James 1:2-18 KJV

2 My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;a

References for James 1:2

    • a 1:2 - temptation: or, trials
      5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
      6 But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering . For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed .
      7 For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.
      8 A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.
      9 Let the brother of low degree rejoiceb in that he is exalted:

      References for James 1:9

        • b 1:9 - rejoice: or, glory
          10 But the rich, in that he is made low: because as the flower of the grass he shall pass away .
          11 For the sun is no sooner risen with a burning heat, but it withereth the grass, and the flower thereof falleth , and the grace of the fashion of it perisheth : so also shall the rich man fade away in his ways.
          12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried * , he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.
          13 Let no man say when he is tempted * , I am tempted of God: for God cannot be tempted * with evil,c neither tempteth he * any man:

          References for James 1:13

            • c 1:13 - evil: or, evils
              14 But every man is tempted , when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed .
              15 Then when lust hath conceived , it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished , bringeth forth death.
              18 Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.