James 1:19-27 NAS

19 aThis 1you know, 2my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, 3slow to speak and 4slow to anger;

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20 for 5the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.

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21 Therefore, 6putting aside all filthiness and all bthat remains of wickedness, in chumility receive 7the 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 8But 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 dnatural face 9in a mirror;

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        • x 1:23 - Lit "the face of his birth;" or "nature"
          24 for once he has looked at himself and gone away, ehe has immediately forgotten what kind of person he was.

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            • y 1:24 - Lit "and he"
              25 But one who looks intently at the perfect law, 10the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but fan effectual doer, this man will be 11blessed in gwhat he does.

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                • z 1:25 - Lit "a doer of a work"
                • { 1:25 - Lit "his doing"
                  26 If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not h12bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is worthless.

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