James 2:4
Good News Translation
then you are guilty of creating distinctions among yourselves and of making judgments based on evil motives.

Contemporary English Version
This is the same as saying that some people are better than others, and you would be acting like a crooked judge.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Do you not judge within yourselves, and are become judges of unjust thoughts?

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Do you not judge within yourselves, and are become judges of unjust thoughts?

partial.

James 1:1-27 James, the servant of God and of our Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes which are scattered abroad, greeting. . . .

Job 34:19 Who accepteth not the persons of princes: nor hath regarded the tyrant, when he contended against the poor man: for all are the work of his hands.

Malachi 2:9 Therefore have I also made you contemptible, and base before all people, as you have not kept my ways, and have accepted persons in the law.

Judges.

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Job 21:27 Surely I know your thoughts, and your unjust judgments against me.

Psalm 58:1 Unto the end, destroy not, for David, for an inscription of a title. [2] If in very deed ye speak justice: judge right things, ye sons of men.

Psalm 82:2 How long will you judge unjustly: and accept the persons of the wicked?

Psalm 109:31 Because he hath stood at the right hand of the poor, to save my soul from persecutors.

Matthew 7:1-5 Judge not, that you may not be judged. . . .

John 7:24 Judge not according to the appearance: but judge just judgment.

Context
A Warning against Favoritism
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: 4Do you not judge within yourselves, and are become judges of unjust thoughts? 5Hearken, 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?…
Cross References
Luke 18:6
And the Lord said: Hear what the unjust judge saith.

John 7:24
Judge not according to the appearance: but judge just judgment.

James 3:17
But the wisdom that is from above, first indeed is chaste, then peaceable, modest, easy to be persuaded, consenting to the good, full of mercy and good fruits, without judging, without dissimulation.

Additional Translations
have you not discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?

then have you not made a distinction among yourselves and have become judges with evil thoughts?

Are you not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?

Do ye not make distinctions among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts?

have ye not made a difference among yourselves, and become judges having evil thoughts?

are ye not divided in your own mind, and become judges with evil thoughts?

Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts?

is it not plain that in your hearts you have little faith, seeing that you have become judges full of wrong thoughts?

haven't you shown partiality among yourselves, and become judges with evil thoughts?

ye did not judge fully in yourselves, and did become ill-reasoning judges.
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