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James 5

RSV 1 Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. NIV 1 Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you. RSV 2 Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten. NIV 2 Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes. RSV 3 Your gold and silver have rusted, and their rust will be evidence against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up treasure for the last days. NIV 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. RSV 4 Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you kept back by fraud, cry out; and the cries of the harvesters have reached the ears of the Lord of hosts. NIV 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. RSV 5 You have lived on the earth in luxury and in pleasure; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter. NIV 5 You have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence. You have fattened yourselves in the day of slaughter. RSV 6 You have condemned, you have killed the righteous man; he does not resist you. NIV 6 You have condemned and murdered the innocent one, who was not opposing you. RSV 7 Be patient, therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it until it receives the early and the late rain. NIV 7 Be patient, then, brothers and sisters, until the Lord’s coming. See how the farmer waits for the land to yield its valuable crop, patiently waiting for the autumn and spring rains. RSV 8 You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand. NIV 8 You too, be patient and stand firm, because the Lord’s coming is near. RSV 9 Do not grumble, brethren, against one another, that you may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing at the doors. NIV 9 Don’t grumble against one another, brothers and sisters, or you will be judged. The Judge is standing at the door! RSV 10 As an example of suffering and patience, brethren, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord. NIV 10 Brothers and sisters, as an example of patience in the face of suffering, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord. RSV 11 Behold, we call those happy who were steadfast. You have heard of the steadfastness of Job, and you have seen the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is compassionate and merciful. NIV 11 As you know, we count as blessed those who have persevered. You have heard of Job’s perseverance and have seen what the Lord finally brought about. The Lord is full of compassion and mercy. RSV 12 But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath, but let your yes be yes and your no be no, that you may not fall under condemnation. NIV 12 Above all, my brothers and sisters, do not swear—not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. All you need to say is a simple “Yes” or “No.” Otherwise you will be condemned. RSV 13 Is any one among you suffering? Let him pray. Is any cheerful? Let him sing praise. NIV 13 Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. RSV 14 Is any among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; NIV 14 Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. RSV 15 and the prayer of faith will save the sick man, and the Lord will raise him up; and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. NIV 15 And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven. RSV 16 Therefore confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man has great power in its effects. NIV 16 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective. RSV 17 Eli'jah was a man of like nature with ourselves and he prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for three years and six months it did not rain on the earth. NIV 17 Elijah was a human being, even as we are. He prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the land for three and a half years. RSV 18 Then he prayed again and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth its fruit. NIV 18 Again he prayed, and the heavens gave rain, and the earth produced its crops. RSV 19 My brethren, if any one among you wanders from the truth and some one brings him back, NIV 19 My brothers and sisters, if one of you should wander from the truth and someone should bring that person back, RSV 20 let him know that whoever brings back a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins. NIV 20 remember this: Whoever turns a sinner from the error of their way will save them from death and cover over a multitude of sins.

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