Parallel Verses

International Standard Version

Suppose a man wearing gold rings and fine clothes comes into your assembly, and a poor man in dirty clothes also comes in.

New American Standard Bible

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,

King James Version

For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment;

Holman Bible

For example, a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, and a poor man dressed in dirty clothes also comes in.

A Conservative Version

For if a man with a gold ring in bright clothing comes into your synagogue, and also a poor man in dirty clothing comes in,

American Standard Version

For if there come into your synagogue a man with a gold ring, in fine clothing, and there come in also a poor man in vile clothing;

Amplified

For if a person comes into your congregation whose hands are adorned with gold rings and who is wearing splendid apparel, and also a poor [man] in shabby clothes comes in,

An Understandable Version

For, suppose a person comes into your assembly wearing a gold ring and dressed in fine clothing and [then another] person comes in who is poor and dressed in shabby clothing.

Anderson New Testament

For if there comes into your assembly a man in splendid apparel, and with gold rings on his fingers, and there comes in also a poor man, in mean clothing,

Bible in Basic English

For if a man comes into your Synagogue in fair clothing and with a gold ring, and a poor man comes in with dirty clothing,

Common New Testament

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 shabby clothes,

Daniel Mace New Testament

when any one, adorn'd with a gold ring, and a splendid dress, enters into your assembly; and a poor man comes in meanly habited:

Darby Translation

for if there come unto your synagogue a man with a gold ring in splendid apparel, and a poor man also come in in vile apparel,

Godbey New Testament

For if a gold-ringed man may come into your synagogue, in shining apparel, and a poor man may also come in with soiled clothing;

Goodspeed New Testament

For if a finely dressed man with a gold ring comes into a meeting, and a poor man in shabby clothes comes in also,

John Wesley New Testament

in fine apparel, and there come in also a poor man in dirty raiment,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For if a man with a gold ring and in precious apparel comes into your synagogue and a poor person in vile raiment also comes in,

Julia Smith Translation

For if there come into your synagogue a man wearing gold rings on is fingers, in brilliant clothing, and there come in also a beggar in filthy clothing;

King James 2000

For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in fine apparel, and there come in also a poor man in shabby clothing;

Lexham Expanded Bible

For if someone enters into your assembly in fine clothing with a gold ring on his finger, and a poor person in filthy clothing also enters,

Modern King James verseion

For if there comes a gold-fingered man in fancy clothing into your assembly, and if there also comes in a poor man in shabby clothing,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If there come into your company a man with a golden ring, and in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment,

Moffatt New Testament

Suppose there comes into your meeting a man who wears gold rings and handsome clothes, and also a poor man in dirty clothes;

Montgomery New Testament

Suppose a man comes into your synagogue with a gold ring and dazzling clothes, and suppose a poor man comes in, also, in shabby clothes,

NET Bible

For if someone comes into your assembly wearing a gold ring and fine clothing, and a poor person enters in filthy clothes,

New Heart English Bible

For if a man with a gold ring, in fine clothing, comes into your synagogue, and a poor man in filthy clothing also comes in;

Noyes New Testament

For if there come into your assembly a man with a gold ring, in splendid apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment,

Sawyer New Testament

For if there comes into your assembly a man with a gold ring, in splendid clothing, and there also comes in a poor man in vile clothing,

The Emphasized Bible

For, if there enter into your synagogue a man wearing gold rings in gay clothing, and there enter a destitute man also, in soiled clothing, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For if there come into your congregation a man with a gold ring, and in splendid apparel, and there come in also a poor man in a sordid garb;

Twentieth Century New Testament

Suppose a man should enter your Synagogue, with gold rings and in grand clothes, and suppose a poor man should come in also, in shabby clothes,

Webster

For if there come into your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment;

Weymouth New Testament

For suppose a man comes into one of your meetings wearing gold rings and fine clothes, and there also comes in a poor man wearing shabby clothes,

Williams New Testament

For if a man with a gold ring, dressed in fine clothes, comes to your meeting, and at the same time a poor man clad in dirty clothes,

World English Bible

For if a man with a gold ring, in fine clothing, comes into your synagogue, and a poor man in filthy clothing also comes in;

Worrell New Testament

For, if there come into your synagogue a man with a gold ring, in splendid apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile apparel;

Worsley New Testament

For if there come into your synagogue a man with a gold ring in fine clothes, and there come in also a poor man in a mean habit;

Youngs Literal Translation

for if there may come into your synagogue a man with gold ring, in gay raiment, and there may come in also a poor man in vile raiment,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

if
ἐάν 
Ean 
Usage: 155

εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

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

συναγωγή 
sunagoge 
Usage: 42

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

with a gold ring
χρυσοδακτύλιος 
Chrusodaktulios 
with a gold ring
Usage: 1

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

λαμπρός 
Lampros 
Usage: 8

ἐσθής 
Esthes 
Usage: 6

and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

there come in
εἰσέρχομαι 
Eiserchomai 
enter, go, come in, go in, enter in, come, arise
Usage: 120


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

a poor man
πτωχός 
Ptochos 
Usage: 16

ῥυπαρός 
Rhuparos 
Usage: 1

Images James 2:2

Prayers for James 2:2

Context Readings

Partiality Forbidden

1 My brothers, do not let your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be tainted by favoritism. 2 Suppose a man wearing gold rings and fine clothes comes into your assembly, and a poor man in dirty clothes also comes in. 3 If you give special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say, "Please take this seat," but you say to the poor man, "Stand over there" or "Sit on the floor at my feet,"


Cross References

Genesis 27:15

Then Rebekah took some garments that belonged to her elder son Esau the best ones available and put them on her younger son Jacob.

Esther 3:10

The king removed his signet ring from his hand and gave it to Hammedatha the Agagite's son Haman, the enemy of the Jewish people.

Esther 8:2

The king took off his signet ring that he had taken from Haman and gave it to Mordecai. Esther then put Mordecai in charge of Haman's property.

Isaiah 64:6

All of us have become like one who is unclean, and all our righteous acts are like a filthy rag; we all shrivel up like a leaf, and like the wind, our iniquities sweep us away.

Zechariah 3:3-4

Now Joshua was wearing filthy clothes as he stood in the presence of the angel.

Matthew 11:8-9

Really, what did you go out to see? A man dressed in fancy clothes? See, those who wear fancy clothes live in kings' houses.

Luke 15:22

But the father told his servants, "Hurry! Bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his finger and sandals on his feet.

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