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James 1:5

1:5 But if anyone is deficient in wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without reprimand, and it will be given to him.

James 1:16-17

1:16 Do not be led astray, my dear brothers and sisters. 1  1:17 All generous giving and every perfect gift 2  is from above, coming down 3  from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or the slightest hint of change. 4 

1 tn Grk “brothers.” See note on the phrase “brothers and sisters” in 1:2.

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

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

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

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