James 1:22

“But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers onely, receiuing your owne selues.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deluding your own selves.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But be doers of the word, and not only hearers of it, blinding yourselves with false ideas.
- Basic English Bible

But be ye doers of [the] word and not hearers only, beguiling yourselves.
- Darby Bible

But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.
- Webster's Bible

But prove yourselves obedient to the Message, and do not be mere hearers of it, imposing a delusion upon yourselves.
- Weymouth Bible

But be doers of the word, and not only hearers, deluding your own selves.
- World English Bible

But be ye doeris of the word, and not hereris oneli, disseiuynge you silf.
- Wycliffe Bible

and become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for James 1:22


Jas 1:22 But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only. He who is only a hearer deceiveth himself. See Mt 7:21-23.

Discussion for James 1:22

  • Kehinde Isaac. O for verse 22
    In my own point of view, the scripture is telling us that even as you've been taught, you must continuously be regurgitating the word and that the word must be part of, let the kind of life you live always interpret what you have been thought i.e Christ .......
  • SIHLE BUTHELEZI for verse 22
    Be the doers of the word,and don 't only listen it and keep on doing your evil things because if you do that you are deceiving yourselves
  • Hitekani Makhubela for verse 22
    i believe is the scpripture confirming one is of christ or not.We hear many christians talking about how good a particular preacher can preach but hear less or nothing of their doing of the word hence my comment.
  • Pamela NEWMAN for verse 22
    What does this mean

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