James 2:9
Good News Translation
But if you treat people according to their outward appearance, you are guilty of sin, and the Law condemns you as a lawbreaker.

Contemporary English Version
But if you treat some people better than others, you have done wrong, and the Scriptures teach that you have sinned.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if you have respect to persons, you commit sin, being reproved by the law as transgressors.

New American Bible
But if you show partiality, you commit sin, and are convicted by the law as transgressors.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

But if you have respect to persons, you commit sin, being reproved by the law as transgressors.

if.

James 2:1-4 My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ of glory, with respect of persons. . . .

Leviticus 19:15 Thou shalt not do that which is unjust, nor judge unjustly. Respect not the person of the poor: nor honour the countenance of the mighty. But judge thy neighbour according to justice.

are.

John 8:9,46 But they hearing this, went out one by one, beginning at the eldest. And Jesus alone remained, and the woman standing in the midst. . . .

John 16:8 And when he is come, he will convince the world of sin and of justice and of judgment.

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1 Corinthians 14:24 But if all prophesy, and there come in one that believeth not or an unlearned person, he is convinced of all: he is judged of all.

Jude 1:15 To execute judgment upon all and to reprove all the ungodly for all the works of their ungodliness, whereby they have done ungodly: and for all the hard things which ungodly sinners have spoken against God.

transgressors.

Romans 3:20 Because by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified before him. For by the law is the knowledge of sin.

Romans 7:7-13 What shall we say, then? Is the law sin? God forbid! But I do not know sin, but by the law. For I had not known concupiscence, if the law did not say: Thou shalt not covet. . . .

Galatians 2:19 For I, through the law, am dead to the law, that I may live to God; with Christ I am nailed to the cross.

1 John 3:4 Whosoever committeth sin committeth also iniquity. And sin is iniquity.

Context
A Warning against Favoritism
8If then you fulfil the royal law, according to the scriptures: Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself; you do well. 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.…
Cross References
Deuteronomy 1:17
There shall be no difference of persons, you shall hear the little as well as the great: neither shall you respect any man's person, because it is the judgment of God. And if any thing seem hard to you, refer it to me, and I will hear it.

Acts 10:34
And Peter opening his mouth, said: in very deed I perceive that God is not a respecter of persons.

James 2:1
My brethren, have not the faith of our Lord Jesus Christ of glory, with respect of persons.

Additional Translations
But if you show favoritism, you sin and are convicted by the law as transgressors.

But if you show partiality, you are committing sin, being convicted by the law as transgressors.

But if you have respect to persons, you commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.

but if ye have respect of persons, ye commit sin, being convicted by the law as transgressors.

But if ye have respect of persons, ye commit sin, being convicted by the law as transgressors.

but if ye have respect of persons, ye commit sin, being convicted by the law as transgressors.

But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convicted by the law as transgressors.

But if you are making distinctions between one man and another, you are guilty of sin, and are convicted by the Law as offenders.

But if you show partiality, you commit sin, being convicted by the law as transgressors.

and if ye accept persons, sin ye do work, being convicted by the law as transgressors;
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