Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.

King James Version

But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

Holman Bible

But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your heart, don’t brag and deny the truth.

International Standard Version

But if you have bitter jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, stop boasting and slandering the truth.

A Conservative Version

But if ye have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not boast, and do not lie against the truth.

American Standard Version

But if ye have bitter jealousy and faction in your heart, glory not and lie not against the truth.

Amplified

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not be arrogant, and [as a result] be in defiance of the truth.

An Understandable Version

But if you people have bitter jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, do not be arrogant [over it] and deny the truth.

Anderson New Testament

But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

Bible in Basic English

But if you have bitter envy in your heart and the desire to get the better of others, have no pride in this, talking falsely against what is true.

Common New Testament

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth.

Daniel Mace New Testament

but if envy and contention imbitter your minds, don't think your false pretences can stand against the truth:

Darby Translation

but if ye have bitter emulation and strife in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth.

Godbey New Testament

But if you have bitter envy and strife in your heart, do not boast, and lie against the truth.

Goodspeed New Testament

But if you cherish bitter feelings of jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on it and thus belie the truth.

John Wesley New Testament

But if ye have bitter zeal and strife in your hearts, do not glory and lie against the truth.

Julia Smith Translation

And if ye have bitter envy and intrigue in your heart, boast not, and lie not against the truth.

King James 2000

But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not, and lie not against the truth.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth.

Modern King James verseion

But if you have bitter jealousy and strife in your hearts, do not glory and lie against the truth.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, rejoice not: neither be liars against the truth.

Moffatt New Testament

But if you are cherishing bitter jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on that ??and be false to the truth.

Montgomery New Testament

But if you have bitter jealousy and faction in your heart, do not be boasting of that, and be false to the truth.

NET Bible

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth.

New Heart English Bible

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not boast and do not lie against the truth.

Noyes New Testament

But if ye have bitter rivalry and strife in your hearts, do not glory and lie against the truth.

Sawyer New Testament

But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not and lie not against the truth.

The Emphasized Bible

But, if, bitter jealousy, ye have, and rivalry, in your hearts; be not boasting and showing yourselves false against the truth!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But if ye have bitter envy and contention in your heart, boast not, and lie not against the truth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, while you harbor envy and bitterness and a spirit of rivalry in your hearts, do not boast or lie to the detriment of the Truth.

Webster

But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

Weymouth New Testament

But if in your hearts you have bitter feelings of envy and rivalry, do not speak boastfully and falsely, in defiance of the truth.

Williams New Testament

But if you cherish bitter jealousy and rivalry in your hearts, stop being proud of it and stop being false to the standard of truth.

World English Bible

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't boast and don't lie against the truth.

Worrell New Testament

But, if ye have bitter jealousy and contention in your heart, do not boast and lie against the truth.

Worsley New Testament

but if ye have bitter envy and strife in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth;

Youngs Literal Translation

and if bitter zeal ye have, and rivalry in your heart, glory not, nor lie against the truth;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

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

πικρός 
Pikros 
Usage: 2

ζῆλος 
Zelos 
Usage: 17

and



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

ἐριθεία 
Eritheia 
Usage: 7

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

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

καρδία 
Kardia 
Usage: 116

κατακαυχάομαι 
Katakauchaomai 
Usage: 4

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

lie
ψεύδομαι 
Pseudomai 
Usage: 10

not against
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428

References

Images James 3:14

Prayers for James 3:14

Context Readings

The Wisdom That Comes Down From Above

13 Who is wise and ready among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works in meekness of wisdom. 14 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth. 15 This wisdom is not that which descends from above, but is earthly, natural, diabolical.


Cross References

James 3:16

For where there is envy and contention, there is confusion and every perverse work.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I fear, lest, when I come, I shall not find you such as I desire and that I shall be found unto you such as ye desire not, lest there be debates, envyings, wraths, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, rumours, tumults,

Acts 5:17

Then the prince of the priests rose up, and all those that were with him (which is the sect of the Sadducees) were filled with jealousy

Romans 13:13

Let us walk honestly, as in the day, not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.

Philippians 1:15

Some indeed preach the Christ even out of envy and strife, but others also out of good will.

Philippians 2:3

Let nothing be done through strife or vainglory, but in humility let each esteem others better than themselves,

Genesis 30:1-2

And when Rachel saw that she gave Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister and said unto Jacob, Give me sons, or else I will die.

Genesis 37:11

And his brethren envied him; but his father kept the word.

2 Kings 10:16

And he said, Come with me, and thou shalt see my zeal for the LORD. So they had him ride in his chariot.

2 Kings 10:31

But Jehu took no heed to walk in the law of the LORD God of Israel with all his heart; neither did he depart from the sins of Jeroboam, who had caused Israel to sin.

Job 5:2

It is certain that wrath kills the foolish man, and envy consumes the covetous one.

Proverbs 14:30

A sound heart is life to the flesh, but envy is rottenness of the bones.

Proverbs 27:4

Wrath is cruel, and anger is impetuous, but who is able to stand before envy?

Isaiah 11:13

The envy also of Ephraim shall depart, and the adversaries of Judah shall be cut off; Ephraim shall not envy Judah, and Judah shall not vex Ephraim.

Habakkuk 1:3

Why dost thou cause me to see iniquity and cause me to behold grievance and destruction and violence before me, in addition to those that raise up strife and contention?

Matthew 27:18

For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.

John 16:2

They shall put you out of the synagogues, and the hour will even come when whosoever kills you will think that he does God service.

Acts 7:9

And the patriarchs, moved with envy, sold Joseph into Egypt, but God was with him

Acts 13:45

But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with envy and spoke against that which Paul said, contradicting and blaspheming.

Acts 26:9

I verily had thought that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

Romans 1:29

being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, maliciousness; full of envy, murder, debate, deceit, malignity; whisperers,

Romans 2:8

but unto those that are contentious and do not obey the truth, but are persuaded by unrighteousness, indignation and wrath.

Romans 2:17

Behold, thou doth call thyself a Jew and art supported by the law and doth glory in God

Romans 2:23-29

Thou that makest thy boast of the law, with rebellion to the law doth thou dishonour God?

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 Corinthians 4:7-8

For who makes thee to judge? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive it, what dost thou glory of, as if thou hadst not received it?

1 Corinthians 5:2

And ye are puffed up and have not rather mourned, that he that has done this deed might be taken away from among you.

1 Corinthians 5:6

Your glorying is not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?

1 Corinthians 13:4

Charity suffers long and is benign; charity envies not; charity does nothing without due reason, is not puffed up,

Galatians 5:15

But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye are not consumed one of another.

Galatians 5:21

envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like; which I denounce, as I have also told you in time past that those who do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:26

Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.

Galatians 6:13

For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law, but desire to have you circumcised that they may glory in your flesh.

1 Timothy 6:4

he is puffed up, knowing nothing, but is driven mad concerning questions and controversy of words, of which comes envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings,

Titus 3:3

For we ourselves also were foolish in another time, rebellious, deceived, serving diverse lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

James 4:1-5

Where do the wars and disputes come from among you? From here that is to say, of your lusts which fight in your members?

James 5:19

Brethren, if any of you have erred from the truth, and someone should convert him;

1 Peter 2:1-2

Having therefore left all malice and all guile and hypocrisies and envies and all murmurings,

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