Parallel Verses

NET Bible

Think of how we regard as blessed those who have endured. You have heard of Job's endurance and you have seen the Lord's purpose, that the Lord is full of compassion and mercy.

New American Standard Bible

We count those blessed who endured. You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord’s dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.

King James Version

Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.

Holman Bible

See, we count as blessed those who have endured. You have heard of Job’s endurance and have seen the outcome from the Lord. The Lord is very compassionate and merciful.

International Standard Version

We consider those who endured to be blessed. You have heard about Job's endurance and have seen the purpose of the Lord that the Lord is compassionate and merciful.

A Conservative Version

Behold, we regard those who endured, blessed. Ye have heard of the fortitude of Job, and have seen the outcome of Lord, that he is very compassionate and merciful.

American Standard Version

Behold, we call them blessed that endured: ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord, how that the Lord is full of pity, and merciful.

Amplified

You know we call those blessed [happy, spiritually prosperous, favored by God] who were steadfast and endured [difficult circumstances]. You have heard of the patient endurance of Job and you have seen the Lord’s outcome [how He richly blessed Job]. The Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.

An Understandable Version

Notice that we consider those who endured [suffering with patience] to be blessed [by God]. You people have heard of Job's patience and have seen what the Lord finally did [for him]. The Lord is very compassionate and merciful.

Anderson New Testament

Behold, we count those happy who endure. You have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the final dealing of the Lord, that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.

Bible in Basic English

We say that those men who have gone through pain are happy: you have the story of Job and the troubles through which he went and have seen that the Lord was full of pity and mercy in the end.

Common New Testament

Behold, we call those blessed who endured. You have heard of the endurance of Job, and you have seen the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is full of compassion and mercy.

Daniel Mace New Testament

we pronounce those happy, who have so endur'd. you have heard of the constancy of Job, you know with what success he was crown'd by the Lord, who is all mercy and compassion.

Darby Translation

Behold, we call them blessed who have endured. Ye have heard of the endurance of Job, and seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is full of tender compassion and pitiful.

Godbey New Testament

Behold, we pronounce them happy who have endured: you have heard the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord, because the Lord is very merciful, and sympathetic.

Goodspeed New Testament

Why, we call those who showed such endurance happy! You have heard of the steadfastness of Job, and you have seen what the Lord brought out of it, for the Lord is very kind and merciful.

John Wesley New Testament

Behold, we count them happy that have endured. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord: for the Lord is very pitiful and of tender mercy.

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, we esteem those enduring happy. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and ye see the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.

King James 2000

Behold, we count them happy who endure. You have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very compassionate, and of tender mercy.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Behold, we consider blessed those who have endured. You have heard about the patient endurance of Job, and you saw the outcome from the Lord, that the Lord is compassionate and merciful.

Modern King James verseion

Behold, we count blessed those who endure. You have heard of the patience of Job, and you have seen the end of the Lord, that the Lord is full of pity and of tender mercy.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have known what end the Lord made. For the Lord is very pitiful, and merciful.

Moffatt New Testament

See, we call the stedfast happy; you have heard of the stedfastness of Job, and you have seen the end of the Lord with him, seen that the Lord is very compassionate and pitiful.

Montgomery New Testament

Remember we count those that were stedfast happy. You have heard of the stedfastness of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord with him, seen how the Lord is full of tenderness.

New Heart English Bible

Behold, we call them blessed who endured. You have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the Lord in the outcome, and how the Lord is full of compassion and mercy.

Noyes New Testament

Behold, we count those happy who have endured. Ye have heard of the patience of Job; behold also the end of the Lord, that he is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.

Sawyer New Testament

Behold, we account them blessed who are patient. You have heard of the patience of Job, and you know the purpose of the Lord, that he is very merciful and compassionate.

The Emphasized Bible

Lo! we pronounce them happy who have endured; - Of the endurance of Job, ye have heard, and, the end of the Lord, have ye seen, - that, of much tender affection, is the Lord, and full of compassion,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Behold, we esteem those blessed who patiently endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; for the Lord is full of bowels of mercy, and tenderly compassionate.

Twentieth Century New Testament

We count those who displayed such endurance blessed! You have heard, too, of Job's endurance, and have seen what the Lord's purpose was, for 'the Lord is full of pity and compassion.'

Webster

Behold, we count them happy who endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.

Weymouth New Testament

Remember that we call those blessed who endured what they did. You have also heard of Job's patient endurance, and have seen the issue of the Lord's dealings with him--how full of tenderness and pity the Lord is.

Williams New Testament

See how we call those who thus endured happy! You have heard how patiently Job endured and have seen how the Lord finally blessed him, because the Lord is tenderhearted and merciful.

World English Bible

Behold, we call them blessed who endured. You have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the Lord in the outcome, and how the Lord is full of compassion and mercy.

Worrell New Testament

Behold, we pronounce those happy who endured: ye heard of the patience of Job; and ye saw the end of the Lord, that the Lord is full of pity, and merciful.

Worsley New Testament

Behold, we account those happy, that are patient. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord, that the Lord is very compassionate and merciful.

Youngs Literal Translation

lo, we call happy those who are enduring; the endurance of Job ye heard of, and the end of the Lord ye have seen, that very compassionate is the Lord, and pitying.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

we count
μακαρίζω 
Makarizo 
Usage: 2


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

μακαρίζω 
Makarizo 
Usage: 2

ὑπομένω 
Hupomeno 
Usage: 14

Ye have heard
ἀκούω 
Akouo 
Usage: 313

of the patience
ὑπομονή 
Hupomone 
Usage: 26

of Job
Ἰώβ 
Iob 
Job
Usage: 1

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

εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

the end
τέλος 
Telos 
Usage: 28

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

πολύσπλαγχνος 
Polusplagchnos 
Usage: 1

Devotionals

Devotionals about James 5:11

Devotionals containing James 5:11

Images James 5:11

Prayers for James 5:11

Context Readings

Exhortation To Patience

10 As an example of suffering and patience, brothers and sisters, take the prophets who spoke in the Lord's name. 11 Think of how we regard as blessed those who have endured. You have heard of Job's endurance and you have seen the Lord's purpose, that the Lord is full of compassion and mercy. 12 And above all, my brothers and sisters, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath. But let your "Yes" be yes and your "No" be no, so that you may not fall into judgment.


Cross References

Exodus 34:6

The Lord passed by before him and proclaimed: "The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, and abounding in loyal love and faithfulness,

Job 1:21-22

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!"

Numbers 14:18

The Lord is slow to anger and abounding in loyal love, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children until the third and fourth generations.'

Job 2:10

But he replied, "You're talking like one of the godless women would do! Should we receive what is good from God, and not also receive what is evil?" In all this Job did not sin by what he said.

Psalm 103:8

The Lord is compassionate and merciful; he is patient and demonstrates great loyal love.

1 Chronicles 21:13

David said to Gad, "I am very upset! I prefer to be attacked by the Lord, for his mercy is very great; I do not want to be attacked by men!"

2 Chronicles 30:9

For if you return to the Lord, your brothers and sons will be shown mercy by their captors and return to this land. The Lord your God is merciful and compassionate; he will not reject you if you return to him."

Nehemiah 9:17

They refused to obey and did not recall your miracles that you had performed among them. Instead, they rebelled and appointed a leader to return to their bondage in Egypt. But you are a God of forgiveness, merciful and compassionate, slow to get angry and unfailing in your loyal love. You did not abandon them,

Nehemiah 9:31

However, due to your abundant mercy you did not do away with them altogether; you did not abandon them. For you are a merciful and compassionate God.

Job 1:2

Seven sons and three daughters were born to him.

Job 13:15-16

Even if he slays me, I will hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face!

Job 23:10

But he knows the pathway that I take; if he tested me, I would come forth like gold.

Job 42:10-17

So the Lord restored what Job had lost after he prayed for his friends, and the Lord doubled all that had belonged to Job.

Psalm 25:6-7

Remember your compassionate and faithful deeds, O Lord, for you have always acted in this manner.

Psalm 37:37

Take note of the one who has integrity! Observe the godly! For the one who promotes peace has a future.

Psalm 51:1

For the music director; a psalm of David, written when Nathan the prophet confronted him after David's affair with Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, because of your loyal love! Because of your great compassion, wipe away my rebellious acts!

Psalm 78:38

Yet he is compassionate. He forgives sin and does not destroy. He often holds back his anger, and does not stir up his fury.

Psalm 86:5

Certainly O Lord, you are kind and forgiving, and show great faithfulness to all who cry out to you.

Psalm 86:15

But you, O Lord, are a compassionate and merciful God. You are patient and demonstrate great loyal love and faithfulness.

Psalm 94:12

How blessed is the one whom you instruct, O Lord, the one whom you teach from your law,

Psalm 103:13

As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on his faithful followers.

Psalm 116:5

The Lord is merciful and fair; our God is compassionate.

Psalm 119:132

Turn toward me and extend mercy to me, as you typically do to your loyal followers.

Psalm 136:1-26

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his loyal love endures.

Psalm 145:8

The Lord is merciful and compassionate; he is patient and demonstrates great loyal love.

Ecclesiastes 7:8

The end of a matter is better than its beginning; likewise, patience is better than pride.

Isaiah 55:6-7

Seek the Lord while he makes himself available; call to him while he is nearby!

Isaiah 63:7

I will tell of the faithful acts of the Lord, of the Lord's praiseworthy deeds. I will tell about all the Lord did for us, the many good things he did for the family of Israel, because of his compassion and great faithfulness.

Isaiah 63:9

Through all that they suffered, he suffered too. The messenger sent from his very presence delivered them. In his love and mercy he protected them; he lifted them up and carried them throughout ancient times.

Lamentations 3:22

(Khet) The Lord's loyal kindness never ceases; his compassions never end.

Daniel 9:9

Yet the Lord our God is compassionate and forgiving, even though we have rebelled against him.

Daniel 9:18-19

Listen attentively, my God, and hear! Open your eyes and look on our desolated ruins and the city called by your name. For it is not because of our own righteous deeds that we are praying to you, but because your compassion is abundant.

Joel 2:13

Return to the Lord your God, for he is merciful and compassionate, slow to anger and boundless in loyal love -- often relenting from calamitous punishment.

Jonah 4:2

He prayed to the Lord and said, "Oh, Lord, this is just what I thought would happen when I was in my own country. This is what I tried to prevent by attempting to escape to Tarshish! -- because I knew that you are gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in mercy, and one who relents concerning threatened judgment.

Micah 7:18

There is no other God like you! You forgive sin and pardon the rebellion of those who remain among your people. You do not remain angry forever, but delight in showing loyal love.

Matthew 5:10-11

"Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to them.

Matthew 10:22

And you will be hated by everyone because of my name. But the one who endures to the end will be saved.

Luke 1:50

from generation to generation he is merciful to those who fear him.

Luke 6:36

Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.

Romans 2:4

Or do you have contempt for the wealth of his kindness, forbearance, and patience, and yet do not know that God's kindness leads you to repentance?

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of the glory of his grace that he has freely bestowed on us in his dearly loved Son.

Ephesians 2:4

But God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love with which he loved us,

Hebrews 3:6

But Christ is faithful as a son over God's house. We are of his house, if in fact we hold firmly to our confidence and the hope we take pride in.

Hebrews 3:14

For we have become partners with Christ, if in fact we hold our initial confidence firm until the end.

Hebrews 10:39

But we are not among those who shrink back and thus perish, but are among those who have faith and preserve their souls.

James 1:12

Happy is the one who endures testing, because when he has proven to be genuine, he will receive the crown of life that God promised to those who love him.

1 Peter 1:6-7

This brings you great joy, although you may have to suffer for a short time in various trials.

1 Peter 1:13

Therefore, get your minds ready for action by being fully sober, and set your hope completely on the grace that will be brought to you when Jesus Christ is revealed.

2 Peter 2:9

-- if so, then the Lord knows how to rescue the godly from their trials, and to reserve the unrighteous for punishment at the day of judgment,

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