James 5:5

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Ye have lived in pleasure on the earth, and been wanton; ye have nourished your hearts, as in a day of slaughter.
New King James Version

You have lived on the earth in pleasure and luxury; you have fattened your hearts as in a day of slaughter.
New American Standard Bible

You have lived luxuriously on the earth and led a life of wanton pleasure; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.
New International Version

You have lived on earth in luxury and self-indulgence. You have fattened yourselves in the day of slaughter (or, yourselves in a day of feasting).
The Amplified Bible

[Here] on earth you have abandoned yourselves to soft (prodigal) living and to [the pleasures of] self-indulgence and self-gratification. You have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

You spent a luxurious life upon the earth and lived voluptuously. You fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.
Phillips’ Modern English

Yes, you have had a magnificent time on this earth, and have indulged yourselves to the full. You have picked out just what you wanted like soldiers looting after battle.
Williams’ Language of the People

Here on earth you have lived in luxury and self-indulgence; you have fattened your hearts for the day of slaughter.
 
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  2. History Revisited - Neil Girrard Yet again, those who refuse to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them.

  3. Preaching Christ in a Post-Christian Society - Neil Girrard There may befall the preacher of the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ no harder task than to preach His name, His truth, His story to a people who have already heard “all that,” digested “all that,” done “all that,” rejected “all that.”

  4. Treasures - Neil Girrard Do we really know what our treasures really are?

  5. Wealth: Blessing, Curse or Test? - Neil Girrard A Scriptural look at whether wealth is a blessing, a curse or simply a test from God.
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