Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

But He gives greater grace. Therefore He says: God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

New American Standard Bible

But He gives a greater grace Therefore it says, "GOD IS OPPOSED TO THE PROUD, BUT GIVES GRACE TO THE HUMBLE."

King James Version

But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.

International Standard Version

But he gives all the more grace. And so he says, "God opposes the arrogant but gives grace to the humble."

A Conservative Version

But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, God is opposed to the arrogant, but gives grace to the lowly.

American Standard Version

But he giveth more grace. Wherefore the scripture'saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.

Amplified

But He gives us more and more grace ( power of the Holy Spirit, to meet this evil tendency and all others fully). That is why He says, God sets Himself against the proud and haughty, but gives grace [continually] to the lowly (those who are humble enough to receive it).

An Understandable Version

But He gives [us] more unearned favor [i.e., to overcome the world]. Therefore, the Scripture says [Prov. 3:34], "God opposes proud people, but gives unearned favor to those who are humble."

Anderson New Testament

But he gives more grace. "Wherefore he says: God sets himself against the proud, but gives grace to the lowly.

Bible in Basic English

But he gives more grace. So that the Writings say, God is against the men of pride, but he gives grace to those who make themselves low before him.

Common New Testament

But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, "God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

Daniel Mace New Testament

on the contrary, he heaps his favours upon you. wherefore 'tis said, "God defeats the proud, but is gracious to the humble."

Darby Translation

But he gives more grace. Wherefore he says, God sets himself against the proud, but gives grace to the lowly.

Godbey New Testament

and he gives more grace. Therefore he says, God resists the proud, and gives grace to the humble.

Goodspeed New Testament

But he gives all the greater blessing. As the Scripture says, "God opposes haughty persons, but he blesses humble-minded ones."

John Wesley New Testament

But he giveth greater grace: therefore it saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But he gives greater grace. Therefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace unto the humble.

Julia Smith Translation

And he gives greater grace. Wherefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

King James 2000

But he gives more grace. Therefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace unto the humble.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, "God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

Modern King James verseion

But He gives more grace. Therefore He says, God resists the proud, but He gives grace to the humble.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but giveth more grace?

Moffatt New Testament

Yet he gives grace more and more: thus it is said, The haughty God opposes, but to the humble he gives grace.

Montgomery New Testament

But he gives more and more grace. therefore it is said, God ever resists the proud; but to the humble he gives grace continually.

NET Bible

But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, "God opposes the proud, but he gives grace to the humble."

New Heart English Bible

But He gives more grace. Therefore it says, "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

Noyes New Testament

but he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, "God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble."

Sawyer New Testament

But he gives more grace; wherefore he says, God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

The Emphasized Bible

Howbeit he giveth, greater, favour. Wherefore it saith - God, against the haughty, arrayeth himself, Whereas, unto the lowly, he giveth favour.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But he giveth mightier grace. Wherefore he saith, "God sets himself against the proud, but giveth grace to the lowly."

Twentieth Century New Testament

No; the gift that God gives is for a nobler end; and that is why it is said--'God is opposed to the haughty, but gives help to the humble.'

Webster

But he giveth more grace. Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.

Weymouth New Testament

But He gives more abundant grace, as is implied in His saying, "God sets Himself against the haughty, but to the lowly He gives grace."

Williams New Testament

But He gives a greater spiritual blessing. He says, "God opposes haughty people but blesses humble people."

World English Bible

But he gives more grace. Therefore it says, "God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble."

Worrell New Testament

But He giveth more grace Wherefore, the Scripture says, "God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble."

Worsley New Testament

No, He giveth more grace: wherefore it is said, God resisteth the proud, but sheweth favor to the humble.

Youngs Literal Translation

and greater grace he doth give, wherefore he saith, 'God against proud ones doth set Himself up, and to lowly ones He doth give grace?'

Verse Picture

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

he giveth
δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

μέγας 
megas 
Usage: 167

χάρις 
Charis 
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151
Usage: 151

διό 
Dio 
Usage: 52

he saith
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἀντιτάσσομαι 
Antitassomai 
Usage: 5

the proud
ὑπερήφανος 
Huperephanos 
Usage: 5

but
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

δίδωμι 
Didomi 
Usage: 254

Devotionals

Devotionals about James 4:6

Images James 4:6

Context Readings

Subject Yourselves To God

5 Or do you think it's without reason the Scripture says that the Spirit He has caused to live in us yearns jealously? 6 But He gives greater grace. Therefore He says: God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble. 7 Therefore, submit to God. But resist the Devil, and he will flee from you.


Cross References

Proverbs 3:34

He mocks those who mock, but gives grace to the humble.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, you younger men, be subject to the elders. And all of you clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

Job 22:29

When others are humiliated and you say, "Lift [them] up," God will save the humble.

Psalm 138:6

Though the Lord is exalted, He takes note of the humble; but He knows the haughty from afar.

Matthew 23:12

Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.

Proverbs 29:23

A person's pride will humble him, but a humble spirit will gain honor.

Exodus 10:3-4

So Moses and Aaron went in to Pharaoh and told him, "This is what the Lord, the God of the Hebrews, says: How long will you refuse to humble yourself before Me? Let My people go, that they may worship Me.

Exodus 15:9-10

The enemy said: "I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil. My desire will be gratified at their expense. I will draw my sword; my hand will destroy them."

Exodus 18:11

Now I know that the Lord is greater than all gods, because He [did wonders] at the time the Egyptians acted arrogantly against Israel."

1 Samuel 2:3

Do not boast so proudly, or let arrogant [words] come out of your mouth, for the Lord is a God of knowledge, and actions are weighed by Him.

2 Chronicles 32:26

Then Hezekiah humbled himself for the pride of his heart-he and the inhabitants of Jerusalem-so the Lord's wrath didn't come on them during Hezekiah's lifetime.

2 Chronicles 33:12

When he was in distress, he sought the favor of the Lord his God and earnestly humbled himself before the God of his ancestors.

2 Chronicles 33:19

His prayer and how God granted his request, and all his sin and unfaithfulness and the sites where he built high places and set up Asherah poles and carved images before he humbled himself, they are written about in the Records of Hozai.

2 Chronicles 33:23

But he did not humble himself before the Lord like his father Manasseh humbled himself; instead, Amon increased [his] guilt.

2 Chronicles 34:27

because your heart was tender and you humbled yourself before God when you heard His words against this place and against its inhabitants, and because you humbled yourself before Me, and you tore your clothes and wept before Me, I Myself have heard'-this is the Lord speaking.

Job 40:10-12

Adorn yourself with majesty and splendor, and clothe yourself with honor and glory.

Psalm 9:12

For the One who seeks an accounting for bloodshed remembers them; He does not forget the cry of the afflicted.

Proverbs 6:16-17

Six things the Lord hates; in fact, seven are detestable to Him:

Proverbs 15:33

The fear of the Lord is wisdom's instruction, and humility comes before honor.

Proverbs 18:12

Before his downfall a man's heart is proud, but before honor comes humility.

Proverbs 22:4

The result of humility is fear of the Lord, along with wealth, honor, and life.

Isaiah 2:11-12

Human pride will be humbled, and the loftiness of men will be brought low; the Lord alone will be exalted on that day.

Isaiah 2:17

So human pride will be brought low, and the loftiness of men will be humbled; the Lord alone will be exalted on that day.

Isaiah 10:8-14

For he says: Aren't all my commanders kings?

Isaiah 16:6-7

We have heard of Moab's pride- how very proud he is- his haughtiness, his pride, his arrogance, and his empty boasting.

Isaiah 54:7

"I deserted you for a brief moment, but I will take you back with great compassion.

Isaiah 57:15

For the High and Exalted One who lives forever, whose name is Holy says this: "I live in a high and holy place, and with the oppressed and lowly of spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly and revive the heart of the oppressed.

Daniel 4:37

Now I, Nebuchadnezzar, praise, exalt, and glorify the King of heaven, because all His works are true and His ways are just. And He is able to humble those who walk in pride.

Daniel 5:20-23

But when his heart was exalted and his spirit became arrogant, he was deposed from his royal throne and his glory was taken from him.

Matthew 13:12

For whoever has, [more] will be given to him, and he will have more than enough. But whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken away from him.

Luke 1:52

He has toppled the mighty from their thrones and exalted the lowly.

Luke 14:11

For everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted."

Luke 18:14

I tell you, this one went down to his house justified rather than the other; because everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, but the one who humbles himself will be exalted."

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