James 2:8

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

If ye fulfill the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:
New King James Version

If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you do well;
New American Standard Bible

If , however, you are fulfilling the royal law (law of our King), according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well.
New International Version

If you really keep the royal law found in Scripture, “Love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing right.
The Amplified Bible

If indeed you [really] fulfill the royal law, in accordance with the Scripture, You shall love your neighbor as [you love] yourself, you do well.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

If indeed you fulfill the royal law of the scripture, namely, You shall love with a divine and self-sacrificial love your neighbor as you love yourself, you are doing splendidly.
Phillips’ Modern English

If you obey the royal Law, expressed by the scripture, “Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself,” all is well.
Williams’ Language of the People

But if you really observe the law of the King in accordance with the Scripture, “You must love your neighbor as you do yourself,” you are doing right;
 
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  1. Grace and Truth; Twisted Scriptures - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) The devil holds no tenet of the faith as sacred and he will distort any and every doctrine of the gospel if it will gain him any advantage over even one single believer – even the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ.

  2. History Revisited - Neil Girrard Yet again, those who refuse to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.

  3. The Keeping of the Sabbath - Neil Girrard The Sabbath law has been abolished along with every other law, right?

  4. Misusing Wealth; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard Man’s fallen nature gives him a virtually unshakable allegiance to social standards that are based, not on a divine perspective nor even on valuing honest work, but on the belief that real achievement consists in imitating and emulating the wealthy leisure class.
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