James 4:1-6 NKJV

1 Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members?
2 You lust and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. Yet a you do not have because you do not ask.

References for James 4:2

    • l 4:2 - NU-Text and M-Text omit Yet.
      3 You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss, that you may spend it on your pleasures.
      4 Adulterers and b adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.

      References for James 4:4

        • m 4:4 - NU-Text omits Adulterers and.
          5 Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, "The Spirit who dwells in us yearns jealously"?
          6 But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: "God resists the proud, But gives grace to the humble." c

          References for James 4:6

            • n 4:6 - Proverbs 3:34