James 4:13

“Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Goe to now ye that say, To day or to morrow wee will goe into such a city and continue there a yere, and buy, and sell, and get gaine:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Come now, ye that say, To-day or to-morrow we will go into this city, and spend a year there, and trade, and get gain:
- American Standard Version (1901)

How foolish it is to say, Today or tomorrow we will go into this town, and be there for a year and do business there and get wealth:
- Basic English Bible

Go to now, ye who say, To-day or to-morrow will we go into such a city and spend a year there, and traffic and make gain,
- Darby Bible

Come now, ye that say, To-day or to-morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy, and sell, and get gain:
- Webster's Bible

Come, you who say, "To-day or to-morrow we will go to this or that city, and spend a year there and carry on a successful business,"
- Weymouth Bible

Come now, you who say, "Today or tomorrow let's go into this city, and spend a year there, trade, and make a profit."
- World English Bible

And who art thou, that demest thi neiybore? Lo! now ye, that seien, To dai ethir to morewe we schulen go in to thilke citee, and there we schulen dwelle a yeer, and we schulen make marchaundise, and we schulen make wynning;
- Wycliffe Bible

Go, now, ye who are saying, `To-day and to-morrow we will go on to such a city, and will pass there one year, and traffic, and make gain;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for James 4:13


4:13 Come now, ye that say - As peremptorily as if your life were in your own hands.


People's Bible Notes for James 4:13


Jas 4:13 Go to now. Presumptuous judgments have just been rebuked. Shall we presume on an uncertain future? The folly of laying plans as if we could command life is exposed.

Discussion for James 4:13

  • Ricardo Richard Chikumbi for verse 13
    Being a Christian is to be active. And do what is pleasing the Lord GOD. Now is the time to go in Godís field.

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