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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousnesse of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
for the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)
For the righteousness of God does not come about by the wrath of man.
- Basic English Bible
for man's wrath does not work God's righteousness.
- Darby Bible
For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.
- Webster's Bible
For a man's anger does not lead to action which God regards as righteous.
- Weymouth Bible
for the anger of man doesn't produce the righteousness of God.
- World English Bible
for the wraththe of man worchith not the riytwisnesse of God.
- Wycliffe Bible
for the wrath of a man the righteousness of God doth not work;
- Youngs Literal Bible
1:20 The righteousness of God here includes all duties prescribed by him, and pleasing to him.
Jas 1:20 For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God. An angry man will show forth something very different from God's righteousness.
Adetomiwa's comment on 2014-04-13 09:44:30:
The book of James teaches us about true religion
BSP's comment on 2013-11-27 21:10:09:
Even though one's anger may be justifiable, when one takes matters into their own hands without regard for God, this does not work out His righteousness or what is right in God's eyes.
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