James 3:13

“Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Who is a wise man and indued with knowledge amongst you? let him shew out of a good conuersation his workes with meekenes of wisedome.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Who is wise and understanding among you? let him show by his good life his works in meekness of wisdom.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who has wisdom and good sense among you? let him make his works clear by a life of gentle wisdom.
- Basic English Bible

Who [is] wise and understanding among you; let him shew out of a good conversation his works in meekness of wisdom;
- Darby Bible

Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show by a good deportment his works with meekness of wisdom.
- Webster's Bible

Which of you is a wise and well-instructed man? Let him prove it by a right life with conduct guided by a wisely teachable spirit.
- Weymouth Bible

Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom.
- World English Bible

Who is wijs, and tauyt among you? schewe he of good lyuyng his worching, in myldenesse of his wisdom.
- Wycliffe Bible

Who [is] wise and intelligent among you? let him shew out of the good behaviour his works in meekness of wisdom,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for James 3:13


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 3:13


Jas 3:13 Who [is] a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? Discreet and well informed? It must be shown in a good conversation, that is, in life, both words and deeds, with meekness of wisdom. True wisdom will not speak boastfully.

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