New Living Translation
But if you favor some people over others, you are committing a sin. You are guilty of breaking the law.
King James Bible
But if ye have respect to persons, ye commit sin, and are convinced of the law as transgressors.
Darby Bible Translation
But if ye have respect of persons, ye commit sin, being convicted by the law as transgressors.
World English Bible
But if you show partiality, you commit sin, being convicted by the law as transgressors.
Young's Literal Translation
and if ye accept persons, sin ye do work, being convicted by the law as transgressors;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:9 Being convicted - By that very law. Exod 23:3.
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 …
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The Jewish Christian Theology --I. James and the Gospel of Law.
Comenius and the Hidden Seed, 1627-1672.
and impartial in your judgments. Hear the cases of those who are poor as well as those who are rich. Don't be afraid of anyone's anger, for the decision you make is God's decision. Bring me any cases that are too difficult for you, and I will handle them.'
Then Peter replied, "I see very clearly that God shows no favoritism.
My dear brothers and sisters, how can you claim to have faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ if you favor some people over others?
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