Parallel Verses

NET Bible

So submit to God. But resist the devil and he will flee from you.

New American Standard Bible

Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

King James Version

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Holman Bible

Therefore, submit to God. But resist the Devil, and he will flee from you.

International Standard Version

Therefore, submit yourselves to God. Resist the Devil, and he will run away from you.

A Conservative Version

Be subordinate therefore to God, but resist the devil and he will flee from you.

American Standard Version

Be subject therefore unto God; but resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Amplified

So submit to [the authority of] God. Resist the devil [stand firm against him] and he will flee from you.

An Understandable Version

So, you should submit yourselves to God, but oppose the devil, and he will flee from you.

Anderson New Testament

Submit yourselves, therefore, to God; resist the devil, and he will flee from you;

Bible in Basic English

For this cause be ruled by God; but make war on the Evil One and he will be put to flight before you.

Common New Testament

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

Daniel Mace New Testament

Surrender therefore to God, resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Darby Translation

Subject yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore draw nigh unto God; and resist the devil, and he will flee from you:

Goodspeed New Testament

Therefore, submit to God. Resist the devil and he will fly from you.

John Wesley New Testament

Submit yourselves, therefore, to God: resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Julia Smith Translation

Be subjected therefore to God. Resist the accuser, and he will flee from you.

King James 2000

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore subject yourselves to God. But resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore submit yourselves to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Submit yourselves to God, and resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Moffatt New Testament

Well then, submit yourselves to God; resist the devil, and he will fly from you:

Montgomery New Testament

So then ever be subject to God, Ever resist the devil and he will flee from you.

New Heart English Bible

Be subject therefore to God. But resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Noyes New Testament

Submit yourselves therefore to God; resist the Devil, and he will flee from you.

Sawyer New Testament

Be subject therefore to God; resist the devil and he will flee from you;

The Emphasized Bible

Range yourselves, therefore, under God, but withstand the adversary, and he will flee from you:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Be in subjection then to God. Resist the devil, and he will fly from you.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Therefore submit to God; but resist the Devil, and he will flee from you.

Webster

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Weymouth New Testament

Submit therefore to God: resist the Devil, and he will flee from you.

Williams New Testament

So then, submit to God. Resist the devil and he will fly from you.

World English Bible

Be subject therefore to God. But resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Worrell New Testament

Submit yourselves, therefore, to God. But resist the Devil, and he will flee from you.

Worsley New Testament

Submit yourselves therefore to God: resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Youngs Literal Translation

be subject, then, to God; stand up against the devil, and he will flee from you;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

to God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

ἀνθίστημι 
Anthistemi 
Usage: 12

the devil
διάβολος 
Diabolos 
Usage: 32

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

he will flee
φεύγω 
Pheugo 
Usage: 23

ἀπό 
Apo 
from, of, out of, for, off, by, at, in, since 9, on, not tr., .
Usage: 490

Devotionals

Devotionals about James 4:7

Images James 4:7

Context Readings

Subject Yourselves To God

6 But he gives greater grace. Therefore it says, "God opposes the proud, but he gives grace to the humble." 7 So submit to God. But resist the devil and he will flee from you. 8 Draw near to God and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and make your hearts pure, you double-minded.


Cross References

Ephesians 4:27

Do not give the devil an opportunity.

1 Peter 5:8-9

Be sober and alert. Your enemy the devil, like a roaring lion, is on the prowl looking for someone to devour.

Ephesians 6:11-12

Clothe yourselves with the full armor of God so that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil.

1 Samuel 3:18

So Samuel told him everything. He did not hold back anything from him. Eli said, "The Lord will do what he pleases."

2 Samuel 15:26

However, if he should say, 'I do not take pleasure in you,' then he will deal with me in a way that he considers appropriate."

2 Kings 1:13-15

The king sent a third captain and his fifty soldiers. This third captain went up and fell on his knees before Elijah. He begged for mercy, "Prophet, please have respect for my life and for the lives of these fifty servants of yours.

2 Chronicles 30:8

Now, don't be stubborn like your fathers! Submit to the Lord and come to his sanctuary which he has permanently consecrated. Serve the Lord your God so that he might relent from his raging anger.

2 Chronicles 33:12-13

In his pain Manasseh asked the Lord his God for mercy and truly humbled himself before the God of his ancestors.

Job 1:21

He said, "Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked I will return there. The Lord gives, and the Lord takes away. May the name of the Lord be blessed!"

Job 40:3-5

Then Job answered the Lord:

Job 42:1-6

Then Job answered the Lord:

Psalm 32:3-5

When I refused to confess my sin, my whole body wasted away, while I groaned in pain all day long.

Psalm 66:3

Say to God: "How awesome are your deeds! Because of your great power your enemies cower in fear before you.

Psalm 68:30

Sound your battle cry against the wild beast of the reeds, and the nations that assemble like a herd of calves led by bulls! They humble themselves and offer gold and silver as tribute. God scatters the nations that like to do battle.

Jeremiah 13:18

The Lord told me, "Tell the king and the queen mother, 'Surrender your thrones, for your glorious crowns will be removed from your heads.

Daniel 4:25

You will be driven from human society, and you will live with the wild animals. You will be fed grass like oxen, and you will become damp with the dew of the sky. Seven periods of time will pass by for you, before you understand that the Most High is ruler over human kingdoms and gives them to whomever he wishes.

Daniel 4:32

You will be driven from human society, and you will live with the wild animals. You will be fed grass like oxen, and seven periods of time will pass by for you before you understand that the Most High is ruler over human kingdoms and gives them to whomever he wishes."

Daniel 4:34-37

But at the end of the appointed time I, Nebuchadnezzar, looked up toward heaven, and my sanity returned to me. I extolled the Most High, and I praised and glorified the one who lives forever. For his authority is an everlasting authority, and his kingdom extends from one generation to the next.

Matthew 4:3-11

The tempter came and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, command these stones to become bread."

Matthew 11:29

Take my yoke on you and learn from me, because I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.

Luke 4:2-13

where for forty days he endured temptations from the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and when they were completed, he was famished.

Acts 9:6

But stand up and enter the city and you will be told what you must do."

Acts 16:29-31

Calling for lights, the jailer rushed in and fell down trembling at the feet of Paul and Silas.

Acts 26:19

"Therefore, King Agrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vision,

Romans 10:3

For ignoring the righteousness that comes from God, and seeking instead to establish their own righteousness, they did not submit to God's righteousness.

Romans 14:11

For it is written, "As I live, says the Lord, every knee will bow to me, and every tongue will give praise to God."

Ephesians 5:21

and submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.

Hebrews 12:9

Besides, we have experienced discipline from our earthly fathers and we respected them; shall we not submit ourselves all the more to the Father of spirits and receive life?

1 Peter 2:13

Be subject to every human institution for the Lord's sake, whether to a king as supreme

1 Peter 5:6

And God will exalt you in due time, if you humble yourselves under his mighty hand

Revelation 12:9-11

So that huge dragon -- the ancient serpent, the one called the devil and Satan, who deceives the whole world -- was thrown down to the earth, and his angels along with him.

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