Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

Now if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask for [it] from God, who gives to all without reservation and not reproaching, and it will be given to him.

New American Standard Bible

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.

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

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.

International Standard Version

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.

A Conservative Version

And if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask from God who gives to all generously and not reproaching, and it will be given to him.

American Standard Version

But if any of you lacketh wisdom, let him ask of God, who giveth to all liberally and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.

Amplified

If any of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask of the giving God [Who gives] to everyone liberally and ungrudgingly, without reproaching or faultfinding, and it will be given him.

An Understandable Version

But if any one of you lacks wisdom, he should pray to God, who gives to everyone generously and does not begrudge [the person who asks], and it will be given to him.

Anderson New Testament

Now, if any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally, and upbraids not; and it shall be given him.

Bible in Basic English

But if any man among you is without wisdom, let him make his request to God, who gives freely to all without an unkind word, and it will be given to him.

Common New Testament

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.

Daniel Mace New Testament

If any of you is deficient in prudence, let him ask it of God, who liberally gives to all without upbraiding: and he will give it.

Darby Translation

But if any one of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all freely and reproaches not, and it shall be given to him:

Godbey New Testament

But if any of you lack wisdom, let him ask God, who gives to all cheerfully and upbraids none; and it will be given unto him.

Goodspeed New Testament

If any one of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask God who gives generously to everyone, and does not reproach one with it afterward, and he will give it to him.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And if any of you lacks wisdom, let them ask of God (who gives abundantly to all, and without reproach), and it shall be given them.

Julia Smith Translation

If any of you is forsaken of wisdom, let him ask of God, giving to all plainly, blaming not; and it shall be given him.

King James 2000

If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all men liberally, and reproaches not; and it shall be given him.

Modern King James verseion

But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and with no reproach, and it shall be given to him.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, which giveth to all men indifferently and casteth no man in the teeth; and it shall be given him.

Moffatt New Testament

Whoever of you is defective in wisdom, let him ask God who gives to all men without question or reproach, and the gift will be his.

Montgomery New Testament

If any one of you is lacking in wisdom, let him ask it from the God who gives to all men freely and without upbraiding; and it will be given to him.

NET Bible

But if anyone is deficient in wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without reprimand, and it will be given to him.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

But if any one of you is wanting in wisdom, let him ask of God, who giveth to all liberally, and upbraideth not; and it will be given him.

Sawyer New Testament

And if any one of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and upbraids not, and it shall be given him.

The Emphasized Bible

But, if any of you is sinning short of wisdom, let him be asking of God, Who giveth unto all freely and upbraideth not, and it shall be given him;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But if any man of you be deficient in wisdom, let him ask it of God, who giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not and it shall be given him.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If one of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask wisdom from the God who gives freely to every one without reproaches, and it will be given to him.

Webster

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

Weymouth New Testament

And if any one of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask God for it, who gives with open hand to all men, and without upbraiding; and it will be given him.

Williams New Testament

But if any one of you is deficient in wisdom, let him ask God who generously gives to everyone and never reproaches one with its lack, and it will be given to him.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

But, if any of you is lacking in wisdom, let him ask from God, Who giveth to all liberally, and upbraideth not; and it will be given him;

Worsley New Testament

And if any of you lack wisdom, let him ask it of God, who giveth to all men liberally and upbraideth not, and it shall be given him.

Youngs Literal Translation

and if any of you do lack wisdom, let him ask from God, who is giving to all liberally, and not reproaching, and it shall be given to him;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
If
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

any
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

of you
ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

λείπω 
Leipo 
Usage: 5

σοφία 
Sophia 
Usage: 45

αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

of
παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

to all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

ἁπλῶς 
Haplos 
Usage: 1

and



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

ὀνειδέζω 
oneidizo 
Usage: 8

not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

it shall be given
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

Devotionals

Devotionals about James 1:5

Devotionals containing James 1:5

References

Images James 1:5

Context Readings

Trials, Testing, And Faith

4 And let endurance have [its] perfect effect, so that you may be mature and complete, lacking in nothing. 5 Now if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask for [it] from God, who gives to all without reservation and not reproaching, and it will be given to him. 6 But let him ask for [it] in faith, without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven by the wind and tossed about.


Cross References

Proverbs 2:3-6

For if you cry out for understanding, [if] you lift your voice for insight,

John 15:7

If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you want and it will be done for you.

1 Kings 3:7-12

So then, O Yahweh, you are my God. You have made your servant king in place of David my father [though] I [am] a young boy. I do not know going out or coming in.

2 Chronicles 1:10

Now, give to me wisdom and knowledge that I may go out and come in before this people, for who can judge this, your great people?"

Exodus 31:3

And I have filled him [with] the Spirit of God, with wisdom and with skill and with knowledge and with every [kind of] craftsmanship,

Proverbs 3:5-7

{Trust Yahweh} with all your heart; do not lean toward your own understanding.

1 Chronicles 22:12

Only may Yahweh give to you understanding and insight that he might give you charge over Israel and the keeping of the law of Yahweh your God.

Job 28:12-28

"But from where will wisdom be found? And {where in the world} [is the] place of understanding?

Exodus 31:6

And, look, I have given with him Oholiab the son of Ahisamach, from the tribe of Dan, and I have put skill in the heart of all [the] skilled of heart, and they will make all that I have commanded you--

Exodus 36:1-4

And Bezalel and Oholiab and everyone [who is] skilled of heart in whom Yahweh has put wisdom and skill to know and to do all the work for the service of the sanctuary--[they] will do [it], according to all that Yahweh has commanded."

Proverbs 9:4-6

"Whoever [is] simple, let him turn here." As for the one who lacks {sense}, she says to him,

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek Yahweh {while he lets himself be found}; call him {while he is} near.

Jeremiah 1:6-7

Then I said, "Ah, Lord Yahweh! Look, I do not know [how] to speak, for I [am] a youth."

Jeremiah 29:12-13

Then [when] you call me, and you come and pray to me, then I will listen to you.

Matthew 7:7-11

"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and it will be opened for you.

John 4:10

Jesus answered and said to her, "If you had known the gift of God and who it is who says to you, 'Give me [water] to drink,' you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water."

John 14:13

And {whatever} you ask in my name, I will do this, in order that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

1 John 3:22

and whatever we ask we receive from him, because we keep his commandments and do [what is] pleasing {in his sight}.

1 John 5:14-15

And this is the confidence that we have before him: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.

Daniel 2:18-22

and [told them] to seek mercy {from the God of heaven} concerning this mystery, so that Daniel and his companions, along with the remainder of the wise men of Babylon, would not be killed.

Matthew 11:20

Then he began to reproach the towns in which the majority of his miracles had been done, because they did not repent:

Luke 11:9-13

And I tell you, ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and it will be opened for you.

Luke 15:20-22

And he set out [and] came to his own father. But [while] he was still a long way away, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran {and embraced him} and kissed him.

John 16:23-24

And on that day you will ask me nothing. Truly, truly I say to you, whatever you ask the Father in my name, he will give you.

2 Corinthians 2:16

to those on the one hand an odor from death to death, [and] to those on the other hand a fragrance from life to life. And who [is] qualified for these [things]?

James 1:17

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of change.

James 3:17

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, obedient, full of mercy and good fruits, nonjudgmental, without hypocrisy,

James 5:16

Therefore confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous person accomplishes much.

Mark 16:14

And later, [while] they were reclining at table, he appeared to the eleven. And he reprimanded their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they did not believe those who had seen him [after he] had been raised.

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