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James 2:19 LEB

19 You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe, and shudder!

Study tools for James 2:19

  • a 2:2 - Literally "a man," but clearly in a generic sense here meaning "someone, a person"
  • b 2:2 - Literally "synagogue," but here probably referring to a Christian assembly
  • c 2:3 - Some manuscripts have "you stand there or be seated"
  • d 2:7 - Literally "that was called over you"
  • e 2:8 - A quotation from Lev 19:18
  • f 2:9 - *Here "[and thus]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("are convicted") which is understood as result
  • g 2:11 - A quotation from Exod 20:14; Deut 5:18
  • h 2:11 - A quotation from Exod 20:13; Deut 5:17
  • i 2:14 - *The negative construction in Greek anticipates a negative answer here
  • j 2:16 - Literally, "be satisfied"
  • k 2:18 - Some see the quotation by "someone" extending to the end of v. 18, while others see it extending through v. 19
  • l 2:18 - *Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
  • m 2:18 - *Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
  • n 2:21 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("offered up") which is understood as temporal
  • o 2:23 - A quotation from Gen 15:6
  • p 2:25 - *Here "[when]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("welcomed") which is understood as temporal