|GOD'S WORD® Translation (© 1995)|
The same thing is true for ships. They are very big and are driven by strong winds. Yet, by using small rudders, pilots steer ships wherever they want them to go.
King James Bible
Behold also the ships, which though they be so great, and are driven of fierce winds, yet are they turned about with a very small helm, whithersoever the governor listeth.
American Standard Version
Behold, the ships also, though they are so great and are driven by rough winds, are yet turned about by a very small rudder, whither the impulse of the steersman willeth.
Young's Literal Translation
lo, also the ships, being so great, and by fierce winds being driven, are led about by a very small helm, whithersoever the impulse of the helmsman doth counsel,
James 3:4 Additional TranslationsAlthough Big Caprice Chooses Desires Direction Directs Driven Example Fierce Governor Great Guided Impulse Moved Often Pilot Rough Rudder Ships Small Strong Turned Violent Wants Wherever Whichever Whither Whithersoever Willeth WindsAlthough Big Caprice Chooses Desires Direction Directs Driven Example Fierce Governor Great Guided Impulse Moved Often Pilot Rough Rudder Ships Small Strong Turned Violent Wants Wherever Whichever Whither Whithersoever Willeth WindsGOD'S WORD® is a copyrighted work of God's Word to the Nations. Copyright 1995.
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Matthew 11:27 "My Father has turned everything over to me. Only the Father knows the Son. And no one knows the Father except the Son and those to whom the Son is willing to reveal him.
Acts 27:11 However, the officer was persuaded by what the pilot and the owner of the ship said and not by what Paul said.
James 3:3 We put bits in the mouths of horses to make them obey us, and we have control over everything they do.
James 3:5 In the same way the tongue is a small part of the body, but it can brag about doing important things. A large forest can be set on fire by a little flame.