James 1:9
Modern Translations
New International Version
Believers in humble circumstances ought to take pride in their high position.

New Living Translation
Believers who are poor have something to boast about, for God has honored them.

English Standard Version
Let the lowly brother boast in his exaltation,

Berean Study Bible
The brother in humble circumstances should exult in his high position.

New American Standard Bible
Now the brother or sister of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position;

NASB 1995
But the brother of humble circumstances is to glory in his high position;

NASB 1977
But let the brother of humble circumstances glory in his high position;

Amplified Bible
Let the brother in humble circumstances glory in his high position [as a born-again believer, called to the true riches and to be an heir of God];

Christian Standard Bible
Let the brother of humble circumstances boast in his exaltation,

Holman Christian Standard Bible
The brother of humble circumstances should boast in his exaltation,

Contemporary English Version
Any of God's people who are poor should be glad he thinks so highly of them.

Good News Translation
Those Christians who are poor must be glad when God lifts them up,

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Humble believers should be proud because being humble makes them important.

International Standard Version
A brother of humble means should rejoice in his having been exalted,

NET Bible
Now the believer of humble means should take pride in his high position.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:

New King James Version
Let the lowly brother glory in his exaltation,

King James 2000 Bible
Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:

New Heart English Bible
But let the brother in humble circumstances glory in his high position;

World English Bible
But let the brother in humble circumstances glory in his high position;

American King James Version
Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:

American Standard Version
But let the brother of low degree glory in his high estate:

A Faithful Version
But let the brother who is in humble circumstances rejoice in his elevation,

Darby Bible Translation
But let the brother of low degree glory in his elevation,

English Revised Version
But let the brother of low degree glory in his high estate:

Webster's Bible Translation
Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
Let the brother of lowe degree reioyce in that he is exalted:

Bishops' Bible of 1568
Let the brother of lowe degree, reioyce in that he is exalted:

Coverdale Bible of 1535
Let the brother of lowe degre reioyce, in yt he is exalted:

Tyndale Bible of 1526
Let the brother of lowe degre reioyce in yt he is exalted
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
And let the brother who is low rejoice in his exaltation,

Berean Literal Bible
But let the brother of low degree boast in his exaltation,

Young's Literal Translation
And let the brother who is low rejoice in his exaltation,

Smith's Literal Translation
And let the humble brother boast in his elevation:

Literal Emphasis Translation
Let the brother of low degree boast in his exaltation;

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But let the brother of low condition glory in his exaltation:

Catholic Public Domain Version
Now a humble brother should glory in his exaltation,

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But let the poor brother boast in his exaltation,

Lamsa Bible
Let the brother of low estate rejoice because he is exalted.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
Let the brother that is in a lowly condition, glory in his exaltation:

Godbey New Testament
But let the humble brother boast in his exaltation:

Haweis New Testament
Let the brother low in station rejoice in his elevation:

Mace New Testament
Let him that is poor triumph in the advantages of being a christian.

Weymouth New Testament
Let a brother in humble life rejoice when raised to a higher position;

Worrell New Testament
But let the lowly brother glory in his high station;

Worsley New Testament
Let the brother that is low rejoice in his exaltation: but the rich in his humiliation,








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