Parallel Bible results for James 1:1-10

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James 1:1-10

NKJV 1 James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad: Greetings. NIV 1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations: Greetings. NKJV 2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, NIV 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, NKJV 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. NIV 3 because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. NKJV 4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. NIV 4 Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. NKJV 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. NIV 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him. NKJV 6 But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind. NIV 6 But when he asks, he must believe and not doubt, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind. NKJV 7 For let not that man suppose that he will receive anything from the Lord; NIV 7 That man should not think he will receive anything from the Lord; NKJV 8 he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways. NIV 8 he is a double-minded man, unstable in all he does. NKJV 9 Let the lowly brother glory in his exaltation, NIV 9 The brother in humble circumstances ought to take pride in his high position. NKJV 10 but the rich in his humiliation, because as a flower of the field he will pass away. NIV 10 But the one who is rich should take pride in his low position, because he will pass away like a wild flower.