James 5:13-16 New International Version (NIV)
The Prayer of Faith
13 Is anyone among you in trouble? Let them pray. Is anyone happy? Let them sing songs of praise. 14 Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven. 16 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
James 5:13-16 Amplified Bible (AMP)
13 Is anyone among you suffering? He must pray. Is anyone joyful? He is to sing praises [to God]. 14 Is anyone among you sick? He must call for the elders (spiritual leaders) of the church and they are to pray over him, anointing him with [a]oil in the name of the Lord; 15 and the prayer of faith will restore the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up; and if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. 16 Therefore, confess your sins to one another [your false steps, your offenses], and pray for one another, that you may be healed and restored. The heartfelt and persistent prayer of a righteous man (believer) can accomplish much [when put into action and made effective by God—it is dynamic and can have tremendous power].
James 5:13-18 The Message (MSG)
Prayer to Be Reckoned With
13-15 Are you hurting? Pray. Do you feel great? Sing. Are you sick? Call the church leaders together to pray and anoint you with oil in the name of the Master. Believing-prayer will heal you, and Jesus will put you on your feet. And if you’ve sinned, you’ll be forgiven—healed inside and out.
16-18 Make this your common practice: Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you can live together whole and healed. The prayer of a person living right with God is something powerful to be reckoned with. Elijah, for instance, human just like us, prayed hard that it wouldn’t rain, and it didn’t—not a drop for three and a half years. Then he prayed that it would rain, and it did. The showers came and everything started growing again.
James 5:13-16 Mounce Reverse-Interlinear New Testament (MOUNCE)
13 Is anyone tis among en you hymeis suffering kakopatheō? He should pray proseuchomai. Is anyone tis cheerful euthumeō? He should sing praises psallō. 14 Is anyone tis among en you hymeis sick astheneō? He should call for proskaleō the ho elders presbyteros of the ho church ekklēsia and kai have them pray proseuchomai over epi him autos, anointing aleiphō him autos with oil elaion in en the ho name onoma of the ho Lord kyrios; 15 and kai the ho prayer euchē offered in ho faith pistis will restore sōzō the ho one who is sick kamnō and kai the ho Lord kyrios will raise egeirō him autos up . And if kan he has eimi committed poieō sins hamartia, he autos will be forgiven aphiēmi. 16 Therefore oun confess exomologeomai your ho sins hamartia to one another allēlōn and kai pray euchomai for hyper one another allēlōn so that hopōs you may be healed iaomai. The active energeō prayer deēsis of dikaios a righteous person dikaios has great polys power ischuō.
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