New International Version
because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.
King James Bible
Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience.
Darby Bible Translation
knowing that the proving of your faith works 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,
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The trying of your faith - Trials put religion, and all the graces of which it is composed to proof; the man that stands in such trials gives proof that his religion is sound, and the evidence afforded to his own mind induces him to take courage, bear patiently, and persevere.
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LibraryFebruary 28. "Count it all Joy" (James i. 2).
"Count it all joy" (James i. 2). We do not always feel joyful, but we are to count it all joy. The word "reckon" is one of the key-words of Scripture. It is the same word used about our being dead. We do not feel dead. We are painfully conscious of something that would gladly return to life. But we are to treat ourselves as dead, and neither fear nor obey the old nature. So we are to reckon the thing that comes as a blessing. We are determined to rejoice, to say, "My heart is fixed, O God, I will …
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Stand firm, and you will win life.
We do not want you to become lazy, but to imitate those who through faith and patience inherit what has been promised.
1 Peter 1:7
These have come so that the proven genuineness of your faith--of greater worth than gold, which perishes even though refined by fire--may result in praise, glory and honor when Jesus Christ is revealed.
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