James 5:1-6 NRS/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Come now, you rich people, weep and wail for the miseries that are coming to you. 1 Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming upon you.
2 Your riches have rotted, and your clothes are moth-eaten. 2 Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes.
3 Your gold and silver have rusted, and their rust will be evidence against you, and it will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure for the last days. 3 Your gold and silver are corroded. Their corrosion will testify against you and eat your flesh like fire. You have hoarded wealth in the last days.
4 Listen! The wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, cry out, and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts. 4 Look! The wages you failed to pay the workmen who mowed your fields are crying out against you. The cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord Almighty.
5 You have lived on the earth in luxury and in pleasure; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. 5 You have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence. You have fattened yourselves in the day of slaughter.
6 You have condemned and murdered the righteous one, who does not resist you. 6 You have condemned and murdered innocent men, who were not opposing you.