James 1:2
Good News Translation
My friends, consider yourselves fortunate when all kinds of trials come your way,

Contemporary English Version
My friends, be glad, even if you have a lot of trouble.

Douay-Rheims Bible
My brethren, count it all joy, when you shall fall into divers temptations:

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My brethren, count it all joy, when you shall fall into divers temptations:

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James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for, when he hath been proved, he shall receive the crown of life which God hath promised to them that love him.

Matthew 5:10-12 Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice' sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. . . .

Luke 6:22,23 Blessed shall you be when men shall hate you, and when they shall separate you and shall reproach you and cast out your name as evil, for the Son of man's sake. . . .

Acts 5:41 And they indeed went from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were accounted worthy to suffer reproach for the name of Jesus.

Romans 8:17,18,35-37 And if sons, heirs also; heirs indeed of God and joint heirs with Christ: yet so, if we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified with him. . . .

2 Corinthians 12:9 And he said to me: My grace is sufficient for thee: for power is made perfect in infirmity. Gladly therefore will I glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may dwell in me.

2 Corinthians 12:10 For which cause I please myself in my infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ. For when I am weak, then am I powerful.

Philippians 1:29 For unto you it is given for Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer for him:

Philippians 2:17 Yea, and if I be made a victim upon the sacrifice and service of your faith, I rejoice and congratulate with you all.

Colossians 1:24 Who now rejoice in my sufferings for you and fill up those things that are wanting of the sufferings of Christ, in my flesh, for his body, which is the church:

Hebrews 10:34 For you both had compassion on them that were in bands and took with joy the being stripped of your own goods, knowing that you have a better and a lasting substance.

1 Peter 4:13-16 But if you partake of the sufferings of Christ, rejoice that, when his glory shall be revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy. . . .

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Hebrews 11:36-38 And others had trial of mockeries and stripes: moreover also of bands and prisons. . . .

1 Peter 1:6-8 Wherein you shalt greatly rejoice, if now you must be for a little time made sorrowful in divers temptations: . . .

2 Peter 2:9 The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly from temptation, but to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be tormented:

Revelation 2:10 Fear none of those things which thou shalt suffer. Behold, the devil will cast some of you into prison, that you may be tried: and you shall have tribulation ten days. Be thou faithful unto death: and I will give thee the crown of life.

Context
Rejoicing in Trials
1James, the servant of God and of our Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting. 2My brethren, count it all joy, when you shall fall into divers temptations: 3Knowing that the trying of your faith worketh patience…
Cross References
Matthew 5:12
Be glad and rejoice for your reward is very great in heaven. For so they persecuted the prophets that were before you.

Romans 5:3
And not only so: but we glory also in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience;

James 1:12
Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for, when he hath been proved, he shall receive the crown of life which God hath promised to them that love him.

James 1:16
Do not err, therefore, my dearest brethren.

James 1:19
You know, my dearest brethren. And let every man be swift to hear, but slow to speak and slow to anger.

James 5:11
Behold, we account them blessed who have endured. You have heard of the patience of Job and you have seen the end of the Lord, that the Lord is merciful and compassionate.

1 Peter 1:6
Wherein you shalt greatly rejoice, if now you must be for a little time made sorrowful in divers temptations:

Additional Translations
Consider it pure joy, my brothers, when you encounter trials of many kinds,

Esteem it all joy, my brothers, when you might fall into various trials,

My brothers, count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations;

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into manifold temptations;

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into various temptations,

Count it all joy, my brethren, when ye fall into manifold temptations;

My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations.

Reckon it nothing but joy, my brethren, whenever you find yourselves hedged in by various trials.

Count it all joy, my brothers, when you fall into various temptations,

All joy count it, my brethren, when ye may fall into temptations manifold;
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