New Living Translation
If you are wise and understand God's ways, prove it by living an honorable life, doing good works with the humility that comes from wisdom.
King James Bible
Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him shew out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.
Darby Bible Translation
Who is wise and understanding among you; let him shew out of a good conversation his works in meekness of wisdom;
World English Bible
Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show by his good conduct that his deeds are done in gentleness of wisdom.
Young's Literal Translation
Who is wise and intelligent among you? let him shew out of the good behaviour his works in meekness of wisdom,
James 3:13 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:13 Let him show his wisdom as well as his faith by his works; not by words only.
LibraryWhether Wisdom is in all who have Grace?
Objection 1: It would seem that wisdom is not in all who have grace. For it is more to have wisdom than to hear wisdom. Now it is only for the perfect to hear wisdom, according to 1 Cor. 2:6: "We speak wisdom among the perfect." Since then not all who have grace are perfect, it seems that much less all who have grace have wisdom. Objection 2: Further, "The wise man sets things in order," as the Philosopher states (Metaph. i, 2): and it is written (James 3:17) that the wise man "judges without dissimulation …
Saint Thomas Aquinas—Summa Theologica
Whether the Seventh Beatitude Corresponds to the Gift of Wisdom?
Whether Backbiting is a Mortal Sin?
Whether Fasting is a Matter of Precept?
Now someone may argue, "Some people have faith; others have good deeds." But I say, "How can you show me your faith if you don't have good deeds? I will show you my faith by my good deeds."
1 Peter 1:15
But now you must be holy in everything you do, just as God who chose you is holy.
1 Peter 2:12
Be careful to live properly among your unbelieving neighbors. Then even if they accuse you of doing wrong, they will see your honorable behavior, and they will give honor to God when he judges the world.
Jump to PreviousClear Conduct Conversation Deeds Deportment Endued Gentle Gentleness Good Guided Humility Intelligent Life Meekness Prove Right Sense Shew Show Understanding Wisdom Wise Wisely Works
Jump to NextClear Conduct Conversation Deeds Deportment Endued Gentle Gentleness Good Guided Humility Intelligent Life Meekness Prove Right Sense Shew Show Understanding Wisdom Wise Wisely Works
LinksJames 3:13 NIV
James 3:13 NLT
James 3:13 ESV
James 3:13 NASB
James 3:13 KJV
James 3:13 Bible Apps
James 3:13 Biblia Paralela
James 3:13 Chinese Bible
James 3:13 French Bible
James 3:13 German Bible
James 3:13 Commentaries