James 3:14
Good News Translation
But if in your heart you are jealous, bitter, and selfish, don't sin against the truth by boasting of your wisdom.

Contemporary English Version
But if your heart is full of bitter jealousy and selfishness, don't brag or lie to cover up the truth.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if you have bitter zeal, and there be contention in your hearts: glory not and be not liars against the truth.

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But if you have bitter zeal, and there be contention in your hearts: glory not and be not liars against the truth.

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James 3:16 For where envying and contention is: there is inconstancy and every evil work.

James 4:1-5 From whence are wars and contentions among you? Are they not hence, from your concupiscences, which war in your members? . . .

Genesis 30:1,2 And Rachel seeing herself without children, envied her sister, and said to her husband: Give me children, otherwise I shall die. . . .

Genesis 37:11 His brethren therefore envied him: but his father considered the thing with himself.

Job 5:2 Anger indeed killeth the foolish, and envy slayeth the little one.

Proverbs 14:30 Soundness of heart is the life of the flesh: but envy is the rottenness of the bones.

Proverbs 27:4 Anger hath no mercy: nor fury, when it breaketh forth: and who can bear the violence of one provoked?

Isaiah 11:13 And the envy of Ephraim shall be taken away, and the enemies of Juda shall perish: Ephraim shall not envy Juda, and Juda shall not fight against Ephraim.

Habakkuk 1:3 Why hast thou shewn me iniquity and grievance, to see rapine and injustice before me? and there is a judgment, but opposition is more powerful.

Matthew 27:18 For he knew that for envy they had delivered him.

Acts 5:17 Then the high priest rising up, and all they that were with him (which is the heresy of the Sadducees) were filled with envy.

Acts 7:9 And the patriarchs, through envy, sold Joseph into Egypt. And God was with him,

Acts 13:45 And the Jews, seeing the multitudes, were filled with envy and contradicted those things which were said by Paul, blaspheming.

Romans 1:29 Being filled with all iniquity, malice, fornication, avarice, wickedness: full of envy, murder, contention, deceit, malignity: whisperers,

Romans 13:13 Let us walk honestly, as in the day: not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and impurities, not in contention and envy.

1 Corinthians 3:3 For, whereas there is among you envying and contention, are you not carnal and walk you not according to man?

1 Corinthians 13:4 Charity is patient, is kind: charity envieth not, dealeth not perversely, is not puffed up,

2 Corinthians 12:20 For I fear lest perhaps, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found by you such as you would not. Lest perhaps contentions, envyings, animosities, dissensions, detractions, whisperings, swellings, seditions, be among you.

Galatians 5:15,21,26 But if you bite and devour one another: take heed you be not consumed one of another. . . .

Philippians 1:15 Some indeed, even out of envy and contention: but some also for good will preach Christ.

Philippians 2:3 Let nothing be done through contention: neither by vain glory. But in humility, let each esteem others better than themselves:

1 Timothy 6:4 He is proud, knowing nothing, but sick about questions and strifes of words; from which arise envies, contentions, blasphemies, evil suspicions,

Titus 3:3 For we ourselves also were some time unwise, incredulous, erring, slaves to divers desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful and hating one another.

1 Peter 2:1,2 Wherefore laying away all malice and all guile and dissimulations and envies and all detractions, . . .

glory.

Romans 2:17,23 But if thou art called a Jew and restest in the law and makest thy boast of God, . . .

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1 Corinthians 4:7,8 For who distinguisheth thee? Or what hast thou that thou hast not received, and if thou hast received, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it? . . .

1 Corinthians 5:2,6 And you are puffed up and have not rather mourned: that he might be taken away from among you that hath done this thing. . . .

Galatians 6:13 For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law: but they will have you to be circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.

and lie.

2 Kings 10:16,31 And said to him: Come with me, and see my zeal for the Lord. So he made him ride in his chariot, . . .

John 16:2 They will put you out of the synagogues: yea, the hour cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doth a service to God.

Acts 26:9 And I indeed did formerly think that I ought to do many things contrary to the name of Jesus of Nazareth.

Context
The Wisdom from Above
13Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge, among you? Let him shew, by a good contestation, his work in the meekness of wisdom. 14But if you have bitter zeal, and there be contention in your hearts: glory not and be not liars against the truth. 15For this is not wisdom, descending from above: but earthly, sensual, devilish.…
Cross References
Romans 2:8
But to them that are contentious and who obey not the truth but give credit to iniquity, wrath and indignation.

2 Corinthians 12:20
For I fear lest perhaps, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found by you such as you would not. Lest perhaps contentions, envyings, animosities, dissensions, detractions, whisperings, swellings, seditions, be among you.

Galatians 5:20
Idolatry, witchcrafts, enmities, contentions, emulations, wraths, quarrels, dissensions, sects,

1 Timothy 2:4
Who will have all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.

James 1:18
For of his own will hath he begotten us by the word of truth, that we might be some beginning of his creature.

James 3:16
For where envying and contention is: there is inconstancy and every evil work.

James 5:19
My brethren, if any of you err from the truth and one convert him:

Additional Translations
But if you harbor in your hearts bitter jealousy and selfish ambition, do not boast in it or deny the truth.

But if you have bitter jealousy and self-interest in your heart, do not boast of it and lie against the truth.

But if you have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

But if ye have bitter jealousy and faction in your heart, glory not and lie not against the truth.

but if ye have bitter emulation and strife in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth.

But if ye have bitter jealousy and faction in your heart, glory not and lie not against the truth.

But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

But if in your hearts you have bitter feelings of envy and rivalry, do not speak boastfully and falsely, in defiance of the truth.

But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't boast and don't lie against the truth.

and if bitter zeal ye have, and rivalry in your heart, glory not, nor lie against the truth;
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