James 3:11

“Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for James 3:11

Doeth a fountaine send foorth at the same place sweet water and bitter?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Does a fountain send out from the same opening {both} fresh and bitter {water?}
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Doth the fountain send forth from the same opening sweet `water' and bitter?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Does the fountain send from the same outlet sweet and bitter water?
- Basic English Bible

Does the fountain, out of the same opening, pour forth sweet and bitter?
- Darby Bible

Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet water and bitter?
- Webster's Bible

In a fountain, are fresh water and bitter sent forth from the same opening?
- Weymouth Bible

Does a spring send out from the same opening fresh and bitter water?
- World English Bible

Whether a welle of the same hoole bringith forth swete and salt watir?
- Wycliffe Bible

doth the fountain out of the same opening pour forth the sweet and the bitter?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for James 3:11

Wesley's Notes for James 3:11


3:9 Men made after the likeness of God - Indeed we have now lost this likeness; yet there remains from thence an indelible nobleness, which we ought to reverence both in ourselves and others.

3:13 Let him show his wisdom as well as his faith by his works; not by words only.


People's Bible Notes for James 3:11


Jas 3:11 Doth a fountain send forth at the same place sweet [water] and bitter? In nature such incongruity is not shown. A fountain does not give out two kinds of waters.

Discussion for James 3:11

  • Anonymous on James 3:11
    You can not walk with God and walk in anger or decit. Attitude and fortitude shall keep you on the right path. The love of God will guide and protect you.


 

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