James 5:2
New International Version
Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes.

New Living Translation
Your wealth is rotting away, and your fine clothes are moth-eaten rags.

English Standard Version
Your riches have rotted and your garments are moth-eaten.

Berean Study Bible
Your riches have rotted and moths have eaten your clothes.

Berean Literal Bible
Your riches have rotted, and your garments have become moth-eaten.

New American Standard Bible
Your riches have rotted and your garments have become moth-eaten.

King James Bible
Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten.

Christian Standard Bible
Your wealth has rotted and your clothes are moth-eaten.

Contemporary English Version
Your treasures have already rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes.

Good News Translation
Your riches have rotted away, and your clothes have been eaten by moths.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Your wealth is ruined and your clothes are moth-eaten.

International Standard Version
Your riches are rotten, your clothes have been eaten by moths,

NET Bible
Your riches have rotted and your clothing has become moth-eaten.

New Heart English Bible
Your riches are corrupted and your garments are moth-eaten.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For your wealth is decayed and stinks, and your garments are eaten by moths.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Your riches have decayed, and your clothes have been eaten by moths.

New American Standard 1977
Your riches have rotted and your garments have become moth-eaten.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Your riches are rotten, and your garments are motheaten.

King James 2000 Bible
Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten.

American King James Version
Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten.

American Standard Version
Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Your riches are corrupted: and your garments are motheaten.

Darby Bible Translation
Your wealth is become rotten, and your garments moth-eaten.

English Revised Version
Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten.

Webster's Bible Translation
Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten.

Weymouth New Testament
Your treasures have rotted, and your piles of clothing are moth-eaten;

World English Bible
Your riches are corrupted and your garments are moth-eaten.

Young's Literal Translation
your riches have rotted, and your garments have become moth-eaten;
Study Bible
Warning to the Rich
1Come now, you who are rich, weep and wail for the misery to come upon you. 2Your riches have rotted and moths have eaten your clothes. 3Your gold and silver are corroded. Their corrosion will testify against you and consume your flesh like fire. You have hoarded treasure in the last days.…
Cross References
Job 13:28
So man wastes away like something rotten, like a moth-eaten garment.

Isaiah 50:9
Surely the Lord GOD helps Me. Who is there to condemn Me? See, they will all wear out like a garment; the moths will devour them.

Matthew 6:19
Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal.

Treasury of Scripture

Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are moth-eaten.

Your riches.

Jeremiah 17:11
As the partridge sitteth on eggs, and hatcheth them not; so he that getteth riches, and not by right, shall leave them in the midst of his days, and at his end shall be a fool.

Matthew 6:19,20
Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: …

Luke 12:33
Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth.

your garments.

James 2:2
For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment;

Job 13:28
And he, as a rotten thing, consumeth, as a garment that is moth eaten.

Psalm 39:11
When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah.







Lexicon
Your
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

riches
πλοῦτος (ploutos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 4149: From the base of pletho; wealth, i.e. money, possessions, or abundance, richness, valuable bestowment.

have rotted
σέσηπεν (sesēpen)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 4595: To cause to rot, make corrupt. Apparently a primary verb; to putrefy, i.e. perish.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

moths have eaten
σητόβρωτα (sētobrōta)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 4598: Moth-eaten. From ses and a derivative of bibrosko; moth-eaten.

your
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

clothes.
ἱμάτια (himatia)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 2440: A long flowing outer garment, tunic. Neuter of a presumed derivative of ennumi; a dress.
(2) Your riches are corrupted . . .--As expanded in the eloquent gloss of Bishop Wordsworth, "Your wealth is mouldering in corruption, and your garments, stored up in vain superfluity, are become moth-eaten: although they may still glitter brightly in your eyes, and may dazzle men by their brilliance, yet they are in fact already cankered; they are loathsome in God's sight; the Divine anger has breathed upon them and blighted them; they are already withered and blasted." (Comp. Matthew 6:19.)

Verse 2. - Description of the miseries that are coming upon them. The perfects (σέσηπε... γέγονεν) are probably to be explained as "prophetic," in accordance with a common Hebrew idiom (see Driver on the 'Tenses of the Hebrew Verb,' § 14; and cf. Winer, 'Grammar of New Testament Greek,' p. 342: "The perfect does not stand for a present or future, but the case indicated by the apostle in ταλαιπωρίαις ὑμῶν ταῖς εηπερχομέναις is viewed as already present, and consequently the σήπειν of the riches as already completed"). For an instance of the prophetic perfect, used as here after ὀλούζείν, see Isaiah 23:1, 14," Howl.... for your stronghold has been wasted." The miseries coming upon the rich are thus announced to be the destruction of everything in virtue of which they were styled rich. Their costly garments, in a great store of which the wealth of an Eastern largely consists, should become moth-eaten. Their gold and silver should be rusted. Bengel notes on this passage: "Scripta haec suut paucis annis ante obsidionem Hierosolymorum;" and certainly the best commentary upon it is to be found in the terrible account given by Josephus of the sufferings and miseries which came upon the Jews during the war and siege of Jerusalem. The Jewish historian has become the unconscious witness to the fulfillment of the prophecies of our Lord and his apostle. Σέσηπεν: only here in the New Testament; in the LXX., Job 16:7. Σητόβρωτα is also an ἄπαξ λεγόμενον in the New Testament; in LXX. used also of garments in Job 13:28. 5:1-6 Public troubles are most grievous to those who live in pleasure, and are secure and sensual, though all ranks suffer deeply at such times. All idolized treasures will soon perish, except as they will rise up in judgment against their possessors. Take heed of defrauding and oppressing; and avoid the very appearance of it. God does not forbid us to use lawful pleasures; but to live in pleasure, especially sinful pleasure, is a provoking sin. Is it no harm for people to unfit themselves for minding the concerns of their souls, by indulging bodily appetites? The just may be condemned and killed; but when such suffer by oppressors, this is marked by God. Above all their other crimes, the Jews had condemned and crucified that Just One who had come among them, even Jesus Christ the righteous.
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