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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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Online Bible | The Kingdom Interlinear Translation of the Greek Scriptures

James 4:1-17

4  Πόθεν Wherefrom πόλεμοι warsκαὶ andπόθεν wherefromμάχαι fightsἐν inὑμῖν; YOU?οὐκ Notἐντεῦθεν, herefrom,ἐκ out ofτῶν theἡδονῶν pleasuresὑμῶν of YOUτῶν the (ones)στρατευομένων doing military serviceἐν inτοῖς theμέλεσιν membersὑμῶν; of YOU? 2  ἐπιθυμεῖτε, YOU are desiring, καὶ andοὐκ notἔχετε· YOU are having;φονεύετε YOU are murderingκαὶ andζηλοῦτε, YOU are being jealous,καὶ andοὐ notδύνασθε YOU are ableἐπιτυχεῖν· to obtain;μάχεσθε YOU are fightingκαὶ andπολεμεῖτε. YOU are warring.οὐκ Notἔχετε YOU are havingδιὰ throughτὸ theμὴ notαἰτεῖσθαι to be askingὑμᾶς· YOU; 3  αἰτεῖτε YOU are asking καὶ andοὐ notλαμβάνετε, YOU are receiving,διότι through whichκακῶς badlyαἰτεῖσθε, YOU are asking for selves,ἵνα in order thatἐν inταῖς theἡδοναῖς pleasuresὑμῶν of YOUδαπανήσητε. YOU might spend. 4  μοιχαλίδες, Adulteresses, οὐκ notοἴδατε have YOU knownὅτι thattheφιλία friendshipτοῦ of theκόσμου worldἔχθρα enmityτοῦ of theθεοῦ Godἐστίν; is?ὃς Whoἐὰν if everοὖν thereforeβουληθῇ should wishφίλος friendεἶναι to beτοῦ of theκόσμου, world,ἐχθρὸς enemyτοῦ of theθεοῦ Godκαθίσταται. is putting self down. 5  Or δοκεῖτε are YOU thinkingὅτι thatκενῶς emptilytheγραφὴ scriptureλέγει is sayingΠρὸς Towardφθόνον envyἐπιποθεῖ is longingτὸ theπνεῦμα spiritwhichκατῴκισεν dwelt downἐν inἡμῖν; us? 6  μείζονα Greater δὲ butδίδωσιν he is givingχάριν· undeserved kindness;διὸ through whichλέγει it is sayingTheθεὸς Godὑπερηφάνοις to superior appearing (ones)ἀντιτάσσεται is ranging self againstταπεινοῖς to lowly (ones)δὲ butδίδωσιν he is givingχάριν. undeserved kindness. 7  Ὑποτάγητε Be YOU subjected οὖν thereforeτῷ to theθεῷ· God;ἀντίστητε stand YOU againstδὲ butτῷ to theδιαβόλῳ, Devil,καὶ andφεύξεται he will fleeἀφ’ fromὑμῶν· YOU; 8  ἐγγίσατε draw YOU near τῷ to theθεῷ, God,καὶ andἐγγίσει he will draw nearὑμῖν. to YOU.καθαρίσατε Cleanse YOUχεῖρας, hands,ἁμαρτωλοί, sinners,καὶ andἁγνίσατε purify YOUκαρδίας, hearts,δίψυχοι. two-souled (ones). 9  ταλαιπωρήσατε Be YOU affected with misery καὶ andπενθήσατε mourn YOUκαὶ andκλαύσατε· weep YOU;theγέλως laughterὑμῶν of YOUεἰς intoπένθος mourningμετατραπήτω let it be turned acrossκαὶ andtheχαρὰ joyεἰς intoκατήφειαν· looking downcast; 10  ταπεινώθητε be YOU made lowly ἐνώπιον in sightΚυρίου, of Lord,καὶ andὑψώσει he will put high upὑμᾶς. YOU. 11  Μὴ Not καταλαλεῖτε be YOU speaking downἀλλήλων, of one another,ἀδελφοί· brothers;the (one)καταλαλῶν speaking downἀδελφοῦ of brotherorκρίνων judgingτὸν theἀδελφὸν brotherαὐτοῦ of himκαταλαλεῖ he is speaking downνόμου of lawκαὶ andκρίνει he is judgingνόμον· law;εἰ ifδὲ butνόμον lawκρίνεις, you are judging,οὐκ notεἶ you areποιητὴς doerνόμου of lawἀλλὰ butκριτής. judge. 12  εἷς One ἔστιν isνομοθέτης law-putterκαὶ andκριτής, judge,the (one)δυνάμενος being ableσῶσαι to saveκαὶ andἀπολέσαι· to destroy;σὺ youδὲ butτίς whoεἶ, are you,the (one)κρίνων judgingτὸν theπλησίον; neighbor? 13  Ἄγε Be going νῦν nowοἱ the (ones)λέγοντες sayingΣήμερον Todayorαὔριον tomorrowπορευσόμεθα we will go our wayεἰς intoτήνδε the-butτὴν theπόλιν cityκαὶ andποιήσομεν we shall doἐκεῖ thereἐνιαυτὸν yearκαὶ andἐμπορευσόμεθα we shall be going way inκαὶ andκερδήσομεν· we shall make gain; 14  οἵτινες who οὐκ notἐπίστασθε YOU are knowingτῆς of theαὔριον tomorrowποία of what sorttheζωὴ lifeὑμῶν· of YOU;ἀτμὶς mistγάρ forἐστε YOU areπρὸς towardὀλίγον little [time]φαινομένη, appearing,ἔπειτα thereuponκαὶ alsoἀφανιζομένη· disappearing; 15  ἀντὶ instead of τοῦ theλέγειν to be sayingὑμᾶς YOU᾿Εὰν If evertheκύριος Lordθέλῃ, may be willing,καὶ alsoζήσομεν we shall liveκαὶ andποιήσομεν we shall doτοῦτο thisorἐκεῖνο. that. 16  νῦν Now δὲ butκαυχᾶσθε YOU are boastingἐν inταῖς theἀλαζονίαις self-assumptionsὑμῶν· of YOU;πᾶσα everyκαύχησις boastingτοιαύτη suchπονηρά wickedἐστιν. is. 17  εἰδότι To (one) having known οὖν thereforeκαλὸν fineποιεῖν to be doingκαὶ andμὴ notποιοῦντι, to (one) doing,ἁμαρτία sinαὐτῷ to himἐστίν. it is.

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