James 5:10
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English Standard Version
As an example of suffering and patience, brothers, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

King James Bible
Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.

American Standard Version
Take, brethren, for an example of suffering and of patience, the prophets who spake in the name of the Lord.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Take, my brethren, for an example of suffering evil, of labour and patience, the prophets, who spoke in the name of the Lord.

English Revised Version
Take, brethren, for an example of suffering and of patience, the prophets who spake in the name of the Lord.

Webster's Bible Translation
Take, my brethren, the prophets, who have spoken in the name of the Lord, for an example of suffering affliction, and of patience.

Weymouth New Testament
In illustration, brethren, of persecution patiently endured take the Prophets who have spoken as messengers from the Lord.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Example (ὑπόδειγμα)

See on 2 Peter 2:6.

Of suffering affliction (κακοπαθείας)

Only here in New Testament. The word does not mean the endurance of affliction, but affliction itself. Hence, Rev., rightly, suffering.

The prophets

Compare Matthew 5:12.

James 5:10 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

who.

Isaiah 39:8 Then said Hezekiah to Isaiah, Good is the word of the LORD which you have spoken. He said moreover...

Jeremiah 23:22 But if they had stood in my counsel, and had caused my people to hear my words, then they should have turned them from their evil way...

Jeremiah 26:16 Then said the princes and all the people to the priests and to the prophets; This man is not worthy to die...

Acts 3:21 Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things...

Hebrews 13:7 Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken to you the word of God: whose faith follow...

for.

2 Chronicles 36:16 But they mocked the messengers of God, and despised his words, and misused his prophets...

Jeremiah 2:30 In vain have I smitten your children; they received no correction: your own sword has devoured your prophets, like a destroying lion.

Matthew 5:11,12 Blessed are you, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake...

Matthew 21:34-39 And when the time of the fruit drew near, he sent his servants to the farmers, that they might receive the fruits of it...

Matthew 23:34-37 Why, behold, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them you shall kill and crucify...

Luke 6:23 Rejoice you in that day, and leap for joy: for, behold, your reward is great in heaven...

Luke 13:34 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, which kill the prophets, and stone them that are sent to you...

Acts 7:52 Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? and they have slain them which showed before of the coming of the Just One...

1 Thessalonians 2:14,15 For you, brothers, became followers of the churches of God which in Judaea are in Christ Jesus...

Hebrews 11:32-38 And what shall I more say? for the time would fail me to tell of Gedeon, and of Barak, and of Samson, and of Jephthae; of David also...

Cross References
Matthew 5:12
Rejoice and be glad, for your reward is great in heaven, for so they persecuted the prophets who were before you.

James 4:11
Do not speak evil against one another, brothers. The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge.

James 5:7
Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient about it, until it receives the early and the late rains.

James 5:9
Do not grumble against one another, brothers, so that you may not be judged; behold, the Judge is standing at the door.

James 5:13
Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise.

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