New Living Translation
Suppose you see a brother or sister who has no food or clothing,
King James Bible
If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food,
Darby Bible Translation
Now if a brother or a sister is naked and destitute of daily food,
World English Bible
And if a brother or sister is naked and in lack of daily food,
Young's Literal Translation
and if a brother or sister may be naked, and may be destitute of the daily food,
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LibraryJames the Brother of the Lord.
He pistis choris ergon nekra estin.--James 2:26 Sources. I. Genuine sources: Acts 12:17; 15:13; 21:18; 1 Cor. 15:7; Gal. 1:19; 2:9, 12. Comp. James "the brother of the Lord," Matt. 13:55; Mark 6:3; Gal. 1:19. The Epistle of James. II. Post-apostolic: Josephus: Ant. XX. 9, 1.--Hegesippus in Euseb. Hist. Ecc. II. ch. 23.--Jerome: Catal. vir. ill. c. 2, under "Jacobus." Epiphanius, Haer. XXIX. 4; XXX. 16; LXXVIII. 13 sq. III. Apocryphal: Protevangelium Jacobi, ed. in Greek by Tischendorf, in "Evangelia …
Philip Schaff—History of the Christian Church, Volume I
The Jewish Christian Theology --I. James and the Gospel of Law.
Comenius and the Hidden Seed, 1627-1672.
For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home.
I was naked, and you gave me clothing. I was sick, and you cared for me. I was in prison, and you visited me.'
John replied, "If you have two shirts, give one to the poor. If you have food, share it with those who are hungry."
1 John 3:17
If someone has enough money to live well and sees a brother or sister in need but shows no compassion--how can God's love be in that person?
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