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Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:1 - My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:2 - For in many things we offend all. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:3 - Behold, we put bits in the horses' mouths, that they may obey us; and we turn about their whole body.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:4 - Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:5 - Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:6 - And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defileth the whole body, and setteth on fire the course of nature; and it is set on fire of hell.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:7 - For every kind of beasts, and of birds, and of serpents, and of things in the sea, is tamed, and hath been tamed of mankind:

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:8 - But the tongue can no man tame; it is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:9 - Therewith bless we God, even the Father; and therewith curse we men, which are made after the similitude of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:10 - Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:11 - Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter?

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:12 - Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:13 - Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:14 - But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:15 - This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:16 - For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:17 - But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:18 - And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.

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