James 1:20-27 NAS

20 for 1the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.

References for James 1:20

21 Therefore, 2putting aside all filthiness and all athat remains of wickedness, in bhumility receive 3the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.

References for James 1:21

    • v 1:21 - Lit "abundance of malice"
    • w 1:21 - Or "gentleness"
      22 4But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.

      References for James 1:22

      23 For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who looks at his cnatural face 5in a mirror;

      References for James 1:23

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

          References for James 1:24

            • y 1:24 - Lit "and he"
              25 But one who looks intently at the perfect law, 6the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but ean effectual doer, this man will be 7blessed in fwhat he does.

              References for James 1:25

                • 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 g8bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is worthless.

                  References for James 1:26