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James 4 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Where do wars and fights come from among you? Do they not come from your desires for pleasure that war in your members?

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You lust and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. Yetfn you do not have because you do not ask.

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You ask and do not receive, because you ask amiss, that you may spend it on your pleasures.

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Adulterers andfn adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God.

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Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, “The Spirit who dwells in us yearns jealously”?

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But He gives more grace. Therefore He says:

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Therefore submit to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you.

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Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

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Lament and mourn and weep! Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom.

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Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.

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Do not speak evil of one another, brethren. He who speaks evil of a brother and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge.

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There is one Lawgiver,fn who is able to save and to destroy. Whofn are you to judge another?fn

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Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we willfn go to such and such a city, spend a year there, buy and sell, and make a profit”;

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whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.

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Instead you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we shall live and do this or that.”

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But now you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.

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Therefore, to him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin.
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NKJV Footnotes

NU-Text and M-Text omit Yet.
NU-Text omits Adulterers and.
Proverbs 3:34
NU-Text adds and Judge.
NU-Text and M-Text read But who.
NU-Text reads a neighbor.
M-Text reads let us.

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