New Living Translation
Believers who are poor have something to boast about, for God has honored them.
King James Bible
Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:
Darby Bible Translation
But let the brother of low degree glory in his elevation,
World English Bible
But let the brother in humble circumstances glory in his high position;
Young's Literal Translation
And let the brother who is low rejoice in his exaltation,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:9 Let the brother - St James does not give this appellation to the rich. Of low degree - Poor and tempted. Rejoice - The most effectual remedy against doublemindedness. In that he is exalted - To be a child of God, and an heir of glory.
"Let patience have its perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing." James 1:4. 1. "My brethren," says the Apostle in the preceding verse, "count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations." At first view, this may appear a strange direction; seeing most temptations are, "for the present, not joyous, but grievous." Nevertheless ye know by your own experience, that "the trial of your faith worketh patience:" And if "patience have its perfect work, ye shall be perfect and …
John Wesley—Sermons on Several Occasions
Loving Advice for Anxious Seekers
All Joy in all Trials
The humble will be filled with fresh joy from the LORD. The poor will rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.
For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted."
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