17 Every good thing given and every perfect gift is (A)from above, coming down from (B)the Father of lights, (C)with whom there is no variation or [a]shifting shadow. 18 In the exercise of (D)His will He (E)gave us birth by (F)the word of truth, so that we would be [b]a kind of (G)first fruits [c]among His creatures.

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  1. James 1:17 Lit shadow of turning
  2. James 1:18 Or a certain first fruits
  3. James 1:18 Lit of

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