James 5:7–11


7 Therefore be patient, abrethren, buntil the coming of the Lord. cThe farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until 1it gets dthe early and late rains.

8 aYou too be patient; bstrengthen your hearts, for cthe coming of the Lord is dnear.

9 aDo not 1complain, bbrethren, against one another, so that you yourselves may not be judged; behold, cthe Judge is standing 2dright at the 3door.

10 As an example, abrethren, of suffering and patience, take bthe prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord.

11 We count those ablessed who endured. You have heard of bthe 1endurance of Job and have seen cthe 2outcome of the Lord’s dealings, that dthe Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.

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