James 2:7
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English Standard Version
Are they not the ones who blaspheme the honorable name by which you were called?

King James Bible
Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?

American Standard Version
Do not they blaspheme the honorable name by which ye are called?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Do not they blaspheme the good name that is invoked upon you?

English Revised Version
Do not they blaspheme the honourable name by the which ye are called?

Webster's Bible Translation
Do they not blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?

Weymouth New Testament
and the very people who speak evil of the noble Name by which you are called?

James 2:7 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

They (αὐτοὶ)

Emphatic. "Is it not they who blaspheme?"

Worthy (καλὸν)

Rev., better, because stronger, honorable. By this epithet the disgracefulness of the blasphemy is emphasized.

By the which ye are called (τὸ ἐπικληθὲν ἐφ' ὑμᾶς)

Lit., which is called upon you; the name of Christ, invoked in baptism. The phrase is an Old-Testament one. See Deuteronomy 28:10, where the Septuagint reads that the name of the Lord has been called upon race. Also, 2 Chronicles 7:14; Isaiah 4:1. Compare Acts 15:17.

James 2:7 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

blaspheme.

Psalm 73:7-9 Their eyes stand out with fatness: they have more than heart could wish...

Matthew 12:24 But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, This fellow does not cast out devils, but by Beelzebub the prince of the devils.

Matthew 27:63 Saying, Sir, we remember that that deceiver said, while he was yet alive, After three days I will rise again.

Luke 22:64,65 And when they had blindfolded him, they struck him on the face, and asked him, saying, Prophesy, who is it that smote you...

Acts 26:11 And I punished them oft in every synagogue, and compelled them to blaspheme; and being exceedingly mad against them...

1 Timothy 1:13 Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief.

Revelation 13:5,6 And there was given to him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given to him to continue forty and two months...

worthy.

Psalm 111:9 He sent redemption to his people: he has commanded his covenant for ever: holy and reverend is his name.

Songs 1:3 Because of the smell of your good ointments your name is as ointment poured forth, therefore do the virgins love you.

Isaiah 7:14 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

Isaiah 9:6,7 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given: and the government shall be on his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful...

Jeremiah 23:6 In his days Judah shall be saved, and Israel shall dwell safely: and this is his name whereby he shall be called...

Matthew 1:23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is...

Acts 4:12 Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.

Philippians 2:9-11 Why God also has highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name...

Revelation 19:13,16 And he was clothed with a clothing dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God...

by.

Isaiah 65:15 And you shall leave your name for a curse to my chosen: for the Lord GOD shall slay you, and call his servants by another name:

Acts 11:26 And when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church...

Ephesians 3:15 Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named,

Cross References
Isaiah 43:7
everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made."

Acts 11:26
and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. For a whole year they met with the church and taught a great many people. And in Antioch the disciples were first called Christians.

Acts 15:17
that the remnant of mankind may seek the Lord, and all the Gentiles who are called by my name, says the Lord, who makes these things

1 Peter 4:16
Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name.

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