Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

But you must let endurance have its full effect, 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.

Holman Bible

But endurance must do its complete work, 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 because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance. 4 But you must let endurance have its full effect, 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 everyone generously without a rebuke, and it will be given to him.


Cross References

Matthew 5:48

So be perfect, as your heavenly Father is perfect."

Luke 21:19

By your endurance you will protect your lives."

Job 17:9

But the righteous person will hold to his way, and those with clean hands will grow stronger and stronger."

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of the Messiah Jesus, sends you his greetings. He is always wrestling in his prayers for you, so that you may stand mature, completely convinced of the entire will of God.

Psalm 37:7

Be silent in the LORD's presence and wait patiently for him. Don't be angry because of the one whose way prospers or the one who implements evil schemes.

Psalm 40:1

I waited expectantly for the LORD, and he took notice of me and heard my cry.

Proverbs 4:8

Prize her and she will exalt you. Indeed, if you embrace her, she will honor you.

Habakkuk 2:3

For the revelation pertains to an appointed time it speaks truthfully about the end. Though it delays, wait for it, because it will surely come about it will not be late!

Matthew 10:22

You will be hated by everyone because of my name. But the person who endures to the end will be saved.

Matthew 19:20

The young man told him, "I have kept all of these. What do I still lack?"

Mark 10:21

Jesus looked at him and loved him. Then he told him, "You're missing one thing. Go and sell everything you own, give the money to the destitute, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come back and follow me."

Luke 8:15

But the ones on the good soil are the people who hear the word but also hold on to it with good and honest hearts, producing a crop through endurance."

Luke 18:22

When Jesus heard this, he told him, "You still need to do one thing. Sell everything you have and give the money to the destitute, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come back and follow me."

John 17:23

I am in them, and you are in me. May they be completely one, so that the world may know that you sent me and that you have loved them as you loved me.

1 Corinthians 2:6

However, when we are among mature people, we do speak a message of wisdom, but not the wisdom of this world or of the rulers of this world, who are passing off the scene.

Galatians 6:9

Let's not get tired of doing what is good, for at the right time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.

Philippians 3:12-15

It's not that I have already reached this goal or have already become perfect. But I keep pursuing it, hoping somehow to embrace it just as I have been embraced by the Messiah Jesus.

2 Timothy 3:17

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

Hebrews 13:21

equip you with everything good to do his will, accomplishing in us what pleases him through Jesus, the Messiah. To him be glory forever and ever! Amen.

James 1:5

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to everyone generously without a rebuke, and it will be given to him.

James 3:2

For all of us make many mistakes. If someone does not make any mistakes when he speaks, he is perfect and able to control his whole body.

James 5:7-11

So be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious crop from his land, being patient with it until it receives the fall and the spring rains.

1 Peter 5:10

After you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you by the Messiah Jesus to his eternal glory, will restore you, establish you, strengthen you, and support you.

2 Peter 1:9

For the person who lacks these qualities is blind and shortsighted, and has forgotten the cleansing that he has received from his past sins.

1 John 4:17-18

This is how love has been perfected among us: we will have confidence on the day of judgment because, during our time in this world, we are just like him.

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