Parallel Verses

Williams New Testament

So be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer keeps on waiting and waiting for the precious crop from his land; how he keeps up his patience over it until he gets the early and late rains,

New American Standard Bible

Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets the early and late rains.

King James Version

Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain.

Holman Bible

Therefore, brothers, be patient until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth and is patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains.

International Standard Version

So be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious crop from his land, being patient with it until it receives the fall and the spring rains.

A Conservative Version

Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient for it, until it receives the early and latter rain.

American Standard Version

Be patient therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receive the early and latter rain.

Amplified

So wait patiently, brothers and sisters, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits [expectantly] for the precious harvest from the land, being patient about it, until it receives the early and late rains.

An Understandable Version

So, be patient, brothers, until the Lord comes. Look, the farmer waits for his land to produce the valuable crop and is patient with it until it receives the fall and spring rains.

Anderson New Testament

Be patient, therefore, brethren, till the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer looks for the precious fruit of the earth, and waits patiently for it, till he receives the early and the latter rain.

Bible in Basic English

Go on waiting calmly, my brothers, till the coming of the Lord, like the farmer waiting for the good fruit of the earth till the early and late rains have come.

Common New Testament

Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receives the early and late rains.

Daniel Mace New Testament

As for you, my brethren, bear your sufferings with constancy, till the advent of the Lord. the farmer, from the prospect of a golden crop, patiently expects the showers of the spring and the autumn.

Darby Translation

Have patience, therefore, brethren, till the coming of the Lord. Behold, the labourer awaits the precious fruit of the earth, having patience for it until it receive the early and the latter rain.

Godbey New Testament

Therefore, O brethren, suffer long, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer receives the precious fruit of the earth, waiting for it, until he may receive the former and latter rain:

Goodspeed New Testament

So be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer has to wait for the precious crop from the ground, and be patient with it, until it gets the early and the late rains.

John Wesley New Testament

Be patient, therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath patience for it, till he receive the early and the latter rain.

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore be longsuffering, brethren, even to the arrival of the Lord. Behold, the farmer awaits the precious fruit of the earth, being longsuffering for it, even till he should receive the early and late rain.

King James 2000

Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, and has long patience for it, until he receives the early and latter rain.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the soil, being patient concerning it until it receives the early and late rains.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth and has long patience for it, until he receives the early and the latter rain.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience there upon, until he receive the early and the latter rain.

Moffatt New Testament

Be patient, then, brothers, till the arrival of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious crop of the land, biding his time patiently till he gets the autumn and the spring rains;

Montgomery New Testament

Be patient, then, brothers, till the coming of the Lord. Behold the farmer who waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it gets the early and the latter rains.

NET Bible

So be patient, brothers and sisters, until the Lord's return. Think of how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the ground and is patient for it until it receives the early and late rains.

New Heart English Bible

Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receives the early and late rain.

Noyes New Testament

Be patient therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and is patient about it, until it hath received the early and latter rain.

Sawyer New Testament

Wait patiently therefore, brothers, till the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waits for the precious fruit of the earth, and is of long patience, till he receives the autumnal and vernal rain.

The Emphasized Bible

Be patient, therefore, brethren, until the Presence of the Lord: - Lo! the husbandman, awaiteth the precious fruit of the earth, having patience for it, until it receive the early and the latter rain:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Be patient therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. See, the husbandman waits for the precious fruit of the earth, in patient expectation for it, till it receives the former and the latter rain.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Be patient, then, Brothers, till the Coming of the Lord. Even the farmer has to wait for the precious fruit of the earth, watching over it patiently, till it has had the spring and summer rains.

Webster

Be patient, therefore, brethren, to the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receiveth the early and the latter rain.

Weymouth New Testament

Be patient therefore, brethren, until the Coming of the Lord. Notice how eagerly a farmer waits for a valuable crop! He is patient over it till it has received the early and the later rain.

World English Bible

Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receives the early and late rain.

Worrell New Testament

Be patient, therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waits for the precious fruit of the earth; being patient over it, until it receives the early and latter rain.

Worsley New Testament

Wait patiently therefore, my brethren, till the coming of the Lord: behold the husbandman expecteth the precious fruit of the earth, waiting patiently for it, till he receive the former and the latter rain.

Youngs Literal Translation

Be patient, then, brethren, till the presence of the Lord; lo, the husbandman doth expect the precious fruit of the earth, being patient for it, till he may receive rain -- early and latter;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Be patient
μακροθυμέω 
Makrothumeo 
Usage: 7

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

G80
ἀδελφός 
Adelphos 
Usage: 302

ἕως 
heos 
till, unto, until, to, till 9,
Usage: 74

the coming
παρουσία 
Parousia 
Usage: 21

of the Lord
κύριος 
Kurios 
Usage: 643

ἰδού 
Idou 
behold, lo, see
Usage: 140

γεωργός 
Georgos 
Usage: 3

ἐκδέχομαι 
Ekdechomai 
Usage: 8

the precious
τίμιος 
Timios 
Usage: 14

καρπός 
Karpos 
Usage: 25

of the earth
γῆ 
Ge 
Usage: 186

μακροθυμέω 
Makrothumeo 
Usage: 7

for
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

it

Usage: 0

ἕως 
heos 
till, unto, until, to, till 9,
Usage: 74

he receive
λαμβάνω 
lambano 
receive, take, have, catch, not tr,
Usage: 178

the early
πρώΐμος 
Proimos 
Usage: 1

and

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

ὄψιμος 
Opsimos 
Usage: 1

Devotionals

Devotionals containing James 5:7

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Prayers for James 5:7

Context Readings

Exhortation To Patience

6 You have condemned and murdered the upright man; he offers no resistance. 7 So be patient, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer keeps on waiting and waiting for the precious crop from his land; how he keeps up his patience over it until he gets the early and late rains, 8 You must be patient, too; you must put iron into your hearts, because the coming of the Lord is close at hand.


Cross References

Galatians 6:9

Let us stop getting tired of doing good, for at the proper time we shall reap if we do not give up.

1 Thessalonians 2:19

For what is our hope or happiness or crown of boasting, except you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ when He comes?

1 Thessalonians 2:19

For what is our hope or happiness or crown of boasting, except you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ when He comes?

1 Thessalonians 2:19

For what is our hope or happiness or crown of boasting, except you, in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ when He comes?

Matthew 24:27

For just as the lightning starts in the east and flashes clear to the west, so the coming of the Son of Man will be.

Matthew 24:44

So you, too, must continue to be ready, for at an hour you are not expecting Him the Son of Man will come.

Luke 8:15

But the portion in rich soil illustrates those who listen to the message, keep it in good and honest hearts, and in patience yield fruit.

Luke 18:8

I tell you, He will give them justice and protection, and that without delay. But when the Son of Man comes, will He find faith on earth?"

Luke 21:27

Then they will see the Son of Man coming on a cloud in overwhelming power and splendor.

Romans 2:7

eternal life to those who patiently continue doing good and striving for glory, honor, and immortality,

Romans 8:24-25

For we were saved in such a hope.

Romans 15:4

For everything that was written in the earlier times was written for our instruction, so that by our patient endurance and through the encouragement the Scriptures bring we might continuously cherish our hope.

1 Corinthians 1:7

so that there is no spiritual gift in which you consciously come short, while you are waiting for the unveiling of our Lord Jesus Christ,

2 Corinthians 6:4-5

On the contrary, I am trying in everything to prove to people that I am a true servant of God: by my tremendous endurance in sorrows, distresses, difficulties;

Galatians 5:5

For we, by the Spirit, are awaiting the hoped-for blessing which our right standing with God will bring us.

Colossians 1:11

then you will be perfectly empowered by His glorious might for every sort of joyous endurance and forbearance,

1 Thessalonians 1:3

for we can never for a moment before our God forget your energizing faith, your toiling love, and your enduring hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Thessalonians 3:13

so that He may strengthen your hearts to be faultless in purity in the sight of God, when our Lord Jesus comes back with all His consecrated ones.

Hebrews 6:15

And so by patiently waiting he obtained what God had promised him.

Hebrews 12:1-3

Therefore, as we have so vast a crowd of spectators in the grandstands, let us throw off every impediment and the sin that easily entangles our feet, and run with endurance the race for which we are entered,

James 5:8-9

You must be patient, too; you must put iron into your hearts, because the coming of the Lord is close at hand.

2 Peter 3:4

and saying, "Where is His promised coming? For ever since our forefathers fell asleep everything has remained exactly as it was from the beginning of creation!"

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