James 1:20
Modern Translations
New International Version
because human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.

New Living Translation
Human anger does not produce the righteousness God desires.

English Standard Version
for the anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

Berean Study Bible
for man’s anger does not bring about the righteousness that God desires.

New American Standard Bible
for a man’s anger does not bring about the righteousness of God.

NASB 1995
for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.

NASB 1977
for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God.

Amplified Bible
for the [resentful, deep-seated] anger of man does not produce the righteousness of God [that standard of behavior which He requires from us].

Christian Standard Bible
for human anger does not accomplish God’s righteousness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
for man's anger does not accomplish God's righteousness.

Contemporary English Version
If you are angry, you cannot do any of the good things God wants done.

Good News Translation
Human anger does not achieve God's righteous purpose.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
An angry person doesn't do what God approves of.

International Standard Version
For human anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires.

NET Bible
For human anger does not accomplish God's righteousness.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.

New King James Version
for the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

King James 2000 Bible
For the anger of man works not the righteousness of God.

New Heart English Bible
for human anger does not produce the righteousness of God.

World English Bible
for the anger of man doesn't produce the righteousness of God.

American King James Version
For the wrath of man works not the righteousness of God.

American Standard Version
for the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.

A Faithful Version
Because man's wrath does not work out God's righteousness.

Darby Bible Translation
for man's wrath does not work God's righteousness.

English Revised Version
for the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.

Webster's Bible Translation
For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
For the wrath of man doeth not accomplish the righteousnesse of God.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
For the wrath of man, worketh not that which is ryghteous before God.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
For the wrath of ma worketh not that which is righteous before God.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
For the wrath of man worketh not that which is ryghteous before God.
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
for the wrath of a man does not work the righteousness of God;

Berean Literal Bible
for man's anger does not produce the righteousness of God.

Young's Literal Translation
for the wrath of a man the righteousness of God doth not work;

Smith's Literal Translation
For man's anger works not the justice of God.

Literal Emphasis Translation
For the wrath of man does not produce the righteousness of God.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
For the anger of man worketh not the justice of God.

Catholic Public Domain Version
For the anger of man does not accomplish the justice of God.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For the rage of man does not perform the righteousness of God.

Lamsa Bible
For the wrath of man does not bring about the righteousness of God.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
For the wrath of man produces not the righteousness of God.

Godbey New Testament
for the wrath of man works not the righteousness of God.

Haweis New Testament
For the wrath of man worketh not the righteousness of God.

Mace New Testament
for he that is not dispassionate is a stranger to the practice of true virtue.

Weymouth New Testament
For a man's anger does not lead to action which God regards as righteous.

Worrell New Testament
for man's wrath works not God's righteousness.

Worsley New Testament
for the wrath of man doth not practise the righteousness of God.








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