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James 3 :: New American Standard Bible (NASB)

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Let not many of you become teachers, my brethren, knowing that as such we will incur a fnstricter judgment.

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For we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in fnwhat he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well.

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Now if we put the bits into the horses’ mouths so that they will obey us, we direct their entire body as well.

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Look at the ships also, though they are so great and are driven by strong winds, are still directed by a very small rudder wherever the inclination of the pilot desires.

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So also the tongue is a small part of the body, and yet it boasts of great things. See how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire!

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And the tongue is a fire, the very world of iniquity; the tongue is set among our members as that which defiles the entire body, and sets on fire the course of our fnlife, and is set on fire by fnhell.

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For every fnspecies of beasts and birds, of reptiles and creatures of the sea, is tamed and has been tamed by the human fnrace.

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But no one can tame the tongue; it is a restless evil and full of deadly poison.

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With it we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the likeness of God;

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from the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be this way.

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Does a fountain send out from the same opening both fnfresh and bitter water?

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Can a fig tree, my brethren, produce olives, or a vine produce figs? Nor can salt water produce fnfresh.

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Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom.

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But if you have bitter jealousy and fnselfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against the truth.

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This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, fnnatural, demonic.

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For where jealousy and fnselfish ambition exist, fnthere is disorder and every evil thing.

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But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, fnreasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.

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And the fnseed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace fnby those who make peace.
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Or, greater condemnation
Literally: word
Or, existence, origin
Gr Gehenna
Literally: nature
Literally: sweet
V 11, note 1
Or, strife
Or, unspiritual
V 14, note 1
I.e. in that place
Or, willing to yield
Literally: fruit of righteousness
Or, for

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