James 4:17

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers

King James Version

Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin.
New King James Version

Therefore, to him who knows to do good and does not do it, to him it is sin.
New American Standard Bible

Therefore, to one who knows the right (good) thing to do, and does not do it, to him it is sin.
New International Version

Anyone, then, who knows the good he ought to do and doesn’t do it, sins.
The Amplified Bible

So any person who knows what is right to do but does not do it, to him it is sin.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Therefore, to the person who knows how to be doing good and is not doing it, to him it is sin.
Phillips’ Modern English

Well then, if a man knows what is right and fails to do it, his failure is a real sin.
Williams’ Language of the People

So when a man knows what is right but does not do it, he is guilty of sin.
Jas. 4:16 π Jas. 5:1
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  2. 2. Dealing With the Impoverished; Poverty in the Body of Christ - Neil Girrard How we view the “poor” affects how we interact with them.

  3. Gospel of Grace - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Joseph Prince’s book, Destined to Reign, is an astonishing compilation of errors and false teachings. This article attempts to tackle all those found in chapter 3, “Controversies Surrounding the Gospel of Grace.”

  4. The Mighty Antithesis: Sin and Grace - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) A.W. Tozer encountered hyper-grace in the 1950s and demonstrated that any discussion of sin and grace is going to cover ground at least touched upon by the conflict between Pelagius and Augustine in the 5th century.

  5. Same Sin, Different Day - Neil Girrard A Scriptural look at the sin of gossip.
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