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Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:1 - Whence come wars and whence fightings among you? Is it not thence, -- from your pleasures, which war in your members?

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:2 - Ye lust and have not: ye kill and are full of envy, and cannot obtain; ye fight and war; ye have not because ye ask not.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:3 - Ye ask and receive not, because ye ask evilly, that ye may consume it in your pleasures.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:4 - Adulteresses, know ye not that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore is minded to be the friend of the world is constituted enemy of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:5 - Think ye that the scripture speaks in vain? Does the Spirit which has taken his abode in us desire enviously?

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:6 - But he gives more grace. Wherefore he says, God sets himself against the proud, but gives grace to the lowly.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:7 - Subject yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:8 - Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, sinners, and purify your hearts, ye double-minded.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:9 - Be wretched, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:10 - Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he shall exalt you.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:11 - Speak not against one another, brethren. He that speaks against his brother, or judges his brother, speaks against the law and judges the law. But if thou judgest the law, thou art not doer of the law, but judge.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:12 - One is the lawgiver and judge, who is able to save and to destroy: but who art *thou* who judgest thy neighbour?

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:13 - Go to now, ye who say, To-day or to-morrow will we go into such a city and spend a year there, and traffic and make gain,

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:14 - ye who do not know what will be on the morrow, (for what is your life? It is even a vapour, appearing for a little while, and then disappearing,)

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:15 - instead of your saying, If the Lord should so will and we should live, we will also do this or that.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:16 - But now ye glory in your vauntings: all such glorying is evil.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:17 - To him therefore who knows how to do good, and does it not, to him it is sin.

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J. N. Darby translated the bible in 1890. This translation of the Bible is in the public domain.

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