James 3:17
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3588 [e]
- Art-NFS
1161 [e]δὲ
de
ButConj
509 [e]ἄνωθεν
anōthen
the from aboveAdv
4678 [e]σοφία
sophia
wisdomN-NFS
4412 [e]πρῶτον
prōton
firstAdv-S
3303 [e]μὲν
men
indeedConj
53 [e]ἁγνή
hagnē
pureAdj-NFS
1510 [e]ἐστιν,
estin
is,V-PIA-3S
1899 [e]ἔπειτα
epeita
thenAdv
1516 [e]εἰρηνική,
eirēnikē
peaceable,Adj-NFS
1933 [e]ἐπιεικής,
epieikēs
gentle,Adj-NFS
2138 [e]εὐπειθής,
eupeithēs
reasonable,Adj-NFS
3324 [e]μεστὴ
mestē
fullAdj-NFS
1656 [e]ἐλέους
eleous
of mercyN-GNS
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
2590 [e]καρπῶν
karpōn
of fruitsN-GMP
18 [e]ἀγαθῶν,
agathōn
good,Adj-GMP
87 [e]ἀδιάκριτος,
adiakritos
impartial,Adj-NFS
505 [e]ἀνυπόκριτος.
anypokritos
sincere.Adj-NFS









Greek Texts
ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:17 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ἡ δὲ ἄνωθεν σοφία πρῶτον μὲν ἁγνή ἐστιν, ἔπειτα εἰρηνική, ἐπιεικής, εὐπειθής, μεστὴ ἐλέους καὶ καρπῶν ἀγαθῶν, ἀδιάκριτος, ἀνυπόκριτος.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:17 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ἡ δὲ ἄνωθεν σοφία πρῶτον μὲν ἁγνή ἐστιν, ἔπειτα εἰρηνική, ἐπιεικής, εὐπειθής, μεστὴ ἐλέους καὶ καρπῶν ἀγαθῶν, ἀδιάκριτος, ἀνυπόκριτος·

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:17 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ἡ δὲ ἄνωθεν σοφία πρῶτον μὲν ἁγνή ἐστιν, ἔπειτα εἰρηνική, ἐπιεικής, εὐπειθής, μεστὴ ἐλέους καὶ καρπῶν ἀγαθῶν, ἀδιάκριτος, ἀνυπόκριτος·

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:17 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Ἡ δὲ ἄνωθεν σοφία πρῶτον μὲν ἁγνή ἐστιν, ἔπειτα εἰρηνική, ἐπιεικής, εὐπειθής, μεστὴ ἐλέους καὶ καρπῶν ἀγαθῶν, ἀδιάκριτος καὶ ἀνυπόκριτος.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:17 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ἡ δὲ ἄνωθεν σοφία πρῶτον μὲν ἁγνή ἐστιν, ἔπειτα εἰρηνική, ἐπιεικής, εὐπειθής, μεστὴ ἐλέους καὶ καρπῶν ἀγαθῶν, ἀδιάκριτος καὶ ἀνυπόκριτος.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:17 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ὁ δέ ἄνωθεν σοφία πρῶτον μέν ἁγνός εἰμί ἔπειτα εἰρηνικός ἐπιεικής εὐπειθής μεστός ἔλεος καί καρπός ἀγαθός ἀδιάκριτος ἀνυπόκριτος

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:17 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ἡ δὲ ἄνωθεν σοφία πρῶτον μὲν ἁγνή ἐστιν, ἔπειτα εἰρηνική, ἐπιεικής, εὐπειθής, μεστὴ ἐλέους καὶ καρπῶν ἀγαθῶν, ἀδιάκριτος καὶ ἀνυπόκριτος.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:17 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ἡ δὲ ἄνωθεν σοφία πρῶτον μὲν ἁγνή ἐστιν ἔπειτα εἰρηνική ἐπιεικής εὐπειθής μεστὴ ἐλέους καὶ καρπῶν ἀγαθῶν ἀδιάκριτος καὶ ἀνυπόκριτος

James 3:17 Hebrew Bible
אבל החכמה אשר ממעל בראשונה צנועה היא אף אהבת שלום ומכרעת לכף זכות ואיננה עמדת על דעתה ומלאה רחמים ופרי טוב בלא לב ולב ובלי חנפה׃

James 3:17 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܚܟܡܬܐ ܕܝܢ ܕܡܢ ܠܥܠ ܕܟܝܐ ܗܝ ܘܡܠܝܐ ܫܠܡܐ ܘܡܟܝܟܐ ܘܡܫܬܡܥܢܝܐ ܘܡܠܝܐ ܪܚܡܐ ܘܦܐܪܐ ܛܒܐ ܘܕܠܐ ܦܠܓܘܬܐ ܗܝ ܘܒܐܦܐ ܠܐ ܢܤܒܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy.

King James Bible
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peace-loving, gentle, compliant, full of mercy and good fruits, without favoritism and hypocrisy.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

the wisdom.

James 3:15 This wisdom descends not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish.

James 1:5,17 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that gives to all …

Genesis 41:38,39 And Pharaoh said to his servants, Can we find such a one as this …

Exodus 36:2 And Moses called Bezaleel and Aholiab, and every wise hearted man, …

1 Kings 3:9,12,28 Give therefore your servant an understanding heart to judge your …

1 Chronicles 22:12 Only the LORD give you wisdom and understanding, and give you charge …

Job 28:12,23,28 But where shall wisdom be found? and where is the place of understanding…

Proverbs 2:6 For the LORD gives wisdom: out of his mouth comes knowledge and understanding.

Isaiah 11:2,3 And the spirit of the LORD shall rest on him, the spirit of wisdom …

Daniel 1:17 As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in …

Luke 21:15 For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries …

1 Corinthians 2:6,7 However, we speak wisdom among them that are perfect: yet not the …

1 Corinthians 12:8 For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another …

first.

James 4:8 Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, …

Malachi 3:3 And he shall sit as a refiner and purifier of silver: and he shall …

Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the pure in heart: for they shall see God.

Philippians 4:8 Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are …

Titus 1:15 To the pure all things are pure: but to them that are defiled and …

1 John 3:3 And every man that has this hope in him purifies himself, even as he is pure.

peaceable.

1 Chronicles 22:9 Behold, a son shall be born to you, who shall be a man of rest; and …

Isaiah 2:4 And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: …

Isaiah 9:6,7 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given: and the government …

Isaiah 11:2-9 And the spirit of the LORD shall rest on him, the spirit of wisdom …

Isaiah 32:15-17 Until the spirit be poured on us from on high, and the wilderness …

Romans 12:18 If it be possible, as much as lies in you, live peaceably with all men.

Hebrews 12:14 Follow peace with all men, and holiness, without which no man shall …

gentle.

Isaiah 40:11 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather the lambs …

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 Charity suffers long, and is kind; charity envies not; charity braggs …

2 Corinthians 10:1 Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, …

Galatians 5:22,23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, …

Ephesians 5:9 (For the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth;)

1 Thessalonians 2:7 But we were gentle among you, even as a nurse cherishes her children:

2 Timothy 2:24 And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle to all …

Titus 3:2 To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, showing all …

full.

John 1:14 And the Word was made flesh, and dwelled among us, (and we beheld his glory…

Acts 9:36 Now there was at Joppa a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by …

Acts 11:24 For he was a good man, and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith: and …

Romans 15:14 And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brothers, that you also …

2 Corinthians 9:10 Now he that ministers seed to the sower both minister bread for your …

Philippians 1:11 Being filled with the fruits of righteousness, which are by Jesus …

Colossians 1:10 That you might walk worthy of the Lord to all pleasing, being fruitful …

without.

James 2:4 Are you not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?

Malachi 2:9 Therefore have I also made you contemptible and base before all the …

1 Timothy 5:21 I charge you before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels…

partiality. or, wrangling. hypocrisy.

Isaiah 32:6 For the vile person will speak villainy, and his heart will work …

Matthew 23:28 Even so you also outwardly appear righteous to men, but within you …

Luke 12:1,2 In the mean time, when there were gathered together an innumerable …

John 1:47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him, and said of him, Behold an Israelite …

Romans 12:9 Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; hold …

1 Peter 1:22 Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through …

1 Peter 2:1 Why laying aside all malice, and all guile, and hypocrisies, and …

1 John 3:18 My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but …

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