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James 3

Chapter 3

3:1  My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.

masters

teachers, knowing that we shall have the more severe judgment. Cf. Mark 12:40 .

3:2  For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.

perfect

(See Scofield "Matthew 5:48") .

3:6  And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.

hell

(See Scofield "Matthew 5:22") .

3:18  And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.

righteousness

(See Scofield "1 John 3:7") .

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