Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with evil motives?

King James Version

Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?

Holman Bible

haven't you discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?

International Standard Version

then you will have made false distinctions among yourselves and will have judged from evil motives, will you not?

A Conservative Version

then are ye not partial among yourselves, and become judges from evil thoughts?

American Standard Version

Do ye not make distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts?

Amplified

Are you not discriminating among your own and becoming critics and judges with wrong motives?

An Understandable Version

are you not making class distinctions among yourselves and judging [people] from evil motives?

Anderson New Testament

are you not partial in yourselves? and do you not judge from false principles?

Bible in Basic English

Is there not a division in your minds? have you not become judges with evil thoughts?

Common New Testament

have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts?

Daniel Mace New Testament

have not you made an arbitrary distinction, don't your judgments flow from a vicious principle?

Darby Translation

have ye not made a difference among yourselves, and become judges having evil thoughts?

Godbey New Testament

are you not condemned among yourselves, and have you not become the judges of evil reasonings?

Goodspeed New Testament

have you not wavered and shown that your judgments are guided by base motives?

John Wesley New Testament

Stand thou there, or, Sit thou here under my footstool, Ye distinguish not in yourselves, but are become evil-reasoning judges.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Are ye not then judging in yourselves and are become judges of evil thoughts?

Julia Smith Translation

Were ye not separated among yourselves, and become judges of evil reflections?

King James 2000

Are you not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?

Lexham Expanded Bible

have you not made distinctions among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?

Modern King James verseion

Did you not make a difference among yourselves and became judges with evil thoughts?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

are ye not even partial in your selves, and have judged after evil thoughts?

Moffatt New Testament

are you not drawing distinctions in your own minds and proving that you judge people with partiality?

Montgomery New Testament

are you not drawing distinctions among yourselves, and have you not become judges with evil thoughts?

NET Bible

If so, have you not made distinctions among yourselves and become judges with evil motives?

New Heart English Bible

haven't you shown partiality among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts?

Noyes New Testament

have ye not been partial among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts?

Sawyer New Testament

are you not condemned in yourselves and judges of evil thoughts?

The Emphasized Bible

Would ye not have been led to make distinctions among yourselves, and have become judges with wicked reasonings?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

are you not thus partial among yourselves, and form your decision from bad reasonings?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Is not that to make distinctions among yourselves, and show yourselves prejudiced judges?

Webster

Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?

Weymouth New Testament

is it not plain that in your hearts you have little faith, seeing that you have become judges full of wrong thoughts?

Williams New Testament

do you not make improper distinctions among yourselves and prove to be critics with evil motives?

World English Bible

haven't you shown partiality among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts?

Worrell New Testament

do ye not make a distinction among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts?

Worsley New Testament

do ye not make a partial difference within yourselves, and become judges that reason wickedly?

Youngs Literal Translation

ye did not judge fully in yourselves, and did become ill-reasoning judges.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Are ye
διακρίνω 
Diakrino 
Usage: 16

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032


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

διακρίνω 
Diakrino 
Usage: 16

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

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

and

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

γίνομαι 
Ginomai 
be, come to pass, be made, be done, come, become, God forbid , arise, have, be fulfilled, be married to, be preferred, not tr, , vr done
Usage: 531

κριτής 
Krites 
Usage: 9

of evil
πονηρός 
Poneros 
Usage: 36

Devotionals

Devotionals about James 2:4

References

American

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Partiality Forbidden

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," 4 have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with evil motives? 5 Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?


Cross References

John 7:24

"Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment."

Job 21:27

"Behold, I know your thoughts, And the plans by which you would wrong me.

Job 34:19

Who shows no partiality to princes Nor regards the rich above the poor, For they all are the work of His hands?

Psalm 58:1

Do you indeed speak righteousness, O gods? Do you judge uprightly, O sons of men?

Psalm 82:2

How long will you judge unjustly And show partiality to the wicked? Selah.

Psalm 109:31

For He stands at the right hand of the needy, To save him from those who judge his soul.

Malachi 2:9

"So I also have made you despised and abased before all the people, just as you are not keeping My ways but are showing partiality in the instruction.

Matthew 7:1-5

"Do not judge so that you will not be judged.

James 1:1-27

James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes who are dispersed abroad: Greetings.

James 4:11

Do not speak against one another, brethren He who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law; but if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge of it.



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