Parallel Verses

King James Version

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

New American Standard Bible

And let endurance have its perfect result, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in 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
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 this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. 4 But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing. 5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.


Cross References

Matthew 5:48

Be ye therefore perfect, even as your Father which is in heaven is perfect.

Luke 21:19

In your patience possess ye your souls.

Job 17:9

The righteous also shall hold on his way, and he that hath clean hands shall be stronger and stronger.

Colossians 4:12

Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, saluteth you, always labouring fervently for you in prayers, that ye may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.

Psalm 37:7

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

Psalm 40:1

{To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.} I waited patiently for the LORD; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry.

Proverbs 4:8

Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.

Habakkuk 2:3

For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry.

Matthew 10:22

And ye shall be hated of all men for my name's sake: but he that endureth to the end shall be saved.

Matthew 19:20

The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?

Mark 10:21

Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: go thy way, sell whatsoever thou hast, and give to the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, take up the cross, and follow me.

Luke 8:15

But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep it, and bring forth fruit with patience.

Luke 18:22

Now when Jesus heard these things, he said unto him, Yet lackest thou one thing: sell all that thou hast, and distribute unto the poor, and thou shalt have treasure in heaven: and come, follow me.

John 17:23

I in them, and thou in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that thou hast sent me, and hast loved them, as thou hast loved me.

1 Corinthians 2:6

Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:

Galatians 6:9

And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.

Philippians 3:12-15

Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.

2 Timothy 3:17

That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.

Hebrews 13:21

Make you perfect in every good work to do his will, working in you that which is wellpleasing in his sight, through Jesus Christ; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.

James 1:5

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

James 3:2

For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.

James 5:7-11

Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain.

1 Peter 5:10

But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you.

2 Peter 1:9

But he that lacketh these things is blind, and cannot see afar off, and hath forgotten that he was purged from his old sins.

1 John 4:17-18

Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.

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