James 4:13-17 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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13 Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will travel to such and such a city and spend a year there and do business and make a profit." 13 Now listen, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to this or that city, spend a year there, carry on business and make money."
14 You don't even know what tomorrow will bring-what your life will be! For you are a bit of smoke that appears for a little while, then vanishes. 14 Why, you do not even know what will happen tomorrow. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.
15 Instead, you should say, "If the Lord wills, we will live and do this or that." 15 Instead, you ought to say, "If it is the Lord's will, we will live and do this or that."
16 But as it is, you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil. 16 As it is, you boast and brag. All such boasting is evil.
17 So, for the person who knows to do good and doesn't do it, it is a sin. 17 Anyone, then, who knows the good he ought to do and doesn't do it, sins.