Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

a doubleminded man, unstable in all his ways.

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.

Amplified

being a double-minded man, unstable and restless in all his ways [in everything he thinks, feels, or 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.

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.

Interlinear

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

man
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

all
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704

his

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 let not that man think that he shall receive anything of the Lord; 8 a doubleminded man, unstable in all his ways. 9 But let the brother of low degree glory in his high estate:


Cross References

James 4:8

Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye doubleminded.

2 Peter 2:14

having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; enticing unstedfast souls; having a heart exercised in covetousness; children of cursing;

2 Peter 3:16

as also in all his epistles, speaking in them of these things; wherein are some things hard to be understood, which the ignorant and unstedfast wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction.

1 Kings 18:21

And Elijah came near unto all the people, and said, How long go ye limping between the two sides? if Jehovah be God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.

2 Kings 17:33

They feared Jehovah, and served their own gods, after the manner of the nations from among whom they had been carried away.

2 Kings 17:41

So these nations feared Jehovah, and served their graven images; their children likewise, and their children's children, as did their fathers, so do they unto this day.

Isaiah 29:13

And the Lord said, Forasmuch as this people draw nigh unto me , and with their mouth and with their lips to honor me, but have removed their heart far from me, and their fear of me is a commandment of men which hath been taught them ;

Hosea 7:8-11

Ephraim, he mixeth himself among the peoples; Ephraim is a cake not turned.

Hosea 10:2

Their heart is divided; now shall they be found guilty: he will smite their altars, he will destroy their pillars.

Matthew 6:22

The lamp of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.

Matthew 6:24

No man can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.

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