The words of the prophets are in agreement with this, as it is written:
"With this the words of the Prophets agree, just as it is written,
And this conversion of Gentiles agrees with what the prophets predicted. For instance, it is written:
This is in perfect agreement with the words of the prophets:
And this is in agreement with the words of the prophets, as it is said,
This agrees with the words of the prophets, as it is written,
"And with this the words of the prophets agree, just as it is written:
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1 tn Grk “And the.” Because of the difference between Greek style, which often begins sentences or clauses with “and,” and English style, which generally does not, καί (kai) has not been translated here.
2 sn The term agree means “match” or “harmonize with.” James’ point in the introduction argues that many of the OT prophets taught this. He gives one example (which follows).