James 4:5

 

“Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?”
King James Version (KJV)


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Other Translations of James 4:5

Doe ye thinke that the Scripture saith in vaine, the spirit that dwelleth in vs lusteth to enuy?
- King James Version (1611) - Compare to scan of original James chapter 4

Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose: "He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us?"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Or think ye that the scripture speaketh in vain? Doth the spirit which he made to dwell in us long unto envying?
- American Standard Version (1901)

Or does it seem to you that it is for nothing that the holy Writings say, The spirit which God put into our hearts has a strong desire for us?
- Basic English Bible

Think ye that the scripture speaks in vain? Does the Spirit which has taken his abode in us desire enviously?
- Darby Bible

Or do you think that the scripture saith in vain: To envy doth the spirit covet which dwelleth in you?
- Douay Rheims Bible

Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?
- Webster's Bible

Or do you suppose that it is to no purpose that the Scripture says, "The Spirit which He has caused to dwell in our hearts yearns jealously over us"?
- Weymouth Bible

Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, "The Spirit who lives in us yearns jealously"?
- World English Bible

Whether ye gessen, that the scripture seith veynli, The spirit that dwellith in you, coueitith to enuye?
- Wycliffe Bible

Do ye think that emptily the Writing saith, `To envy earnestly desireth the spirit that did dwell in us,'
- Youngs Literal Bible


 


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