James 4:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekTransliterationStrong'sDefinitionOrigin
WhatΠόθενpothen4159from whereadverb from the same as posos
is the sourceπόθενpothen4159from whereadverb from the same as posos
of quarrelsπόλεμοιpolemoi4171wara prim. word
and conflictsμάχαιmachai3163a fightfrom machomai
amongἐνen1722in, on, at, by, witha prim. preposition denoting position and by impl. instrumentality
you? Is not the sourceἐντεῦθενenteuthen1782from here, on each side, thereuponakin to enthen
your pleasuresἡδονῶνēdonōn2237pleasurefrom hédomai (to enjoy oneself)
that wage warστρατευομένωνstrateuomenōn4754to make war, hence to serve as a soldierfrom stratos (an encamped army)
in your members?μέλεσινmelesin3196a member or limb (of the body)a prim. word
KJV Lexicon
ποθεν  adverb - interrogative
pothen  poth'-en:  from which (as interrogative) or what (as relative) place, state, source or cause -- whence.
πολεμοι  noun - nominative plural masculine
polemos  pol'-em-os:  warfare (literally or figuratively; a single encounter or a series) -- battle, fight, war.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
μαχαι  noun - nominative plural feminine
mache  makh'-ay:  a battle, i.e. (figuratively) controversy -- fighting, strive, striving.
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
υμιν  personal pronoun - second person dative plural
humin  hoo-min':  to (with or by) you -- ye, you, your(-selves).
ουκ  particle - nominative
ou  oo:  no or not -- + long, nay, neither, never, no (man), none, (can-)not, + nothing, + special, un(-worthy), when, + without, + yet but.
εντευθεν  adverb
enteuthen  ent-yoo'-then:  hence; (repeated) on both sides -- (from) hence, on either side.
εκ  preposition
ek  ek:  a primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence action or motion proceeds), from, out (of place, time, or cause literal or figurative; direct or remote)
των  definite article - genitive plural feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
ηδονων  noun - genitive plural feminine
hedone  hay-don-ay':  sensual delight; by implication, desire -- lust, pleasure.
υμων  personal pronoun - second person genitive plural
humon  hoo-mone':  of (from or concerning) you -- ye, you, your (own, -selves).
των  definite article - genitive plural feminine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
στρατευομενων  verb - present middle passive - genitive plural feminine
strateuomai  strat-yoo'-om-ahee:  to serve in a military campaign; figuratively, to execute the apostolate (with its arduous duties and functions), to contend with carnal inclinations -- soldier, (go to) war(-fare).
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
τοις  definite article - dative plural neuter
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
μελεσιν  noun - dative plural neuter
melos  mel'-os:  a limb or part of the body -- member.
υμων  personal pronoun - second person genitive plural
humon  hoo-mone':  of (from or concerning) you -- ye, you, your (own, -selves).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? Is not the source your pleasures that wage war in your members?

King James Bible
From whence come wars and fightings among you? come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
What is the source of wars and fights among you? Don't they come from the cravings that are at war within you?

International Standard Version
Where do those fights and quarrels among you come from? They come from your selfish desires that are at war in your bodies, don't they?

NET Bible
Where do the conflicts and where do the quarrels among you come from? Is it not from this, from your passions that battle inside you?

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
From where is war and contention among you? Is it not from the lusts which war in your members?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
What causes fights and quarrels among you? Aren't they caused by the selfish desires that fight to control you?

King James 2000 Bible
From where come wars and fightings among you? come they not from here, even of your lusts that war in your members?
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