New Living Translation
You have condemned and killed innocent people, who do not resist you.
King James Bible
Ye have condemned and killed the just; and he doth not resist you.
Darby Bible Translation
ye have condemned, ye have killed the just; he does not resist you.
World English Bible
You have condemned, you have murdered the righteous one. He doesn't resist you.
Young's Literal Translation
ye did condemn -- ye did murder the righteous one, he doth not resist you.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
5:6 Ye have killed the just - Many just men; in particular, that Just One, Acts 3:14. They afterwards killed James, surnamed the Just, the writer of this epistle. He doth not resist you - And therefore you are secure. But the Lord cometh quickly, Jas 5:8.
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Our subject, to-night, will involve three or four questions: How does the husbandman wait? What does he wait for? What is has encouragement? What are the benefits of his patient waiting? Our experience is similar to his. We are husbandmen, so we have to toil hard, and we have to wait long: then, the hope that cheers, the fruit that buds and blossoms, and verily, too, the profit of that struggle of faith and fear incident to waiting will all crop up as we proceed. I. First, then, HOW DOES THE HUSBANDMAN …
Charles Haddon Spurgeon—Spurgeon's Sermons Volume 17: 1871
"Be Ye Therefore Sober, and Watch unto Prayer. "
Our God of the Impossible
They take bribes to let the wicked go free, and they punish the innocent.
And my righteous ones will live by faith. But I will take no pleasure in anyone who turns away."
You want what you don't have, so you scheme and kill to get it. You are jealous of what others have, but you can't get it, so you fight and wage war to take it away from them. Yet you don't have what you want because you don't ask God for it.
1 Peter 4:18
And also, "If the righteous are barely saved, what will happen to godless sinners?"
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