James 4:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
2228 [e]
ē
OrConj
1380 [e]δοκεῖτε
dokeite
think youV-PIA-2P
3754 [e]ὅτι
hoti
thatConj
2761 [e]κενῶς
kenōs
in vainAdv
3588 [e]
theArt-NFS
1124 [e]γραφὴ
graphē
ScriptureN-NFS
3004 [e]λέγει
legei
says,V-PIA-3S
4314 [e]Πρὸς
Pros
WithPrep
5355 [e]φθόνον
phthonon
envyN-AMS
1971 [e]ἐπιποθεῖ
epipothei
yearnsV-PIA-3S
3588 [e]τὸ
to
theArt-ANS
4151 [e]πνεῦμα
pneuma
SpiritN-ANS
3739 [e]
ho
thatRelPro-ANS
2730 [e]κατῴκισεν
katōkisen
He has made to dwellV-AIA-3S
1722 [e]ἐν
en
inPrep
1473 [e]ἡμῖν;
hēmin
us?”PPro-D1P









Greek Texts
ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:5 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ἢ δοκεῖτε ὅτι κενῶς ἡ γραφὴ λέγει Πρὸς φθόνον ἐπιποθεῖ τὸ πνεῦμα ὃ κατῴκισεν ἐν ἡμῖν;

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ἢ δοκεῖτε ὅτι κενῶς ἡ γραφὴ λέγει Πρὸς φθόνον ἐπιποθεῖ τὸ πνεῦμα ὃ κατῴκισεν ἐν ἡμῖν;

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ἢ δοκεῖτε ὅτι κενῶς ἡ γραφὴ λέγει Πρὸς φθόνον ἐπιποθεῖ τὸ πνεῦμα ὃ κατῴκισεν ἐν ἡμῖν;

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:5 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Ἢ δοκεῖτε ὅτι κενῶς ἡ γραφὴ λέγει; Πρὸς φθόνον ἐπιποθεῖ τὸ πνεῦμα ὃ κατῴκησεν ἐν ἡμῖν.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:5 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ἢ δοκεῖτε ὅτι κενῶς ἡ γραφὴ λέγει, πρὸς φθόνον ἐπιποθεῖ τὸ Πνεῦμα ὃ κατῴκησεν ἐν ἡμῖν;

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:5 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ἤ δοκέω ὅτι κενῶς ὁ γραφή λέγω πρός φθόνος ἐπιποθέω ὁ πνεῦμα ὅς κατοικέω ἐν ἡμᾶς

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:5 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ἢ δοκεῖτε ὅτι κενῶς ἡ γραφὴ λέγει, Πρὸς φθόνον ἐπιποθεῖ τὸ πνεῦμα ὃ κατῴκησεν ἐν ἡμῖν;

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:5 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ἢ δοκεῖτε ὅτι κενῶς ἡ γραφὴ λέγει Πρὸς φθόνον ἐπιποθεῖ τὸ πνεῦμα ὃ κατῴκησεν ἐν ἡμῖν

James 4:5 Hebrew Bible
או התדמו בנפשכם כי לריק אמר הכתוב בקנאה יתאוה לרוח השכן בקרבנו׃

James 4:5 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܐܘ ܕܠܡܐ ܤܪܝܩܐܝܬ ܤܒܪܝܢ ܐܢܬܘܢ ܕܐܡܪ ܟܬܒܐ ܕܒܛܢܢܐ ܪܓܐ ܪܘܚܐ ܕܥܡܪܐ ܒܢ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose: "He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us"?

King James Bible
Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Or do you think it's without reason the Scripture says that the Spirit who lives in us yearns jealously?
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the scripture.

John 7:42 Has not the scripture said, That Christ comes of the seed of David, …

John 10:35 If he called them gods, to whom the word of God came, and the scripture …

John 19:37 And again another scripture said, They shall look on him whom they pierced.

Romans 9:17 For the scripture said to Pharaoh, Even for this same purpose have …

Galatians 3:8 And the scripture, foreseeing that God would justify the heathen …

The spirit.

Genesis 4:5,6 But to Cain and to his offering he had not respect. And Cain was …

Genesis 6:5 And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth…

Genesis 8:21 And the LORD smelled a sweet smell; and the LORD said in his heart, …

Genesis 26:14 For he had possession of flocks, and possession of herds, and great …

Genesis 30:1 And when Rachel saw that she bore Jacob no children, Rachel envied …

Genesis 37:11 And his brothers envied him; but his father observed the saying.

Numbers 11:29 And Moses said to him, Envy you for my sake? would God that all the …

Psalm 37:1 Fret not yourself because of evildoers, neither be you envious against …

Psalm 106:16 They envied Moses also in the camp, and Aaron the saint of the LORD.

Proverbs 21:10 The soul of the wicked desires evil: his neighbor finds no favor in his eyes.

Ecclesiastes 4:4 Again, I considered all travail, and every right work, that for this …

Isaiah 11:13 The envy also of Ephraim shall depart, and the adversaries of Judah …

Acts 7:9 And the patriarchs, moved with envy, sold Joseph into Egypt: but …

Romans 1:29 Being filled with all unrighteousness, fornication, wickedness, covetousness, …

Titus 3:3 For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, …

to envy. or, enviously.

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