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James 4:15 NIV

15 Instead, you ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s will, we will live and do this or that.”

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  • a 4:4 - An allusion to covenant unfaithfulness; see Hosea 3:1.
  • b 4:5 - Or "that the spirit he caused to dwell in us envies intensely;" or "that the Spirit he caused to dwell in us longs jealously"
  • c 4:6 - Prov. 3:34
  • d 4:11 - The Greek word for "brother or sister" ("adelphos" ) refers here to a believer, whether man or woman, as part of God’s family.