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

ἵνα 
Hina 
that, to,
Usage: 472

ye may be
ὦ 
be, may be, should be, is, might be, were, not tr,
Usage: 41

τέλειος 
Teleios 
Usage: 16

and

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

ὁλόκληρος 
Holokleros 
Usage: 2

λείπω 
Leipo 
Usage: 5

Images James 1:4

Context Readings

Trials, Testing, And Faith

3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. 4 And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. 5 But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.


Cross References

Matthew 5:48

"Therefore you are to be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Luke 21:19

"By your endurance you will gain your lives.

Job 17:9

"Nevertheless the righteous will hold to his way, And he who has clean hands will grow stronger and stronger.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of your number, a bondslave of Jesus Christ, sends you his greetings, always laboring earnestly for you in his prayers, that you may stand perfect and fully assured in all the will of God.

Psalm 37:7

Rest in the LORD and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who carries out wicked schemes.

Psalm 40:1

I waited patiently for the LORD; And He inclined to me and heard my cry.

Proverbs 4:8

"Prize her, and she will exalt you; She will honor you if you embrace her.

Habakkuk 2:3

"For the vision is yet for the appointed time; It hastens toward the goal and it will not fail Though it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly come, it will not delay.

Matthew 10:22

"You will be hated by all because of My name, but it is the one who has endured to the end who will be saved.

Matthew 19:20

The young man said to Him, "All these things I have kept; what am I still lacking?"

Mark 10:21

Looking at him, Jesus felt a love for him and said to him, "One thing you lack: go and sell all you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me."

Luke 8:15

"But the seed in the good soil, these are the ones who have heard the word in an honest and good heart, and hold it fast, and bear fruit with perseverance.

Luke 18:22

When Jesus heard this, He said to him, "One thing you still lack; sell all that you possess and distribute it to the poor, and you shall have treasure in heaven; and come, follow Me."

John 17:23

I in them and You in Me, that they may be perfected in unity, so that the world may know that You sent Me, and loved them, even as You have loved Me.

1 Corinthians 2:6

Yet we do speak wisdom among those who are mature; a wisdom, however, not of this age nor of the rulers of this age, who are passing away;

Galatians 6:9

Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary.

Philippians 3:12-15

Not that I have already obtained it or have already become perfect, but I press on so that I may lay hold of that for which also I was laid hold of by Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 3:17

so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work.

Hebrews 13:21

equip you in every good thing to do His will, working in us that which is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen.

James 1:5

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all generously and without reproach, and it will be given to him.

James 3:2

For we all stumble in many ways If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well.

James 5:7-11

Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets the early and late rains.

1 Peter 5:10

After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.

2 Peter 1:9

For he who lacks these qualities is blind or short-sighted, having forgotten his purification from his former sins.

1 John 4:17-18

By this, love is perfected with us, so that we may have confidence in the day of judgment; because as He is, so also are we in this world.

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