James 3:17
Good News Translation
But the wisdom from above is pure first of all; it is also peaceful, gentle, and friendly; it is full of compassion and produces a harvest of good deeds; it is free from prejudice and hypocrisy.

Contemporary English Version
But the wisdom that comes from above leads us to be pure, friendly, gentle, sensible, kind, helpful, genuine, and sincere.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

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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.

the wisdom.

James 3:15 For this is not wisdom, descending from above: but earthly, sensual, devilish.

James 1:5,17 But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him. . . .

Genesis 41:38,39 And he said to them: Can we find such another man, that is full of the spirit of God? . . .

Exodus 36:2 And when Moses had called them, and every skilful man, to whom the Lord had given wisdom, and such as of their own accord had offered themselves to the making of the work,

1 Kings 3:9,12,28 Give therefore to thy servant an understanding heart, to judge thy people, and discern between good and evil. For who shall be able to judge this people, thy people, which is so numerous? . . .

1 Chronicles 22:12 The Lord also give thee wisdom and understanding, that thou mayest be able to rule Israel, and to keep the law of the Lord thy God.

Job 28:12,23,28 But where is wisdom to be found, and where is the place of understanding? . . .

Proverbs 2:6 He wilt keep the salvation of the righteous, and protect them that walk in simplicity,

Isaiah 11:2,3 And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him: the spirit of wisdom, and of understanding, the spirit of counsel, and of fortitude, the spirit of knowledge, and of godliness. . . .

Daniel 1:17 And to these children God gave knowledge, and understanding in every book, and wisdom: but to Daniel the understanding also of all visions and dreams.

Luke 21:15 For I will give you a mouth and wisdom, which all your adversaries shall not be able to resist and gainsay.

1 Corinthians 2:6,7 Howbeit we speak wisdom among the perfect: yet not the wisdom of this world, neither of the princes of this world that come to nought. . . .

1 Corinthians 12:8 To one indeed, by the Spirit, is given the word of wisdom: and to another, the word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit:

first.

James 4:8 Draw nigh to God: and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners, and purify your hearts, ye double minded.

Malachi 3:3 And he shall sit refining and cleansing the silver, and he shall purify the sons of Levi, and shall refine them as gold, and as silver, and they shall offer sacrifices to the Lord in justice.

Matthew 5:8 Blessed are the clean of heart: they shall see God.

Philippians 4:8 For the rest, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever modest, whatsoever just, whatsoever holy, whatsoever lovely, whatsoever of good fame, if there be any virtue, if any praise of discipline: think on these things.

Titus 1:15 All things are clean to the clean: but to them that are defiled and to unbelievers, nothing is clean: but both their mind and their conscience are defiled.

1 John 3:3 And every one that hath this hope in him sanctifieth himself, as he also is holy.

peaceable.

1 Chronicles 22:9 The son, that shall be born to thee, shall be a most quiet man: for I will make him rest from all his enemies round about: and therefore he shall be called Peaceable: and I will give peace and quietness to Israel all his days.

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Isaiah 2:4 And he shall judge the Gentiles, and rebuke many people: and they shall turn their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into sickles: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they be exercised any more to war.

Isaiah 9:6,7 For a CHILD IS BORN to us, and a son is given to us, and the government is upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, God the Mighty, the Father of the world to come, the Prince of Peace. . . .

Isaiah 11:2-9 And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him: the spirit of wisdom, and of understanding, the spirit of counsel, and of fortitude, the spirit of knowledge, and of godliness. . . .

Isaiah 32:15-17 Until the spirit be poured upon us from on high: and the desert shall be as a charmel, and charmel shall be counted for a forest. . . .

Romans 12:18 If it be possible, as much as is in you, have peace with all men.

Hebrews 12:14 Follow peace with all men and holiness: without which no man shall see God.

gentle.

Isaiah 40:11 He shall feed his flock like a shepherd: he shall gather together the lambs with his arm, and shall take them up in his bosom, and he himself shall carry them that are with young.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 Charity is patient, is kind: charity envieth not, dealeth not perversely, is not puffed up, . . .

2 Corinthians 10:1 Now I Paul, myself beseech you, by the mildness and modesty of Christ: who in presence indeed am lowly among you, but being absent am bold toward you.

Galatians 5:22,23 But the fruit of the Spirit is, charity, joy, peace, patience, benignity, goodness, longanimity, . . .

Ephesians 5:9 For the fruit of the light is in all goodness and justice and truth:

1 Thessalonians 2:7 Whereas we might have been burdensome to you, as the apostles of Christ: but we became little ones in the midst of you, as if a nurse should cherish her children:

2 Timothy 2:24 But the servant of the Lord must not wrangle: but be mild toward all men, apt to teach, patient,

Titus 3:2 To speak evil of no man, not to be litigious but gentle: shewing all mildness towards all men.

full.

John 1:14 And the Word was made flesh and dwelt among us (and we saw his glory, the glory as it were of the only begotten of the Father), full of grace and truth.

Acts 9:36 And in Joppe there was a certain disciple named Tabitha, which by interpretation is called Dorcas. This woman was full of good works and almsdeeds which she did.

Acts 11:24 For he was a good man and full of the Holy Ghost and of faith. And a great multitude was added to the Lord.

Romans 15:14 And I myself also, my brethren, am assured of you that you also are full of love, replenished with all knowledge, so that you are able to admonish one another.

2 Corinthians 9:10 And he that ministereth seed to the sower will both give you bread to eat and will multiply your seed and increase the growth of the fruits of your justice:

Philippians 1:11 Filled with the fruit of justice, through Jesus Christ, unto the glory and praise of God.

Colossians 1:10 That you may walk worthy of God, in all things pleasing; being fruitful in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God:

without.

James 2:4 Do you not judge within yourselves, and are become judges of unjust thoughts?

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.

1 Timothy 5:21 I charge thee, before God and Christ Jesus and the elect angels, that thou observe these things without prejudice, doing nothing by declining to either side.

partiality.

Isaiah 32:6 For the fool will speak foolish things, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and speak to the Lord deceitfully, and to make empty the soul of the hungry, and take away drink from the thirsty.

Matthew 23:28 So you also outwardly indeed appear to men just: but inwardly you are full of hypocrisy and iniquity.

Luke 12:1,2 And when great multitudes stood about him, so that they trod one upon another, he began to say to his disciples: Beware ye of the leaven of the Pharisees, which is hypocrisy. . . .

John 1:47 Jesus saw Nathanael coming to him and he saith of him: Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no guile.

Romans 12:9 Let love be without dissimulation. Hating that which is evil, cleaving to that which is good,

1 Peter 1:22 Purifying your souls in the obedience of charity, with a brotherly love, from a sincere heart love one another earnestly:

1 Peter 2:1 Wherefore laying away all malice and all guile and dissimulations and envies and all detractions,

1 John 3:18 My little children, let us not love in word nor in tongue, but in deed and in truth.

Context
The Wisdom from Above
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. 18And the fruit of justice is sown in peace, to them that make peace.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:9
Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.

Luke 6:36
Be ye therefore merciful, as your Father also is merciful.

Romans 12:9
Let love be without dissimulation. Hating that which is evil, cleaving to that which is good,

2 Corinthians 6:6
In chastity, in knowledge, in longsuffering, in sweetness, in the Holy Ghost, in charity unfeigned,

2 Corinthians 7:11
For behold this selfsame thing, that you were made sorrowful according to God, how great carefulness it worketh in you: yea defence, yea indignation, yea fear, yea desire, yea zeal, yea revenge. In all things you have shewed yourselves to be undefiled in the matter.

Titus 3:2
To speak evil of no man, not to be litigious but gentle: shewing all mildness towards all men.

Hebrews 12:11
Now all chastisement for the present indeed seemeth not to bring with it joy, but sorrow: but afterwards it will yield to them that are exercised by it the most peaceable fruit of justice.

James 1:5
But if any of you want wisdom, let him ask of God who giveth to all men abundantly and upbraideth not. And it shall be given him.

James 1:17
Every best gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no change nor shadow of alteration.

James 2:4
Do you not judge within yourselves, and are become judges of unjust thoughts?

James 2:13
For judgment without mercy to him that hath not done mercy. And mercy exalteth itself above judgment.

James 4:8
Draw nigh to God: and he will draw nigh to you. Cleanse your hands, ye sinners, and purify your hearts, ye double minded.

1 Peter 2:18
Servants, be subject to your masters with all fear, not only to the good and gentle but also to the froward.

Additional Translations
But the wisdom from above is first of all pure, then peaceable, gentle, accommodating, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial, and sincere.

But the wisdom from above is indeed first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and of good fruits, impartial, sincere.

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without variance, without hypocrisy.

But the wisdom from above first is pure, then peaceful, gentle, yielding, full of mercy and good fruits, unquestioning, unfeigned.

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without variance, without hypocrisy.

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

The wisdom from above is first of all pure, then peaceful, courteous, not self-willed, full of compassion and kind actions, free from favouritism and from all insincerity.

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

and the wisdom from above, first, indeed, is pure, then peaceable, gentle, easily entreated, full of kindness and good fruits, uncontentious, and unhypocritical: --
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