James 1:2

“My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

My brethren, count it all ioy when ye fall into diuers temptations,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into manifold temptations;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let it be all joy to you, my brothers, when you undergo tests of every sort;
- Basic English Bible

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations,
- Darby Bible

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations.
- Webster's Bible

Reckon it nothing but joy, my brethren, whenever you find yourselves hedged in by various trials.
- Weymouth Bible

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you fall into various temptations,
- World English Bible

My britheren, deme ye al ioye, whanne ye fallen in to diuerse temptaciouns, witynge,
- Wycliffe Bible

All joy count [it], my brethren, when ye may fall into temptations manifold;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for James 1:2

1:2 My brethren, count it all joy - Which is the highest degree of patience, and contains all the rest. When ye fall into divers temptations - That is, trials.

People's Bible Notes for James 1:2

Jas 1:2 Count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations. Instead of murmuring over trials and temptations, rejoice in them.

Discussion for James 1

  • John madden for verse 27
    Expressing our faith and love in these ways are evidence of genuine believers who in essence are showing true mercy to the types of people he mentioned
  • John madden for verse 2
    Were not joyful because of the trial but because we trust the one who is in control of our trials and is sovereign over the out come we can have an attitude of joy.the joy of the lord shall be oir strength
  • John madden for verse 15
    The wages of sin is death it always has been and still is.when sin is completed its course in a person who dosent repent will be eternal death
  • John madden for verse 7
    If were unstable in our actions our prayers will be the same hindered we wont recieve any answers from god unless we have his widom functioning in our minds so as to not be unstable or double minded
  • John madden for verse 8
    If this is where were at in our life then ask for wisdom .he says he will give it to those who ask.then our divided or double mindedness will fade away into a godly mind controlled by godly wisdom
  • this verse has meaning, but it is unfortunate that many would not heed these words and create peace. May we dream and aspire a new world for us to be free.

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