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Scofield's Reference Notes
James 1

 

 

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Verse 4

perfect

mature and complete. (See Scofield "Matthew 5:48").


Verse 14

tempted

"Temptation" is used in two senses:

(1) Solicitation to evil (e.g. Genesis 3:1-6; Matthew 4:1; 1 Corinthians 10:13; 2 Corinthians 11:3; 2 Corinthians 11:4; James 1:14).

(2) Testing under trial (eg) Genesis 22:1; Luke 22:28 Cf Luke 4:2, Cf Matthew 6:13 (solicitation to evil) and 1 Peter 1:6 (testing under trial).


Verse 15

sin Sin.

(See Scofield "Romans 3:23").


Verse 17

gift

Two words are used in the original for "gift," the first meaning the act of giving; the second, the thing given.


Verse 20

righteousness

(See Scofield "Romans 3:21").


Verse 21

save

(See Scofield "Romans 1:16").


Verse 26

religious

(Greek - θρη̑σκος = outwardly religious).


Verse 27

world

"kosmos" = world-system. James 4:4; John 7:7 (See Scofield "Revelation 13:8")

 


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Bibliography Information
Scofield, C. I. "Scofield Reference Notes on James 1:4". "Scofield Reference Notes (1917 Edition)". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/srn/james-1.html. 1917.

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