13 (A)Come now, you who say, “(B)Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a city, and spend a year there and engage in business and make a profit.” 14 [a]Yet you do not know [b]what your life will be like tomorrow. (C)For you are just a vapor that appears for a little while, and then vanishes away. 15 [c]Instead, you ought to say, “(D)If the Lord wills, we will live and also do this or that.”

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Footnotes

  1. James 4:14 Lit Who do not
  2. James 4:14 Or what will happen tomorrow. What kind of life is yours?
  3. James 4:15 Lit Instead of your saying