James 2:12

“So speak ye, and so do, as they that shall be judged by the law of liberty.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

So speake ye, and so doe, as they that shall bee iudged by the Law of libertie.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

So speak and so act as those who are to be judged by {the} law of liberty.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

So speak ye, and so do, as men that are to be judged by a law of liberty.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let your words and your acts be those of men who are to be judged by the law which makes free.
- Basic English Bible

So speak ye, and so act, as those that are to be judged by [the] law of liberty;
- Darby Bible

So speak ye, and so do, as they that shall be judged by the law of liberty.
- Webster's Bible

Speak and act as those should who are expecting to be judged by the Law of freedom.
- Weymouth Bible

So speak, and so do, as men who are to be judged by a law of freedom.
- World English Bible

Thus speke ye, and thus do ye, as bigynnynge to be demyd bi the lawe of fredom.
- Wycliffe Bible

so speak ye and so do, as about by a law of liberty to be judged,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for James 2:12


2:12 So speak and act - In all things. As they that shall be judged - Without respect of persons. By the law of liberty - The gospel; the law of universal love, which alone is perfect freedom. For their transgressions of this, both in word and deed, the wicked shall be condemned; and according to their works, done in obedience to this, the righteous will be rewarded.


People's Bible Notes for James 2:12


Jas 2:12 So speak ye, and so do. So act as one judged by the law of liberty. The Gospel, which is not a law of outward compulsion, but of a new and willing spirit. See Ro 8:2,15.

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