Parallel Bible results for James 4:3

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James 4:3

BBE 3 You make your request but you do not get it, because your request has been wrongly made, desiring the thing only so that you may make use of it for your pleasure. NIV 3 When you ask, you do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, that you may spend what you get on your pleasures.