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James 1:1 ESV

Greeting

1 1James, a servanta of God and 2of the Lord Jesus Christ, To 3the twelve tribes in 4the Dispersion: Greetings.

References for James 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Or slave; Greek bondservant

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      • a 1:1 - Or slave; Greek bondservant
      • b 1:2 - Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to men or to both men and women who are siblings (brothers and sisters) in God's family, the church; also verses 16, 19
      • c 1:10 - Or a wild flower
      • d 1:17 - Some manuscripts variation due to a shadow of turning