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James

1:1 James, slave of God and Master Jesus the Anointed,To the scattered twelve tribes:

ιακωβος
G2385
James
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
και
G2532
and
κυριου
G2962
[of]-master
ιησου
G2424
[of]-Jesus
χριστου
G5547
[of]-anointed
δουλος
G1401
slave
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
δωδεκα
G1427
twelve
φυλαις
G5443
[to]-tribe
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
διασπορα
G1290
[to]-dispersion
χαιρειν
G5463
to-be-happy

1:2 Be overjoyed! Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you fall into various tests,

πασαν
G3956
all
χαραν
G5479
happiness
ἡγησασθε
G2233
yous-consider!
αδελφοι
G80
siblings
μου
G3450
[of]-me
ὁταν
G3752
whenever
πειρασμοις
G3986
[to]-tests
περιπεσητε
G4045
yous-should-fall-into
ποικιλοις
G4164
[to]-various

1:3 knowing that the proofing of your faith results in endurance.

γινωσκοντες
G1097
knowing
ὁτι
G3754
since
το
G3588
the
δοκιμιον
G1383
proof
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
της
G3588
[of]-the
πιστεως
G4102
[of]-trust
κατεργαζεται
G2716
fully-acts
ὑπομονην
G5281
endurance

1:4 So let endurance perfect its work, so you may be complete and unimpaired, lacking nothing.


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ὑπομονη
G5281
[to]-endurance
εργον
G2041
action
τελειον
G5046
mature
εχετω
G2192
let-him/her/it-have!
ἱνα
G2443
that
ητε
G2258
yous-were
τελειοι
G5046
mature
και
G2532
and
ὁλοκληροι
G3648
entire
εν
G1722
in
μηδενι
G3367
[to]-not-even-one
λειπομενοι
G3007
lacking

1:5 Now if anyone among you lacks wisdom, let them ask for it from God, who gives to all freely without scolding, and it will be given to them.

ει.
G1487
if
δε
G1161
yet
τις
G5101
who
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous
λειπεται
G3007
lacks
σοφιας
G4678
[of]-wisdom
αιτειτω
G154
let-him/her/it-ask!
παρα
G3844
beside
του
G3588
[of]-the
διδοντος
G1325
[of]-giving
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
πασιν
G3956
[to]-all
ἁπλως
G574
open-handedly
και
G2532
and
ουκ
G3756
not
ονειδιζοντος
G3679
disgracing
και
G2532
and
δοθησεται
G1325
shall-be-given
αυτω
G846
[to]-[him/her/it]

1:6 But they must ask in faith without indecisiveness, for the one who is indecisive is like the waves of the sea being driven and tossed by the wind.

αιτειτω
G154
let-him/her/it-ask!
δε
G1161
yet
εν
G1722
in
πιστει
G4102
[to]-trust
μηδεν
G3367
not-even-one
διακρινομενος
G1252
being-distinguished

G3588
the
γαρ
G1063
because
διακρινομενος
G1252
being-distinguished
εοικεν
G1503
has-resembled
κλυδωνι
G2830
[to]-surge
θαλασσης
G2281
[of]-sea
ανεμιζομενω
G416
wind-driven
και
G2532
and
ρἱπιζομενω
G4494
to-be-tossed

1:7 They should not think that they will get anything from the Master,

μη
G3361
not
γαρ
G1063
because
οιεσθω
G3633
let-him/her/it-imagine!

G3588
the
ανθρωπος
G444
person
εκεινος
G1565
that-one
ὁτι
G3754
since
ληψεται
G2983
shall-get
τι
G5101
what
παρα
G3844
beside
του
G3588
[of]-the
κυριου
G2962
[of]-master

1:8 because such people are wavering and unstable in all their ways.

ανηρ
G435
man
διψυχος
G1374
indecisive
ακαταστατος
G182
unstable
εν
G1722
in
πασαις
G3956
[to]-all
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
ὁδοις
G3598
[to]-ways
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

1:9 The lowly should celebrate their greatness,

καυχασθω
G2744
let him/her/it-brag!
δε
G1161
yet

G3588
the
αδελφος
G80
sibling

G3588
the
ταπεινος
G5011
downcast
εν
G1722
in
τω
G3588
[to]-the
ὑψει
G5311
[to]-height
αυτου
G846
[of]-self

1:10 yet the rich should celebrate their lowliness, being no more than garden flowers that quickly wilt.


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
πλουσιος
G4145
rich
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
ταπεινωσει
G5014
[to]-humility
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
ὁτι
G3754
since
ὡς
G5613
as
ανθος
G438
flower
χορτου
G5528
[of]-grass
παρελευσεται
G3928
shall-go-beside

1:11 For the sun rises with its scorching heat and dries up the plant, so that its flower drops off and its beauty is ruined. This is what will become of the careers of the rich.

ανετειλεν
G393
rose
γαρ
G1063
because

G3588
the
ἡλιος
G2246
sun
συν
G4862
together-with
τω
G3588
[to]-the
καυσωνι
G2742
[to]-scorching-heat
και
G2532
and
εξηρανεν
G3583
shriveled
τον
G3588
the
χορτον
G5528
fodder
και
G2532
and
το
G3588
the
ανθος
G438
flower
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
εξεπεσεν
G1601
fell-out
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
ευπρεπεια
G2143
good-appearance
του
G3588
[of]-the
προσωπου
G4383
[of]-face
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
απωλετο
G622
was-destroyed-completely
οὑτως
G3779
likewise
και
G2532
and

G3588
the
πλουσιος
G4145
rich
εν
G1722
in
ταις
G3588
[to]-the
πορειαις
G4197
[to]-journeys
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
μαρανθησεται
G3133
shall-be-faded

1:12 Happy are those who endure trials, because it earns them the award of life promised to those who profess to love God.

μακαριος
G3107
blessed
ανηρ
G435
man
ὁς
G3739
who
ὑπομενει
G5278
is-enduring
πειρασμον
G3986
trial
ὁτι
G3754
since
δοκιμος
G1384
approved
γενομενος
G1096
becoming
ληψεται
G2983
shall-get
τον
G3588
the
στεφανον
G4736
award
της
G3588
[of]-the
ζωης
G2222
[of]-life
ὁν
G3739
whom
επηγγειλατο
G1861
informs
τοις
G3588
[to]-those
αγαπωσιν
G25
[to]-loving
αυτον
G846
him/her/it

1:13 But no one can say that these tests are from God, because God is not to be tested and does not test anyone.

μηδεις
G3367
not-even-one
πειραζομενος
G3985
being-tested
λεγετω
G3004
let-him/her/it-say!
ὁτι
G3754
since
απο
G575
from
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
πειραζομαι
G3985
I-am-tested

G3588
the
γαρ
G1063
because
θεος
G2316
God
απειραστος
G551
untried
εστιν
G2076
is
κακων
G2556
[of]-depraved
πειραζει
G3985
is-testing
δε
G1161
yet
αυτος
G846
him/her/it-self
ουδενα
G3762
not-even-one

1:14 Instead, each one is tested by their own desire, lured and dragged away.

ἑκαστος
G1538
each
δε
G1161
yet
πειραζεται
G3985
is-tested
ὑπο
G5259
under
της
G3588
[of]-the
ιδιας
G2398
[of]-ones-own
επιθυμιας
G1939
cravings
εξελκομενος
G1828
being-dragged-along
και
G2532
and
δελεαζομενος
G1185
being-lured

1:15 Desire conceives Failures, and Failures grow up to be Death.

ειτα
G1534
after-that

G3588
the
επιθυμια
G1939
[to]-desire
συλλαβουσα
G4815
seizing
τικτει
G5088
is-producing
ἁμαρτιαν
G266
failure

G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
ἁμαρτια
G266
failure
αποτελεσθεισα
G658
being-fully-paid
αποκυει
G616
is-breeding
θανατον
G2288
death

1:16 Do not be deceived, my dear brothers and sisters!

μη
G3361
not
πλανασθε
G4105
yous-be-misled!
αδελφοι
G80
siblings
μου
G3450
[of]-me
αγαπητοι
G27
beloved

1:17 All good and complete gifts are from above, descending from the Father of Lights, in whom there is no hint of variation or turning around.

πασα
G3956
all
δοσις
G1394
donation-given
αγαθη
G18
good
και
G2532
and
παν
G3956
all
δωρημα
G1434
gift
τελειον
G5046
mature
ανωθεν
G509
from-above
εστιν
G2076
is
καταβαινον
G2597
descending
απο
G575
from
του
G3588
[of]-the
πατρος
G3962
[of]-father
των
G3588
[of]-the
φωτων
G5457
[of]-lights
παρ᾽
G3844
beside

G3739
[to]-whom
ουκ
G3756
not
ενι
G1520
there-is
παραλλαγη
G3883
variation
η
G2228
or-else
τροπης
G5157
[of]-revolution
αποσκιασμα
G644
shading-from

1:18 It was his intention to produce us as a bountiful first crop of his creation by means of his Word. You should all understand this, my brothers and sisters.

βουληθεις
G1014
being-inclined
απεκυησεν
G616
bred
ἡμας
G2248
us
λογω
G3056
[to]-saying
αληθειας
G225
[of]-truth
εις
G1519
into
το
G3588
the
ειναι
G1511
to-be
ἡμας
G2248
us
απαρχην
G536
first-product
τινα
G5101
whom
των
G3588
[of]-the
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
κτισματων
G2938
[of]-created-things

1:19 Each person should be quick to listen, but slow to speak or become enraged,

ιστε
G1492
yous-see!
αδελφοι
G80
siblings
μου
G3450
[of]-me
αγαπητοι
G27
beloved
εστω
G2077
let-him/her/it-be!
πας
G3956
all
ανθρωπος
G444
person
ταχυς
G5033
quick
εις
G1519
into
το
G3588
the
ακουσαι
G191
to-hear
βραδυς
G1021
slow
εις
G1519
into
το
G3588
the
λαλησαι
G2980
to-talk
βραδυς
G1021
slow
εις
G1519
into
οργην
G3709
rage

1:20 because a person’s rage does not produce the justice of God.

οργη
G3709
rage
γαρ
G1063
because
ανδρος
G435
[of]-man
δικαιοσυνην
G1343
justice
θεου
G2316
[of]-God
ουκ
G3756
not
εργαζεται
G2038
is-at-work

1:21 Therefore, put off all filthiness and malicious indulgence; gently receive the Word implanted in you, that is able to save your souls.

διο
G1352
for-this-reason
αποθεμενοι
G659
putting-away
πασαν
G3956
all
ῥυπαριαν
G4507
dirtiness
και
G2532
and
περισσειαν
G4050
excess
κακιας
G2549
[of]-malice
εν
G1722
in
πραϋτητι
G4240
[to]-gentleness
δεξασθε
G1209
yous-accept!
τον
G3588
the
εμφυτον
G1721
implanted
λογον
G3056
saying
τον
G3588
the
δυναμενον
G1410
being-able
σωσαι
G4982
to-save
τας
G3588
those
ψυχας
G5590
souls
ὑμων
G5216
[of]-yous

1:22 Become those who do what it says, and not just hear it and only fool yourselves.

γινεσθε
G1096
yous-become!
δε
G1161
yet
ποιηται
G4163
performers
λογου
G3056
[of]-saying
και
G2532
and
μη
G3361
not
μονον
G3440
only
ακροαται
G202
listeners
παραλογιζομενοι
G3884
scamming
ἑαυτους
G1438
themselves

1:23 For whoever hears the word and does not do it is like one who sees their face in a mirror

ὁτι
G3754
since
ει.
G1487
if
τις
G5101
who
ακροατης
G202
listener
λογου
G3056
[of]-saying
εστιν
G2076
is
και
G2532
and
ου
G3756
not
ποιητης
G4163
performer
οὑτος
G3778
same
εοικεν
G1503
has-resembled
ανδρι
G435
[to]-man
κατανοουντι
G2657
[to]-carefully-considering
το
G3588
the
προσωπον
G4383
face
της
G3588
[of]-the
γενεσεως
G1078
[of]-natural-birth
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
εν
G1722
in
εσοπτρω
G2072
[to]-mirror

1:24 and then immediately forgets what they looked like.

κατενοησεν
G2657
carefully-considered
γαρ
G1063
because
ἑαυτον
G1438
him/her/it-self
και
G2532
and
απεληλυθεν
G565
has-departed
και
G2532
and
ευθεως
G2112
immediately
επελαθετο
G1950
forgot
ὁποιος
G3697
quality
ην
G2258
was

1:25 But the one who looks intently into the law of freedom and remains in it, who remembers what they heard and does it, will be happy.


G3588
the
δε
G1161
yet
παρακυψας
G5660
bending-over
εις
G1519
into
νομον
G3551
law
τελειον
G5046
mature
τον
G3588
the
της
G3588
[of]-the
ελευθεριας
G1657
[of]-freedom
και
G2532
and
παραμεινας
G3887
staying
ουκ
G3756
not
ακροατης
G202
listener
επιλησμονης
G1953
[of]-oblivion
γενομενος
G1096
becoming
αλλα
G235
but
ποιητης
G4163
performer
εργου
G2041
[of]-action
οὑτος
G3778
same
μακαριος
G3107
blessed
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
ποιησει
G4160
shall-be-doing
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
εσται
G2071
shall-be

1:26 If someone appears religious but does not control their tongue, they are fooling themselves and their religion is a waste of time.

ει.
G1487
if
τις
G5101
who
δοκει
G1380
is-supposing
θρησκος
G2357
ritualistic
ειναι
G1511
to-be
μη
G3361
not
χαλιναγωγων
G5468
leading-by-bit
γλωσσαν
G1100
tongue
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
αλλα
G235
but
απατων
G538
deceiving
καρδιαν
G2588
heart
αυτου
G846
[of]-self
τουτου
G5127
[of]-this
ματαιος
G3152
pointless

G3588
the
θρησκεια
G2356
[to]-ritual

1:27 Religion that is clean and pure before God the Father means visiting the grieving and the widows in their distress, and keeping yourself from being soiled by the world.

θρησκεια
G2356
[to]-ritual
καθαρα
G2513
[to]-clean
και
G2532
and
αμιαντος
G283
unpolluted
παρα
G3844
beside
τω
G3588
[to]-the
θεω
G2316
[to]-God
και
G2532
and
πατρι
G3962
[to]-father
αὑτη
G3778
this one
εστιν
G2076
is
επισκεπτεσθαι
G1980
to-inspect
ορφανους
G3737
orphans
και
G2532
and
χηρας
G5503
widows
εν
G1722
in
τη
G3588
[to]-the
θλιψει
G2347
[to]-pressure
αυτων
G846
[of]-them
ασπιλον
G784
unblemished
ἑαυτον
G1438
him/her/it-self
τηρειν
G5083
to-guard
απο
G575
from
του
G3588
[of]-the
κοσμου
G2889
[of]-arrangement