Parallel Verses

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."

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 [through the power of the Holy Spirit to defy sin and live an obedient life that reflects both our faith and our gratitude for our salvation]. Therefore, it says, “God is opposed to the proud and haughty, but [continually] gives [the gift of] grace to the humble [who turn away from self-righteousness].”

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.

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.

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?'

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 suppose that it is to no purpose that the Scripture says, "The Spirit which He has caused to dwell in our hearts yearns jealously over us"? 6 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." 7 Submit therefore to God: resist the Devil, and he will flee from you.


Cross References

1 Peter 5:5

In the same way you younger men must submit to your elders; and all of you must gird yourselves with humility towards one another, for God sets Himself against the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

1 Peter 5:5

In the same way you younger men must submit to your elders; and all of you must gird yourselves with humility towards one another, for God sets Himself against the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

1 Peter 5:5

In the same way you younger men must submit to your elders; and all of you must gird yourselves with humility towards one another, for God sets Himself against the proud, but gives grace to the humble.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12-4

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12-10

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12-12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12-17

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12-12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12-14

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12-7

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 23:12-23

and one who exalts himself shall be abased, while one who abases himself shall be exalted.

Matthew 13:12

For whoever has, to him more shall be given, and he shall have abundance; but whoever has not, from him even what he has shall be taken away.

Luke 1:52

He has cast monarchs down from their thrones, And exalted men of low estate.

Luke 14:11

For whoever uplifts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be uplifted.

Luke 18:14

"I tell you that this man went home more thoroughly absolved from guilt than the other; for every one who uplifts himself will be humbled, but he who humbles himself will be uplifted."

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