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James 5:19 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— My brethren, if any among you err from the truth, and one convert him;
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him;
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth and one turns him back,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Brethren, if any one of you should err from the truth, and one should convert him;
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— My brethren, if any one among you err from the truth, and one bring him back,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— My brethren! If one among you be led to err from the truth, and one turn him back,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— Brethren, if any among you may go astray from the truth, and any one may turn him back,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— My brethren, if any of you err from the truth and one convert him:
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Brethren, if any of you doe erre from the trueth, and one conuert him,
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— My brethren, if any of you shall err from the way of truth, and one shall convert him from his error,
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— My brethren, if one of you err from the way of truth, and any one convert him from his error;

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Brethren, 80
{0080} Prime
From G0001 (as a connective particle) and δελφύς [[delphus]] (the womb); a brother (literally or figuratively) near or remote (much like [H0001]).
if 1437
{1437} Prime
From G1487 and G0302; a conditional particle; in case that, provided, etc.; often used in connection with other particles to denote indefiniteness or uncertainty.
any 5100
{5100} Prime
An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.
of 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.
you 5213
{5213} Prime
Irregular dative case of G5210; to (with or by) you.
do err 4105
{4105} Prime
From G4106; to (properly cause to) roam (from safety, truth, or virtue).
<5686> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Passive (See G5786)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 219
from 575
{0575} Prime
A primary particle; 'off', that is, away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literally or figuratively).
the x3588
(3588) Complement

The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
truth, 225
{0225} Prime
From G0227; truth.
and 2532
{2532} Prime
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
one 5100
{5100} Prime
An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.
convert 1994
{1994} Prime
From G1909 and G4762; to revert (literally, figuratively or morally).
<5661> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 512
him; 846
{0846} Prime
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

James 5:19

_ _ The blessing of reclaiming an erring sinner by the mutual consent and intercessory prayer just recommended.

_ _ do err — more literally, “be led astray.”

_ _ the truth — the Gospel doctrine and precepts.

_ _ one — literally, “any”; as “any” before. Everyone ought to seek the salvation of everyone [Bengel].

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on James 5:12-20.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

James 5:19

As if he had said, I have now warned you of those sins to which you are most liable; and, in all these respects, watch not only over yourselves, but every one over his brother also. Labour, in particular, to recover those that are fallen. If any one err from the truth — Practically, by sin.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

James 5:19

(12) Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one (k) convert him;

(12) The taking away of an objection: all rebukes are not condemned, seeing that on the contrary there is nothing more acceptable to God than to call into the holy way, a brother that was wandering out of the way.

(k) Has called him back from his way.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Psalms 119:21 Thou hast rebuked the proud [that are] cursed, which do err from thy commandments.
Psalms 119:118 Thou hast trodden down all them that err from thy statutes: for their deceit [is] falsehood.
Proverbs 19:27 Cease, my son, to hear the instruction [that causeth] to err from the words of knowledge.
Isaiah 3:12 [As for] my people, children [are] their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause [thee] to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.
1 Timothy 6:10 For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
1 Timothy 6:21 Which some professing have erred concerning the faith. Grace [be] with thee. Amen. [[[The first to Timothy was written from Laodicea, which is the chiefest city of Phrygia Pacatiana.]]]
2 Timothy 2:18 Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some.
2 Peter 3:17 Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know [these things] before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness.
Jude 1:11 Woe unto them! for they have gone in the way of Cain, and ran greedily after the error of Balaam for reward, and perished in the gainsaying of Core.

and one:

James 5:20 Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.
Ezekiel 34:4 The diseased have ye not strengthened, neither have ye healed that which was sick, neither have ye bound up [that which was] broken, neither have ye brought again that which was driven away, neither have ye sought that which was lost; but with force and with cruelty have ye ruled them.
Ezekiel 34:16 I will seek that which was lost, and bring again that which was driven away, and will bind up [that which was] broken, and will strengthen that which was sick: but I will destroy the fat and the strong; I will feed them with judgment.
Matthew 18:15 Moreover if thy brother shall trespass against thee, go and tell him his fault between thee and him alone: if he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.
Luke 22:32 But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren.
Galatians 6:1 Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.
Hebrews 12:12-13 Wherefore lift up the hands which hang down, and the feeble knees; ... And make straight paths for your feet, lest that which is lame be turned out of the way; but let it rather be healed.
Jude 1:22-23 And of some have compassion, making a difference: ... And others save with fear, pulling [them] out of the fire; hating even the garment spotted by the flesh.
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Ps 119:21, 118. Pv 19:27. Is 3:12. Ezk 34:4, 16. Mt 18:15. Lk 22:32. Ga 6:1. 1Ti 6:10, 21. 2Ti 2:18. He 12:12. Jm 5:20. 2P 3:17. Jde 1:11, 22.

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