1James, a servant of Godand of the LordJesusChrist, to the twelvetribeswhich are scattered abroad,greeting .
2Mybrethren, count italljoywhen ye fall into diverstemptations;a3Knowing this, that the trying of yourfaithworkethpatience.4Butletpatiencehave her perfectwork,that ye may beperfectandentire,wantingnothing .
5Ifany of youlackwisdom, let him askofGod, that giveth to all men liberally,andupbraidethnot;and it shall be givenhim.6But let him askinfaith,nothingwavering . For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the windandtossed .
7Forletnotthatmanthinkthat he shall receive any thingof the Lord.8
A double mindedman is unstableinallhisways.9Let the brother of low degreerejoicebin that he is exalted:10But the rich,in that he is made low:becauseas the flower of the grass he shall pass away .