James 4:8

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Draw nigh to God, and He will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners; and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
New King James Version

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts you double-minded.
New American Standard Bible

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
New International Version

Come near to God and He will come near to you. Wash your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
The Amplified Bible

Come close to God and He will come close to you. [Recognize that you are] sinners get your soiled hands clean; [realize that you have been disloyal] wavering individuals with divided interests, and purify your hearts [of your spiritual adultery].
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse [your] hands, O sinners, and purify [your] hearts, O double-minded.
Phillips’ Modern English

Come close to God and He will come close to you. You are sinners: get your hands clean again. Your loyalty is divided: get your hearts made true once more.
Williams’ Language of the People

Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Get your hands clean, you sinners. Get your hearts purified, you double-minded.
 
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  13. A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Review - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) This book may represent the most sophisticated and systematic exposure yet of the modern “church” put into a fictional novel or it may only be another indicator of just how deceptive the “church” can be. Either way, it opens up questions of depth one is not likely to encounter at “church”!

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  16. Spectrums: “Church” or Ekklesia - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Any individual, whether the worst kind of evil villain or the best kind of saint or hero, is a combination of both good and bad characteristics – so why are led to believe that an assembly, which is made up of many individuals, must be either merely “good” or “bad” and not some mixture of both?
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