James 1:22
Modern Translations
New International Version
Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.

New Living Translation
But don’t just listen to God’s word. You must do what it says. Otherwise, you are only fooling yourselves.

English Standard Version
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Berean Study Bible
Be doers of the word, and not hearers only. Otherwise, you are deceiving yourselves.

New American Standard Bible
But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not just hearers who deceive themselves.

NASB 1995
But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.

NASB 1977
But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves.

Amplified Bible
But prove yourselves doers of the word [actively and continually obeying God’s precepts], and not merely listeners [who hear the word but fail to internalize its meaning], deluding yourselves [by unsound reasoning contrary to the truth].

Christian Standard Bible
But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But be doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Contemporary English Version
Obey God's message! Don't fool yourselves by just listening to it.

Good News Translation
Do not deceive yourselves by just listening to his word; instead, put it into practice.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Do what God's word says. Don't merely listen to it, or you will fool yourselves.

International Standard Version
Keep on being obedient to the word, and not merely being hearers who deceive themselves.

NET Bible
But be sure you live out the message and do not merely listen to it and so deceive yourselves.
Classic Translations
King James Bible
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

New King James Version
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

King James 2000 Bible
But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

New Heart English Bible
But be doers of the word, and not only hearers, deluding your own selves.

World English Bible
But be doers of the word, and not only hearers, deluding your own selves.

American King James Version
But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

American Standard Version
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deluding your own selves.

A Faithful Version
Then be doers of the Word, and not only hearers, deceiving your own selves

Darby Bible Translation
But be ye doers of [the] word and not hearers only, beguiling yourselves.

English Revised Version
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deluding your own selves.

Webster's Bible Translation
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
And be ye doers of the word, and not hearers onely, deceiuing your owne selues.

Bishops' Bible of 1568
And be ye doers of the worde, and not hearers only, deceauyng your owne selues.

Coverdale Bible of 1535
And se that ye be doers of ye worde & not heares only, deceauinge youre awne selues.

Tyndale Bible of 1526
And se that ye be doars of the worde and not hearers only deceavinge youre awne selves with sophistrie
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
and become doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves,

Berean Literal Bible
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves,

Young's Literal Translation
and become ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves,

Smith's Literal Translation
And be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Literal Emphasis Translation
And be doers of the word and not only hearers, deluding yourselves.

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

Catholic Public Domain Version
So be doers of the Word, and not listeners only, deceiving yourselves.

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But be a doer of the word and not only a hearer, and do not deceive yourselves.

Lamsa Bible
But you be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Godbey New Testament
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Haweis New Testament
But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves by false reasoning.

Mace New Testament
Don't delusively content your selves with being of the audience, but put what you hear in practice:

Weymouth New Testament
But prove yourselves obedient to the Message, and do not be mere hearers of it, imposing a delusion upon yourselves.

Worrell New Testament
And become doers of the word, and not hearers only, deluding yourselves.

Worsley New Testament
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.








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