Cancel. James 3:9 With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness. 2 For (C)we all stumble in many things. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body. New International Version (NIV), Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Acts, Comfort Print, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, The Story: The Bible as One Continuing Story of God and His People, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print. It is a restless evil, full of deadly poison.(M). James 3:1. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} NIV 2 We all stumble in many ways. Although they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder wherever the pilot wants to go. James 3 1 Dear brothers and sisters, not many of you should become teachers in the church, for we who teach will be judged more strictly. Font Size. Version. 14 But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition(R) in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. James 3:3, ESV: "If we put bits into the mouths of horses so that they obey us, we guide their whole bodies as well." James 3:1-12. (G), 3 When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal. 9 With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness. But wisdom is directed to evil also, for it is written (James 3:15) that a certain wisdom is "earthly, … NIV, Storyline Bible, Comfort Print: Each Story Plays a Part. It corrupts the whole body,(K) sets the whole course of one’s life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell. Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. NIV 1 Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly. New International Version; James 3 James 3. James 3 New International Version (NIV) Taming the Tongue. 2We all stumble in many ways. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. 4 Or take ships as an example. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man, and able also to bridle the whole body. New International Version; James 3 James 3. James 1:2-3 New International Version (NIV) Trials and Temptations 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, [ a ] whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 3 When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal. James 3:1 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] James 3:1, NIV: "Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly." 2 We all stumble in many ways. (C) 2 We all stumble(D) in many ways. It corrupts the whole body, sets the whole course of one’s life on fire, and is itself set on fire by hell. James 3:2 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] James 3:2, NIV: "We all stumble in many ways.Anyone who is never at fault in what they say is perfect, able to keep their whole body in check." James 3 1 My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation. NIV 2 We all stumble in many ways. Visit our library of inductive Bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the Bible you can use in your small group. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. James 3 1 My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation. 3 Not many of you should become teachers,(A) my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged(B) more strictly. James 3:1–12 discusses talking. 9 With the tongue we praise our Lord and Father, and with it we curse human beings, who have been made in God’s likeness. James 1:26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridles not his tongue, but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is vain. 2 Indeed, we all make many mistakes. (S) 15 Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven(T) but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic. The Tongue 3 1 Not many of you should become teachers, my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly. 6 The tongue also is a fire,(J) a world of evil among the parts of the body. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the NIV Study Bible and the NKJV MacArthur Study Bible, 2nd Edition - is just a step away! James 3:1-12. 12 My brothers and sisters, can a fig tree bear olives, or a grapevine bear figs? James 3King James Version (KJV) 3 My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation. James 1:18 He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} 11 Can both fresh water and salt water flow from the same spring? 2 For in many things we offend all. 4 You adulterous people, # 4:4 An allusion to covenant unfaithfulness; see Hosea 3:1. don’t you know that friendship with the world means enmity against God? 3 Not many of you should become teachers,e my fellow believers, because you know that we who teach will be judgedf more strictly.g 2 We all stumbleh in many ways. 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