18 In the exercise of (A)His will He (B)brought us forth by (C)the word of truth, so that we would be [a]a kind of (D)first fruits [b]among His creatures.

19 [c]This (E)you know, (F)my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, (G)slow to speak and (H)slow to anger; 20 for (I)the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness of God. 21 Therefore, (J)putting aside all filthiness and all [d]that remains of wickedness, in [e]humility receive (K)the word implanted, which is able to save your souls.

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  1. James 1:18 Or a certain first fruits
  2. James 1:18 Lit of
  3. James 1:19 Or Know this
  4. James 1:21 Lit abundance of malice
  5. James 1:21 Or gentleness