Taming the Tongue

1 Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly.

Read James 3:1 Using Other Translations

My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.
Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.
Dear brothers and sisters, not many of you should become teachers in the church, for we who teach will be judged more strictly.