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James 3:17-18

3:17 But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, accommodating, 1  full of mercy and good fruit, 2  impartial, and not hypocritical. 3  3:18 And the fruit that consists of righteousness 4  is planted 5  in peace among 6  those who make peace.

1 tn Or “willing to yield,” “open to persuasion.”

2 tn Grk “fruits.” The plural Greek term καρπούς has been translated with the collective singular “fruit.”

3 tn Or “sincere.”

4 tn Grk “the fruit of righteousness,” meaning righteous living as a fruit, as the thing produced.

5 tn Grk “is sown.”

6 tn Or “for,” or possibly “by.”

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