James 3:5
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
3779 [e]Οὕτως
houtōs
ThusAdv
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
alsoConj
3588 [e]
theArt-NFS
1100 [e]γλῶσσα
glōssa
tongueN-NFS
3398 [e]μικρὸν
mikron
a smallAdj-NNS
3196 [e]μέλος
melos
memberN-NNS
1510 [e]ἐστὶν
estin
is,V-PIA-3S
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
3173 [e]μεγάλα
megala
exceeding thingsAdj-ANP
3166 [e]αὐχεῖ.
auchei
it boasts.V-PIA-3S
3708 [e]ἰδοὺ
idou
BeholdV-AMA-2S
2245 [e]ἡλίκον
hēlikon
a smallAdj-NNS
4442 [e]πῦρ
pyr
fire,N-NNS
2245 [e]ἡλίκην
hēlikēn
how greatAdj-AFS
5208 [e]ὕλην
hylēn
a forestN-AFS
381 [e]ἀνάπτει·
anaptei
it kindles.V-PIA-3S









Greek Texts
ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:5 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
οὕτως καὶ ἡ γλῶσσα μικρὸν μέλος ἐστὶν καὶ μεγάλα αὐχεῖ. ἰδοὺ ἡλίκον πῦρ ἡλίκην ὕλην ἀνάπτει·

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
οὕτως καὶ ἡ γλῶσσα μικρὸν μέλος ἐστὶν καὶ μεγάλα αὐχεῖ. ἰδοὺ ἡλίκον πῦρ ἡλίκην ὕλην ἀνάπτει·

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:5 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
οὕτως καὶ ἡ γλῶσσα μικρὸν μέλος ἐστὶν καὶ μεγάλα αὐχεῖ. ἰδοὺ ἡλίκον πῦρ ἡλίκην ὕλην ἀνάπτει·

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:5 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Οὕτως καὶ ἡ γλῶσσα μικρὸν μέλος ἐστίν, καὶ μεγαλαυχεῖ. Ἰδού, ὀλίγον πῦρ ἡλίκην ὕλην ἀνάπτει.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:5 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
οὕτω καὶ ἡ γλῶσσα μικρὸν μέλος ἐστὶ καὶ μεγαλαυχεῖ. ἰδοὺ ὀλίγον πῦρ ἡλίκην ὕλην ἀνάπτει!

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:5 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
οὕτω καί ὁ γλῶσσα μικρός μέλος εἰμί καί μέγας μεγαλαυχέω ὁράω ἡλίκος πῦρ ἡλίκος ὕλη ἀνάπτω

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:5 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
οὕτω καὶ ἡ γλῶσσα μικρὸν μέλος ἐστὶ, καὶ μεγάλαυχεῖ. ἰδοὺ, ὀλίγον πῦρ ἡλίκην ὕλην ἀνάπτει.

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 3:5 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
οὕτως καὶ ἡ γλῶσσα μικρὸν μέλος ἐστὶν καὶ μεγάλαυχεῖ Ἰδού, ὀλίγον πῦρ ἡλίκην ὕλην ἀνάπτει·

James 3:5 Hebrew Bible
ראה מה גדול היער ואש קטנה תבעירנו גם הלשון אש היא עולם מלא עולה׃

James 3:5 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܗܟܢܐ ܐܦ ܠܫܢܐ ܗܕܡܐ ܗܘ ܙܥܘܪܐ ܘܡܫܬܥܠܐ ܐܦ ܢܘܪܐ ܙܥܘܪܬܐ ܥܒܐ ܤܓܝܐܐ ܡܘܩܕܐ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
So also the tongue is a small part of the body, and yet it boasts of great things. See how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire!

King James Bible
Even so the tongue is a little member, and boasteth great things. Behold, how great a matter a little fire kindleth!

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So too, though the tongue is a small part of the body, it boasts great things. Consider how large a forest a small fire ignites.
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