James 1:17-19 New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
17 all good giving and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no alteration or shadow caused by change. 18 He willed to give us birth by the word of truth that we may be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
III. Exhortations and Warnings
Doers of the Word. 19 Know this, my dear brothers: everyone should be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath,
New American Bible (Revised Edition) (NABRE)
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