James 1:1-4 NAS

Testing Your Faith

1 a1James, a 2bond-servant of God and 3of the Lord Jesus Christ, To 4the twelve tribes who are b5dispersed abroad: 6Greetings.

References for James 1:1

    • a 1:1 - Or "Jacob"
    • b 1:1 - Lit "in the Dispersion"
      2 7Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter 8various ctrials,

      References for James 1:2

      3 knowing that 9the testing of your 10faith produces d11endurance.

      References for James 1:3

        • d 1:3 - Or "steadfastness"
          4 And let e12endurance have its perfect fresult, so that you may be g13perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

          References for James 1:4

            • e 1:4 - V 3, note 1
            • f 1:4 - Lit "work"
            • g 1:4 - Or "mature"