James 5:6
Good News Translation
You have condemned and murdered innocent people, and they do not resist you.

New Revised Standard Version
You have condemned and murdered the righteous one, who does not resist you.

Contemporary English Version
You have condemned and murdered innocent people, who couldn't even fight back.

New American Bible
You have condemned; you have murdered the righteous one; he offers you no resistance.

Douay-Rheims Bible
You have condemned and put to death the Just One: and he resisted you not.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

You have condemned and put to death the Just One: and he resisted you not.


James 2:6 But you have dishonoured the poor man. Do not the rich oppress you by might? And do not they draw you before the judgment seats?

Matthew 21:38 But the husbandmen seeing the son, said among themselves: This is the heir: come, let us kill him, and we shall have his inheritance.

Matthew 23:34,35 Therefore behold I send to you prophets and wise men and scribes: and some of them you will put to death and crucify: and some you will scourge in your synagogues and persecute from city to city. . . .

Matthew 27:20,24,25 But the chief priests and ancients persuaded the people that they should ask Barabbas and make Jesus away. . . .

John 16:2,3 They will put you out of the synagogues: yea, the hour cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doth a service to God. . . .

Acts 2:22,23 Ye men of Israel, hear these words: Jesus of Nazareth, a man approved of God among you by miracles and wonders and signs, which God did by him, in the midst of you, as you also know: . . .

Acts 3:14,15 But you denied the Holy One and the Just: and desired a murderer to be granted unto you. . . .

Acts 4:10-12 Be it known to you all and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified, whom God hath raised from the dead, even by him, this man standeth here before you, whole. . . .

Acts 7:52 Which of the prophets have not your fathers persecuted? And they have slain them who foretold of the coming of the Just One: of whom you have been now the betrayers and murderers.

Acts 13:27,28 For they that inhabited Jerusalem and the rulers thereof, not knowing him, nor the voices of the prophets which are read every sabbath, judging him, have fulfilled them. . . .

Acts 22:14 But he said: The God of our fathers hath preordained thee that thou shouldst know his will and see the Just One and shouldst hear the voice from his mouth.

1 Thessalonians 2:15,16 Who both killed the Lord Jesus, and the prophets, and have persecuted us, and please not God, and are adversaries to all men; . . .

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Isaiah 53:7 He was offered because it was his own will, and he opened not his mouth: he shall be led as a sheep to the slaughter, and shall be dumb as a lamb before his shearer, and he shall not open his mouth.

Matthew 5:39 But I say to you not to resist evil: but if one strike thee on thy right cheek, turn to him also the other:

Matthew 26:53,54 Thinkest thou that I cannot ask my Father, and he will give me presently more than twelve legions of angels? . . .

Luke 22:51-53 But Jesus answering, said: Suffer ye thus far. And when he had touched his ear, he healed him. . . .

John 19:9-11 And he entered into the hall again; and he said to Jesus: Whence art thou? But Jesus gave him no answer. . . .

Acts 8:32 And the place of the scripture which he was reading was this: He was led as a sheep to the slaughter: and like a lamb without voice before his shearer, so openeth he not his mouth.

1 Peter 2:22,23 Who did no sin, neither was guile found in his mouth. . . .

Warning to the Rich
5You have feasted upon earth: and in riotousness you have nourished your hearts, in the day of slaughter. 6You have condemned and put to death the Just One: and he resisted you not. 7Be patient therefore, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth: patiently bearing till he receive the early and latter rain.…
Cross References
Isaiah 5:23
That justify the wicked for gifts, and take away the justice of the just from him.

Hebrews 10:38
But my just man liveth by faith: but if he withdraw himself, he shall not please my soul.

James 4:2
You covet, and have not: you kill and envy and cannot obtain. You contend and war, and you have not: because you ask not.

1 Peter 4:18
And if the just man shall scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear?

James 5:5
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