James 3:10
New International Version
Out of the same mouth come praise and cursing. My brothers and sisters, this should not be.

New Living Translation
And so blessing and cursing come pouring out of the same mouth. Surely, my brothers and sisters, this is not right!

English Standard Version
From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

Berean Study Bible
Out of the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, this should not be!

Berean Literal Bible
Out of the same mouth proceed forth blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

New American Standard Bible
from the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be this way.

King James Bible
Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Christian Standard Bible
Blessing and cursing come out of the same mouth. My brothers and sisters, these things should not be this way.

Good News Translation
Words of thanksgiving and cursing pour out from the same mouth. My friends, this should not happen!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Praising and cursing come out of the same mouth. My brothers, these things should not be this way.

International Standard Version
From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. It should not be like this, my brothers!

NET Bible
From the same mouth come blessing and cursing. These things should not be so, my brothers and sisters.

New Heart English Bible
Out of the same mouth comes forth blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
From the mouth proceeds blessing and cursing, my brethren. These things ought not so to be done.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Praise and curses come from the same mouth. My brothers and sisters, this should not happen!

New American Standard 1977
from the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be this way.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not to be so.

King James 2000 Bible
Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

American King James Version
Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not so to be.

American Standard Version
out of the same mouth cometh forth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Darby Bible Translation
Out of the same mouth goes forth blessing and cursing. It is not right, my brethren, that these things should be thus.

English Revised Version
out of the same mouth cometh forth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Webster's Bible Translation
Out of the same mouth proceedeth blessing and cursing. My brethren, these things ought not so to be.

Weymouth New Testament
Out of the same mouth there proceed blessing and cursing. My brethren, this ought not to be.

World English Bible
Out of the same mouth comes forth blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not to be so.

Young's Literal Translation
out of the same mouth doth come forth blessing and cursing; it doth not need, my brethren, these things so to happen;
Study Bible
Taming the Tongue
9With the tongue we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God’s likeness. 10Out of the same mouth come blessing and cursing. My brothers, this should not be! 11Can both fresh water and salt water flow from the same spring?…
Cross References
James 1:16
Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers.

James 1:19
My beloved brothers, understand this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to anger,

James 3:1
Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly.

James 3:9
With the tongue we bless our Lord and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in God's likeness.

James 3:11
Can both fresh water and bitter water flow from the same spring?

Treasury of Scripture

Out of the same mouth proceeds blessing and cursing. My brothers, these things ought not so to be.

of.

Psalm 50:16-20
But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that thou shouldest take my covenant in thy mouth? …

Jeremiah 7:4-10
Trust ye not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, are these…

Micah 3:11
The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? none evil can come upon us.

these.

Genesis 20:9
Then Abimelech called Abraham, and said unto him, What hast thou done unto us? and what have I offended thee, that thou hast brought on me and on my kingdom a great sin? thou hast done deeds unto me that ought not to be done.

2 Samuel 13:12
And she answered him, Nay, my brother, do not force me; for no such thing ought to be done in Israel: do not thou this folly.

1 Corinthians 3:3
For ye are yet carnal: for whereas there is among you envying, and strife, and divisions, are ye not carnal, and walk as men?







Lexicon
Out of
ἐκ (ek)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

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

same
αὐτοῦ (autou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Neuter 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.

mouth
στόματος (stomatos)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4750: The mouth, speech, eloquence in speech, the point of a sword.

come
ἐξέρχεται (exerchetai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1831: To go out, come out. From ek and erchomai; to issue.

blessing
εὐλογία (eulogia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2129: Adulation, praise, blessing, gift.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

cursing.
κατάρα (katara)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2671: Cursing; a curse; meton: a doomed one. From kata and ara; imprecation, execration.

My
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

brothers,
ἀδελφοί (adelphoi)
Noun - Vocative Masculine Plural
Strong's Greek 80: A brother, member of the same religious community, especially a fellow-Christian. A brother near or remote.

this
ταῦτα (tauta)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Nominative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

should
χρή (chrē)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 5534: It is necessary, proper, fitting. Third person singular of the same as chraomai or chrao used impersonally; it needs be.

not
οὐ (ou)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

be!
γίνεσθαι (ginesthai)
Verb - Present Infinitive Middle or Passive
Strong's Greek 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.
(10) Ought not.--The Greek equivalent for this is only found here in the New Testament, and seems strangely weak when we reflect on the usual vehemence of the writer. Was he sadly conscious of the failure beforehand of his protest? At least, there seems no trace of satire in the sorrowful cadence of his lines, "Out of the same mouth!"

3:1-12 We are taught to dread an unruly tongue, as one of the greatest evils. The affairs of mankind are thrown into confusion by the tongues of men. Every age of the world, and every condition of life, private or public, affords examples of this. Hell has more to do in promoting the fire of the tongue than men generally think; and whenever men's tongues are employed in sinful ways, they are set on fire of hell. No man can tame the tongue without Divine grace and assistance. The apostle does not represent it as impossible, but as extremely difficult. Other sins decay with age, this many times gets worse; we grow more froward and fretful, as natural strength decays, and the days come on in which we have no pleasure. When other sins are tamed and subdued by the infirmities of age, the spirit often grows more tart, nature being drawn down to the dregs, and the words used become more passionate. That man's tongue confutes itself, which at one time pretends to adore the perfections of God, and to refer all things to him; and at another time condemns even good men, if they do not use the same words and expressions. True religion will not admit of contradictions: how many sins would be prevented, if men would always be consistent! Pious and edifying language is the genuine produce of a sanctified heart; and none who understand Christianity, expect to hear curses, lies, boastings, and revilings from a true believer's mouth, any more than they look for the fruit of one tree from another. But facts prove that more professors succeed in bridling their senses and appetites, than in duly restraining their tongues. Then, depending on Divine grace, let us take heed to bless and curse not; and let us aim to be consistent in our words and actions.
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