Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

from the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be this way.

King James Version

Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Holman Bible

Praising and cursing come out of the same mouth. My brothers, these things should not be this way.

International Standard Version

From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. It should not be like this, my brothers!

A Conservative Version

Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and curse. My brothers, these things ought not to happen this way.

American Standard Version

out of the same mouth cometh forth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Amplified

Out of the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. These things, my brothers, should not be this way [for we have a moral obligation to speak in a manner that reflects our fear of God and profound respect for His precepts].

An Understandable Version

Praise and cursing come out of the same mouth! My brothers, these things should not be happening.

Anderson New Testament

Out of the same mouth come forth blessing and cursing. These things, my brethren, ought not so to be.

Bible in Basic English

Out of the same mouth comes blessing and cursing. My brothers, it is not right for these things to be so.

Common New Testament

From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brethren, this ought not to be so.

Daniel Mace New Testament

from the same mouth shall blessing and cursing proceed? this ought not to be practis'd, my brethren;

Darby Translation

Out of the same mouth goes forth blessing and cursing. It is not right, my brethren, that these things should be thus.

Godbey New Testament

out of the same mouth come forth blessing and scolding. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Goodspeed New Testament

Blessing and cursing issue from the same mouth! This is not right, my brothers.

John Wesley New Testament

Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Julia Smith Translation

Out of the same month comes forth blessing and cursing. There is no need, my brethren, for these things so to be.

King James 2000

Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Lexham Expanded Bible

From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these [things] ought not to be so!

Modern King James verseion

Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Out of one mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Moffatt New Testament

blessing and cursing stream from the same lips! My brothers, this ought not to be.

Montgomery New Testament

From out of the same mouth pour forth blessings and cursings! My brothers, this ought not to be so.

NET Bible

From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. These things should not be so, my brothers and sisters.

New Heart English Bible

Out of the same mouth comes forth blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

Noyes New Testament

out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Sawyer New Testament

Out of the same mouth proceeds a blessing and a curse. My brothers, these things ought not so to be.

The Emphasized Bible

Out of the same mouth, come forth blessing and cursing! Not meet, my brethren, for, these things, thus, to be coming to pass!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Out of the same mouth goeth forth blessing and cursing. These things, my brethren, ought not to be thus.

Twentieth Century New Testament

From the very same mouth come blessings and curses! My Brothers, it is not right that this should be so.

Webster

Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Weymouth New Testament

Out of the same mouth there proceed blessing and cursing. My brethren, this ought not to be.

Williams New Testament

Out of the same mouth flow blessing and cursing! It ought not to be like this, my brothers.

World English Bible

Out of the same mouth comes forth blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

Worrell New Testament

Out of the same mouth come forth blessing and cursing! My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Worsley New Testament

out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. These things, my brethren, ought not so to be.

Youngs Literal Translation

out of the same mouth doth come forth blessing and cursing; it doth not need, my brethren, these things so to happen;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Out of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

the same

Usage: 0

στόμα 
Stoma 
Usage: 63

ἐξέρχομαι 
Exerchomai 
go out, come, depart, go, go forth, come out, come forth,
Usage: 164

εὐλογία 
Eulogia 
Usage: 16

and

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

κατάρα 
Katara 
Usage: 6

My
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

ταῦτα 
Tauta 
Usage: 188

χρή 
Chre 
Usage: 1

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

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

Devotionals

Devotionals about James 3:10

Images James 3:10

Prayers for James 3:10

Context Readings

Restraining The Tongue

9 With it we bless God, even the Father; and with it we curse men, who are made in the image of God. 10 from the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be this way. 11 Does a fountain send forth at the same place both sweet and bitter water?


Cross References

Genesis 20:9

Then Abimelech called Abraham and said unto him, What hast thou done unto us and in what have I sinned against thee that thou hast brought on me and on my kingdom such a great sin? Thou hast done deeds unto me that ought not to be done.

2 Samuel 13:12

And she answered him, No, my brother, do not force me, for no such thing ought to be done in Israel. Do not commit this folly.

Psalm 50:16-20

But unto the wicked God saith, What part hast thou to declare my statutes or that thou should take my covenant in thy mouth?

Jeremiah 7:4-10

Do not trust in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD are these.

Micah 3:11

the heads thereof judge for bribes, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet they come near unto the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? No evil can come upon us.

Romans 12:14

Bless those who persecute you: bless, and do not curse.

1 Corinthians 3:3

For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying and strife and divisions, are ye not carnal and walk as men?

1 Timothy 5:13

And reject also the idle, who have learned to wander about from house to house, and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.

1 Peter 3:9

not rendering evil for evil or curse for curse, but to the contrary, blessing, knowing that ye are called, that ye should possess a blessing by inheritance.

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