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

  • Derek
    Keep the two great commandments and believe in Christ and the one who sent him and join you life to that of God. In so doing you will have eternal life.
  • Wayne
    It seems you are stretching and creating something other than the simple Word of God. Which is easily understood by all.
  • Debra
    'To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction' means to 'visit, speak the true gospel' to men/women who do not yet know their Loving Father in Heaven, and to 'visit, speak the true gospel' to the men/women who are 'widowed, dead in Christ, separated from the union with Christ' meaning those who are not yet prepared, or have lost their way, to meet the bridegroom, Christ. Spiritually Lost
  • Charlie
    Amen to what William said. We HAVE and NEED to pray before reading God's Word to ask the Lord to help us read what we are reading, to gleen from His Word His goodness and mercy and His love for us. There is nothing like being with The Lord in spirit Especially in the morning first thing. Amen.
  • Kevin
    For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass:
    24 For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was.
  • Venus Mosley
    James has cool wisdom that we can discuss! In the word's of God's Holy Spirit!
    Grace be unto you, the words can save our spiritual hearts!

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