James 3:12
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3361 [e]μὴ
NotAdv
1410 [e]δύναται,
dynatai
is able,V-PIM/P-3S
80 [e]ἀδελφοί
adelphoi
brothersN-VMP
1473 [e]μου,
mou
of me,PPro-G1S
4808 [e]συκῆ
sykē
a fig treeN-NFS
1636 [e]ἐλαίας
elaias
olivesN-AFP
4160 [e]ποιῆσαι
poiēsai
to produce?V-ANA
2228 [e]
ē
OrConj
288 [e]ἄμπελος
ampelos
a vine,N-NFS
4810 [e]σῦκα;
syka
figs?N-ANP
3777 [e]οὔτε
oute
NorConj
252 [e]ἁλυκὸν
halykon
a salt [spring],Adj-NNS
1099 [e]γλυκὺ
glyky
freshAdj-ANS
4160 [e]ποιῆσαι
poiēsai
to produceV-ANA
5204 [e]ὕδωρ.
hydōr
water.N-ANS









Greek Texts
ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:12 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
μὴ δύναται, ἀδελφοί μου, συκῆ ἐλαίας ποιῆσαι ἢ ἄμπελος σῦκα; οὔτε ἁλυκὸν γλυκὺ ποιῆσαι ὕδωρ.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:12 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
μὴ δύναται, ἀδελφοί μου, συκῆ ἐλαίας ποιῆσαι ἢ ἄμπελος σῦκα; οὔτε ἁλυκὸν γλυκὺ ποιῆσαι ὕδωρ.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:12 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
μὴ δύναται, ἀδελφοί μου, συκῆ ἐλαίας ποιῆσαι ἢ ἄμπελος σῦκα; οὔτε ἁλυκὸν γλυκὺ ποιῆσαι ὕδωρ.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:12 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Μὴ δύναται, ἀδελφοί μου, συκῆ ἐλαίας ποιῆσαι, ἢ ἄμπελος σῦκα; Οὕτως οὐδεμία πηγὴ ἁλυκὸν καὶ γλυκὺ ποιῆσαι ὕδωρ.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:12 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
μὴ δύναται, ἀδελφοί μου, συκῆ ἐλαίας ποιῆσαι ἢ ἄμπελος σῦκα; οὕτως οὐδεμία πηγὴ ἁλυκὸν καὶ γλυκὺ ποιῆσαι ὕδωρ.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:12 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
μή δύναμαι ἀδελφός ἐγώ συκῆ ἐλαία ποιέω ἤ ἄμπελος σῦκον οὔτε ἁλυκός γλυκύς ποιέω ὕδωρ

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:12 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
μὴ δύναται, ἀδελφοί μου, συκῆ ἐλαίας ποιῆσαι, ἢ ἄμπελος σῦκα; οὕτως οὐδεμια πηγὴ ἁλυκὸν καὶ γλυκὺ ποιῆσαι ὕδωρ.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:12 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
μὴ δύναται ἀδελφοί μου συκῆ ἐλαίας ποιῆσαι ἢ ἄμπελος σῦκα οὕτως οὐδεμια πηγὴ ἁλυκὸν καὶ γλυκὺ ποιῆσαι ὕδωρ

James 3:12 Hebrew Bible
אחי היוכל עץ התאנה להוציא זיתים או התוכל הגפן להוציא תאנים כן גם מעין אחד לא יוכל נבע מים מלוחים ומתוקים׃

James 3:12 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܐܘ ܕܠܡܐ ܡܫܟܚܐ ܬܬܐ ܐܚܝ ܕܙܝܬܐ ܬܥܒܕ ܐܘ ܓܦܬܐ ܬܐܢܐ ܗܟܢܐ ܐܦ ܠܐ ܡܝܐ ܡܠܝܚܐ ܡܫܟܚܝܢ ܕܢܬܥܒܕܘܢ ܚܠܝܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Can a fig tree, my brethren, produce olives, or a vine produce figs? Nor can salt water produce fresh.

King James Bible
Can the fig tree, my brethren, bear olive berries? either a vine, figs? so can no fountain both yield salt water and fresh.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Can a fig tree produce olives, my brothers, or a grapevine produce figs? Neither can a saltwater spring yield fresh water.
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