James 3:15
Strong's Lexicon
Such
αὕτη (hautē)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

wisdom
σοφία (sophia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4678: Wisdom, insight, skill (human or divine), intelligence. From sophos; wisdom.

[does]
ἔστιν (estin)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1510: I am, exist. The first person singular present indicative; a prolonged form of a primary and defective verb; I exist.

not
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

come
κατερχομένη (katerchomenē)
Verb - Present Participle Middle or Passive - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2718: From kata and erchomai; to come down.

from above,
ἄνωθεν (anōthen)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 509: From ano; from above; by analogy, from the first; by implication, anew.

but
ἀλλὰ (alla)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.

[is] earthly,
ἐπίγειος (epigeios)
Adjective - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1919: From epi and ge; worldly.

unspiritual,
ψυχική (psychikē)
Adjective - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 5591: Animal, natural, sensuous. From psuche; sensitive, i.e. Animate.

demonic.
δαιμονιώδης (daimoniōdēs)
Adjective - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1141: Demon-like, such as demons have. From daimonion and daimon; d?Mon-like.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
Such wisdom does not come from above but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.

New American Standard Bible
This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, natural, demonic.

King James Bible
This wisdom descendeth not from above, but [is] earthly, sensual, devilish.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
Such "wisdom" does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.

New Living Translation
For jealousy and selfishness are not God's kind of wisdom. Such things are earthly, unspiritual, and demonic.

English Standard Version
This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.

New American Standard Bible
This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, natural, demonic.

King James Bible
This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Such wisdom does not come from above but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.

International Standard Version
That kind of wisdom does not come from above. No, it is worldly, self-centered, and demonic.

NET Bible
Such wisdom does not come from above but is earthly, natural, demonic.

American Standard Version
This wisdom is not a wisdom that cometh down from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.

English Revised Version
This wisdom is not a wisdom that cometh down from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.

Young's Literal Translation
this wisdom is not descending from above, but earthly, physical, demon-like,






Cross References
1 Corinthians 2:6
Howbeit we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, nor of the princes of this world, that come to nought:

1 Corinthians 2:14
But the natural man receiveth not the things of the Spirit of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.

1 Corinthians 3:19
For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.

2 Corinthians 1:12
For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conversation in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.

2 Thessalonians 2:9
Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders,

1 Timothy 4:1
Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils;

James 1:17
Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.

Jude 1:19
These be they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit.

Revelation 2:24
But unto you I say, and unto the rest in Thyatira, as many as have not this doctrine, and which have not known the depths of Satan, as they speak; I will put upon you none other burden.

James 1:1
James, a servant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting.

James 3:14
But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.
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