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James 4:16 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But now ye glory in your vauntings: all such glorying is evil.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But as it is, you boast in your arrogance; all such boasting is evil.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But now ye glory in your vauntings: all such glorying is evil.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Whereas, now, are ye boasting in your pretensions:—All boasting like this, is, wicked,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and now ye glory in your pride; all such glorying is evil;
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But now you rejoice in your arrogancies. All such rejoicing is wicked.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But now yee reioyce in your boastings: all such reioycing is euill.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— They glory in their pride. All glorying such as this is from the Evil.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— They glory in their vaunting. All such glorying is evil.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But y1161
[1161] Standard
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
(1611) Complement
From G1839; a displacement of the mind, that is, bewilderment, 'ecstasy'.
now 3568
{3568} Prime
A primary particle of present time; 'now' (as adverb of date, a transition or emphasis); also as noun or adjective present or immediate.
ye rejoice 2744
{2744} Prime
From some (obsolete) base akin to that of αὐχέω [[aucheo]] (to boast) and G2172; to vaunt (in a good or a bad sense).
<5736> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 618
in 1722
{1722} Prime
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
your 5216
{5216} Prime
Genitive case of G5210; of (from or concerning) you.
boastings: 212
{0212} Prime
From G0213; braggadocio, that is, (by implication) self confidence.
all 3956
{3956} Prime
Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
such 5108
{5108} Prime
(Including the other inflections); from G5104 and G3778; truly this, that is, of this sort (to denote character or individuality).
rejoicing 2746
{2746} Prime
From G2744; boasting (properly the act; by implication the objective), in a good or a bad sense.
is 2076
{2076} Prime
Third person singular present indicative of G1510; he (she or it) is; also (with neuter plural) they are.
<5748> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 1612
evil. 4190
{4190} Prime
From a derivative of G4192; hurtful, that is, evil (properly in effect or influence, and thus differing from G2556, which refers rather to essential character, as well as from G4550, which indicates degeneracy from original virtue); figuratively calamitous; also (passively) ill, that is, diseased; but especially (morally) culpable, that is, derelict, vicious, facinorous; neuter (singular) mischief, malice, or (plural) guilt; masculine (singular) the devil, or (plural) sinners.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

James 4:16

_ _ now — as it is.

_ _ rejoice in ... boastings — “ye boast in arrogant presumptions,” namely, vain confident fancies that the future is certain to you (James 4:13).

_ _ rejoicing — boasting [Bengel].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on James 4:11-17.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

James 3:14 But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.
Psalms 52:1 [[To the chief Musician, Maschil, [A Psalm] of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, and said unto him, David is come to the house of Ahimelech.]] Why boastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God [endureth] continually.
Psalms 52:7 Lo, [this is] the man [that] made not God his strength; but trusted in the abundance of his riches, [and] strengthened himself in his wickedness.
Proverbs 25:14 Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift [is like] clouds and wind without rain.
Proverbs 27:1 Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Isaiah 47:7-8 And thou saidst, I shall be a lady for ever: [so] that thou didst not lay these [things] to thy heart, neither didst remember the latter end of it. ... Therefore hear now this, [thou that art] given to pleasures, that dwellest carelessly, that sayest in thine heart, I [am], and none else beside me; I shall not sit [as] a widow, neither shall I know the loss of children:
Isaiah 47:10 For thou hast trusted in thy wickedness: thou hast said, None seeth me. Thy wisdom and thy knowledge, it hath perverted thee; and thou hast said in thine heart, I [am], and none else beside me.
1 Corinthians 4:7-8 For who maketh thee to differ [from another]? and what hast thou that thou didst not receive? now if thou didst receive [it], why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received [it]? ... Now ye are full, now ye are rich, ye have reigned as kings without us: and I would to God ye did reign, that we also might reign with you.
1 Corinthians 5:6 Your glorying [is] not good. Know ye not that a little leaven leaveneth the whole lump?
Revelation 18:7 How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
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Ps 52:1, 7. Pv 25:14; 27:1. Is 47:7, 10. 1Co 4:7; 5:6. Jm 3:14. Rv 18:7.

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