James 1:9
Good News Translation
Those Christians who are poor must be glad when God lifts them up,

Contemporary English Version
Any of God's people who are poor should be glad he thinks so highly of them.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But let the brother of low condition glory in his exaltation:

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But let the brother of low condition glory in his exaltation:

the brother.

James 2:5,6 Hearken, my dearest brethren: Hath not God chosen the poor in this world, rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which God hath promised to them that love him? . . .

Deuteronomy 15:7,9,11 If one of thy brethren that dwelleth within thy gates of thy city in the land which the Lord thy God will give thee, come to poverty: thou shalt not harden thy heart, nor close thy hand, . . .

Psalm 62:9 But vain are the sons of men, the sons of men are liars in the balances: that by vanity they may together deceive.

Proverbs 17:5 He that despiseth the poor, reproacheth his maker: and he that rejoiceth at another man's ruin, shall not be unpunished.

Proverbs 19:1 Better is the poor man, that walketh in his simplicity, than a rich man that is perverse in his lips and unwise.

Luke 1:52 He hath put down the mighty from their seat and hath exalted the humble.

rejoice.

Jeremiah 9:23,24 Thus saith the Lord: Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, and let not the strong man glory in his strength, and let not the rich man glory in his riches: . . .

Romans 5:2,3 By whom also we have access through faith into this grace wherein we stand: and glory in the hope of the glory of the sons of God. . . .

Philippians 3:3 For we are the circumcision, who in spirit serve God and glory in Christ Jesus, not having confidence in the flesh.

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in.

James 2:5 Hearken, my dearest brethren: Hath not God chosen the poor in this world, rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which God hath promised to them that love him?

1 Samuel 2:8 He raiseth up the needy from the dust, and lifteth up the poor from the dunghill: that he may sit with princes, and hold the throne of glory. For the poles of the earth are the Lord's, and upon them he hath set the world.

Psalm 113:7,8 Raising up the needy from the earth, and lifting up the poor out of the dunghill: . . .

Luke 9:48 And said to them: Whosoever shall receive this child in my name receiveth me; and whosoever shall receive me receiveth him that sent me. For he that is the lesser among you all, he is the greater.

Luke 10:20 But yet rejoice not in this, that spirits are subject unto you: but rejoice in this, that your names are written in heaven.

Romans 8:17 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 6:10 As sorrowful, yet always rejoicing: as needy, yet enriching many: as having nothing and possessing all things.

Philippians 3:14 I press towards the mark, to the prize of the supernal vocation of God in Christ Jesus.

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a kingly priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people: that you may declare his virtues, who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:

1 John 3:1-3 Behold what manner of charity the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called and should be the sons of God. Therefore the world knoweth not us, because it knew not him. . . .

Revelation 2:9 I know thy tribulation and thy poverty: but thou art rich. And thou art blasphemed by them that say they are Jews and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 5:9,10 And they sung a new canticle, saying: Thou art worthy, O Lord, to take the book and to open the seals thereof: because thou wast slain and hast redeemed us to God, in thy blood, out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation: . . .

Revelation 7:9,10 After this, I saw a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations and tribes and peoples and tongues, standing before the throne and in sight of the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands. . . .

Context
Rejoicing in Trials
8A double minded man is inconstant in all his ways. 9But let the brother of low condition glory in his exaltation: 10And the rich, in his being low: because as the flower of the grass shall he pass away.…
Cross References
Isaiah 29:19
And the meek shall increase their joy in the Lord, and the poor men shall rejoice in the Holy One of Israel.

Luke 14:11
Because every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled: and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted.

Additional Translations
The brother in humble circumstances should exult in his high position.

But let the brother of low degree boast in his exaltation,

Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:

But let the brother of low degree glory in his high estate:

But let the brother of low degree glory in his elevation,

But let the brother of low degree glory in his high estate:

Let the brother of low degree rejoice in that he is exalted:

Let a brother in humble life rejoice when raised to a higher position;

But let the brother in humble circumstances glory in his high position;

And let the brother who is low rejoice in his exaltation,
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