James 5:2

2 Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes.

James 5:2 in Other Translations

KJV
2 Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten.
ESV
2 Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten.
NLT
2 Your wealth is rotting away, and your fine clothes are moth-eaten rags.
MSG
2 Your money is corrupt and your fine clothes stink.
CSB
2 Your wealth is ruined: your clothes are moth-eaten;

James 5:2 In-Context

1 Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you.
2 Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes.
3 Your gold and silver are corroded. Their corrosion will testify against you and eat your flesh like fire. You have hoarded wealth in the last days.
4 Look! The wages you failed to pay the workers who mowed your fields are crying out against you. The cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord Almighty.
5 You have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence. You have fattened yourselves in the day of slaughter.

Cross References 1

  • 1. Job 13:28; Psalms 39:11; Isaiah 50:9; Matthew 6:19,20
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