James 1:19
Modern Translations
New International Version
My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry,

New Living Translation
Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.

English Standard Version
Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger;

Berean Study Bible
My beloved brothers, understand this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger,

New American Standard Bible
You know this, my beloved brothers and sisters. Now everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger;

NASB 1995
This you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;

NASB 1977
This you know, my beloved brethren. But let everyone be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger;

Amplified Bible
Understand this, my beloved brothers and sisters. Let everyone be quick to hear [be a careful, thoughtful listener], slow to speak [a speaker of carefully chosen words and], slow to anger [patient, reflective, forgiving];

Christian Standard Bible
My dear brothers and sisters, understand this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
My dearly loved brothers, understand this: Everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger,

Contemporary English Version
My dear friends, you should be quick to listen and slow to speak or to get angry.

Good News Translation
Remember this, my dear friends! Everyone must be quick to listen, but slow to speak and slow to become angry.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Remember this, my dear brothers and sisters: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and should not get angry easily.

International Standard Version
You must understand this, my dear brothers. Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.

NET Bible
Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters! Let every person be quick to listen, slow to speak, slow to anger.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

New King James Version
So then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;

King James 2000 Bible
Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger:

New Heart English Bible
This you know, my beloved brothers. But let every person be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger;

World English Bible
So, then, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger;

American King James Version
Why, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

American Standard Version
Ye know this , my beloved brethren. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

A Faithful Version
For this reason, my beloved brethren, let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger

Darby Bible Translation
So that, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;

English Revised Version
Ye know this, my beloved brethren. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

Webster's Bible Translation
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Wherefore my deare brethren, let euery man be swift to heare, slowe to speake, and slowe to wrath.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Wherfore my deare brethre, let euery man be swyft to heare, slowe to speake, slowe to wrath.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Wherfore deare brethren, let euery man be swifte to heare, slowe to speake, and slowe to wrath.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Wherfore deare brethren let every man be swyfte to heare slowe to speake and slowe to wrath.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
So then, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger,

Berean Literal Bible
Know this, my beloved brothers. But let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow unto anger;

Young's Literal Translation
So then, my brethren beloved, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger,

Smith's Literal Translation
Wherefore, my dearly beloved brethren, let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger:

Literal Emphasis Translation
Know/see this, my beloved brothers, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow unto wrath.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
You know, my dearest brethren. And let every man be swift to hear, but slow to speak, and slow to anger.

Catholic Public Domain Version
You know this, my most beloved brothers. So let every man be quick to listen, but slow to speak and slow to anger.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And you, my beloved brethren, everyone of you should be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger.

Lamsa Bible
Therefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, and slow to speak, and slow to anger:

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
So, then, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.

Godbey New Testament
Know, my beloved brethren; but let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow toward wrath:

Haweis New Testament
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.

Mace New Testament
Wherefore, my dear brethren, let every one be eager to hear, averse to contradiction, and deaf to passion.

Weymouth New Testament
You know this, my dearly-loved brethren. But let every one be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to be angry.

Worrell New Testament
Ye know this, my beloved brethren; but let every man be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath;

Worsley New Testament
Wherefore, my beloved brethren, let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath:








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