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James 1:2–3

Testing of Your Faith

eCount it all joy, my brothers,2 when you meet trials fof various kinds, for you know that gthe testing of your faith hproduces steadfastness.

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James 1:2–3 — The New International Version (NIV)

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.

James 1:2–3 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

James 1:2–3 — New Living Translation (NLT)

Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles of any kind come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow.

James 1:2–3 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.

James 1:2–3 — New Century Version (NCV)

My brothers and sisters, when you have many kinds of troubles, you should be full of joy, because you know that these troubles test your faith, and this will give you patience.

James 1:2–3 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into manifold temptations; knowing that the proving of your faith worketh patience.

James 1:2–3 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations, knowing that the proving of your faith works endurance.

James 1:2–3 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

My brothers and sisters, be very happy when you are tested in different ways. You know that such testing of your faith produces endurance.

James 1:2–3 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Consider it a great joy, my brothers, whenever you experience various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

James 1:2–3 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

My brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy, because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance;

James 1:2–3 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

Consider it all joy, my brothers, whenever you encounter various trials, because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

James 1:2–3 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

My brothers and sisters, you will face all kinds of trouble. When you do, think of it as pure joy. Your faith will be put to the test. You know that when that happens it will produce in you the strength to continue.

James 1:2–3 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials,

knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.


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