English Standard Version
Are they not the ones who blaspheme the honorable name by which you were called?
King James Bible
Do not they blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?
American Standard Version
Do not they blaspheme the honorable name by which ye are called?
Do not they blaspheme the good name that is invoked upon you?
English Revised Version
Do not they blaspheme the honourable name by the which ye are called?
Webster's Bible Translation
Do they not blaspheme that worthy name by the which ye are called?
Weymouth New Testament
and the very people who speak evil of the noble Name by which you are called?
James 2:7 Parallel
CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Emphatic. "Is it not they who blaspheme?"
Rev., better, because stronger, honorable. By this epithet the disgracefulness of the blasphemy is emphasized.
By the which ye are called (τὸ ἐπικληθὲν ἐφ' ὑμᾶς)
Lit., which is called upon you; the name of Christ, invoked in baptism. The phrase is an Old-Testament one. See Deuteronomy 28:10, where the Septuagint reads that the name of the Lord has been called upon race. Also, 2 Chronicles 7:14; Isaiah 4:1. Compare Acts 15:17.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made."
and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. For a whole year they met with the church and taught a great many people. And in Antioch the disciples were first called Christians.
that the remnant of mankind may seek the Lord, and all the Gentiles who are called by my name, says the Lord, who makes these things
1 Peter 4:16
Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in that name.
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