but to those who are (A)self-serving and (B)do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, He will give wrath and indignation.

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14 But if you have bitter (A)jealousy and [a]selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie against (B)the truth. 15 This wisdom is not that which comes down (C)from above, but is (D)earthly, [b](E)natural, (F)demonic. 16 For where (G)jealousy and [c]selfish ambition exist, [d]there is disorder and every evil thing. 17 But the wisdom (H)from above is first (I)pure, then (J)peace-loving, (K)gentle, [e]reasonable, (L)full of mercy and good fruits, [f](M)impartial, free of (N)hypocrisy. 18 And the (O)fruit of righteousness is sown in peace [g]by those who make peace.

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  1. James 3:14 Or strife
  2. James 3:15 Or unspiritual
  3. James 3:16 Or strife
  4. James 3:16 I.e., in that place
  5. James 3:17 Or willing to yield
  6. James 3:17 Or unwavering
  7. James 3:18 Or for

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