James 4:13 LEB

Arrogant Boasting About the Future

13 Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will travel to such and such a city and spend a year there, and carry on business and make a profit,"

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      • a 4:5 - This translation takes "spirit" to be the capacity within people that produces a divided mind and conflicts regarding God; other translations take this to refer to the Holy Spirit: "He (God) jealously desires the Spirit which he caused to dwell in us"
      • b 4:9 - *Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
      • c 4:11 - The words "of the law" are not in the Greek text, but are an understood repetition from the previous clause
      • d 4:12 - *Literally "the"; the Greek article is used here as a possessive pronoun
      • e 4:14 - Literally "the [circumstance] of tomorrow"
      • f 4:14 - Literally "of what sort your life"