Parallel Verses

King James Version

Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.

New American Standard Bible

Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom.

Holman Bible

Who is wise and has understanding among you? He should show his works by good conduct with wisdom’s gentleness.

International Standard Version

Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his noble conduct that his actions are done humbly and wisely.

A Conservative Version

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show from his good behavior his works in mildness of wisdom.

American Standard Version

Who is wise and understanding among you? let him show by his good life his works in meekness of wisdom.

Amplified

Who is there among you who is wise and intelligent? Then let him by his noble living show forth his [good] works with the [unobtrusive] humility [which is the proper attribute] of true wisdom.

An Understandable Version

Who [then] is the wise and understanding person among you? He should show by his good conduct [that he has] deeds of gentleness [stemming] from wisdom.

Anderson New Testament

Who is wise and discreet among you? Let him show, by a good behavior, his works, with the meekness of wisdom.

Bible in Basic English

Who has wisdom and good sense among you? let him make his works clear by a life of gentle wisdom.

Common New Testament

Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good life let him show his deeds in the humility of wisdom.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Whoever is a skilful moralist, let him show by his virtuous conduct, that he practises the humble precepts of wisdom.

Darby Translation

Who is wise and understanding among you; let him shew out of a good conversation his works in meekness of wisdom;

Godbey New Testament

Who is wise and instructed among you? Let him show forth out of beautiful conduct his works in meekness of wisdom.

Goodspeed New Testament

What wise, intelligent man is there among you? Let him show by his good life that what he does is done in the humility of wisdom.

John Wesley New Testament

Who is a wise and knowing man among you? Let him shew by a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Who is wise and ready among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works in meekness of wisdom.

Julia Smith Translation

Who wise and knowing among you? let him show out of a good mode of life his works in meekness of wisdom.

King James 2000

Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good life his works with meekness of wisdom.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Who [is] wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good behavior his works, with the humility of wisdom.

Modern King James verseion

Who is wise and knowing among you? Let him show his works by his good conduct with meekness of wisdom.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

If any man be wise and endued with learning among you, let him show the works of his good conversation in meekness that is coupled with wisdom.

Moffatt New Testament

Who among you is wise and learned? Let him show by his good conduct, with the modesty of wisdom, what his deeds are.

Montgomery New Testament

Who among you is wise and intelligent? Let him show his deeds by his good life, in the meekness of wisdom.

NET Bible

Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct he should show his works done in the gentleness that wisdom brings.

New Heart English Bible

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom.

Noyes New Testament

Who is wise and endued with knowledge among you P let him show out of a good course of conduct his works in meekness of wisdom.

Sawyer New Testament

What wise and intelligent man is there among you? Let him show his works by good conduct, in the meekness of wisdom.

The Emphasized Bible

Who is wise and well-instructed-among you? Let him show, out of his comely behaviour, his works, in meekness of wisdom.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Who is a wise man and intelligent among you, let him shew in a becoming conduct his works with the meekness of wisdom.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Who among you claims to be wise and intelligent? Let him show that his actions are the outcome of a good life lived in the humility of true wisdom.

Webster

Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show by a good deportment his works with meekness of wisdom.

Weymouth New Testament

Which of you is a wise and well-instructed man? Let him prove it by a right life with conduct guided by a wisely teachable spirit.

Williams New Testament

Who among you is wise and intelligent? Let him show by his noble living that his good deeds are done in humility, which wisdom prompts.

World English Bible

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom.

Worrell New Testament

Who is wise and intelligent among you? Let him show, by his good conduct, his works in meekness of wisdom.

Worsley New Testament

Is there any wise and understanding man among you? let him shew his works by a good conversation in the meekness of wisdom:

Youngs Literal Translation

Who is wise and intelligent among you? let him shew out of the good behaviour his works in meekness of wisdom,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Who
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

is a wise man
σοφός 
Sophos 
Usage: 19

and

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

ἐπιστήμων 
Epistemon 
Usage: 1

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

you
ὑμῖν 
Humin 
you, ye, your, not tr,
Usage: 293

δεικνύω 
Deiknuo 
Usage: 22

out of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

a good
καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

ἀναστροφή 
Anastrophe 
Usage: 13

his

Usage: 0

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

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

πραΰ́της 
Prautes 
Usage: 3

Devotionals

Devotionals about James 3:13

References

Images James 3:13

Prayers for James 3:13

Context Readings

The Wisdom That Comes Down From Above

12 Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh. 13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom. 14 But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.


Cross References

James 2:18

Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.

James 1:21

Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

1 Peter 2:12

Having your conversation honest among the Gentiles: that, whereas they speak against you as evildoers, they may by your good works, which they shall behold, glorify God in the day of visitation.

Numbers 12:3

(Now the man Moses was very meek, above all the men which were upon the face of the earth.)

2 Chronicles 2:12-13

Huram said moreover, Blessed be the LORD God of Israel, that made heaven and earth, who hath given to David the king a wise son, endued with prudence and understanding, that might build an house for the LORD, and an house for his kingdom.

Job 28:28

And unto man he said, Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom; and to depart from evil is understanding.

Psalm 25:9

The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.

Psalm 45:4

And in thy majesty ride prosperously because of truth and meekness and righteousness; and thy right hand shall teach thee terrible things.

Psalm 107:43

Whoso is wise, and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the LORD.

Psalm 149:4

For the LORD taketh pleasure in his people: he will beautify the meek with salvation.

Ecclesiastes 8:1

Who is as the wise man? and who knoweth the interpretation of a thing? a man's wisdom maketh his face to shine, and the boldness of his face shall be changed.

Ecclesiastes 8:5

Whoso keepeth the commandment shall feel no evil thing: and a wise man's heart discerneth both time and judgment.

Isaiah 11:3-4

And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the LORD: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears:

Isaiah 29:19

The meek also shall increase their joy in the LORD, and the poor among men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Isaiah 60:6

The multitude of camels shall cover thee, the dromedaries of Midian and Ephah; all they from Sheba shall come: they shall bring gold and incense; and they shall shew forth the praises of the LORD.

Isaiah 61:1

The Spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Jeremiah 9:12

Who is the wise man, that may understand this? and who is he to whom the mouth of the LORD hath spoken, that he may declare it, for what the land perisheth and is burned up like a wilderness, that none passeth through?

Jeremiah 9:23

Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches:

Daniel 2:21

And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:

Zephaniah 2:3

Seek ye the LORD, all ye meek of the earth, which have wrought his judgment; seek righteousness, seek meekness: it may be ye shall be hid in the day of the LORD'S anger.

Matthew 5:5

Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Matthew 7:24

Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

Matthew 21:5

Tell ye the daughter of Sion, Behold, thy King cometh unto thee, meek, and sitting upon an ass, and a colt the foal of an ass.

1 Corinthians 6:5

I speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you? no, not one that shall be able to judge between his brethren?

2 Corinthians 8:24

Wherefore shew ye to them, and before the churches, the proof of your love, and of our boasting on your behalf.

2 Corinthians 10:1

Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base among you, but being absent am bold toward you:

Galatians 5:23

Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.

Galatians 6:1

Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.

Galatians 6:4

But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.

Ephesians 4:2

With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;

Philippians 1:27

Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;

Colossians 3:12

Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;

1 Timothy 4:12

Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.

1 Timothy 6:11

But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

2 Timothy 2:25

In meekness instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;

Titus 3:2

To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men.

Hebrews 13:5

Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

James 3:1

My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.

James 3:17

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

1 Peter 2:9

But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light:

1 Peter 3:1-2

Likewise, ye wives, be in subjection to your own husbands; that, if any obey not the word, they also may without the word be won by the conversation of the wives;

1 Peter 3:4

But let it be the hidden man of the heart, in that which is not corruptible, even the ornament of a meek and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God of great price.

1 Peter 3:15-16

But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear:

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