James 1:3
Good News Translation
for you know that when your faith succeeds in facing such trials, the result is the ability to endure.

New Revised Standard Version
because you know that the testing of your faith produces endurance;

Contemporary English Version
You know you learn to endure by having your faith tested.

New American Bible
for you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Knowing that the trying of your faith worketh patience

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Knowing that the trying of your faith worketh patience


Romans 5:3,4 And not only so: but we glory also in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience; . . .

Romans 8:28 And we know that to them that love God all things work together unto good: to such as, according to his purpose, are called to be saints.

2 Corinthians 4:17 For that which is at present momentary and light of our tribulation worketh for us above measure, exceedingly an eternal weight of glory.


Romans 2:7 To them indeed who, according to patience in good work, seek glory and honour and incorruption, eternal life:

Romans 8:25 But if we hope for that which we see not, we wait for it with patience.

Romans 15:4 For what things soever were written were written for our learning: that, through patience and the comfort of the scriptures, we might have hope.

Colossians 1:11 Strengthened with all might according to the power of his glory, in all patience and longsuffering with joy,

2 Thessalonians 1:4 So that we ourselves also glory in you in the churches of God, for your patience and faith, and in all your persecutions and tribulations: which you endure

2 Thessalonians 3:5 And the Lord direct your hearts, in the charity of God and the patience of Christ.

Hebrews 10:36 For patience is necessary for you: that, doing the will of God, you may receive the promise.

Hebrews 12:1 And therefore we also having so great a cloud of witnesses over our head, laying aside every weight and sin which surrounds us, let us run by patience to the fight proposed to us:

2 Peter 1:6 And in knowledge, abstinence: and in abstinence, patience: and in patience, godliness:

Rejoicing in Trials
2My brethren, count it all joy, when you shall fall into divers temptations: 3Knowing that the trying of your faith worketh patience 4And patience hath a perfect work: that you may be perfect and entire, failing in nothing.…
Cross References
Luke 21:19
In your patience you shall possess your souls.

Hebrews 6:12
That you become not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience shall inherit the promises.

1 Peter 1:7
That the trial of your faith (much more precious than gold which is tried by the fire) may be found unto praise and glory and honour at the appearing of Jesus Christ.

James 1:2
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