Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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 (envy) and contention (rivalry, selfish ambition) in your hearts, do not pride yourselves on it and thus be in defiance of and false to 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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, boast not and do not be liars 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.

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

Context Readings

The Wisdom That Comes Down From Above

13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct he should show his works done in the gentleness that wisdom brings. 14 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfishness in your hearts, do not boast and tell lies against the truth. 15 Such wisdom does not come from above but is earthly, natural, demonic.


Cross References

James 3:16

For where there is jealousy and selfishness, there is disorder and every evil practice.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am afraid that somehow when I come I will not find you what I wish, and you will find me not what you wish. I am afraid that somehow there may be quarreling, jealousy, intense anger, selfish ambition, slander, gossip, arrogance, and disorder.

Acts 5:17

Now the high priest rose up, and all those with him (that is, the religious party of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy.

Romans 13:13

Let us live decently as in the daytime, not in carousing and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in discord and jealousy.

Philippians 1:15

Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ from envy and rivalry, but others from goodwill.

Philippians 2:3

Instead of being motivated by selfish ambition or vanity, each of you should, in humility, be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself.

Genesis 30:1-2

When Rachel saw that she could not give Jacob children, she became jealous of her sister. She said to Jacob, "Give me children or I'll die!"

Genesis 37:11

His brothers were jealous of him, but his father kept in mind what Joseph said.

2 Kings 10:16

Jehu said, "Come with me and see how zealous I am for the Lord's cause." So he took him along in his chariot.

2 Kings 10:31

But Jehu did not carefully and wholeheartedly obey the law of the Lord God of Israel. He did not repudiate the sins which Jeroboam had encouraged Israel to commit.

Job 5:2

For wrath kills the foolish person, and anger slays the silly one.

Proverbs 14:30

A tranquil spirit revives the body, but envy is rottenness to the bones.

Proverbs 27:4

Wrath is cruel and anger is overwhelming, but who can stand before jealousy?

Isaiah 11:13

Ephraim's jealousy will end, and Judah's hostility will be eliminated. Ephraim will no longer be jealous of Judah, and Judah will no longer be hostile toward Ephraim.

Habakkuk 1:3

Why do you force me to witness injustice? Why do you put up with wrongdoing? Destruction and violence confront me; conflict is present and one must endure strife.

Matthew 27:18

(For he knew that they had handed him over because of envy.)

John 16:2

They will put you out of the synagogue, yet a time is coming when the one who kills you will think he is offering service to God.

Acts 7:9

The patriarchs, because they were jealous of Joseph, sold him into Egypt. But God was with him,

Acts 13:45

But when the Jews saw the crowds, they were filled with jealousy, and they began to contradict what Paul was saying by reviling him.

Acts 26:9

Of course, I myself was convinced that it was necessary to do many things hostile to the name of Jesus the Nazarene.

Romans 1:29

They are filled with every kind of unrighteousness, wickedness, covetousness, malice. They are rife with envy, murder, strife, deceit, hostility. They are gossips,

Romans 2:8

but wrath and anger to those who live in selfish ambition and do not obey the truth but follow unrighteousness.

Romans 2:17

But if you call yourself a Jew and rely on the law and boast of your relationship to God

Romans 2:23-29

You who boast in the law dishonor God by transgressing the law!

1 Corinthians 3:3

for you are still influenced by the flesh. For since there is still jealousy and dissension among you, are you not influenced by the flesh and behaving like unregenerate people?

1 Corinthians 4:7-8

For who concedes you any superiority? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you received it, why do you boast as though you did not?

1 Corinthians 5:2

And you are proud! Shouldn't you have been deeply sorrowful instead and removed the one who did this from among you?

1 Corinthians 5:6

Your boasting is not good. Don't you know that a little yeast affects the whole batch of dough?

1 Corinthians 13:4

Love is patient, love is kind, it is not envious. Love does not brag, it is not puffed up.

Galatians 5:15

However, if you continually bite and devour one another, beware that you are not consumed by one another.

Galatians 5:21

envying, murder, drunkenness, carousing, and similar things. I am warning you, as I had warned you before: Those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God!

Galatians 5:26

Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, being jealous of one another.

Galatians 6:13

For those who are circumcised do not obey the law themselves, but they want you to be circumcised so that they can boast about your flesh.

1 Timothy 6:4

he is conceited and understands nothing, but has an unhealthy interest in controversies and verbal disputes. This gives rise to envy, dissension, slanders, evil suspicions,

Titus 3:3

For we too were once foolish, disobedient, misled, enslaved to various passions and desires, spending our lives in evil and envy, hateful and hating one another.

James 4:1-5

Where do the conflicts and where do the quarrels among you come from? Is it not from this, from your passions that battle inside you?

James 5:19

My brothers and sisters, if anyone among you wanders from the truth and someone turns him back,

1 Peter 2:1-2

So get rid of all evil and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander.

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