James 2:2

2 For if a man comes into your assembly with a gold ring and dressed in 1fine clothes, and there also comes in a poor man in 2dirty clothes,

James 2:2 In-Context

1 My brethren, do not hold your faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ with an attitude of personal favoritism.
2 For if a man comes into your assembly with a gold ring and dressed in fine clothes, and there also comes in a poor man in dirty clothes,
3 and you pay special attention to the one who is wearing the fine clothes, and say, "You sit here in a good place," and you say to the poor man, "You stand over there, or sit down by my footstool,"
4 have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with evil motives?
5 Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?

Cross References 2

  • 1. Luke 23:11; James 2:3
  • 2. Zechariah 3:3

Footnotes 2

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