5 But if any one of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all freely a and reproaches not, and it shall be given to him:

References for James 1:5

    • b 1:5 - As 'simplicity,' Rom. 12.8. Of men we might say 'unaffectedly,' 'with a readiness of heart which does not make a great matter of it:' the want is there, and the heart answers without a second thought. I had thought of 'readily,' but it does not give the thought of simplicity without a second thought, as much as 'freely.'