James 4:8, ESV: "Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you.Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded." 2 You desire but do not have, so you kill. 19 And the LORD said unto Moses in Midian, Go, return into Egypt: for all the men are dead which sought thy life. 2 You desire but do not have, so you kill. What is your life? (S) Anyone who speaks against a brother or sister[d] or judges them(T) speaks against the law(U) and judges it. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but a judge. New International Version (NIV). Come close to God [with a contrite heart] and He will come close to you. James 4:8 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] James 4:8, NIV: "Come near to God and he will come near to you.Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded." But (U)who are you to judge your neighbor? But I have received everything in full and have an abundance; I am amply supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you have sent, … 12:20; Eph. 7:1–5); Rom. What is your life? (AD) 17 If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them.(AE). 11 Brothers and sisters, do not slander one another. Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, … Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} 3 You ask and do not receive, because you ask (B)wrongly, to spend it on your passions. [b] 2 You desire and do not have, so you murder. Submit Yourselves to God. (H) Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God. 17 (Z)So whoever knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, for him it is sin. When you judge the law, you are not keeping it,(V) but sitting in judgment on it. Next Verse >. You covet and cannot obtain, so you fight and quarrel. (R), 11 Brothers and sisters, do not slander one another. 9 (N)Be wretched and mourn and weep. Nehemiah 4:18. 1 John 4:18. Jam) Only 17 verses exist for James chapter 4 (chapter 5 is the last chapter). You do not have, because you do not ask. (K)Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and (L)purify your hearts, (M)you double-minded. 18 This dream I king Nebuchadnezzar have seen. James 4:16. Version. 4 What causes fights and quarrels(A) among you? When we lived in California, our clock radio was set to a Los Angeles news station that gave frequent traffic and weather updates. English Standard Version (ESV), 2 Chr. Now thou, O Belteshazzar, declare the interpretation thereof, forasmuch as all the wise men of my kingdom are not able to make known unto me the interpretation: but thou art able; for the spirit of the holy gods is in thee. 13 Come now, you who say, (V)“Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit”— 14 yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring. Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God. (M) Wash your hands,(N) you sinners, and purify your hearts,(O) you double-minded. 14:4 and judges his brother, speaks evil of the law and judges the law. Chapter Parallel Compare. 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