16 Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers. 17 (A)Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from (B)the Father of lights, (C)with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.[a] 18 (D)Of his own will he (E)brought us forth by the word of truth, (F)that we should be a kind of (G)firstfruits of his creatures.

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Footnotes

  1. James 1:17 Some manuscripts variation due to a shadow of turning

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