James 1:16-23 NAS

16 1Do not be adeceived, 2my beloved brethren.

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17 Every good thing given and every perfect gift is 3from above, coming down from 4the Father of lights, 5with whom there is no variation or bshifting shadow.

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    • r 1:17 - Lit "shadow of turning"
      18 In the exercise of 6His will He 7brought us forth by 8the word of truth, so that we would be ca kind of 9first fruits damong His creatures.

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        • s 1:18 - Or "a certain first fruits"
        • t 1:18 - Lit "of"
          19 eThis 10you know, 11my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, 12slow to speak and 13slow to anger;

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          20 for 14the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.

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          21 Therefore, 15putting aside all filthiness and all fthat remains of wickedness, in ghumility receive 16the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.

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            • v 1:21 - Lit "abundance of malice"
            • w 1:21 - Or "gentleness"
              22 17But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.

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              23 For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his hnatural face 18in a mirror;

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                • x 1:23 - Lit "the face of his birth;" or "nature"