James 1:8
New International Version
Such a person is double-minded and unstable in all they do.

New Living Translation
Their loyalty is divided between God and the world, and they are unstable in everything they do.

English Standard Version
he is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Berean Study Bible
He is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Berean Literal Bible
He is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

New American Standard Bible
being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

King James Bible
A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.

Christian Standard Bible
being double-minded and unstable in all his ways.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
An indecisive man is unstable in all his ways.

International Standard Version
He is a double-minded man, unstable in all he undertakes.

NET Bible
since he is a double-minded individual, unstable in all his ways.

New Heart English Bible
He is a double-minded person, unstable in all his ways.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Whoever wavers in his mind is troubled in all his ways.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
A person who has doubts is thinking about two different things at the same time and can't make up his mind about anything.

New American Standard 1977
being a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Jubilee Bible 2000
The double minded man is unstable in all his ways.

King James 2000 Bible
A double-minded man is unstable in all his ways.

American King James Version
A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.

American Standard Version
a doubleminded man, unstable in all his ways.

Douay-Rheims Bible
A double minded man is inconstant in all his ways.

Darby Bible Translation
[he is] a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

English Revised Version
a doubleminded man, unstable in all his ways.

Webster's Bible Translation
A man unsettled in his opinions is unstable in all his ways.

Weymouth New Testament
such a one is a man of two minds, undecided in every step he takes.

World English Bible
He is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways.

Young's Literal Translation
a two-souled man is unstable in all his ways.
Study Bible
Rejoicing in Trials
7That man should not expect to receive anything from the Lord. 8He is a double-minded man, unstable in all his ways. 9The brother in humble circumstances should exult in his high position.…
Cross References
Psalm 119:113
The double-minded I despise, but Your law I love.

James 1:7
That man should not expect to receive anything from the Lord.

James 4:8
Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

2 Peter 2:14
Their eyes are full of adultery; their desire for sin is never satisfied; they seduce the unstable. They are accursed children with hearts trained in greed.

Treasury of Scripture

A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.

James 4:8
Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.

1 Kings 18:21
And Elijah came unto all the people, and said, How long halt ye between two opinions? if the LORD be God, follow him: but if Baal, then follow him. And the people answered him not a word.

2 Kings 17:33,41
They feared the LORD, and served their own gods, after the manner of the nations whom they carried away from thence…







Lexicon
[He is] a double-minded
δίψυχος (dipsychos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1374: (lit: of two souls, of two selves), double-minded, wavering. From dis and psuche; two-spirited, i.e. Vacillating.

man,
ἀνὴρ (anēr)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 435: A male human being; a man, husband. A primary word; a man.

unstable
ἀκατάστατος (akatastatos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 182: Unsettled, unstable (though these are hardly strong enough equivalents), almost anarchic. Inconstant.

in
ἐν (en)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1722: In, on, among. A primary preposition denoting position, and instrumentality, i.e. A relation of rest; 'in, ' at, on, by, etc.

all
πάσαις (pasais)
Adjective - Dative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

his
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

ways.
ὁδοῖς (hodois)
Noun - Dative Feminine Plural
Strong's Greek 3598: A way, road, journey, path. Apparently a primary word; a road; by implication, a progress; figuratively, a mode or means.
(8) The eighth verse had better be joined with the seventh, and punctuated thus:--Let not that man think he shall receive anything of the Lord:--double minded, unstable in all his ways. The reason why he can obtain nothing is because he is a man of two minds, and by consequence uncertain in his ways. The words, apparently are those of a proverb. It is useless to have, as it were, two hearts, one lifted up to God, the other turned away. "Come not unto Him with a double heart" (Ecclesiasticus 1:28; and comp. Matthew 6:24).

1:1-11 Christianity teaches men to be joyful under troubles: such exercises are sent from God's love; and trials in the way of duty will brighten our graces now, and our crown at last. Let us take care, in times of trial, that patience, and not passion, is set to work in us: whatever is said or done, let patience have the saying and doing of it. When the work of patience is complete, it will furnish all that is necessary for our Christian race and warfare. We should not pray so much for the removal of affliction, as for wisdom to make a right use of it. And who does not want wisdom to guide him under trials, both in regulating his own spirit, and in managing his affairs? Here is something in answer to every discouraging turn of the mind, when we go to God under a sense of our own weakness and folly. If, after all, any should say, This may be the case with some, but I fear I shall not succeed, the promise is, To any that asketh, it shall be given. A mind that has single and prevailing regard to its spiritual and eternal interest, and that keeps steady in its purposes for God, will grow wise by afflictions, will continue fervent in devotion, and rise above trials and oppositions. When our faith and spirits rise and fall with second causes, there will be unsteadiness in our words and actions. This may not always expose men to contempt in the world, but such ways cannot please God. No condition of life is such as to hinder rejoicing in God. Those of low degree may rejoice, if they are exalted to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom of God; and the rich may rejoice in humbling providences, that lead to a humble and lowly disposition of mind. Worldly wealth is a withering thing. Then, let him that is rich rejoice in the grace of God, which makes and keeps him humble; and in the trials and exercises which teach him to seek happiness in and from God, not from perishing enjoyments.
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