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James 5 (WEBP)

[1] Come now, you rich, weep and howl for your miseries that are coming on you.
[2] Your riches are corrupted and your garments are moth-eaten.
[3] Your gold and your silver are corroded, and their corrosion will be for a testimony against you and will eat your flesh like fire. You have laid up your treasure in the last days.
[4] Behold, the wages of the laborers who mowed your fields, which you have kept back by fraud, cry out; and the cries of those who reaped have entered into the ears of the Lord of Armies.°
[5] You have lived in luxury on the earth, and taken your pleasure. You have nourished your hearts as in a day of slaughter.
[6] You have condemned and you have murdered the righteous one. He doesn’t resist you.
[7] Be patient therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient over it, until it receives the early and late rain.
[8] You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.
[9] Don’t grumble, brothers, against one another, so that you won’t be judged. Behold, the judge stands at the door.
[10] Take, brothers, for an example of suffering and of perseverance, the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.
[11] Behold, we call them blessed who endured. You have heard of the perseverance of Job and have seen the Lord in the outcome, and how the Lord is full of compassion and mercy.
[12] But above all things, my brothers, don’t swear— not by heaven, or by the earth, or by any other oath; but let your “yes” be “yes”, and your “no”, “no”, so that you don’t fall into hypocrisy.°
[13] Is any among you suffering? Let him pray. Is any cheerful? Let him sing praises.
[14] Is any among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the assembly, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord;
[15] and the prayer of faith will heal him who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. If he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.
[16] Confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The insistent prayer of a righteous person is powerfully effective.
[17] Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain, and it didn’t rain on the earth for three years and six months.
[18] He prayed again, and the sky gave rain, and the earth produced its fruit.
[19] Brothers, if any among you wanders from the truth and someone turns him back,
[20] let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.

James 5:4 Greek: Sabaoth (for Hebrew: Tze’va’ot)
James 5:12 TR reads “under judgment” instead of “into hypocrisy”

Scripture quotations are taken from The World English Bible™ of eBible.org, 2020 stable text edition. It is in the public domain.

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James 5 (KJVS)

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[2] Your G5216 riches G4149 are corrupted G4595 (Perf2ActInd), and G2532 your G5216 garments G2440 are G1096 (Perf2ActInd) motheaten G4598.
[3] Your G5216 gold G5557 and G2532 silver G696 is cankered G2728 (PerfPasInd); and G2532 the rust G2447 of them G846 shall be G2071 (FutInd) a witness G3142 against G1519 you G5213, and G2532 shall eat G5315 (FutMidDepInd) your G5216 flesh G4561 as it were G5613 fire G4442. Ye have heaped treasure together G2343 (AorActInd) for G1722 the last G2078 days G2250.
[4] Behold G2400 (Aor2ActImpr), the hire G3408 of the labourers G2040 who G3588 have reaped down G270 (AorActPtc) your G5216 fields G5561, which G3588 is of G575 you G5216 kept back by fraud G650 (PerfPasPtc), crieth G2896 (PresActInd): and G2532 the cries G995 of them which have reaped G2325 (AorActPtc) are entered G1525 (Perf2ActInd) into G1519 the ears G3775 of the Lord G2962 of sabaoth G4519.
[5] Ye have lived in pleasure G5171 (AorActInd) on G1909 the earth G1093, and G2532 been wanton G4684 (AorActInd); ye have nourished G5142 (AorActInd) your G5216 hearts G2588, as G5613 in G1722 a day G2250 of slaughter G4967.
[6] Ye have condemned G2613 (AorActInd) [and] killed G5407 (AorActInd) the just G1342; [and] he doth G498 not G3756 resist G498 (PresMidInd) you G5213.
[7] Be patient G3114 (AorActImpr) therefore G3767, brethren G80, unto G2193 the coming G3952 of the Lord G2962. Behold G2400 (Aor2ActImpr), the husbandman G1092 waiteth G1551 (PresMidPasDepInd) for the precious G5093 fruit G2590 of the earth G1093, and hath long patience G3114 (PresActPtc) for G1909 it G846, until G2193 G302 he receive G2983 (Aor2ActSubj) the early G4406 and G2532 latter G3797 rain G5205.
[8] Be G3114 ye G5210 also G2532 patient G3114 (AorActImpr); stablish G4741 (AorActImpr) your G5216 hearts G2588: for G3754 the coming G3952 of the Lord G2962 draweth nigh G1448 (PerfActInd).
[9] Grudge G4727 (PresActImpr) not G3361 one against another G2596 G240, brethren G80, lest G3363 ye be condemned G2632 (AorPasSubj): behold G2400 (Aor2ActImpr), the judge G2923 standeth G2476 (ImpfActInd) before G4253 the door G2374.
[10] Take G2983 (Aor2ActImpr), my G3450 brethren G80, the prophets G4396, who G3739 have spoken G2980 (AorActInd) in the name G3686 of the Lord G2962, for an example G5262 of suffering affliction G2552, and G2532 of patience G3115.
[11] Behold G2400 (Aor2ActImpr), we count them happy G3106 (PresActInd) which endure G5278 (PresActPtc). Ye have heard G191 (AorActInd) of the patience G5281 of Job G2492, and G2532 have seen G1492 (Aor2ActInd) the end G5056 of the Lord G2962; that G3754 the Lord G2962 is G2076 (PresInd) very pitiful G4184, and G2532 of tender mercy G3629.
[12] But G1161 above G4253 all things G3956, my G3450 brethren G80, swear G3660 (PresActImpr) not G3361, neither G3383 by heaven G3772, neither G3383 by the earth G1093, neither G3383 by any G5100 other G243 oath G3727: but G1161 let G2277 your G5216 yea G3483 be G2277 (PresImpr) yea G3483; and G2532 [your] nay G3756, nay G3756; lest G3363 ye fall G4098 (Aor2ActSubj) into G1519 condemnation G5272.
[13] Is G2553 any G5100 among G1722 you G5213 afflicted G2553 (PresActInd)? let him pray G4336 (PresMidPasDepImpr). Is G2114 any G5100 merry G2114 (PresActInd)? let him sing psalms G5567 (PresActImpr).
[14] Is G770 any G5100 sick G770 (PresActInd) among G1722 you G5213? let him call G4341 (AorMidDepImpr) for the elders G4245 of the church G1577; and G2532 let them pray G4336 (AorMidDepImpr) over G1909 him G846, anointing G218 (AorActPtc) him G846 with oil G1637 in G1722 the name G3686 of the Lord G2962:
[15] And G2532 the prayer G2171 of faith G4102 shall save G4982 (FutActInd) the sick G2577 (PresActPtc), and G2532 the Lord G2962 shall raise G1453 him G846 up G1453 (FutActInd); and if G2579 he have G5600 (PresSubj) committed G4160 (PerfActPtc) sins G266, they shall be forgiven G863 (FutPasInd) him G846.
[16] Confess G1843 (PresMidImpr) [your] faults G3900 one to another G240, and G2532 pray G2172 (PresMidPasDepImpr) one G240 for G5228 another G240, that G3704 ye may be healed G2390 (AorPasSubj). The effectual fervent G1754 (PresMidPtc) prayer G1162 of a righteous man G1342 availeth G2480 (PresActInd) much G4183.
[17] Elias G2243 was G2258 (ImpfInd) a man G444 subject to like passions as G3663 we are G2254, and G2532 he prayed G4336 (AorMidDepInd) earnestly G4335 that it might G1026 not G3361 rain G1026 (AorActInf): and G2532 it rained G1026 (AorActInd) not G3756 on G1909 the earth G1093 by the space of three G5140 years G1763 and G2532 six G1803 months G3376.
[18] And G2532 he prayed G4336 (AorMidDepInd) again G3825, and G2532 the heaven G3772 gave G1325 (AorActInd) rain G5205, and G2532 the earth G1093 brought forth G985 (AorActInd) her G846 fruit G2590.
[19] Brethren G80, if G1437 any G5100 of G1722 you G5213 do err G4105 (AorPasSubj) from G575 the truth G225, and G2532 one G5100 convert G1994 (AorActSubj) him G846;
[20] Let G1097 him G846 know G1097 (PresActImpr), that G3754 he which converteth G1994 (AorActPtc) the sinner G268 from G1537 the error G4106 of his G846 way G3598 shall save G4982 (FutActInd) a soul G5590 from G1537 death G2288, and G2532 shall hide G2572 (FutActInd) a multitude G4128 of sins G266.

Young’s Literal Translation

James 5 (YLT)

[1] Go, now, ye rich! weep, howling over your miseries that are coming upon you;
[2] your riches have rotted, and your garments have become moth-eaten;
[3] your gold and silver have rotted, and the rust of them for a testimony shall be to you, and shall eat your flesh as fire. Ye made treasure in the last days!
[4] lo, the reward of the workmen, of those who in-gathered your fields, which hath been fraudulently kept back by you-doth cry out, and the exclamations of those who did reap into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth have entered;
[5] ye did live in luxury upon the earth, and were wanton; ye did nourish your hearts, as in a day of slaughter;
[6] ye did condemn-ye did murder the righteous one, he doth not resist you.
[7] Be patient, then, brethren, till the presence of the Lord; lo, the husbandman doth expect the precious fruit of the earth, being patient for it, till he may receive rain-early and latter;
[8] be patient, ye also; establish your hearts, because the presence of the Lord hath drawn nigh;
[9] murmur not against one another, brethren, that ye may not be condemned; lo, the Judge before the door hath stood.
[10] An example take ye of the suffering of evil, my brethren, and of the patience, the prophets who did speak in the name of the Lord;
[11] lo, we call happy those who are enduring; the endurance of Job ye heard of, and the end of the Lord ye have seen, that very compassionate is the Lord, and pitying.
[12] And before all things, my brethren, do not swear, neither by the heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath, and let your Yes be Yes, and the No, No; that under judgment ye may not fall.
[13] Doth any one suffer evil among you? let him pray; is any of good cheer? let him sing psalms;
[14] is any infirm among you? let him call for the elders of the assembly, and let them pray over him, having anointed him with oil, in the name of the Lord,
[15] and the prayer of the faith shall save the distressed one, and the Lord shall raise him up, and if sins he may have committed, they shall be forgiven to him.
[16] Be confessing to one another the trespasses, and be praying for one another, that ye may be healed; very strong is a working supplication of a righteous man;
[17] Elijah was a man like affected as we, and with prayer he did pray-not to rain, and it did not rain upon the land three years and six months;
[18] and again he did pray, and the heaven did give rain, and the land did bring forth her fruit.
[19] Brethren, if any among you may go astray from the truth, and any one may turn him back,
[20] let him know that he who did turn back a sinner from the straying of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall cover a multitude of sins.