James 2:2
Good News Translation
Suppose a rich man wearing a gold ring and fine clothes comes to your meeting, and a poor man in ragged clothes also comes.

Contemporary English Version
Suppose a rich person wearing fancy clothes and a gold ring comes to one of your meetings. And suppose a poor person dressed in worn-out clothes also comes.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For if there shall come into your assembly a man having a golden ring, in fine apparel; and there shall come in also a poor man in mean attire:

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For if there shall come into your assembly a man having a golden ring, in fine apparel; and there shall come in also a poor man in mean attire:

assembly.

Esther 3:10 And the king took the ring that he used, from his own hand, and gave it to Aman, the son of Amadathi of the race of Agag, the enemy of the Jews.

Esther 8:2 And the king took the ring which he had commanded to be taken again from Aman, and gave it to Mardochai. And Esther set Mardochai over her house.

Luke 15:22 And the father said to his servants: Bring forth quickly the first robe and put it on him: and put a ring on his hand and shoes on his feet.

goodly.

Genesis 27:15 And she put on him very good garments of Esau, which she had at home with her:

Matthew 11:8,9 But what went you out to see? a man clothed in soft garments? Behold they that are clothed in soft garments, are in the houses of kings. . . .

in vile.

Isaiah 64:6 And we are all become as one unclean, and all our justices as the rag of a menstruous woman: and we have all fallen as a leaf, and our iniquities, like the wind, have taken us away.

Zechariah 3:3,4 And Jesus was clothed with filthy garments: and he stood before the face of the angel. . . .

Context
A Warning against Favoritism
1My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ of glory, with respect of persons. 2For if there shall come into your assembly a man having a golden ring, in fine apparel; and there shall come in also a poor man in mean attire: 3And you have respect to him that is clothed with the fine apparel and shall say to him: Sit thou here well: but say to the poor man: Stand thou there, or: Sit under my footstool:…
Cross References
Zechariah 3:3
And Jesus was clothed with filthy garments: and he stood before the face of the angel.

Luke 23:11
And Herod with his army set him at nought and mocked him, putting on him a white garment: and sent him back to Pilate.

James 2:3
And you have respect to him that is clothed with the fine apparel and shall say to him: Sit thou here well: but say to the poor man: Stand thou there, or: Sit under my footstool:

Additional Translations
Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in shabby clothes also comes in.

For if a man might come into your assembly in splendid apparel with gold rings, and a poor man in shabby apparel also might come in,

For if there come to your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment;

For if there come into your synagogue a man with a gold ring, in fine clothing, and there come in also a poor man in vile clothing;

for if there come unto your synagogue a man with a gold ring in splendid apparel, and a poor man also come in in vile apparel,

For if there come into your synagogue a man with a gold ring, in fine clothing, and there come in also a poor man in vile clothing;

For if there come into your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment;

For suppose a man comes into one of your meetings wearing gold rings and fine clothes, and there also comes in a poor man wearing shabby clothes,

For if a man with a gold ring, in fine clothing, comes into your synagogue, and a poor man in filthy clothing also comes in;

for if there may come into your synagogue a man with gold ring, in gay raiment, and there may come in also a poor man in vile raiment,
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