James 3:16
Good News Translation
Where there is jealousy and selfishness, there is also disorder and every kind of evil.

Contemporary English Version
Whenever people are jealous or selfish, they cause trouble and do all sorts of cruel things.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For where envying and contention is: there is inconstancy and every evil work.

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For where envying and contention is: there is inconstancy and every evil work.

where.

James 3:14 But if you have bitter zeal, and there be contention in your hearts: glory not and be not liars against the truth.

1 Corinthians 3:3 For, whereas there is among you envying and contention, are you not carnal and walk you not according to man?

Galatians 5:20 Idolatry, witchcrafts, enmities, contentions, emulations, wraths, quarrels, dissensions, sects,

there.

Genesis 11:9 And therefore the name thereof was called Babel, because there the language of the whole earth was confounded: and from thence the Lord scattered them abroad upon the face of all countries.

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Acts 19:29 And the whole city was filled with confusion. And having caught Gaius and Aristarchus, men of Macedonia, Paul's companions, they rushed with one accord into the theatre.

1 Corinthians 14:33 For God is not the God of dissension, but of peace: as also I teach in all the churches of the saints.

confusion.

1 John 3:12 Not as Cain, who was of the wicked one and killed his brother. And wherefore did he kill him? Because his own works were wicked: and his brother's just.

Context
The Wisdom from Above
15For this is not wisdom, descending from above: but earthly, sensual, devilish. 16For where envying and contention is: there is inconstancy and every evil work. 17But 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.…
Cross References
Romans 2:8
But to them that are contentious and who obey not the truth but give credit to iniquity, wrath and indignation.

2 Corinthians 12:20
For I fear lest perhaps, when I come, I shall not find you such as I would, and that I shall be found by you such as you would not. Lest perhaps contentions, envyings, animosities, dissensions, detractions, whisperings, swellings, seditions, be among you.

James 3:14
But if you have bitter zeal, and there be contention in your hearts: glory not and be not liars against the truth.

Additional Translations
For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every evil practice.

For where jealousy and self-interest exist, there will be disorder and every evil thing.

For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

For where jealousy and faction are, there is confusion and every vile deed.

For where emulation and strife [are], there [is] disorder and every evil thing.

For where jealousy and faction are, there is confusion and every vile deed.

For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

For where envy and rivalry are, there also are unrest and every vile deed.

For where jealousy and selfish ambition are, there is confusion and every evil deed.

for where zeal and rivalry are, there is insurrection and every evil matter;
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