New Living Translation
God alone, who gave the law, is the Judge. He alone has the power to save or to destroy. So what right do you have to judge your neighbor?
King James Bible
There is one lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy: who art thou that judgest another?
Darby Bible Translation
One is the lawgiver and judge, who is able to save and to destroy: but who art thou who judgest thy neighbour?
World English Bible
Only one is the lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy. But who are you to judge another?
Young's Literal Translation
one is the lawgiver, who is able to save and to destroy; thou -- who art thou that dost judge the other?
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
4:12 There is one lawgiver that is able - To execute the sentence he denounces. But who art thou - A poor, weak, dying worm.
LibraryThe Lack of Prayer
"Ye have not, because ye ask not."--JAS. iv. 2. "And He saw that there was no man, and wondered that there was no intercessor."--ISA. lix. 16. "There is none that calleth upon Thy name, that stirreth up himself to take hold of Thee."--ISA. lxiv. 7. At our last Wellington Convention for the Deepening of the Spiritual Life, in April, the forenoon meetings were devoted to prayer and intercession. Great blessing was found, both in listening to what the Word teaches of their need and power, and in joining …
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For the LORD is our judge, our lawgiver, and our king. He will care for us and save us.
"Don't be afraid of those who want to kill your body; they cannot touch your soul. Fear only God, who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
Who are you to condemn someone else's servants? Their own master will judge whether they stand or fall. And with the Lord's help, they will stand and receive his approval.
Don't grumble about each other, brothers and sisters, or you will be judged. For look--the Judge is standing at the door!
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