New Living Translation
But if you are bitterly jealous and there is selfish ambition in your heart, don't cover up the truth with boasting and lying.
King James Bible
But if ye have bitter envying and strife in your hearts, glory not, and lie not against the truth.
Darby Bible Translation
but if ye have bitter emulation and strife in your hearts, do not boast and lie against the truth.
World English Bible
But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, don't boast and don't lie against the truth.
Young's Literal Translation
and if bitter zeal ye have, and rivalry in your heart, glory not, nor lie against the truth;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
3:14 If ye have bitter zeal - True Christian zeal is only the flame of love. Even in your hearts - Though it went no farther. Do not lie against the truth - As if such zeal could consist with heavenly wisdom.
LibraryWhether Wisdom is in all who have Grace?
Objection 1: It would seem that wisdom is not in all who have grace. For it is more to have wisdom than to hear wisdom. Now it is only for the perfect to hear wisdom, according to 1 Cor. 2:6: "We speak wisdom among the perfect." Since then not all who have grace are perfect, it seems that much less all who have grace have wisdom. Objection 2: Further, "The wise man sets things in order," as the Philosopher states (Metaph. i, 2): and it is written (James 3:17) that the wise man "judges without dissimulation …
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But he will pour out his anger and wrath on those who live for themselves, who refuse to obey the truth and instead live lives of wickedness.
2 Corinthians 12:20
For I am afraid that when I come I won't like what I find, and you won't like my response. I am afraid that I will find quarreling, jealousy, anger, selfishness, slander, gossip, arrogance, and disorderly behavior.
idolatry, sorcery, hostility, quarreling, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambition, dissension, division,
1 Timothy 2:4
who wants everyone to be saved and to understand the truth.
He chose to give birth to us by giving us his true word. And we, out of all creation, became his prized possession.
For wherever there is jealousy and selfish ambition, there you will find disorder and evil of every kind.
My dear brothers and sisters, if someone among you wanders away from the truth and is brought back,
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