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James 5:1-9 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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Holman Christian Standard (CSB) New International Version (NIV)
1 Come now, you rich people! Weep and wail over the miseries that are coming on you. 1 Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming upon you.
2 Your wealth is ruined: your clothes are moth-eaten; 2 Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes.
3 your silver and gold are corroded, and their corrosion will be a witness against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You stored up treasure in 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 Look! The pay that you withheld from the workers who reaped your fields cries out, and the outcry of the harvesters has 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 luxuriously on the land and have indulged yourselves. You have fattened your hearts for the 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-you have murdered-the righteous man; he does not resist you. 6 You have condemned and murdered innocent men, who were not opposing you.
7 Therefore, brothers, be patient until the Lord's coming. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth and is patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains. 7 Be patient, then, brothers, until the Lord's coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop and how patient he is for the autumn and spring rains.
8 You also must be patient. Strengthen your hearts, because the Lord's coming is near. 8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord's coming is near.
9 Brothers, do not complain about one another, so that you will not be judged. Look, the judge stands at the door! 9 Don't grumble against each other, brothers, or you will be judged. The Judge is standing at the door!