James 1:21

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.
New King James Version

Therefore lay aside all filthiness and overflow of wickedness, and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.
New American Standard Bible

Therefore putting aside all filthiness and all that remains of wickedness [abundance of malice], in humility receive the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.
New International Version

Therefore get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.
The Amplified Bible

So get rid of all uncleanness and the rampant outgrowth of wickedness, and in a humble (gentle, modest) spirit receive and welcome the Word which implanted and rooted [in your hearts] contains the power to save your souls.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Wherefore, having put away every moral uncleanness and vulgarity and wickedness which is abounding, in meekness receive the implanted Word which is able to save your souls.
Phillips’ Modern English

Have done, then, with impurity and every other evil which overflows into the lives of others, and humbly accept the message that God has planted in your hearts, and which can save your souls.
Williams’ Language of the People

So strip yourselves of everything impure and all the evils prevailing around you, and in humble spirit welcome the message which when rooted in your hearts is able to save your souls.
 
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