James 2:10
Good News Translation
Whoever breaks one commandment is guilty of breaking them all.

Contemporary English Version
If you obey every law except one, you are still guilty of breaking them all.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And whosoever shall keep the whole law, but offend in one point, is become guilty of all.

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And whosoever shall keep the whole law, but offend in one point, is become guilty of all.

For.

whosoever.

Deuteronomy 27:26 Cursed be he that abideth not in the words of this law, and fulfilleth them not in work: and all the people shall say: Amen.

Matthew 5:18,19 For amen I say unto you, till heaven and earth pass, one jot, or one tittle shall not pass of the law, till all be fulfilled. . . .

Galatians 3:10 For as many as are of the works of the law are under a curse. For it is written: Cursed is every one that abideth, not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.

Context
A Warning against Favoritism
9But if you have respect to persons, you commit sin, being reproved by the law as transgressors. 10And whosoever shall keep the whole law, but offend in one point, is become guilty of all. 11For he that said: Thou shalt not commit adultery, said also: Thou shalt not kill. Now if thou do not commit adultery, but shalt kill, thou art become a transgressor of the law.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:19
He therefore that shall break one of these least commandments, and shall so teach men shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven. But he that shall do and teach, he shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven.

Galatians 5:3
And I testify again to every man circumcising himself that he is a debtor to do the whole law.

James 3:2
For in many things we all offend. If any man offend not in word, the same is a perfect man. He is able also with a bridle to lead about the whole body.

2 Peter 1:10
Wherefore, brethren, labour the more, that by good works you may make sure your calling and election. For doing these things, you shall not sin at any time.

Jude 1:24
Now to him who is able to preserve you without sin and to present you spotless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, in the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:

Additional Translations
Whoever keeps the whole law but stumbles at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it.

For whoever shall keep the whole Law, but shall stumble in one point, he has become guilty of all.

For whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.

For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point , he is become guilty of all.

For whoever shall keep the whole law and shall offend in one [point], he has come under the guilt of [breaking] all.

For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet stumble in one point, he is become guilty of all.

For whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.

A man who has kept the Law as a whole, but has failed to keep some one command, has become guilty of violating all.

For whoever keeps the whole law, and yet stumbles in one point, he has become guilty of all.

for whoever the whole law shall keep, and shall stumble in one point, he hath become guilty of all;
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