James 4:2
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
1937 [e]ἐπιθυμεῖτε,
epithymeite
You desire,V-PIA-2P
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
3756 [e]οὐκ
ouk
notAdv
2192 [e]ἔχετε·
echete
have;V-PIA-2P
5407 [e]φονεύετε
phoneuete
you killV-PIA-2P
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
2206 [e]ζηλοῦτε,
zēloute
covet,V-PIA-2P
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
3756 [e]οὐ
ou
notAdv
1410 [e]δύνασθε
dynasthe
are ableV-PIM/P-2P
2013 [e]ἐπιτυχεῖν·
epitychein
to obtain;V-ANA
3164 [e]μάχεσθε
machesthe
You quarrelV-PIM/P-2P
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
andConj
4170 [e]πολεμεῖτε.
polemeite
wrangle.V-PIA-2P
3756 [e]οὐκ
ouk
NotAdv
2192 [e]ἔχετε
echete
you have,V-PIA-2P
1223 [e]διὰ
dia
becausePrep
3588 [e]τὸ
to
- Art-ANS
3361 [e]μὴ
notAdv
154 [e]αἰτεῖσθαι
aiteisthai
askV-PNM
4771 [e]ὑμᾶς·
hymas
you.PPro-A2P









Greek Texts
ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:2 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
ἐπιθυμεῖτε, καὶ οὐκ ἔχετε· φονεύετε καὶ ζηλοῦτε, καὶ οὐ δύνασθε ἐπιτυχεῖν· μάχεσθε καὶ πολεμεῖτε. οὐκ ἔχετε διὰ τὸ μὴ αἰτεῖσθαι ὑμᾶς·

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:2 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
ἐπιθυμεῖτε, καὶ οὐκ ἔχετε· φονεύετε καὶ ζηλοῦτε, καὶ οὐ δύνασθε ἐπιτυχεῖν· μάχεσθε καὶ πολεμεῖτε. οὐκ ἔχετε διὰ τὸ μὴ αἰτεῖσθαι ὑμᾶς·

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:2 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
ἐπιθυμεῖτε, καὶ οὐκ ἔχετε· φονεύετε καὶ ζηλοῦτε, καὶ οὐ δύνασθε ἐπιτυχεῖν· μάχεσθε καὶ πολεμεῖτε. οὐκ ἔχετε διὰ τὸ μὴ αἰτεῖσθαι ὑμᾶς·

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:2 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Ἐπιθυμεῖτε, καὶ οὐκ ἔχετε· φονεύετε καὶ ζηλοῦτε, καὶ οὐ δύνασθε ἐπιτυχεῖν· μάχεσθε καὶ πολεμεῖτε, οὐκ ἔχετε διὰ τὸ μὴ αἰτεῖσθαι ὑμᾶς·

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:2 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
ἐπιθυμεῖτε, καὶ οὐκ ἔχετε· φονεύετε καὶ ζηλοῦτε, καὶ οὐ δύνασθε ἐπιτυχεῖν· μάχεσθε καὶ πολεμεῖτε, καὶ οὐκ ἔχετε, διὰ τὸ μὴ αἰτεῖσθαι ὑμᾶς·

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:2 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
ἐπιθυμέω καί οὐ ἔχω φονεύω καί ζηλόω καί οὐ δύναμαι ἐπιτυγχάνω μάχομαι καί πολεμέω καί οὐ ἔχω διά ὁ μή αἰτέω ὑμεῖς

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:2 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
ἐπιθυμεῖτε, καὶ οὐκ ἔχετε· φονεύετε καὶ ζηλοῦτε, καὶ οὐ δύνασθε ἐπιτυχεῖν· μάχεσθε καὶ πολεμεῖτε, οὐκ ἔχετε δὲ, διὰ τὸ μὴ αἰτεῖσθαι ὑμᾶς·

ΙΑΚΩΒΟΥ 4:2 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
ἐπιθυμεῖτε καὶ οὐκ ἔχετε φονεύετε καὶ ζηλοῦτε καὶ οὐ δύνασθε ἐπιτυχεῖν μάχεσθε καὶ πολεμεῖτε οὐκ ἔχετε δὲ, διὰ τὸ μὴ αἰτεῖσθαι ὑμᾶς

James 4:2 Hebrew Bible
אתם מתאוים ואין לכם תרצחו ותקנאו והשג לא תשיגו תריבו ותלחמו ואין לכם יען אשר לא התפללתם׃

James 4:2 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܡܬܪܓܪܓܝܢ ܐܢܬܘܢ ܘܠܝܬ ܠܟܘܢ ܘܩܛܠܝܢ ܐܢܬܘܢ ܘܛܢܝܢ ܐܢܬܘܢ ܘܠܐ ܐܬܝܐ ܒܐܝܕܝܟܘܢ ܘܢܨܝܢ ܐܢܬܘܢ ܘܩܪܒܐ ܥܒܕܝܢ ܐܢܬܘܢ ܘܠܝܬ ܠܟܘܢ ܡܛܠ ܕܠܐ ܫܐܠܝܢ ܐܢܬܘܢ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
You lust and do not have; so you commit murder. You are envious and cannot obtain; so you fight and quarrel. You do not have because you do not ask.

King James Bible
Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You desire and do not have. You murder and covet and cannot obtain. You fight and war. You do not have because you do not ask.
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