James 1:25
But the one who looks intently into the perfect law of freedom, and continues to do so--not being a forgetful hearer, but an effective doer--he will be blessed in what he does.
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Proverbs 14:15
The simple man believes every word, but the prudent man watches his steps.

Isaiah 8:20
To the law and to the testimony! If they do not speak according to this word, they have no light of dawn.

2 Corinthians 13:5
Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith; test yourselves. Can't you see for yourselves that Jesus Christ is in you--unless you actually fail the test?

Hebrews 12:15
Be careful that no one falls short of the grace of God, so that no root of bitterness will spring up to cause trouble and defile many.

the perfect.

James 2:12
Speak and act as those who are going to be judged by the Law that gives freedom.

Psalm 19:7-10
The law of the LORD is perfect, reviving the soul; the testimony of the LORD is trustworthy, making wise the simple. . . .

Psalm 119:32, 45, 96-105
I run in the path of Your commandments, for You will enlarge my heart. . . .

Romans 7:12, 22, 23
So then, the Law is holy, and the commandment is holy, righteous, and good. . . .


John 8:32, 36
Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." . . .

Romans 8:15
For you did not receive a spirit of slavery that returns you to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship, by whom we cry, "Abba! Father!"

2 Corinthians 3:17, 18
Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. . . .

Galatians 5:1
It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not be encumbered once more by a yoke of slavery.

1 Peter 2:16
Live in freedom, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God.


1 Samuel 12:14
If you fear the LORD and serve Him and obey His voice, and if you do not rebel against the command of the LORD, and if both you and the king who rules over you follow the LORD your God, then all will be well.

John 8:31
So He said to the Jews who had believed Him, "If you continue in My word, you are truly My disciples.

John 15:9, 10
As the Father has loved Me, so have I loved you. Remain in My love. . . .

Acts 2:42
They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.

Acts 13:43
After the synagogue was dismissed, many of the Jews and devout converts to Judaism followed Paul and Barnabas, who spoke to them and urged them to continue in the grace of God.

Acts 26:22
But I have had God's help to this day, and I stand here to testify to small and great alike. I am saying nothing beyond what the prophets and Moses said would happen:

Romans 2:7, 8
To those who by perseverance in doing good seek glory, honor, and immortality, He will give eternal life. . . .

Romans 11:22
Take notice, therefore, of the kindness and severity of God: severity to those who fell, but kindness to you, if you continue in His kindness. Otherwise you also will be cut off.

Colossians 1:23
if indeed you continue in your faith, established and firm, not moved from the hope of the gospel you heard, which has been proclaimed in all creation under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a servant.

1 Timothy 2:15
Women, however, will be saved through childbearing, if they continue in faith, love, and holiness, with self-control.

1 Timothy 4:16
Pay close attention to your life and to your teaching. Persevere in these things, for by so doing you will save both yourself and those who hear you.

1 John 2:24
As for you, let what you have heard from the beginning remain in you. If it does, you will also remain in the Son and in the Father.

a forgetful.

James 1:23, 24
For anyone who hears the word but does not carry it out is like a man who looks at his face in a mirror, . . .


Psalm 19:11
By them indeed Your servant is warned; in keeping them is great reward.

Psalm 106:3
Blessed are those who uphold justice, who practice righteousness at all times.

Psalm 119:2, 3
Blessed are those who keep His testimonies, and seek Him with all their heart. . . .

Luke 6:47
I will show you what he is like who comes to Me and hears My words and acts on them:

Luke 11:28
But He replied, "Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it."

John 13:17
If you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.

1 Corinthians 15:58
Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast and immovable. Always excel in the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.

Revelation 14:13
And I heard a voice from heaven telling me to write, "Blessed are the dead--those who die in the Lord from this moment on." "Yes, " says the Spirit, "they will rest from their labors, for their deeds will follow them."

Revelation 22:14
Blessed are those who wash their robes, so that they may have the right to the tree of life and may enter the city by its gates.


Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
But one who looks intently at the perfect law, the law of liberty, and abides by it, not having become a forgetful hearer but an effectual doer, this man will be blessed in what he does.

King James Bible
But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But the one who looks intently into the perfect law of freedom and perseveres in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but one who does good works--this person will be blessed in what he does.

International Standard Version
But the one who looks at the perfect law of freedom and remains committed to it—thereby demonstrating that he is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of what that law requires—will be blessed in what he does.

NET Bible
But the one who peers into the perfect law of liberty and fixes his attention there, and does not become a forgetful listener but one who lives it out--he will be blessed in what he does.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But everyone who gazes into The Perfect Law of Liberty and continues in it, he is not a hearer who heard what is forgotten, but is a doer of the works, and this one shall be blessed in his work.
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