Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

but let him ask in faith, nothing doubting. For he that doubts is like a wave of the sea driven by the wind and tossed about;

New American Standard Bible

But he must ask in faith without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like the surf of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind.

King James Version

But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.

Holman Bible

But let him ask in faith without doubting. For the doubter is like the surging sea, driven and tossed by the wind.

International Standard Version

But he must ask in faith, without any doubts, for the one who has doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.

A Conservative Version

But let him ask in faith, doubting nothing, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven by wind and tossed about.

American Standard Version

But let him ask in faith, nothing doubting: for he that doubteth is like the surge of the sea driven by the wind and tossed.

Amplified

But he must ask [for wisdom] in faith, without doubting [God’s willingness to help], for the one who doubts is like a billowing surge of the sea that is blown about and tossed by the wind.

An Understandable Version

But he should ask in faith, without doubting, because the person who doubts [that he will receive wisdom] is like an ocean wave that is driven and tossed by the wind.

Anderson New Testament

But let him ask in faith, doubting not: for he that doubts, is like a wave of the sea, driven by the wind, and tossed.

Bible in Basic English

Let him make his request in faith, doubting nothing; for he who has doubt in his heart is like the waves of the sea, which are troubled by the driving of the wind.

Common New Testament

But he must ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is driven and tossed by the wind.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but let him be fully persuaded of the lawfulness of what he asks: for he that is diffident about that, is like the waves that fluctuate with the wind.

Godbey New Testament

But let him ask in faith, doubting as to nothing; for he that doubts is like unto a wave of the sea driven by the winds and tossed by the tempest.

Goodspeed New Testament

But he must ask with faith, and without any doubt, for the man who doubts is like the billowing sea, driven and blown about by the wind.

John Wesley New Testament

But let him ask in faith, nothing doubting: for he that doubteth is like a wave of the sea, driven with the wind and tossed.

Julia Smith Translation

And let him ask in faith, being at variance in nothing. For he being at variance is like the surge of the sea being moved by the wind and put in motion.

King James 2000

But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavers is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

But let him ask in faith, doubting nothing. For he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, driven by the wind and tossed.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But let him ask in faith, and waver not. For he that doubteth is like the waves of the sea, tossed of the wind, and carried with violence.

Moffatt New Testament

Only, let him ask in faith, with never a doubt; for the doubtful man is like surge of the sea whirled and swayed by the wind;

Montgomery New Testament

But let him ask in faith, without wavering; for he who wavers is like a surge of the sea, wind-driven and tossed.

NET Bible

But he must ask in faith without doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed around by the wind.

New Heart English Bible

But let him ask in faith, without any doubting, for the one who doubts is like a wave of the sea, driven and tossed by the wind.

Noyes New Testament

But let him ask in faith, nothing doubting; for he that doubteth is like a wave of the sea driven by the wind and tossed.

Sawyer New Testament

But let him ask in faith, not doubting; for he that doubts is like a wave of the sea, driven with the wind and agitated.

The Emphasized Bible

But let him be asking in faith, nothing, doubting, for, he that doubteth, is like a wave of the sea, wind-driven and storm-tossed, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But let him ask in faith, harbouring no doubt: for he who is doubtful is like a wave of the sea, driven by the wind, and in constant agitation.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But let him ask with confidence, never doubting; for the man who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven hither and thither at the mercy of the wind--

Webster

But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.

Weymouth New Testament

But let him ask in faith and have no doubts; for he who has doubts is like the surge of the sea, driven by the wind and tossed into spray.

Williams New Testament

But he must ask in faith, without a doubt, for the man who doubts is like a wave of the sea that is whirled and swayed by the wind.

World English Bible

But let him ask in faith, without any doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, driven by the wind and tossed.

Worrell New Testament

but let him ask in faith, nothing doubting; for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, wind-driven and tossed.

Worsley New Testament

But let him ask in faith, nothing doubting; for he that doubteth is like a wave of the sea blown about and tossed by the wind.

Youngs Literal Translation

and let him ask in faith, nothing doubting, for he who is doubting hath been like a wave of the sea, driven by wind and tossed,

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

αἰτέω 
Aiteo 
Usage: 43

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

μηδείς μηδεμία μηδέν 
medeis 
no man, nothing, no, none, not, anything,
Usage: 79

διακρίνω 
Diakrino 
Usage: 16

For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

διακρίνω 
Diakrino 
Usage: 16

is like
εἴκω 
Eiko 
be like
Usage: 2

a wave
κλύδων 
Kludon 
Usage: 2

of the sea
θάλασσα 
Thalassa 
sea
Usage: 82

driven with the wind
ἀνεμίζω 
Anemizo 
driven with the wind
Usage: 1

and

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about James 1:6

References

Fausets

Hastings

Morish

Watsons

Images James 1:6

Prayers for James 1:6

Context Readings

Trials, Testing, And Faith

5 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: 6 but let him ask in faith, nothing doubting. For he that doubts is like a wave of the sea driven by the wind and tossed about; 7 for let not that man think that he shall receive anything from the Lord;


Cross References

Ephesians 4:14

in order that we may be no longer babes, tossed and carried about by every wind of that teaching which is in the sleight of men, in unprincipled cunning with a view to systematized error;

Matthew 21:21-22

And Jesus answering said to them, Verily I say unto you, If ye have faith, and do not doubt, not only shall ye do what is done to the fig-tree, but even if ye should say to this mountain, Be thou taken away and be thou cast into the sea, it shall come to pass.

Mark 11:22-24

And Jesus answering says to them, Have faith in God.

1 Timothy 2:8

I will therefore that the men pray in every place, lifting up pious hands, without wrath or reasoning.

Hebrews 10:23

Let us hold fast the confession of the hope unwavering, (for he is faithful who has promised;)

Hebrews 11:6

But without faith it is impossible to please him. For he that draws near to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them who seek him out.

Hebrews 13:9

Be not carried away with various and strange doctrines; for it is good that the heart be confirmed with grace, not meats; those who have walked in which have not been profited by them.

2 Peter 2:17

These are springs without water, and mists driven by storm, to whom the gloom of darkness is reserved for ever.

Jude 1:12-13

These are spots in your love-feasts, feasting together with you without fear, pasturing themselves; clouds without water, carried along by the winds; autumnal trees, without fruit, twice dead, rooted up;

Genesis 49:4

Impetuous as the waters, thou shalt have no pre-eminence; Because thou wentest up to thy father's couch: Then defiledst thou it: he went up to my bed.

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