Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal favoritism.

King James Version

My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons.

Holman Bible

My brothers, hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ without showing favoritism.

International Standard Version

My brothers, do not let your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be tainted by favoritism.

A Conservative Version

My brothers, ye should not have the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ of glory, in favoritism.

American Standard Version

My brethren, hold not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons.

Amplified

My brethren, pay no servile regard to people [show no prejudice, no partiality]. Do not [attempt to] hold and practice the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ [the Lord] of glory [together with snobbery]!

An Understandable Version

My brothers, do not hold [views regarding] the faith of our glorious Lord Jesus Christ [i.e., as tenets of Christianity] which show favoritism toward [certain] persons.

Anderson New Testament

My brethren, do not hold the faith of our glorious Lord Jesus Christ, so as to show a partiality for persons.

Bible in Basic English

My brothers, if you have the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ of glory, do not take a man's position into account.

Common New Testament

My brethren, show no favoritism as you hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ.

Daniel Mace New Testament

My brethren, let not your christian profession be accompanied with partiality.

Darby Translation

My brethren, do not have the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, Lord of glory, with respect of persons:

Godbey New Testament

My brethren, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect to persons.

Goodspeed New Testament

My brothers, do you try to combine faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with acts of partiality?

John Wesley New Testament

My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons. For if there come into your assembly a man with a gold ring,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

My brethren, do not have the faith of our Lord Jesus, the glorious Christ, with respect of persons.

Julia Smith Translation

My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, of glory, with distinction of faces.

King James 2000

My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons.

Lexham Expanded Bible

My brothers, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with partiality.

Modern King James verseion

My brothers, do not have the faith of our Lord Christ, the Lord of glory, with respecter of faces.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ the Lord of glory in respect of persons.

Moffatt New Testament

My brothers, as you believe in our Lord Jesus Christ, who is the Glory, pay no servile regard to people.

Montgomery New Testament

My brothers, do not hold the faith of the Lord Jesus, the Lord of Glory, in a spirit of caste.

NET Bible

My brothers and sisters, do not show prejudice if you possess faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ.

New Heart English Bible

My brothers, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ of glory with partiality.

Noyes New Testament

My brethren, hold not the faith of our Lord of glory, Jesus Christ, with respect of persons.

Sawyer New Testament

My brothers, have not the faith of our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with a respect of persons.

The Emphasized Bible

My brethren, do not, with respect for persons, be holding the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

MY brethren, hold not the faith of our glorious Lord Jesus shewing a respect for persons.

Twentieth Century New Testament

My Brothers, are you really trying to combine faith in Jesus Christ, our glorified Lord, with the worship of rank?

Webster

My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons.

Weymouth New Testament

My brethren, you must not make distinctions between one man and another while you are striving to maintain faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, who is our glory.

Williams New Testament

My brothers, stop trying to maintain your faith in our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious presence of God on earth, along with acts of partiality to certain ones.

World English Bible

My brothers, don't hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ of glory with partiality.

Worrell New Testament

My brethren, hold not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ the Lord of glory, with respect of persons.

Worsley New Testament

My brethren, hold not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, in a partial respect of persons.

Youngs Literal Translation

My brethren, hold not, in respect of persons, the faith of the glory of our Lord Jesus Christ,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
My
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

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

the faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

of our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

the Lord of glory
δόξα 
Doxa 
Usage: 141

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

Devotionals

Devotionals about James 2:1

Images James 2:1

Context Readings

Partiality Forbidden

1 My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal favoritism. 2 For if a man comes into your assembly with a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, and there also comes in a poor man in dirty clothes,


Cross References

1 Corinthians 2:8

the wisdom which none of the rulers of this age has understood; for if they had understood it they would not have crucified the Lord of glory;

Leviticus 19:15

'You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly.

James 2:9

But if you show partiality, you are committing sin and are convicted by the law as transgressors.

Deuteronomy 1:17

'You shall not show partiality in judgment; you shall hear the small and the great alike You shall not fear man, for the judgment is God's The case that is too hard for you, you shall bring to me, and I will hear it.'

Deuteronomy 16:19

"You shall not distort justice; you shall not be partial, and you shall not take a bribe, for a bribe blinds the eyes of the wise and perverts the words of the righteous.

Proverbs 24:23

These also are sayings of the wise To show partiality in judgment is not good.

2 Chronicles 19:7

"Now then let the fear of the LORD be upon you; be very careful what you do, for the LORD our God will have no part in unrighteousness or partiality or the taking of a bribe."

Psalm 24:7-10

Lift up your heads, O gates, And be lifted up, O ancient doors, That the King of glory may come in!

Proverbs 28:21

To show partiality is not good, Because for a piece of bread a man will transgress.

Matthew 22:16

And they sent their disciples to Him, along with the Herodians, saying, "Teacher, we know that You are truthful and teach the way of God in truth, and defer to no one; for You are not partial to any.

Acts 7:2

And he said, "Hear me, brethren and fathers! The God of glory appeared to our father Abraham when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived in Haran,

Acts 20:21

solemnly testifying to both Jews and Greeks of repentance toward God and faith in our Lord Jesus Christ.

Acts 24:24

But some days later Felix arrived with Drusilla, his wife who was a Jewess, and sent for Paul and heard him speak about faith in Christ Jesus.

Romans 1:11

For I long to see you so that I may impart some spiritual gift to you, that you may be established;

Colossians 1:4

since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and the love which you have for all the saints;

1 Timothy 1:19

keeping faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and suffered shipwreck in regard to their faith.

1 Timothy 5:21

I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus and of His chosen angels, to maintain these principles without bias, doing nothing in a spirit of partiality.

Titus 1:1

Paul, a bond-servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, for the faith of those chosen of God and the knowledge of the truth which is according to godliness,

Titus 2:13

looking for the blessed hope and the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Christ Jesus,

Hebrews 1:3

And He is the radiance of His glory and the exact representation of His nature, and upholds all things by the word of His power When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high,

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:

Jude 1:16

These are grumblers, finding fault, following after their own lusts; they speak arrogantly, flattering people for the sake of gaining an advantage.

Revelation 14:12

Here is the perseverance of the saints who keep the commandments of God and their faith in Jesus.

James 2:3

and you pay special attention to the one who is wearing the fine clothes, and say, "You sit here in a good place," and you say to the poor man, "You stand over there, or sit down by my footstool,"

James 3:17

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.



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