James 2:16
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English Standard Version
and one of you says to them, “Go in peace, be warmed and filled,” without giving them the things needed for the body, what good is that?

King James Bible
And one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?

American Standard Version
and one of you say unto them, Go in peace, be ye warmed and filled; and yet ye give them not the things needful to the body; what doth it profit?

Douay-Rheims Bible
And one of you say to them: Go in peace, be ye warmed and filled; yet give them not those things that are necessary for the body, what shall it profit?

English Revised Version
and one of you say unto them, Go in peace, be ye warmed and filled; and yet ye give them not the things needful to the body; what doth it profit?

Webster's Bible Translation
And one of you sayeth to them, Depart in peace, be you warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?

Weymouth New Testament
and one of you says to them, "I wish you well; keep yourselves warm and well fed," and yet you do not give them what they need; what is the use of that?

James 2:16 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Depart in peace (ὑπάγετε ἐν εἰρήνῃ)

Compare ὕπαγε or πορεύου εἰς εἰρηνήν, go into peace, Mark 5:34; Luke 7:50.

Be filled (χορτάζεσθε)

See on Matthew 5:6.

Those things which are needful (τὰ ἐπιτήδεια)

Only here in New Testament.

James 2:16 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

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Job 22:7-9 You have not given water to the weary to drink, and you have withheld bread from the hungry...

Proverbs 3:27,28 Withhold not good from them to whom it is due, when it is in the power of your hand to do it...

Matthew 14:15,16 And when it was evening, his disciples came to him, saying, This is a desert place, and the time is now past; send the multitude away...

Matthew 15:32 Then Jesus called his disciples to him, and said, I have compassion on the multitude, because they continue with me now three days...

Matthew 25:42-45 For I was an hungered, and you gave me no meat: I was thirsty, and you gave me no drink...

Romans 12:9 Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; hold to that which is good.

2 Corinthians 8:8 I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love.

1 John 3:16-18 Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers...

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James 2:14 What does it profit, my brothers, though a man say he has faith, and have not works? can faith save him?

Cross References
Matthew 25:35
For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me,

Matthew 25:36
I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.'

Mark 5:34
And he said to her, "Daughter, your faith has made you well; go in peace, and be healed of your disease."

1 John 3:17
But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him?

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