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 1:2

  • 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
  • Whatever problem, whatever discomfort we have, whatever sorrow that's in our hears.. We should know that God knows about them. Then we should be joyful because He Himself we sort us out!!! Praise the Lord!
  • Remember this verse backwards and forwards so, during the divers temptations you will easily know how to respond.
  • Juanita for verse 2
    Things happen in life,you are not in control so why get up set ,yes count it all joy I know folks just don 't understand they think I am sick.All I can say is get to know our LORD GOD,pray read the word ask questions ,don 't judge our GOD if you don 't take the time to know our GOD,I love it when I am wrong I am human not GOD.thank you.
  • Donna paniagua for verse 2
    A big eye opener for me! I didn't understand why we had trials now I do praise God!
  • Barbaraj for verse 2
    Meditate and be engulf with the love of God when you encounter many challenges, trails and test. The challenges and many test create a purging, cleansing, a humbling within your soul, physical, spiritual, and emotional being.

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