James 1:3
New International Version
because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.

New Living Translation
For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow.

English Standard Version
for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.

Berean Study Bible
because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance.

Berean Literal Bible
knowing that testing of your faith produces endurance.

King James Bible
Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

New King James Version
knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.

New American Standard Bible
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

NASB 1995
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

NASB 1977
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

Amplified Bible
Be assured that the testing of your faith [through experience] produces endurance [leading to spiritual maturity, and inner peace].

Christian Standard Bible
because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

American Standard Version
Knowing that the proving of your faith worketh patience.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For you know that the trial of faith imparts to you patience.

Contemporary English Version
You know you learn to endure by having your faith tested.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Knowing that the trying of your faith worketh patience.

English Revised Version
Knowing that the proof of your faith worketh patience.

Good News Translation
for you know that when your faith succeeds in facing such trials, the result is the ability to endure.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You know that such testing of your faith produces endurance.

International Standard Version
because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

Literal Standard Version
knowing that the proof of your faith works endurance,

NET Bible
because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

New Heart English Bible
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

Weymouth New Testament
Be assured that the testing of your faith leads to power of endurance.

World English Bible
knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance.

Young's Literal Translation
knowing that the proof of your faith doth work endurance,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Rejoicing in Trials
2Consider it pure joy, my brothers, when you encounter trials of many kinds, 3because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. 4Allow perseverance to finish its work, so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.…

Cross References
Luke 21:19
By your patient endurance you will gain your souls.

Hebrews 6:12
Then you will not be sluggish, but will imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised.

1 Peter 1:7
so that the proven character of your faith--more precious than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire--may result in praise, glory, and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.


Treasury of Scripture

Knowing this, that the trying of your faith works patience.

that.

Romans 5:3,4
And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; …

Romans 8:28
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

2 Corinthians 4:17
For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;

patience.

Romans 2:7
To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life:

Romans 8:25
But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

Romans 15:4
For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.









(3) Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.--And this verse confirms our view of the preceding one; the habit of patience is to be the blessed result of all the weary effort under God's probation. James the Wise had learned it long and painfully, and he returns to his exhortation of it again, especially in James 5:7-11 (which see).

Verse 3. - Patience. Υπομονή in general is patience with regard to things, μακροθυμία is rather long-suffering with regard to persons (see Trench on 'Synonyms,' p. 186, and compare the notes on James 5:7, etc.).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
because you know
γινώσκοντες (ginōskontes)
Verb - Present Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 1097: A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' in a great variety of applications and with many implications.

that
ὅτι (hoti)
Conjunction
Strong's 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

testing
δοκίμιον (dokimion)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's 1383: A test, trial, what is genuine. Neuter of a presumed derivative of dokime; a testing; by implication, trustworthiness.

of your
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

faith
πίστεως (pisteōs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 4102: Faith, belief, trust, confidence; fidelity, faithfulness.

develops
κατεργάζεται (katergazetai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 2716: From kata and ergazomai; to work fully, i.e. Accomplish; by implication, to finish, fashion.

perseverance.
ὑπομονήν (hypomonēn)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 5281: Endurance, steadfastness, patient waiting for. From hupomeno; cheerful endurance, constancy.


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