Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

James 1:17

Context
NET ©

All generous giving and every perfect gift 1  is from above, coming down 2  from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or the slightest hint of change. 3 

NIV ©

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.

NASB ©

Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.

NLT ©

Whatever is good and perfect comes to us from God above, who created all heaven’s lights. Unlike them, he never changes or casts shifting shadows.

MSG ©

Every desirable and beneficial gift comes out of heaven. The gifts are rivers of light cascading down from the Father of Light. There is nothing deceitful in God, nothing two-faced, nothing fickle.

BBE ©

Every good and true thing is given to us from heaven, coming from the Father of lights, with whom there is no change or any shade made by turning.

NRSV ©

Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

NKJV ©

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.


KJV
Every
<3956>
good
<18>
gift
<1394>
and
<2532>
every
<3956>
perfect
<5046>
gift
<1434>
is
<2076> (5748)
from above
<509>_,
and cometh down
<2597> (5723)
from
<575>
the Father
<3962>
of lights
<5457>_,
with
<3844>
whom
<3739>
is
<1762> (5748)
no
<3756>
variableness
<3883>_,
neither
<2228>
shadow
<644>
of turning
<5157>_.
NASB ©
Every
<3956>
good
<18>
thing
<1394>
given
<1394>
and every
<3956>
perfect
<5046>
gift
<1434>
is from above
<509>
, coming
<2597>
down
<2597>
from the Father
<3962>
of lights
<5457>
, with whom
<3739>
there
<1762>
is no
<3756>
variation
<3883>
or
<2228>
shifting
<5157>
shadow
<644>
.
GREEK
pasa
<3956>
A-NSF
dosiv
<1394>
N-NSF
agayh
<18>
A-NSF
kai
<2532>
CONJ
pan
<3956>
A-NSN
dwrhma
<1434>
N-NSN
teleion
<5046>
A-NSN
anwyen
<509>
ADV
estin
<1510> (5748)
V-PXI-3S
katabainon
<2597> (5723)
V-PAP-NSN
apo
<575>
PREP
tou
<3588>
T-GSM
patrov
<3962>
N-GSM
twn
<3588>
T-GPN
fwtwn
<5457>
N-GPN
par
<3844>
PREP
w
<3739>
R-DSM
ouk
<3756>
PRT-N
eni
<1762> (5748)
V-PXI-3S
parallagh
<3883>
N-NSF
h
<2228>
PRT
trophv
<5157>
N-GSF
aposkiasma
<644>
N-NSN
NET © [draft] ITL
All
<3956>
generous
<18>
giving
<1394>
and
<2532>
every
<3956>
perfect
<5046>
gift
<1434>
is
<1510>
from above
<509>
, coming down
<2597>
from
<575>
the Father
<3962>
of lights
<5457>
, with
<3844>
whom
<3739>
there is
<1762>
no
<3756>
variation
<3883>
or
<2228>
the slightest
<5157>
hint of change
<644>
.
NET ©

All generous giving and every perfect gift 1  is from above, coming down 2  from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or the slightest hint of change. 3 

NET © Notes

tn The first phrase refers to the action of giving and the second to what is given.

tn Or “All generous giving and every perfect gift from above is coming down.”

tn Grk “variation or shadow of turning” (referring to the motions of heavenly bodies causing variations of light and darkness).



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