James 1:21
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New International Version
Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.

New Living Translation
So get rid of all the filth and evil in your lives, and humbly accept the word God has planted in your hearts, for it has the power to save your souls.

English Standard Version
Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

Berean Study Bible
Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and every expression of evil, and humbly receive the word planted in you, which can save your souls.

Berean Literal Bible
Therefore, having put aside all filthiness and abounding of wickedness, receive in humility the implanted word, being able to save your souls.

New American Standard Bible
Therefore, putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.

King James Bible
Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, ridding yourselves of all moral filth and evil, humbly receive the implanted word, which is able to save you.

International Standard Version
Therefore, rid yourselves of everything impure and every expression of wickedness, and with a gentle spirit welcome the word planted in you that can save your souls.

NET Bible
So put away all filth and evil excess and humbly welcome the message implanted within you, which is able to save your souls.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Therefore put away from you all abomination and the multitude of evils and in humility accept the word which is planted in our nature, which is able to save these souls of yours.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
So get rid of all immoral behavior and all the wicked things you do. Humbly accept the word that God has placed in you. This word can save you.

New American Standard 1977
Therefore putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness, in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.

Jubilee Bible 2000
So then, leave all uncleanness and remains of malice and receive with meekness the word ingested within you, which is able to cause your souls to be saved.

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore put away all filthiness and extreme wickedness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

American King James Version
Why lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

American Standard Version
Wherefore putting away all filthiness and overflowing of wickedness, receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Wherefore casting away all uncleanness, and abundance of naughtiness, with meekness receive the ingrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

Darby Bible Translation
Wherefore, laying aside all filthiness and abounding of wickedness, accept with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

English Revised Version
Wherefore putting away all filthiness and overflowing of wickedness, receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the ingrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

Weymouth New Testament
Ridding yourselves, therefore, of all that is vile and of the evil influences which prevail around you, welcome in a humble spirit the Message implanted within you, which is able to save your souls.

World English Bible
Therefore, putting away all filthiness and overflowing of wickedness, receive with humility the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

Young's Literal Translation
wherefore having put aside all filthiness and superabundance of evil, in meekness be receiving the engrafted word, that is able to save your souls;
Commentary
Matthew Henry Commentary
1:19-21 Instead of blaming God under our trials, let us open our ears and hearts to learn what he teaches by them. And if men would govern their tongues, they must govern their passions. The worst thing we can bring to any dispute, is anger. Here is an exhortation to lay apart, and to cast off as a filthy garment, all sinful practices. This must reach to sins of thought and affection, as well as of speech and practice; to every thing corrupt and sinful. We must yield ourselves to the word of God, with humble and teachable minds. Being willing to hear of our faults, taking it not only patiently, but thankfully. It is the design of the word of God to make us wise to salvation; and those who propose any mean or low ends in attending upon it, dishonour the gospel, and disappoint their own souls.
Study Bible
Hearing and Doing
20for man’s anger does not bring about the righteousness that God desires. 21Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and every expression of evil, and humbly receive the word planted in you, which can save your souls. 22Be doers of the word, and not hearers only. Otherwise, you are deceiving yourselves.…
Cross References
Ephesians 1:13
And in Him you were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, having heard and believed the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation.

Ephesians 4:22
You were taught to put off your former way of life, your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires;

Ephesians 4:25
Therefore each of you must put off falsehood and speak truthfully to his neighbor, for we are members of one another.

James 5:20
consider this: Whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and cover over a multitude of sins.

1 Peter 1:22
Since you have purified your souls by obedience to the truth, so that you have a genuine love for your brothers, love one another deeply, from a pure heart.

1 Peter 2:1
Rid yourselves, therefore, of all malice, deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander.
Treasury of Scripture

Why lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

lay.

Isaiah 2:20 In that day a man shall cast his idols of silver, and his idols of …

Isaiah 30:22 You shall defile also the covering of your graven images of silver, …

Ezekiel 18:31 Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby you have transgressed; …

Romans 13:12,13 The night is far spent, the day is at hand: let us therefore cast …

Ephesians 4:22 That you put off concerning the former conversation the old man, …

Colossians 3:5-8 Mortify therefore your members which are on the earth; fornication, …

Hebrews 12:1 Why seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, …

1 Peter 2:1,11 Why laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and …

filthiness.

James 4:8 Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, …

Ezekiel 36:25 Then will I sprinkle clean water on you, and you shall be clean: …

2 Corinthians 7:1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves …

Ephesians 5:4 Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not …

and receive.

Psalm 25:9 The meek will he guide in judgment: and the meek will he teach his way.

Isaiah 29:19 The meek also shall increase their joy in the LORD, and the poor …

Isaiah 61:1 The Spirit of the Lord GOD is on me; because the LORD has anointed …

Zephaniah 2:3 Seek you the LORD, all you meek of the earth, which have worked his …

Matthew 5:5 Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth.

Acts 10:33 Immediately therefore I sent to you; and you have well done that …

1 Thessalonians 1:5 For our gospel came not to you in word only, but also in power, and …

1 Thessalonians 2:13 For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when you …

the engrafted.

John 6:63,68 It is the spirit that vivifies; the flesh profits nothing: the words …

Romans 6:17 But God be thanked, that you were the servants of sin…

Romans 11:17 And if some of the branches be broken off, and you, being a wild …

Hebrews 4:2 For to us was the gospel preached, as well as to them: but the word …

which.

Acts 13:26 Men and brothers, children of the stock of Abraham, and whoever among …

Romans 1:16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power …

1 Corinthians 15:2 By which also you are saved, if you keep in memory what I preached …

Ephesians 1:13 In whom you also trusted, after that you heard the word of truth, …

2 Timothy 3:15-17 And that from a child you have known the holy scriptures…

Titus 2:11 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men,

Hebrews 2:3 How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the …

1 Peter 1:9 Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.

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