Then after desire has conceived, it gives birth to sin; and sin, when it is fully grown, gives birth to death.
Cross ReferencesGenesis 2:17
but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil; for in the day that you eat of it, you will surely die."
When the woman saw that the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eyes, and that it was desirable for obtaining wisdom, she took the fruit and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, and he ate it.
2 Samuel 11:4
Then David sent messengers to get her, and when she came to him, he slept with her. (Now she had just purified herself from her uncleanness.) Then she returned home.
They conceive trouble and give birth to evil; their womb prepares deceit."
Behold, the wicked man travails with evil; he conceives trouble and births falsehood.
Genuine righteousness leads to life, but the pursuit of evil brings death.
You conceive chaff; you give birth to stubble. Your breath is a fire that will consume you.
No one calls for justice; no one pleads his case honestly. They rely on empty pleas; they tell lies; they conceive mischief and give birth to iniquity.
But I tell you that anyone who looks at a woman to lust after her has already committed adultery with her in his heart.
Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, so also death was passed on to all men, because all sinned.
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
But each one is tempted when by his own evil desires he is lured away and enticed.
He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we would be a kind of firstfruits of His creation.
Chapter Outline1. James greets the twelve tribes among the nations;
2. exhorts to rejoice in trials and temptations;
5. to ask patience of God;
13. and in our trials not to impute our weakness, or sins, to him,
19. but rather to hearken to the word, to meditate on it, and to do thereafter.
26. Otherwise men may seem, but never be, truly religious.
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Matthew 26:14, 48-59
Revelation 20:14, 15
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