Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom. 14 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't boast and don't lie against the truth. 15 This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, sensual, and demonic.


Cross References

James 3:16

For where jealousy and selfish ambition are, there is confusion and every evil deed.

2 Corinthians 12:20

For I am afraid that by any means, when I come, I might find you not the way I want to, and that I might be found by you as you don't desire; that by any means there would be strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, factions, slander, whisperings, proud thoughts, riots;

Acts 5:17

But the high priest rose up, and all those who were with him (which is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy,

Romans 13:13

Let us walk properly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in sexual promiscuity and lustful acts, and not in strife and jealousy.

Philippians 1:15

Some indeed preach Christ even out of envy and strife, and some also out of good will.

Philippians 2:3

doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself;

Genesis 30:1-2

When Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, Rachel envied her sister. She said to Jacob, "Give me children, or else I will die."

Genesis 37:11

His brothers envied him, but his father kept this saying in mind.

2 Kings 10:16

He said, "Come with me, and see my zeal for Yahweh." So they made him ride in his chariot.

2 Kings 10:31

But Jehu took no heed to walk in the law of Yahweh, the God of Israel, with all his heart. He didn't depart from the sins of Jeroboam, with which he made Israel to sin.

Job 5:2

For resentment kills the foolish man, and jealousy kills the simple.

Proverbs 14:30

The life of the body is a heart at peace, but envy rots the bones.

Proverbs 27:4

Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; but who is able to stand before jealousy?

Isaiah 11:13

The envy also of Ephraim will depart, and those who persecute Judah will be cut off. Ephraim won't envy Judah, and Judah won't persecute Ephraim.

Habakkuk 1:3

Why do you show me iniquity, and look at perversity? For destruction and violence are before me. There is strife, and contention rises up.

Matthew 27:18

For he knew that because of envy they had delivered him up.

John 16:2

They will put you out of the synagogues. Yes, the time comes that whoever kills you will think that he offers service to God.

Acts 7:9

"The patriarchs, moved with jealousy against Joseph, sold him into Egypt. God was with him,

Acts 13:45

But when the Jews saw the multitudes, they were filled with jealousy, and contradicted the things which were spoken by Paul, and blasphemed.

Acts 26:9

"I myself most certainly thought that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

Romans 1:29

being filled with all unrighteousness, sexual immorality, wickedness, covetousness, malice; full of envy, murder, strife, deceit, evil habits, secret slanderers,

Romans 2:8

but to those who are self-seeking, and don't obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, will be wrath and indignation,

Romans 2:17

Indeed you bear the name of a Jew, and rest on the law, and glory in God,

Romans 2:23-29

You who glory in the law, through your disobedience of the law do you dishonor God?

1 Corinthians 3:3

for you are still fleshly. For insofar as there is jealousy, strife, and factions among you, aren't you fleshly, and don't you walk in the ways of men?

1 Corinthians 4:7-8

For who makes you different? And what do you have that you didn't receive? But if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it?

1 Corinthians 5:2

You are puffed up, and didn't rather mourn, that he who had done this deed might be removed from among you.

1 Corinthians 5:6

Your boasting is not good. Don't you know that a little yeast leavens the whole lump?

1 Corinthians 13:4

Love is patient and is kind; love doesn't envy. Love doesn't brag, is not proud,

Galatians 5:15

But if you bite and devour one another, be careful that you don't consume one another.

Galatians 5:21

envyings, murders, drunkenness, orgies, and things like these; of which I forewarn you, even as I also forewarned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the Kingdom of God.

Galatians 5:26

Let's not become conceited, provoking one another, and envying one another.

Galatians 6:13

For even they who receive circumcision don't keep the law themselves, but they desire to have you circumcised, that they may boast in your flesh.

1 Timothy 6:4

he is conceited, knowing nothing, but obsessed with arguments, disputes, and word battles, from which come envy, strife, insulting, evil suspicions,

Titus 3:3

For we were also once foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

James 4:1-5

Where do wars and fightings among you come from? Don't they come from your pleasures that war in your members?

James 5:19

Brothers, if any among you wanders from the truth, and someone turns him back,

1 Peter 2:1-2

Putting away therefore all wickedness, all deceit, hypocrisies, envies, and all evil speaking,

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