James 3:1
Good News Translation
My friends, not many of you should become teachers. As you know, we teachers will be judged with greater strictness than others.

Contemporary English Version
My friends, we should not all try to become teachers. In fact, teachers will be judged more strictly than others.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Be ye not many masters, my brethren, knowing that you receive the greater judgment.

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Be ye not many masters, my brethren, knowing that you receive the greater judgment.

be.

Malachi 2:12 The Lord will cut off the man that hath done this, both the master, and the scholar, out of the tabernacles of Jacob, and him that offereth an offering to the Lord of hosts.

Matthew 9:11 And the Pharisees seeing it, said to his disciples: Why doth your master eat with publicans and sinners?

Matthew 10:24 The disciple is not above the master, nor the servant above his lord.

Matthew 23:8-10,14 But be not you called Rabbi. For one is your master: and all you are brethren. . . .

John 3:10 Jesus answered and said to him: Art thou a master in Israel, and knowest not these things?

Acts 13:1 Now there were in the church which was at Antioch prophets and doctors, among whom was Barnabas and Simon who was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene and Manahen who was the foster brother of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Romans 2:20,21 An instructor of the foolish, a teacher of infants, having the form of knowledge and of truth in the law. . . .

1 Corinthians 12:28 And God indeed hath set some in the church; first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly doctors: after that miracles: then the graces of healings, helps, governments, kinds of tongues, interpretations of speeches.

Ephesians 4:11 And he gave some apostles, and some prophets, and other some evangelists, and other some pastors and doctors:

1 Timothy 2:7 Whereunto I am appointed a preacher and an apostle (I say the truth, I lie not), a doctor of the Gentiles in faith and truth.

2 Timothy 1:11 Wherein I am appointed a preacher and an apostle and teacher of the Gentiles.

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1 Peter 5:3 Neither as lording it over the clergy but being made a pattern of the flock from the heart.

knowing.

Leviticus 10:3 And Moses said to Aaron: This is what the Lord hath spoken. I will be sanctified in them that approach to me: and I will be glorified in the sight of all the people. And when Aaron heard this, he held his peace.

Ezekiel 3:17,18 Son of man, I have made thee a watchman to the house of Israel: and thou shalt hear the word out of my mouth, and shalt tell it them from me. . . .

Ezekiel 33:7-9 So thou, O son of man, I have made thee a watchman to the house of Israel: therefore thou shalt hear the word from my mouth, and shalt tell it them from me. . . .

Luke 6:37 Judge not: and you shall not be judged. Condemn not: and you shall not be condemned. Forgive: and you shall be forgiven.

Luke 12:47,48 And that servant, who knew the will of his lord and prepared not himself and did not according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. . . .

Luke 16:2 And he called him and said to him: How is it that I hear this of thee? Give an account of thy stewardship: for now thou canst be steward no longer.

Acts 20:26,27 Wherefore I take you to witness this day that I am clear from the blood of all men. . . .

1 Corinthians 4:2-5 Here now it is required among the dispensers that a man be found faithful. . . .

2 Corinthians 5:10 For we must all be manifested before the judgment seat of Christ, that every one may receive the proper things of the body, according as he hath done, whether it be good or evil.

Hebrews 13:17 Obey your prelates and be subject to them. For they watch as being to render an account of your souls: that they may do this with joy and not with grief. For this is not expedient for you.

condemnation.

Matthew 7:1,2 Judge not, that you may not be judged. . . .

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you devour the houses of widows, praying long prayers. For this you shall receive the greater judgment.

1 Corinthians 11:29-32 For he that eateth and drinketh unworthily eateth and drinketh judgment to himself, not discerning the body of the Lord. . . .

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Context
Taming the Tongue
1Be ye not many masters, my brethren, knowing that you receive the greater judgment. 2For 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.…
Cross References
Matthew 23:8
But be not you called Rabbi. For one is your master: and all you are brethren.

Acts 13:1
Now there were in the church which was at Antioch prophets and doctors, among whom was Barnabas and Simon who was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene and Manahen who was the foster brother of Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.

Romans 2:20
An instructor of the foolish, a teacher of infants, having the form of knowledge and of truth in the law.

1 Timothy 1:7
Desiring to be teachers of the law: understanding neither the things they say, nor whereof they affirm.

James 1:16
Do not err, therefore, my dearest brethren.

James 1:19
You know, my dearest brethren. And let every man be swift to hear, but slow to speak and slow to anger.

James 3:10
Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Additional Translations
Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly.

Not many of you should be teachers my brothers, knowing that we will receive greater judgment.

My brothers, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.

Be not many of you teachers, my brethren, knowing that we shall receive heavier judgment.

Be not many teachers, my brethren, knowing that we shall receive greater judgment.

Be not many teachers, my brethren, knowing that we shall receive heavier judgment.

My brethren, be not many teachers, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.

Do not be eager, my brethren, for many among you to become teachers; for you know that we teachers shall undergo severer judgement.

Let not many of you be teachers, my brothers, knowing that we will receive heavier judgment.

Many teachers become not, my brethren, having known that greater judgment we shall receive,
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