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James 4

4:1 From whence come warres and fightings among you come they not hence, euen of your lusts, that warre in your members 4:2 Ye lust, and haue not: yee kill, and desire to haue, and cannot obtaine: yee fight and warre, yet yee haue not, because ye aske not. 4:3 Ye aske and receiue not, because ye aske amisse, that yee may consume it vpon your lusts. 4:4 Ye adulterers, and adulteresses, know yee not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God whosoeuer therefore will be a friend of the world, is the enemy of God. 4:5 Doe ye thinke that the Scripture saith in vaine, the spirit that dwelleth in vs lusteth to enuy 4:6 But he giueth more grace, wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proude, but giueth grace vnto the humble. 4:7 Submit your selues therefore to God: resist the deuill, and hee will flee from you. 4:8 Draw nigh to God, and hee will draw nigh to you: cleanse your hands ye sinners, and purifie your hearts yee double minded. 4:9 Bee afflicted, and mourne, and weepe: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your ioy to heauinesse. 4:10 Humble your selues in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you vp. 4:11 Speake not euill one of another (brethren:) he that speaketh euill of his brother, and iudgeth his brother, speaketh euill of the Law, and iudgeth the Law: but if thou iudge the Law, thou art not a doer of the Law, but a iudge. 4:12 There is one Lawgiuer, who is able to saue, and to destroy: who art thou that iudgest another 4:13 Goe to now ye that say, To day or to morrow wee will goe into such a city and continue there a yere, and buy, and sell, and get gaine: 4:14 Whereas yee know not what shalbe on the morow: for what is your life It is euen a vapour that appeareth for a litle time, and then vanisheth away. 4:15 For that yee ought to say, if the Lord will, we shall liue, and doe this, or that. 4:16 But now yee reioyce in your boastings: all such reioycing is euill. 4:17 Therefore to him that knoweth to doe good, and doth it not, to him it is sinne.

King James Version 1611 - Public Domain