James 4:17
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English Standard Version
So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin.

King James Bible
Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.

American Standard Version
To him therefore that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.

Douay-Rheims Bible
To him therefore who knoweth to do good, and doth it not, to him it is sin.

English Revised Version
To him therefore that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.

Webster's Bible Translation
Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.

Weymouth New Testament
If, however, a man knows what it is right to do and yet does not do it, he commits a sin.

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Luke 12:47,48 And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will...

John 9:41 Jesus said to them, If you were blind, you should have no sin: but now you say, We see; therefore your sin remains.

John 13:17 If you know these things, happy are you if you do them.

John 15:22 If I had not come and spoken to them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak for their sin.

Romans 1:20,21,32 For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made...

Romans 2:17-23 Behold, you are called a Jew, and rest in the law, and make your boast of God...

Romans 7:13 Was then that which is good made death to me? God forbid. But sin, that it might appear sin, working death in me by that which is good...

Cross References
Luke 12:47
And that servant who knew his master's will but did not get ready or act according to his will, will receive a severe beating.

John 9:41
Jesus said to them, "If you were blind, you would have no guilt; but now that you say, 'We see,' your guilt remains.

2 Peter 2:21
For it would have been better for them never to have known the way of righteousness than after knowing it to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them.

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