James 5:16
Good News Translation
So then, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, so that you will be healed. The prayer of a good person has a powerful effect.

Contemporary English Version
If you have sinned, you should tell each other what you have done. Then you can pray for one another and be healed. The prayer of an innocent person is powerful, and it can help a lot.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Confess therefore your sins one to another: and pray one for another, that you may be saved. For the continual prayer of a just man availeth much.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Confess therefore your sins one to another: and pray one for another, that you may be saved. For the continual prayer of a just man availeth much.

Confess.

Genesis 41:9,10 Then at length the chief butler remembering, said: I confess my sin: . . .

2 Samuel 19:19 Said to him: Impute not to me, my lord, the iniquity, nor remember the injuries of thy servant on the day that thou, my lord, the king, wentest out of Jerusalem, nor lay it up in thy heart, O king.

Matthew 3:6 And were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins.

Matthew 18:15-17 But if thy brother shall offend against thee, go, and rebuke him between thee and him alone. If he shall hear thee, thou shalt gain thy brother. . . .

Luke 7:3,4 And when he had heard of Jesus, he sent unto him the ancients of the Jews, desiring him to come and heal his servant. . . .

Acts 19:18 And many of them that believed came, confessing and declaring their deeds

pray.

Colossians 1:9 Therefore we also, from the day that we heard it, cease not to pray for you and to beg that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will, in all wisdom and spiritual understanding:

1 Thessalonians 5:17,23,25 Pray without ceasing. . . .

Hebrews 13:18 Pray for us. For we trust we have a good conscience, being willing to behave ourselves well in all things.

that.

Genesis 20:17 And when Abraham prayed, God healed Abimelech and his wife, and his handmaids, and they bore children:

2 Chronicles 30:20 And the Lord heard him, and was merciful to the people.

Luke 9:6 And going out, they went about through the towns, preaching the gospel and healing every where.

Acts 10:38 Jesus of Nazareth: how God anointed him with the Holy Ghost and with power, who went about doing good and healing all that were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.

The effectual.

Genesis 18:23-32 And drawing nigh, he said: Wilt thou destroy the just with the wicked? . . .

Genesis 19:29 Now when God destroyed the cities of that country, remembering Abraham, he delivered Lot out of the destruction of the cities wherein he had dwelt.

Genesis 20:7,17 Now therefore restore the man his wife, for he is a prophet: and he shall pray for thee, and thou shalt live: but if thou wilt not restore her, know that thou shalt surely die, thou and all that are thine. . . .

Genesis 32:28 But he said: Thy name shall not be called Jacob, but Israel; for if thou hast been strong against God, how much more shalt thou prevail against men?

Exodus 9:28,29,33 Pray ye to the Lord that the thunderings of God and the hail may cease: that I may let you go, and that ye may stay here no longer. . . .

Exodus 17:11 And when Moses lifted up his hands, Israel overcame; but if he let them down a little, Amalec overcame.

Exodus 32:10-14 Let me alone, that my wrath may be kindled against them, and that I may destroy them, and I will make of thee a great nation. . . .

Numbers 11:2 And when the people cried to Moses, Moses prayed to the Lord, and the fire was swallowed up.

Numbers 14:13-20 And Moses said to the Lord: That the Egyptians, from the midst of whom thou hast brought forth this people, . . .

Numbers 21:7-9 Upon which they came to Moses, and said; We have sinned, because we have spoken against the Lord and thee: pray that he may take away these serpents from us. And Moses prayed for the people. . . .

Deuteronomy 9:18-20 And I fell down before the Lord as before, forty days and nights neither eating bread, nor drinking water, for all your sins, which you had committed against the Lord, and had provoked him to wrath: . . .

Joshua 10:12 Then Joshua spoke to the Lord, in the day that he delivered the Amorrhite in the sight of the children of Israel, and he said before them: Move not, O sun, toward Gabaon, nor thou, O moon, toward the valley of Ajalon.

1 Samuel 12:18 And Samuel cried unto the Lord, and the Lord sent thunder and rain that day.

1 Kings 13:6 And the king said to the man of God: Entreat the face of the Lord thy God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored to me. And the man of God besought the face of the Lord, and the king's hand was restored to him, and it became as it was before.

1 Kings 17:18-24 And she said to Elias: What have I to do with thee, thou man of God? art thou come to me, that my iniquities should be remembered, and that thou shouldst kill my son? . . .

2 Kings 4:33-35 And going in, he shut the door upon him, and upon the child, and prayed to the Lord. . . .

2 Kings 19:15-20 And he prayed in his sight, saying: O Lord God of Israel, who sittest upon the cherubims, thou alone art the God of all the kings of the earth: thou madest heaven and earth: . . .

2 Kings 20:2-5 And he turned his face to the wall, and prayed to the Lord, saying: . . .

2 Chronicles 14:11,12 And he called upon the Lord God, and said: Lord, there is no difference with thee, whether thou help with few, or with many: help us, O Lord our God: for with confidence in thee, and in thy name we are come against this multitude. O Lord thou art our God, let not man prevail against thee. . . .

2 Chronicles 32:20-22 And Ezechias the king, and Isaias the prophet the son of Amos, prayed against this blasphemy, and cried out to heaven. . . .

Job 42:8 Take unto you therefore seven oxen and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer for yourselves a holocaust, and my servant Job shall pray for you: his face I will accept, that folly be not imputed to you: for you have not spoken right things before me, as my servant Job hath.

Psalm 10:17,18 The Lord hath heard the desire of the poor: thy ear hath heard the preparation of their heart. . . .

Psalm 34:15 The eyes of the Lord are upon the just: and his ears unto their prayers.

Psalm 145:18,19 The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him: to all that call upon him in truth. . . .

Proverbs 15:8,29 The victims of the wicked are abominable to the Lord: the vows of the just are acceptable. . . .

Proverbs 28:9 He that turneth away his ears from hearing the law, his prayer shall be an abomination.

Jeremiah 15:1 And the Lord said to me: If Moses and Samuel shall stand before me, my soul is not towards this people: cast them out from my sight, and let them go forth.

Jeremiah 29:12,13 And you shall call upon me, and you shall go. and you shall pray to me, and I will hear you. . . .

Jeremiah 33:3 Cry to me and I will hear thee: and I will shew thee great things, and sure things which thou knowest not.

Daniel 2:18-23 To the end that they should ask mercy at the face of the God of heaven, concerning this secret, and that Daniel and his companions might not perish with the rest of the wise men of Babylon. . . .

Daniel 9:20-22 Now while I was yet speaking, and praying, and confessing my sins, and the sins of my people of Israel, and presenting my supplications in the sight of my God, for the holy mountain of my God: . . .

Hosea 12:3,4 In the womb he supplanted his brother: and by his strength he had success with an angel. . . .

Matthew 7:7-11 Ask, and it shall be given you: seek, and you shall find: knock, and it shall be opened to you. . . .

Matthew 21:22 And all things whatsoever you shall ask in prayer believing, you shall receive.

Luke 11:11-13 And which of you, if he ask his father bread, will he give him a stone? Or a fish, will he for a fish give him a serpent? . . .

Luke 18:1-8 And he spoke also a parable to them, that we ought always to pray and not to faint, . . .

John 9:31 Now we know that God doth not hear sinners: but if a man be a server of God and doth his, will, him he heareth.

Acts 4:24-31 Who having heard it, with one accord lifted up their voice to God and said: Lord, thou art he that didst make heaven and earth, the sea and all things that are in them. . . .

Acts 12:5-11 Peter therefore was kept in prison. But prayer was made without ceasing by the church unto God for him. . . .

1 John 3:22 And whatsoever we shall ask, we shall receive of him: because we keep his commandments and do those things which are pleasing in his sight.

a righteous.

Romans 3:10 As it is written: There is not any man just.

Romans 5:19 For as by the disobedience of one man, many were made sinners: so also by the obedience of one, many shall be made just.

Hebrews 11:4,7 By faith Abel offered to God a sacrifice exceeding that of Cain, by which he obtained a testimony that he was just, God giving testimony to his gifts. And by it he being dead yet speaketh. . . .

Context
The Prayer of Faith
15And the prayer of faith shall save the sick man. And the Lord shall raise him up: and if he be in sins, they shall be forgiven him. 16Confess therefore your sins one to another: and pray one for another, that you may be saved. For the continual prayer of a just man availeth much. 17Elias was a man passible like unto us: and with prayer he prayed that it might not rain upon the earth. And it rained not for three years and six months.…
Cross References
Genesis 18:23
And drawing nigh, he said: Wilt thou destroy the just with the wicked?

Genesis 20:17
And when Abraham prayed, God healed Abimelech and his wife, and his handmaids, and they bore children:

1 Samuel 12:17
Is it not wheat harvest to day? I will call upon the Lord, and he shall send thunder and rain: and you shall know, and see that you yourselves have done a great evil in the sight of the Lord, in desiring a king over you.

1 Kings 13:6
And the king said to the man of God: Entreat the face of the Lord thy God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored to me. And the man of God besought the face of the Lord, and the king's hand was restored to him, and it became as it was before.

2 Chronicles 30:20
And the Lord heard him, and was merciful to the people.

Job 42:8
Take unto you therefore seven oxen and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer for yourselves a holocaust, and my servant Job shall pray for you: his face I will accept, that folly be not imputed to you: for you have not spoken right things before me, as my servant Job hath.

Jeremiah 42:2
And they said to Jeremiah the prophet: Let our supplication fall before thee: and pray thou for us to the Lord thy God for all this remnant, for we are left but a few of many, as thy eyes do behold us.

Matthew 3:6
And were baptized by him in the Jordan, confessing their sins.

Mark 1:5
And there went out to him all the country of Judea and all they of Jerusalem and were baptized by him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.

John 9:31
Now we know that God doth not hear sinners: but if a man be a server of God and doth his, will, him he heareth.

Acts 8:24
Then Simon answering, said: Pray you for me to the Lord that none of these things which you have spoken may come upon me.

Acts 19:18
And many of them that believed came, confessing and declaring their deeds

Hebrews 12:13
And make straight steps with your feet: that no one, halting, may go out of the way; but rather be healed.

1 Peter 2:24
Who his own self bore our sins in his body upon the tree: that we, being dead to sins, should live to justice: by whose stripes you were healed.

Additional Translations
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man has great power to prevail.

Therefore confess the sins to one another and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man being made effective prevails much.

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.

Confess therefore your sins one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The supplication of a righteous man availeth much in its working.

Confess therefore your offences to one another, and pray for one another, that ye may be healed. [The] fervent supplication of the righteous [man] has much power.

Confess therefore your sins one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The supplication of a righteous man availeth much in its working.

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of the righteous man availeth much.

Therefore confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another, so that you may be cured. The heartfelt supplication of a righteous man exerts a mighty influence.

Confess your offenses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The insistent prayer of a righteous person is powerfully effective.

Be confessing to one another the trespasses, and be praying for one another, that ye may be healed; very strong is a working supplication of a righteous man;
Jump to Previous
Accomplish Availeth Confess Cured Effective Effects Effectual Faults Fervent Full Good Great Healed Heartfelt Influence Insistent Mighty Offences Offenses Power Powerfully Prayer Prayers Righteous Sins Statement Supplication Working
Jump to Next
Accomplish Availeth Confess Cured Effective Effects Effectual Faults Fervent Full Good Great Healed Heartfelt Influence Insistent Mighty Offences Offenses Power Powerfully Prayer Prayers Righteous Sins Statement Supplication Working
Links
James 5:16 NIV
James 5:16 NLT
James 5:16 ESV
James 5:16 NASB
James 5:16 KJV

James 5:16 Bible Apps
James 5:16 Biblia Paralela
James 5:16 Chinese Bible
James 5:16 French Bible
James 5:16 German Bible

Alphabetical: a accomplish and another be can confess each effective for healed is man may much of one other powerful pray prayer righteous sins so that The Therefore to you your

NT Letters: James 5:16 Confess your offenses to one another (Ja Jas. Jam) Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools

James 5:15
Top of Page
Top of Page