James 4:9
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
5003 [e]ταλαιπωρήσατε
talaipōrēsate
Be grieved,V-AMA-2P
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
3996 [e]πενθήσατε
penthēsate
mourn,V-AMA-2P
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
2799 [e]κλαύσατε·
klausate
weep.V-AMA-2P
3588 [e]
ho
TheArt-NMS
1071 [e]γέλως
gelōs
laughterN-NMS
4771 [e]ὑμῶν
hymōn
of you,PPro-G2P
1519 [e]εἰς
eis
toPrep
3997 [e]πένθος
penthos
mourningN-ANS
3344 [e]μετατραπήτω
metatrapētō
let be turned,V-AMP-3S
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
3588 [e]
theArt-NFS
5479 [e]χαρὰ
chara
joyN-NFS
1519 [e]εἰς
eis
toPrep
2726 [e]κατήφειαν.
katēpheian
gloom.N-AFS









Greek Texts
ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:9 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ὁ γέλως ὑμῶν εἰς πένθος μετατραπήτω καὶ ἡ χαρὰ εἰς κατήφειαν.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:9 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ταλαιπωρήσατε καὶ πενθήσατε καὶ κλαύσατε· ὁ γέλως ὑμῶν εἰς πένθος μετατραπήτω καὶ ἡ χαρὰ εἰς κατήφειαν·

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:9 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ταλαιπωρήσατε καὶ πενθήσατε καὶ κλαύσατε· ὁ γέλως ὑμῶν εἰς πένθος μετατραπήτω καὶ ἡ χαρὰ εἰς κατήφειαν·

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:9 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Tαλαιπωρήσατε καὶ πενθήσατε καὶ κλαύσατε· ὁ γέλως ὑμῶν εἰς πένθος μεταστραφήτω, καὶ ἡ χαρὰ εἰς κατήφειαν.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:9 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ταλαιπωρήσατε καὶ πενθήσατε καὶ κλαύσατε· ὁ γέλως ὑμῶν εἰς πένθος μεταστραφήτω καὶ ἡ χαρὰ εἰς κατήφειαν.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:9 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ταλαιπωρέω καί πενθέω κλαίω ὁ γέλως ὑμεῖς εἰς πένθος μεταστρέφω καί ὁ χαρά εἰς κατήφεια

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:9 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ταλαιπωρήσατε καὶ πενθήσατε καὶ κλαύσατε· ὁ γέλως ὑμῶν εἰς πένθος μεταστραφήτω, καὶ ἡ χαρὰ εἰς κατήφειαν.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:9 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ταλαιπωρήσατε καὶ πενθήσατε καὶ κλαύσατε ὁ γέλως ὑμῶν εἰς πένθος μεταστραφήτω καὶ ἡ χαρὰ εἰς κατήφειαν

James 4:9 Hebrew Bible
התענו והתאבלו ובכו שחקכם יהפך לאבל ושמחתכם ליגון׃

James 4:9 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܐܬܡܟܟܘ ܘܐܬܐܒܠܘ ܘܓܘܚܟܟܘܢ ܠܐܒܠܐ ܢܬܗܦܟ ܘܚܕܘܬܟܘܢ ܠܥܩܬܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Be miserable and mourn and weep; let your laughter be turned into mourning and your joy to gloom.

King James Bible
Be afflicted, and mourn, and weep: let your laughter be turned to mourning, and your joy to heaviness.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Be miserable and mourn and weep. Your laughter must change to mourning and your joy to sorrow.
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