James 4:8-17 DBY

8 Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse [your] hands, sinners, and purify [your] hearts, ye double-minded.
9 Be wretched, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and [your] joy to heaviness.
10 Humble yourselves a before [the] Lord, and he shall exalt you.

References for James 4:10

    • | 4:10 - 'Have it done,' not 'be doing it;' the aorist tense. All the imperatives (ten) from vers. 7 to 10 are in the aorist.
      11 Speak not against one another, brethren. He that speaks against [his] brother, or judges his brother, speaks against [the] law and judges [the] law. But if thou judgest [the] law, thou art not doer of [the] law, but judge.
      12 One is the lawgiver and judge, who is able to save and to destroy: but who art *thou* who judgest thy b neighbour?

      References for James 4:12

        • } 4:12 - Lit. 'the neighbour.'
          13 Go to now, ye who say, To-day or to-morrow will we go into such a city and spend a year there, and traffic and make gain,
          14 ye who c do not know what will be on the morrow, ([for] what [is] your life? It is even a vapour, appearing for a little while, and then disappearing,)

          References for James 4:14

            • ~ 4:14 - 'Who are such as do not.'
              15 instead of your saying, If the Lord should [so] will and we should live, we will also do this or that.
              16 But now ye glory in your vauntings: all such glorying is evil.
              17 To him therefore who knows how to do good, and does it not, to him it is sin.