James 5:20
Good News Translation
remember this: whoever turns a sinner back from the wrong way will save that sinner's soul from death and bring about the forgiveness of many sins.

Contemporary English Version
If you turn sinners from the wrong way, you will save them from death, and many of their sins will be forgiven.

Douay-Rheims Bible
He must know that he who causeth a sinner to be converted from the error of his way shall save his soul from death and shall cover a multitude of sins.

New American Bible
he should know that whoever brings back a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

He must know that he who causeth a sinner to be converted from the error of his way shall save his soul from death and shall cover a multitude of sins.

that he.

James 5:19 My brethren, if any of you err from the truth and one convert him:

shall save.

Proverbs 11:30 If the just man receive in the earth, how much more the wicked and the sinner.

Romans 11:14 If, by any means, I may provoke to emulation them who are my flesh and may save some of them.

1 Corinthians 9:22 To the weak I became weak, that I might gain the weak. I became all things to all men, that I might save all.

1 Timothy 4:16 Take heed to thyself and to doctrine: be earnest in them. For in doing this thou shalt both save thyself and them that hear thee.

Philemon 1:19 I Paul have written it with my own hand: I will repay it: not to say to thee that thou owest me thy own self also.

from death.

James 1:15 Then, when concupiscence hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin. But sin, when it is completed, begetteth death.

Proverbs 10:2 The Lord will not afflict the soul of the just with famine, and he will disappoint the deceitful practices of the wicked.

Proverbs 11:4 The justice of the upright shall make his way prosperous: and the wicked man shall fall by his own wickedness.

John 5:24 Amen, amen, I say unto you that he who heareth my word and believeth him that sent me hath life everlasting: and cometh not into judgment, but is passed from death to life.

Revelation 20:6 Blessed and holy is he that hath part in the first resurrection. In these the second death hath no power. But they shall be priests of God and of Christ: and shall reign with him a thousand years.

hide.

Psalm 32:1 To David himself, understanding. Blessed are they whose iniquities are forgiven, and whose sins are covered.

Proverbs 10:12 In the lips of the wise is wisdom found: and a rod on the back of him that wanteth sense.

1 Peter 4:8 But before all things have a constant mutual charity among yourselves: for charity covereth a multitude of sins.

62. This epistle appears to have been written but a short time before his death; and it is probable that the sharp rebukes and awful warnings given in it to his countrymen excited that persecuting rage which terminated his life. It is styled Catholic, or General, because it was not addressed to any particular church, but to the Jewish nation throughout their dispersions. Though its genuineness was doubted for a considerable time, yet its insertion in the ancient Syriac version, which was executed at the close of the first, or the beginning of the second century, and the citation of, or allusion to it, by Clement of Rome, Hermas, and Ignatious, and its being quoted by Origen, Jerome, Athanasius, and most of the subsequent ecclesiastical writers, as well as its internal evidence, are amply sufficient to prove the point.

Context
Restoring a Sinner
19My brethren, if any of you err from the truth and one convert him: 20He must know that he who causeth a sinner to be converted from the error of his way shall save his soul from death and shall cover a multitude of sins.
Cross References
Proverbs 10:12
In the lips of the wise is wisdom found: and a rod on the back of him that wanteth sense.

Proverbs 11:30
If the just man receive in the earth, how much more the wicked and the sinner.

Proverbs 17:9
He that concealeth a transgression, seeketh friendships: he that repeateth it again, separateth friends.

Romans 11:14
If, by any means, I may provoke to emulation them who are my flesh and may save some of them.

1 Corinthians 1:21
For, seeing that in the wisdom of God, the world, by wisdom, knew not God, it pleased God, by the foolishness of our preaching, to save them that believe.

James 1:21
Wherefore, casting away all uncleanness and abundance of naughtiness, with meekness receive the ingrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

James 5:15
And 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.

1 Peter 4:8
But before all things have a constant mutual charity among yourselves: for charity covereth a multitude of sins.

Additional Translations
consider this: Whoever turns a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death and cover over a multitude of sins.

let him know that the one having brought back a sinner from the error of his way will save his soul from death, and will cover over a multitude of sins.

Let him know, that he which converts the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.

let him know, that he who converteth a sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall cover a multitude of sins.

let him know that he that brings back a sinner from [the] error of his way shall save a soul from death and shall cover a multitude of sins.

let him know, that he which converteth a sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall cover a multitude of sins.

Let him know, that he who converteth a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death, and will hide a multitude of sins.

let him know that he who brings a sinner back from his evil ways will save the man's soul from death and throw a veil over a multitude of sins.

let him know that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death, and will cover a multitude of sins.

let him know that he who did turn back a sinner from the straying of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall cover a multitude of sins.
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