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James 5:19-20 New English Translation (NET Bible)

19 My brothers and sisters,[a] if anyone among you wanders from the truth and someone turns him back, 20 he should know that the one who turns a sinner back from his wandering path[b] will save that person’s[c] soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.

Footnotes:

  1. James 5:19 tn Grk “brothers.” See note on the phrase “brothers and sisters” in 1:2.
  2. James 5:20 tn Grk “from the error of his way” (using the same root as the verb “to wander, to err” in the first part of the verse).
  3. James 5:20 tn Grk “his soul”; the referent (the sinner mentioned at the beginning of the verse) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
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