James 2:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
191 [e]Ἀκούσατε,
Akousate
Listen,V-AMA-2P
80 [e]ἀδελφοί
adelphoi
brothersN-VMP
1473 [e]μου
mou
myPPro-G1S
27 [e]ἀγαπητοί.
agapētoi
beloved.Adj-VMP
3756 [e]οὐχ
ouch
NotAdv
3588 [e]
ho
- Art-NMS
2316 [e]Θεὸς
Theos
GodN-NMS
1586 [e]ἐξελέξατο
exelexato
has chosenV-AIM-3S
3588 [e]τοὺς
tous
theArt-AMP
4434 [e]πτωχοὺς
ptōchous
poorAdj-AMP
3588 [e]τῷ
- Art-DMS
2889 [e]κόσμῳ
kosmō
in this worldN-DMS
4145 [e]πλουσίους
plousious
[to be] richAdj-AMP
1722 [e]ἐν
en
inPrep
4102 [e]πίστει
pistei
faithN-DFS
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
2818 [e]κληρονόμους
klēronomous
heirsN-AMP
3588 [e]τῆς
tēs
of theArt-GFS
932 [e]βασιλείας
basileias
kingdomN-GFS
3739 [e]ἧς
hēs
thatRelPro-GFS
1861 [e]ἐπηγγείλατο
epēngeilato
He promisedV-AIM-3S
3588 [e]τοῖς
tois
to thoseArt-DMP
25 [e]ἀγαπῶσιν
agapōsin
lovingV-PPA-DMP
846 [e]αὐτόν;
auton
Him?PPro-AM3S









Greek Texts
ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 2:5 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
Ἀκούσατε, ἀδελφοί μου ἀγαπητοί. οὐχ ὁ Θεὸς ἐξελέξατο τοὺς πτωχοὺς τῷ κόσμῳ πλουσίους ἐν πίστει καὶ κληρονόμους τῆς βασιλείας ἧς ἐπηγγείλατο τοῖς ἀγαπῶσιν αὐτόν;

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 2:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
Ἀκούσατε, ἀδελφοί μου ἀγαπητοί. οὐχ ὁ θεὸς ἐξελέξατο τοὺς πτωχοὺς τῷ κόσμῳ πλουσίους ἐν πίστει καὶ κληρονόμους τῆς βασιλείας ἧς ἐπηγγείλατο τοῖς ἀγαπῶσιν αὐτόν;

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 2:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
Ἀκούσατε, ἀδελφοί μου ἀγαπητοί. οὐχ ὁ θεὸς ἐξελέξατο τοὺς πτωχοὺς τῷ κόσμῳ πλουσίους ἐν πίστει καὶ κληρονόμους τῆς βασιλείας ἧς ἐπηγγείλατο τοῖς ἀγαπῶσιν αὐτόν;

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 2:5 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Ἀκούσατε, ἀδελφοί μου ἀγαπητοί. Οὐχ ὁ θεὸς ἐξελέξατο τοὺς πτωχοὺς τοῦ κόσμου πλουσίους ἐν πίστει, καὶ κληρονόμους τῆς βασιλείας ἧς ἐπηγγείλατο τοῖς ἀγαπῶσιν αὐτόν;

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 2:5 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
Ἀκούσατε, ἀδελφοί μου ἀγαπητοί. οὐχ ὁ Θεὸς ἐξελέξατο τοὺς πτωχοὺς τοῦ κόσμου πλουσίους ἐν πίστει καὶ κληρονόμους τῆς βασιλείας ἧς ἐπηγγείλατο τοῖς ἀγαπῶσιν αὐτόν;

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 2:5 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ἀκούω ἀδελφός ἐγώ ἀγαπητός οὐ ὁ θεός ἐκλέγομαι ὁ πτωχός ὁ κόσμος πλούσιος ἐν πίστις καί κληρονόμος ὁ βασιλεία ὅς ἐπαγγέλλω ὁ ἀγαπάω αὐτός

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 2:5 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ἀκούσατε, ἀδελφοί μου ἀγαπητοί. οὐχ ὁ Θεὸς ἐξελέξατο τοὺς πτωχοὺς τοῦ κόσμου τούτου, πλουσίους ἐν πίστει, καὶ κληρονόμους τῆς βασιλείας ἧς ἐπηγγείλατο τοῖς ἀγαπῶσιν αὐτόν;

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 2:5 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
Ἀκούσατε ἀδελφοί μου ἀγαπητοί· οὐχ ὁ θεὸς ἐξελέξατο τοὺς πτωχοὺς τοῦ κόσμου τούτου, πλουσίους ἐν πίστει καὶ κληρονόμους τῆς βασιλείας ἡς ἐπηγγείλατο τοῖς ἀγαπῶσιν αὐτόν

James 2:5 Hebrew Bible
שמעו אחי אהובי הלא בעניי העולם הזה בחר האלהים להיות עשירים באמונה וירשי המלכות אשר הבטיח לאהביו׃

James 2:5 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܫܡܥܘ ܐܚܝ ܚܒܝܒܐ ܠܐ ܗܘܐ ܠܡܤܟܢܐ ܕܥܠܡܐ ܥܬܝܪܐ ܕܝܢ ܒܗܝܡܢܘܬܐ ܓܒܐ ܐܠܗܐ ܕܢܗܘܘܢ ܝܪܬܐ ܒܡܠܟܘܬܐ ܗܝ ܕܡܠܟ ܐܠܗܐ ܠܐܝܠܝܢ ܕܪܚܡܝܢ ܠܗ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?

King James Bible
Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath promised to them that love him?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Listen, my dear brothers: Didn't God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?
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