2 Consider it nothing but joy, my [b] brothers and sisters, whenever you … James 1:5-7. It is largely a revision of the American Standard Version of 1901, with reference made to various texts in the original languages. He became a believer after the resurrection of Jesus and was later martyred for his faith. If any of you — In whole or in part; lack wisdom — To understand whence and why temptations come, and how they are to be improved, or for any other purpose. [b] 2 Lit brethren. If any of you lacks wisdom [to guide him through a decision or circumstance], he is to ask of [our benevolent] God, who gives to everyone generously and without rebuke or blame, and it will be given to him. Moffatt translated James 1:2 as, Greet it as pure joy, pointing out a play on word between the Greetings at the end of James 1:1, and a similar word used to start James 1:2. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. Testing Your Faith 1 [a] James, a bond-servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve [Hebrew] tribes [scattered abroad among the Gentiles] in the dispersion: Greetings (rejoice)! James 1:17 AMP. James 1:12 Blessed is the man who perseveres under trial, because when he has stood the test, he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him. The Amplified Bible James 1. (22-25) The difference between vain pretences and real religion. Cancel. [d] 17 Lit of turning. (26,27) Commentary on James 1:1-11 (Read James 1:1-11) Version. (12-18) The duty of watching against a rash temper, and of receiving the word of God with meekness. 1 Kings 3:7-9,11,12 And now, O LORD my God, thou hast made thy servant king instead of David my father: and I am but a little child: I know not how to go out or come in… let. The Amplified Bible (AMP) is an English language translation of the Bible produced jointly by Zondervan and The Lockman Foundation.The first edition was published in 1965. (19-21) And of living according thereto. 2 But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication 4 will rise with healing wings, 5 and you will skip about 6 like calves released from the stall. (1-11) To look upon all evil as proceeding from ourselves, and all good from God. It is “an attempt to bring out the play on words in the original, where the courteous chairein (greeting) is echoed by charan (joy).” James 1:16 Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers. Wisdom, in the common acceptation of the word, denotes a sound practical judgment concerning things to be done or avoided: but here the expression seems to mean wisdom to know how to conduct ourselves under afflictions, … Bible Language English. James 1:5 AMP. be judged by a higher standard [because we have assumed greater accountability and more condemnation if we teach incorrectly]. The coming day will burn them up,” says the Lord who rules over all. AMP: Amplified Bible . Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above; it comes down from the Father of lights [the Creator and Sustainer of the heavens], in whom there is no variation [no rising or setting] or shadow cast by His turning [for He is perfect and never changes]. [c] 11 Lit the beauty of its face perishes. James 1 James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, To the twelve tribes scattered among the nations: Greetings. AMP: Amplified Bible . 1 Not many [of you] should become teachers [serving in an official teaching capacity], my brothers and sisters, for you know that we [who are teachers] will # Lit receive greater judgment. Bible > AMP > James 1 ... 1 James, the leader of the Jerusalem church, was the half brother of Jesus. 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