Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in filthy old clothes also comes in. 11 For He who said, (M)“Do not commit adultery,” also said, (N)“Do not murder.” Now if you do not commit adultery, but you do murder, you have become a transgressor of the law. 4:31; James 5:9; 1 Pet. 2 For if there should come into your assembly a man with gold rings, in [a]fine apparel, and there should also come in a poor man in [b]filthy clothes, 3 and you [c]pay attention to the one wearing the fine clothes and say to him, “You sit here in a good place,” and say to the poor man, “You stand there,” or, “Sit here at my footstool,” 4 have you not [d]shown partiality among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts? His entire thought in introducing the subject runs as follows: 26 For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Proud member Read verse in New King James Version Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. Quotations designated (NIV) are from THE HOLY BIBLE: NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION®. 2 You lust and do not have. 2 For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment;. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. 12 So speak and so do as those who will be judged by (O)the law of liberty. James 4:2-3 NKJV. Read more Share Copy Show footnotes A service of Faithlife / Logos Bible Software . You fight and 2 war. All rights reserved. Do Not Judge a Brother. 3 By covetousness they will exploit you with deceptive words; for a long time … The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) appearing on or deriving from this or any other web page is for personal use only. He who speaks evil of a brother # (Matt. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge. 7 Do they not blaspheme that noble name by which you are (H)called? For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment; You fight and war. 6 But (F)you have dishonored the poor man. 2 You lust and do not have. New King James Version: Par Plea for Purity. partiality. James 4:2–4. If you show special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say, “Here’s a good seat for you,” but say to the poor man, “You stand there” or “Sit on the floor by my feet,” 7 # Dan. James 2:4 4 have you not 4 shown partiality among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts? 12 There is one [ e]Lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy. 10 For whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet (K)stumble in one point, (L)he is guilty of all. That the mountain of the Lord’s house. 19 You believe that there is one God. 4 4Adulterers and adulteresses! have you not discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts? Now viewing scripture range from the book of James chapter 2:2 through chapter 2:4... James Chapter 2. 2 1 My brethren, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with partiality. Any other use of the NKJV must be in conformity with the Quotation Policy for the New King James Version. If you show special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say, “Here’s a good seat for you,” but say to the poo... Read verse in New International Version If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it … 5 Listen, my beloved brethren: (C)Has God not chosen the poor of this world to be (D)rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom (E)which He promised to those who love Him? Handed down. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. 2:1–3 Do not speak evil of one another, brethren. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. The King James Version is in the public domain. And the creditor is coming to take my two sons to be his slaves." 14 (U)What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss, that you may spend it on your pleasures. You do well. 23 And the Scripture was fulfilled which says, (AC)“Abraham believed God, and it was [j]accounted to him for righteousness.” And he was called (AD)the friend of God. Scripture taken from the New King James Version®. 11 # 2 Cor. Do they not come from your desires for pleasure a that war in your members? 2 For if there should come into your assembly a man with gold rings, in [a]fine apparel, and there should also come in a poor man in [b]filthy clothes, 3 and you [c]pay attention to the one wearing the fine clothes and say to him, “You sit here in a good place,” and say to the poor man, “You stand there,” or, “Sit here at my footstool,” 4 have you not [d]shown partiality among yourselves, and become judges with evil … James 1:2-4 NKJV My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. (S)Mercy triumphs over judgment. 15 (V)If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, 16 and (W)one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them the things which are needed for the body, what does it profit? All rights reserved. 2 You lust and do not have. You murder - Bible Gateway You lust and do not have. 2 And many will follow their destructive ways, because of whom the way of truth will be blasphemed. New King James Version (NKJV), “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,”. NKJV: New King James Version. Yet you do not have because you do not ask. 7:1–5); Rom. 2 Kings 4 A certain woman of the wives of the sons of the prophets cried out to Elisha, saying, "Your servant my husband is dead, and you know that your servant feared the Lord. Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in filthy old clothes also comes in. 2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? 17 Thus also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead. 2 Timothy 4 New King James Version << 2 Timothy 3 | 2 Timothy 4 | Titus 1 >> 4 1 I charge you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom: 2 Preach the word! Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. James 2:2-4 ESV - For if a man wearing a gold ring and - Bible Gateway. 18 But someone will say, “You have faith, and I have works.” (X)Show me your faith without [f]your works, (Y)and I will show you my faith by [g]my works. KJV 3 James 2:2 - 2:4. 2:28, 29 and the thoughts on my bed and the visions of my head # Dan. Article Images Copyright © 2021 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. KJV 4 of Do not the rich oppress you (G)and drag you into the courts? 12:20; Eph. 22 Do you see (AA)that faith was working together with his works, and by (AB)works faith was made [i]perfect? 2 My brethren, do not hold the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, (A)the Lord of glory, with (B)partiality. And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool: 25 Likewise, (AE)was not Rahab the harlot also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out another way? 3 … 1 Finally then, brethren, we urge and exhort in the Lord Jesus that you should abound more and more, just as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God; 2 for you know what commandments we gave you through the Lord Jesus. James 1:2-4 New King James Version (NKJV) Profiting from Trials. Salem Media Group. 3 Yet you do not have because you do not ask. James 4:2 NKJV - You lust and do not have. 6 Therefore I issued a decree to bring in all the wise men of Babylon before me, that they might make known to me the interpretation of the dream. James 2:4. NIV 3 12 Blessed is the man who endures temptation; for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him. 13 For (P)judgment is without mercy to the one who has shown (Q)no (R)mercy. Shall be established on the top of the mountains, And shall be exalted above the hills; And all nations shall flow to it. Read James 2:2-4 in KJV and NIV using our online parallel Bible. 24 You see then that a man is justified by works, and not by faith only. James 1:2-4 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. 2 My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, with respect of persons. 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