James 2:4

“Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Are yee not then partiall in your selues, and are become iudges of euill thoughts?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

have you not made distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with evil motives?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Do ye not make distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Is there not a division in your minds? have you not become judges with evil thoughts?
- Basic English Bible

have ye not made a difference among yourselves, and become judges having evil thoughts?
- Darby Bible

Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?
- Webster's Bible

is it not plain that in your hearts you have little faith, seeing that you have become judges full of wrong thoughts?
- Weymouth Bible

haven't you shown partiality among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts?
- World English Bible

and ben maad domesmen of wickid thouytis?
- Wycliffe Bible

ye did not judge fully in yourselves, and did become ill-reasoning judges.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for James 2:4


2:4 Ye distinguish not - To which the most respect is due, to the poor or to the rich. But are become evil - reasoning judges - You reason ill, and so judge wrong: for fine apparel is no proof of worth in him that wears it.


People's Bible Notes for James 2:4


Jas 2:4 Are ye not then partial in yourselves? Show partially from outward appearance. And are become judges of evil thoughts? Judge between the two men under the influence of evil thoughts.

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