James 3:16
New International Version
For where you have envy and selfish ambition, there you find disorder and every evil practice.

New Living Translation
For wherever there is jealousy and selfish ambition, there you will find disorder and evil of every kind.

English Standard Version
For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every vile practice.

Berean Study Bible
For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every evil practice.

Berean Literal Bible
For where jealousy and self-interest exist, there will be disorder and every evil thing.

New American Standard Bible
For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every evil thing.

New King James Version
For where envy and self-seeking exist, confusion and every evil thing are there.

King James Bible
For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

Christian Standard Bible
For where there is envy and selfish ambition, there is disorder and every evil practice.

Contemporary English Version
Whenever people are jealous or selfish, they cause trouble and do all sorts of cruel things.

Good News Translation
Where there is jealousy and selfishness, there is also disorder and every kind of evil.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For where envy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every kind of evil.

International Standard Version
For wherever jealousy and rivalry exist, there is disorder and every kind of evil.

NET Bible
For where there is jealousy and selfishness, there is disorder and every evil practice.

New Heart English Bible
For where jealousy and selfish ambition are, there is confusion and every evil deed.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For where there is envy and contention there is also chaos and every evil thing.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Wherever there is jealousy and rivalry, there is disorder and every kind of evil.

New American Standard 1977
For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there is disorder and every evil thing.

King James 2000 Bible
For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

American King James Version
For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

American Standard Version
For where jealousy and faction are, there is confusion and every vile deed.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For where envying and contention is, there is inconstancy, and every evil work.

Darby Bible Translation
For where emulation and strife [are], there [is] disorder and every evil thing.

English Revised Version
For where jealousy and faction are, there is confusion and every vile deed.

Webster's Bible Translation
For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

Weymouth New Testament
For where envy and rivalry are, there also are unrest and every vile deed.

World English Bible
For where jealousy and selfish ambition are, there is confusion and every evil deed.

Young's Literal Translation
for where zeal and rivalry are, there is insurrection and every evil matter;
Study Bible
The Wisdom from Above
15Such wisdom does not come from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic. 16For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every evil practice. 17But the wisdom from above is first of all pure, then peace-loving, gentle, accommodating, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial, and sincere.…
Cross References
Romans 2:8
But for those who are self-seeking and who reject the truth and follow wickedness, there will be wrath and anger.

2 Corinthians 12:20
For I am afraid that when I come, I may not find you as I wish, and you may not find me as you wish. I fear that there may be quarreling, jealousy, rage, rivalry, slander, gossip, arrogance, and disorder.

James 3:14
But if you harbor in your hearts bitter jealousy and selfish ambition, do not boast in it or deny the truth.

Treasury of Scripture

For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work.

where.

James 3:14
But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.

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?

Galatians 5:20
Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,

there.

Genesis 11:9
Therefore is the name of it called Babel; because the LORD did there confound the language of all the earth: and from thence did the LORD scatter them abroad upon the face of all the earth.

Acts 19:29
And the whole city was filled with confusion: and having caught Gaius and Aristarchus, men of Macedonia, Paul's companions in travel, they rushed with one accord into the theatre.

1 Corinthians 14:33
For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints.

confusion.

1 John 3:12
Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother's righteous.









Lexicon
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

where
ὅπου (hopou)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3699: Where, whither, in what place. From hos and pou; what(-ever) where, i.e. At whichever spot.

jealousy
ζῆλος (zēlos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2205: From zeo; properly, heat, i.e. 'zeal' (figuratively, of God), or an enemy, malice).

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

selfish ambition [exist],
ἐριθεία (eritheia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 2052: Perhaps as the same as erethizo; properly, intrigue, i.e. faction.

there [ will be ]
ἐκεῖ (ekei)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 1563: (a) there, yonder, in that place, (b) thither, there. Of uncertain affinity; there; by extension, thither.

disorder
ἀκαταστασία (akatastasia)
Noun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 181: From akatastatos; instability, i.e. Disorder.

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

every
πᾶν (pan)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.

evil
φαῦλον (phaulon)
Adjective - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 5337: Worthless, wicked, base. Apparently a primary word; 'foul' or 'flawy', i.e. wicked.

practice.
πρᾶγμα (pragma)
Noun - Nominative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4229: A thing done, a deed, action; a matter, an affair. From prasso; a deed; by implication, an affair; by extension, an object.
(16) For where envying and strife is, there is confusion.--Where emulation, zeal, and rivalry exist, there also are sedition, anarchy, restless disturbance, and every villainous act. The whole state is evil, and utterly contrary to the rule of the Gospel--

"For words and names let angry zealots fight:

Whose life is in the wrong can ne'er be right."

Verse 16 substantiates the assertion just made in ver. 15. Render, as in ver. 14, jealousy and faction. Ἀκαταστασία: confusion, of which God is not the author (1 Corinthians 14:33).
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