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James 1:26

26 Those who consider themselves religious and yet do not keep a tight rein on their tonguesp deceive themselves, and their religion is worthless.

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James 1:26 — English Standard Version (ESV)

26 If anyone thinks he is religious and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless.

James 1:26 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

26 If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man’s religion is vain.

James 1:26 — New Living Translation (NLT)

26 If you claim to be religious but don’t control your tongue, you are fooling yourself, and your religion is worthless.

James 1:26 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

26 If anyone among you thinks he is religious, and does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this one’s religion is useless.

James 1:26 — New Century Version (NCV)

26 People who think they are religious but say things they should not say are just fooling themselves. Their “religion” is worth nothing.

James 1:26 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

26 If any man thinketh himself to be religious, while he bridleth not his tongue but deceiveth his heart, this man’s religion is vain.

James 1:26 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

26 If any one think himself to be religious, not bridling his tongue, but deceiving his heart, this man’s religion is vain.

James 1:26 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

26 If a person thinks that he is religious but can’t control his tongue, he is fooling himself. That person’s religion is worthless.

James 1:26 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

26 If anyone thinks he is religious without controlling his tongue, then his religion is useless and he deceives himself.

James 1:26 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

26 If any think they are religious, and do not bridle their tongues but deceive their hearts, their religion is worthless.

James 1:26 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

26 If anyone thinks he is religious, although he does not bridle his tongue but deceives his heart, this person’s religion is worthless.

James 1:26 — New International Reader’s Version, 1998 ed. (NIrV) (NIrV)

26 Suppose you think your beliefs are right because of how you live. But you don’t control what you say. Then you are fooling yourselves. Your beliefs are not worth anything at all.

James 1:26 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

26 If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man’s religion is worthless.