10 For whoever shall keep the whole law, and yet (A)stumble in one point, (B)he is guilty of all. 11 For He who said, (C)“Do not commit adultery,” also said, (D)“Do not murder.” Now if you do not commit adultery, but you do murder, you have become a transgressor of the law.

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10 For whoever keeps the whole Law, yet (A)stumbles in one point, has become (B)guilty of all. 11 For He who said, “(C)Do not commit adultery,” also said, “(D)Do not murder.” Now if you do not commit adultery, but do murder, you have become a violator of the Law.

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10 For whoever keeps the whole Law but stumbles in one point, he has become guilty of [breaking] all of it. 11 For He who said, “Do not commit adultery,” also said, “Do not murder.” Now if you do not commit adultery, but you murder, you have become [a]guilty of transgressing the [entire] Law.(A)

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Footnotes

  1. James 2:11 Lit a transgressor of Law.

10 For whoever keeps the whole law and yet stumbles(A) at just one point is guilty of breaking all of it.(B) 11 For he who said, “You shall not commit adultery,”[a](C) also said, “You shall not murder.”[b](D) If you do not commit adultery but do commit murder, you have become a lawbreaker.

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Footnotes

  1. James 2:11 Exodus 20:14; Deut. 5:18
  2. James 2:11 Exodus 20:13; Deut. 5:17

10 For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point, he is guilty of all.

11 For he that said, Do not commit adultery, said also, Do not kill. Now if thou commit no adultery, yet if thou kill, thou art become a transgressor of the law.

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