Internet Verse Search Commentaries Word Analysis ITL - draft

James 3:15

Context
NET ©

Such 1  wisdom does not come 2  from above but is earthly, natural, 3  demonic.

NIV ©

Such "wisdom" does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, of the devil.

NASB ©

This wisdom is not that which comes down from above, but is earthly, natural, demonic.

NLT ©

For jealousy and selfishness are not God’s kind of wisdom. Such things are earthly, unspiritual, and motivated by the Devil.

MSG ©

It's the furthest thing from wisdom--it's animal cunning, devilish conniving.

BBE ©

This wisdom is not from heaven, but is of the earth and the flesh and the Evil One.

NRSV ©

Such wisdom does not come down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, devilish.

NKJV ©

This wisdom does not descend from above, but is earthly, sensual, demonic.


KJV
This
<3778>
wisdom
<4678>
descendeth
<2076> (5748) <2718> (5740)
not
<3756>
from above
<509>_,
but
<235>
[is] earthly
<1919>_,
sensual
<5591>_,
devilish
<1141>_.
{sensual: or, natural}
NASB ©
This
<3778>
wisdom
<4678>
is not that which comes
<2718>
down
<2718>
from above
<509>
, but is earthly
<1919>
, natural
<5591>
, demonic
<1141>
.
GREEK
ouk
<3756>
PRT-N
estin
<1510> (5748)
V-PXI-3S
auth
<3778>
D-NSF
h
<3588>
T-NSF
sofia
<4678>
N-NSF
anwyen
<509>
ADV
katercomenh
<2718> (5740)
V-PNP-NSF
alla
<235>
CONJ
epigeiov
<1919>
A-NSF
qucikh
<5591>
A-NSF
daimoniwdhv
<1141>
A-NSF
NET © [draft] ITL
Such
<3778>
wisdom
<4678>
does
<2718>
not
<3756>
come
<2718>
from above
<509>
but
<235>
is earthly
<1919>
, natural
<5591>
, demonic
<1141>
.
NET ©

Such 1  wisdom does not come 2  from above but is earthly, natural, 3  demonic.

NET © Notes

tn Grk “This.”

tn Grk “come down”; “descend.”

tn Grk “soulish,” which describes life apart from God, characteristic of earthly human life as opposed to what is spiritual. Cf. 1 Cor 2:14; 15:44-46; Jude 19.



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