Parallel Verses

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

but giveth more grace?

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.

Holman Bible

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

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 Either do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, "The spirit that dwelleth in you, lusteth even contrary to envy," 6 but giveth more grace? 7 Submit yourselves to God, and resist the devil, and he will flee from you.


Cross References

Proverbs 3:34

As for the scornful, he shall laugh them to scorn, but he shall give grace unto the lowly.

1 Peter 5:5

Likewise, ye younger submit yourselves unto the elder. Submit yourselves every man, one to another. Knit yourselves together in lowliness of mind. For God resisteth the proud and giveth grace to the humble.

Job 22:29

For who so humbleth himself, him shall he set up: and who so looketh meekly, shall be healed.

Psalm 138:6

For though the LORD be high, yet hath he respect unto the lowly; as for the proud, he beholdeth them afar off.

Matthew 23:12

But whosoever exalteth himself, shall be brought low. And he that humbleth himself, shall be exalted.

Proverbs 29:23

After pride cometh a fall; but a lowly spirit bringeth great worship.

Exodus 10:3-4

Then Moses and Aaron went in unto Pharaoh, and said unto him, "Thus sayeth the LORD God of the Hebrews, 'How long shall it be, or thou wilt submit thyself unto me? Let my people go, that they may serve me.

Exodus 15:9-10

The enemy said, 'I will follow and overtake them, and will divide the spoil: I will satisfy my lust upon them: I will draw my sword, and mine hand shall destroy them.'

Exodus 18:11

Now I know that the LORD is greater than all gods, for because that they dealt proudly with them."

1 Samuel 2:3

Let go your great boasting of high things, let go out of your mouth that old byword: for the LORD is a God that knoweth all things, and judgeth the thoughts.

2 Chronicles 32:26

Notwithstanding, Hezekiah meekened himself for the arising of his heart, both he and the inhabiters of Jerusalem. Wherefore the wrath of the LORD fell not upon them in the days of Hezekiah.

2 Chronicles 33:12

And when he was in tribulation he besought the LORD his God, and humbled himself exceedingly before the God of his fathers,

2 Chronicles 33:19

And his prayer and how he was heard, and all his sin and trespass, and the places where he made hill altars and set up groves and carved Images before he was meekened, are written among the deeds of the seers of visions.

2 Chronicles 33:23

and meekened not himself before the LORD as Manasseh his father had meekened himself: But Amon trespassed greatly.

2 Chronicles 34:27

Because thine heart did melt and thou didst meek thyself before God, when thou heardest his words against this place and against the inhabiters thereof, and humblest thyself before me, and tarest thy clothes and weepest before me, that have I heard also, sayeth the LORD.

Job 40:10-12

Then arm thyself with thine own power! Up, deck thee in thy jolly array,

Psalm 9:12

And why? For when he maketh inquisition for blood, he remembereth them, and forgetteth not the complaint of the poor.

Proverbs 6:16-17

These six things doth the LORD hate, and the seventh he utterly abhorreth:

Proverbs 15:33

The fear of the LORD is the right science of wisdom; and lowliness goeth before honour.

Proverbs 18:12

After pride cometh destruction; and honour after lowliness.

Proverbs 22:4

The end of lowliness and the fear of God, is riches, honour, prosperity and health.

Isaiah 2:11-12

which casteth down the high looks of presumptuous persons, and bringeth low the pride of man, and the LORD only shall be exalted in that day.

Isaiah 2:17

And it shall bring down the pride of man, and lay man's presumptuousness full low, and the LORD shall only have the victory in that day.

Isaiah 10:8-14

for he sayeth, "Are not my princes all kings?

Isaiah 16:6-7

We have heard of the pride of Moab: it is well known. He is very proud, presumptuous, arrogant, and full of indignation, and vain are his lies.

Isaiah 54:7

A little while have I forsaken thee, but with great mercifulness shall I take thee up unto me.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus sayeth the high and excellent, even he that dwelleth in everlastingness, whose name is the holy one: I dwell high above and in the sanctuary, and with him also, that is of a contrite and humble spirit: that I may heal a troubled mind, and a contrite heart.

Daniel 4:37

Then did I, Nebuchadnezzar, love, magnify and praise the King of heaven: for all his works are true, and his ways right. As for those that go on proudly, he is able to bring them down.

Daniel 5:20-23

But because his heart was so proud, and his stomach set so fast unto wilfulness: he was deposed from his kingly throne, and his majesty was taken from him.

Matthew 13:12

For whosoever hath, to him shall be given: and he shall have abundance. But whosoever hath not: from him shall be taken away even that same that he hath.

Luke 1:52

He putteth Down the mighty from their seats, and hath exalted them of low degree.

Luke 14:11

For whosoever exalteth himself, shall be brought low. And he that humbleth himself, shall be exalted."

Luke 18:14

I tell you, This man departed home to his house justified more than the other. For every man that exalteth himself, shall be brought low: And he that humbleth himself, shall be exalted."

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