Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

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

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.

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
But
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 But endurance must do its complete work, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking nothing. 5 Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without criticizing, and it will be given to him.


Cross References

Matthew 5:48

Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Luke 21:19

By your endurance gain your lives.

Job 17:9

Yet the righteous person will hold to his way,
and the one whose hands are clean will grow stronger.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you, a slave of Christ Jesus, greets you. He is always contending for you in his prayers, so that you can stand mature and fully assured in everything God wills.

Psalm 37:7

Be silent before the Lord and wait expectantly for Him;
do not be agitated by one who prospers in his way,
by the man who carries out evil plans.

Psalm 40:1

For the choir director. A Davidic psalm.I waited patiently for the Lord,
and He turned to me and heard my cry for help.

Proverbs 4:8

Cherish her, and she will exalt you;
if you embrace her, she will honor you.

Habakkuk 2:3

For the vision is yet for the appointed time;
it testifies about the end and will not lie.
Though it delays, wait for it,
since it will certainly come and not be late.

Matthew 10:22

You will be hated by everyone because of My name. But the one who endures to the end will be delivered.

Matthew 19:20

“I have kept all these,” the young man told Him. “What do I still lack?”

Mark 10:21

Then, looking at him, Jesus loved him and said to him, “You lack one thing: Go, sell all you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow Me.”

Luke 8:15

But the seed in the good ground—these are the ones who, having heard the word with an honest and good heart, hold on to it and by enduring, bear fruit.

Luke 18:22

When Jesus heard this, He told him, “You still lack one thing: Sell all that you have and distribute it to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow Me.”

John 17:23

I am in them and You are in Me.
May they be made completely one,
so the world may know You have sent Me
and have loved them as You have loved Me.

1 Corinthians 2:6

However, we do speak a wisdom among the mature, but not a wisdom of this age, or of the rulers of this age, who are coming to nothing.

Galatians 6:9

So we must not get tired of doing good, for we will reap at the proper time if we don’t give up.

Philippians 3:12-15

Not that I have already reached the goal or am already fully mature, but I make every effort to take hold of it because I also have been taken hold of by Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 3:17

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

Hebrews 13:21

equip you with all that is good to do His will, working in us what is pleasing in His sight, through Jesus Christ. Glory belongs to Him forever and ever. Amen.

James 1:5

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without criticizing, 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 mature man who is also able to control his whole body.

James 5:7-11

Therefore, brothers, be patient until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth and is patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains.

1 Peter 5:10

Now the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ Jesus, will personally restore, establish, strengthen, and support you after you have suffered a little.

2 Peter 1:9

The person who lacks these things is blind and shortsighted and has forgotten the cleansing from his past sins.

1 John 4:17-18

In this, love is perfected with us so that we may have confidence in the day of judgment, for we are as He is in this world.

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