James 2:6

6 But you 1have dishonored the poor man. Are not the rich the ones who oppress you, and the ones who 2drag you 3into court?

James 2:6 In-Context

4 have you not then made distinctions among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?
5 Listen, my beloved brothers, has not God chosen those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom, which he has promised to those who love him?
6 But you have dishonored the poor man. Are not the rich the ones who oppress you, and the ones who drag you into court?
7 Are they not the ones who blaspheme the honorable name by which you were called?
8 If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself," you are doing well.

Cross References 3

  • 1. [1 Corinthians 11:22]
  • 2. Acts 16:19
  • 3. Acts 8:3; Acts 17:6; Acts 18:12; [James 5:6]
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