Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

King James Version

A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.

Holman Bible

An indecisive man is unstable in all his ways.

International Standard Version

He is a double-minded man, unstable in all he undertakes.

A Conservative Version

a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

American Standard Version

a doubleminded man, unstable in all his ways.

Amplified

[For being as he is] a man of two minds (hesitating, dubious, irresolute), [he is] unstable and unreliable and uncertain about everything [he thinks, feels, decides].

An Understandable Version

because he is double-minded and undecided in all that he does [i.e., he cannot make up his mind and follow through about anything].

Anderson New Testament

A double-minded man is unstable in all his ways.

Bible in Basic English

For there is a division in his mind, and he is uncertain in all his ways.

Common New Testament

being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Daniel Mace New Testament

a diffident man is inconstant in all his actions.

Darby Translation

he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Godbey New Testament

the double-minded man, the most unstable in all his ways.

John Wesley New Testament

A double-minded man is unstable in all his ways.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

The double minded man is unstable in all his ways.

Julia Smith Translation

A man divided in opinion unsteady in all his ways.

King James 2000

A double-minded man is unstable in all his ways.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[he is] a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Modern King James verseion

he is a double-minded man, not dependable in all his ways.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

A wavering minded man is unstable in all his ways.

Moffatt New Testament

double-minded creature that he is, wavering at every turn.

Montgomery New Testament

double-minded as he is, unstable at every turn.

NET Bible

since he is a double-minded individual, unstable in all his ways.

New Heart English Bible

He is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Noyes New Testament

a doubleminded man as he is, unstable in all his ways.

Sawyer New Testament

a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

The Emphasized Bible

A two-souled man, unstable in all his ways.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

A double-minded man is unsteady in all his ways.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Vacillating as he is, irresolute at every turn.

Webster

A man unsettled in his opinions is unstable in all his ways.

Weymouth New Testament

such a one is a man of two minds, undecided in every step he takes.

Williams New Testament

(1:7) unreliable in every step he takes, must not expect to get anything from the Lord.

World English Bible

He is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Worrell New Testament

a double-souled man, unstable in all his ways.

Worsley New Testament

A double-minded man is inconstant in all his ways.

Youngs Literal Translation

a two-souled man is unstable in all his ways.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δίψυχος 
Dipsuchos 
Usage: 2

ἀνήρ 
Aner 
man, husband, sir, fellow, not tr
Usage: 198

ἀκατάστατος 
Akatastatos 
Usage: 1

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

πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704


Usage: 0

Devotionals

Devotionals about James 1:8

References

Hastings

Images James 1:8

Prayers for James 1:8

Context Readings

Trials, Testing, And Faith

7 For that man ought not to expect that he will receive anything from the Lord, 8 being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways. 9 But the brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position;


Cross References

James 4:8

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

2 Peter 2:14

having eyes full of adultery that never cease from sin, enticing unstable souls, having a heart trained in greed, accursed children;

2 Peter 3:16

as also in all his letters, speaking in them of these things, in which are some things hard to understand, which the untaught and unstable distort, as they do also the rest of the Scriptures, to their own destruction.

1 Kings 18:21

Elijah came near to all the people and said, "How long will you hesitate between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him." But the people did not answer him a word.

2 Kings 17:33

They feared the LORD and served their own gods according to the custom of the nations from among whom they had been carried away into exile.

2 Kings 17:41

So while these nations feared the LORD, they also served their idols; their children likewise and their grandchildren, as their fathers did, so they do to this day.

Isaiah 29:13

Then the Lord said, "Because this people draw near with their words And honor Me with their lip service, But they remove their hearts far from Me, And their reverence for Me consists of tradition learned by rote,

Hosea 7:8-11

Ephraim mixes himself with the nations; Ephraim has become a cake not turned.

Hosea 10:2

Their heart is faithless; Now they must bear their guilt The LORD will break down their altars And destroy their sacred pillars.

Matthew 6:22

"The eye is the lamp of the body; so then if your eye is clear, your whole body will be full of light.

Matthew 6:24

"No one can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to one and despise the other You cannot serve God and wealth.

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