James 3:18

“And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the fruit of righteousnesse is sowen in peace, of them that make peace.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

And the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace for them that make peace.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the fruit of righteousness is planted in peace for those who make peace.
- Basic English Bible

But [the] fruit of righteousness in peace is sown for them that make peace.
- Darby Bible

And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by them that make peace.
- Webster's Bible

And peace, for those who strive for peace, is the seed of which the harvest is righteousness.
- Weymouth Bible

Now the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.
- World English Bible

And the fruyt of riytwisnesse is sowun in pees, to men that maken pees.
- Wycliffe Bible

and the fruit of the righteousness in peace is sown to those making peace.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for James 3:18


3:18 And the principle productive of this righteousness is sown, like good seed, in the peace of a believer's mind, and brings forth a plentiful harvest of happiness, (which is the proper fruit of righteousness,) for them that make peace - That labour to promote this pure and holy peace among all men.


People's Bible Notes for James 3:18


Jas 3:18 The fruit of righteousness is sown in peace. This wisdom not only bears righteousness as a fruit, but sows this fruit as seed to produce peace. Them that make peace. These sowers are peacemakers. See Mt 5:9. Sowing righteousness makes peace, because wrong is the fruitful mother of strife.

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