James 1:19
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English Standard Version
Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;

King James Bible
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

American Standard Version
Ye know this , my beloved brethren. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

Douay-Rheims Bible
You know, my dearest brethren. And let every man be swift to hear, but slow to speak, and slow to anger.

English Revised Version
Ye know this, my beloved brethren. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

Weymouth New Testament
You know this, my dearly-loved brethren. But let every one be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to be angry.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Wherefore

The A. V. follows the reading ὥστε. But the correct reading is ἴστε, ye know, and so Rev. Others render it as imperative, know ye, as calling attention to what follows.

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let.

Nehemiah 8:2,3,12-14,18 And Ezra the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men and women, and all that could hear with understanding...

Nehemiah 9:3 And they stood up in their place, and read in the book of the law of the LORD their God one fourth part of the day...

Proverbs 8:32-35 Now therefore listen to me, O you children: for blessed are they that keep my ways...

Ecclesiastes 5:1 Keep your foot when you go to the house of God, and be more ready to hear, than to give the sacrifice of fools...

Mark 2:2 And straightway many were gathered together, so that there was no room to receive them, no, not so much as about the door...

Mark 12:37 David therefore himself calls him Lord; and from where is he then his son? And the common people heard him gladly.

Luke 15:1 Then drew near to him all the publicans and sinners for to hear him.

Luke 19:48 And could not find what they might do: for all the people were very attentive to hear him.

Acts 2:42 And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.

Acts 10:33 Immediately therefore I sent to you; and you have well done that you are come. Now therefore are we all here present before God...

Acts 13:42-44,48 And when the Jews were gone out of the synagogue, the Gentiles sought that these words might be preached to them the next sabbath...

Acts 17:11 These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind...

1 Thessalonians 2:13 For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when you received the word of God which you heard of us...

slow to speak.

James 1:26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridles not his tongue, but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is vain.

James 3:1,2 My brothers, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation...

Proverbs 10:19 In the multitude of words there wants not sin: but he that refrains his lips is wise.

Proverbs 13:3 He that keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he that opens wide his lips shall have destruction.

Proverbs 15:2 The tongue of the wise uses knowledge aright: but the mouth of fools pours out foolishness.

Proverbs 17:27 He that has knowledge spares his words: and a man of understanding is of an excellent spirit.

Proverbs 18:13,21 He that answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame to him...

Proverbs 21:23 Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.

Ecclesiastes 5:2,3 Be not rash with your mouth, and let not your heart be hasty to utter any thing before God: for God is in heaven, and you on earth...

slow to wrath.

Nehemiah 9:17 And refused to obey, neither were mindful of your wonders that you did among them; but hardened their necks...

Proverbs 14:17,29 He that is soon angry deals foolishly: and a man of wicked devices is hated...

Proverbs 15:18 A wrathful man stirs up strife: but he that is slow to anger appeases strife.

Proverbs 16:32 He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that rules his spirit than he that takes a city.

Proverbs 17:14 The beginning of strife is as when one lets out water: therefore leave off contention, before it be meddled with.

Proverbs 19:11,19 The discretion of a man defers his anger; and it is his glory to pass over a transgression...

Proverbs 25:28 He that has no rule over his own spirit is like a city that is broken down, and without walls.

Ecclesiastes 7:8,9 Better is the end of a thing than the beginning thereof: and the patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit...

Matthew 5:22 But I say to you, That whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment...

Galatians 5:20,21 Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, jealousies, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies...

Ephesians 4:26,31 Be you angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down on your wrath...

Colossians 3:8,15 But now you also put off all these; anger, wrath, malice, blasphemy, filthy communication out of your mouth...

Cross References
Numbers 22:27
When the donkey saw the angel of the LORD, she lay down under Balaam. And Balaam's anger was kindled, and he struck the donkey with his staff.

Proverbs 10:19
When words are many, transgression is not lacking, but whoever restrains his lips is prudent.

Proverbs 14:29
Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.

Proverbs 16:32
Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.

Proverbs 17:27
Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding.

Proverbs 29:20
Do you see a man who is hasty in his words? There is more hope for a fool than for him.

Ecclesiastes 7:9
Be not quick in your spirit to become angry, for anger lodges in the heart of fools.

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