Parallel Bible results for James 3:13-18

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James 3:13-18

RSV 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good life let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom. NIV 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. RSV 14 But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast and be false to the truth. NIV 14 But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. RSV 15 This wisdom is not such as comes down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, devilish. NIV 15 Such "wisdom" does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, of the devil. RSV 16 For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every vile practice. NIV 16 For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice. RSV 17 But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, without uncertainty or insincerity. NIV 17 But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere. RSV 18 And the harvest of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace. NIV 18 Peacemakers who sow in peace raise a harvest of righteousness.