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Verse-by-Verse Bible Commentary

James 5:16

Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.
New American Standard Version

Bible Study Resources

Concordances:
Nave's Topical Bible - Afflictions and Adversities;   Commandments;   Communion;   Fellowship;   Intercession;   Prayer;   Sin;   Thompson Chain Reference - Importunity;   Prayer;   The Topic Concordance - Avail;   Confession;   Healing;   Prayer;   Torrey's Topical Textbook - Afflicted, Duty toward the;   Confession of Sin;   Missionaries, All Christians Should Be as;   Prayer;   Prayer, Answers to;   Prayer, Intercessory;   Privileges of Saints;   Righteousness;  
Dictionaries:
Bridgeway Bible Dictionary - Confession;   Healing;   Prayer;   Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology - Confess, Confession;   Heal, Health;   Holy Spirit, Gifts of;   Prayer;   Charles Buck Theological Dictionary - Beneficence;   Fellowship;   Prayer;   Easton Bible Dictionary - Confession;   Effectual Prayer;   Prayer;   Fausset Bible Dictionary - Confession;   Prayer;   Prophet;   Rephidim;   Holman Bible Dictionary - Confession;   Healing, Divine;   James, the Letter;   Letter Form and Function;   Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Confession;   Mediator, Mediation;   Prayer;   Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament - Absolution;   Confession;   Confession (of Christ);   Excommunication;   Intercession;   James Epistle of;   Sin;   Morrish Bible Dictionary - Confession;   Forgiveness;   Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary - Confession;  
Encyclopedias:
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia - Avail;   Confession;   Effect;   Fault;   Fervent;   Intercession;   The Jewish Encyclopedia - Confession of Sin;  
Devotionals:
Daily Light on the Daily Path - Devotion for December 3;   Every Day Light - Devotion for January 26;   Today's Word from Skip Moen - Devotion for November 6;  

Clarke's Commentary

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Clarke, Adam. "Commentary on James 5:16". "The Adam Clarke Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/acc/james-5.html. 1832.

Bridgeway Bible Commentary

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Flemming, Donald C. "Commentary on James 5:16". "Fleming's Bridgeway Bible Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bbc/james-5.html. 2005.

Coffman's Commentaries on the Bible

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Coffman's Commentaries reproduced by permission of Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. All other rights reserved.
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Coffman, James Burton. "Commentary on James 5:16". "Coffman's Commentaries on the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bcc/james-5.html. Abilene Christian University Press, Abilene, Texas, USA. 1983-1999.

Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible

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Barnes, Albert. "Commentary on James 5:16". "Barnes' Notes on the Whole Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/bnb/james-5.html. 1870.

Calvin's Commentary on the Bible

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Calvin, John. "Commentary on James 5:16". "Calvin's Commentary on the Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/cal/james-5.html. 1840-57.

Smith's Bible Commentary

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Smith, Charles Ward. "Commentary on James 5:16". "Smith's Bible Commentary". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/csc/james-5.html. 2014.

Contending for the Faith

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Contending for the Faith reproduced by permission of Contending for the Faith Publications, 4216 Abigale Drive, Yukon, OK 73099. All other rights reserved.
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Editor Charles Baily, "Commentary on James 5:16". "Contending for the Faith". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/ctf/james-5.html. 1993-2022.

Dr. Constable's Expository Notes

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Constable, Thomas. DD. "Commentary on James 5:16". "Dr. Constable's Expository Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dcc/james-5.html. 2012.

Dr. Constable's Expository Notes

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Constable, Thomas. DD. "Commentary on James 5:16". "Dr. Constable's Expository Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dcc/james-5.html. 2012.

Dr. Constable's Expository Notes

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Constable, Thomas. DD. "Commentary on James 5:16". "Dr. Constable's Expository Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dcc/james-5.html. 2012.

Dr. Constable's Expository Notes

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Constable, Thomas. DD. "Commentary on James 5:16". "Dr. Constable's Expository Notes". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dcc/james-5.html. 2012.

Barclay's Daily Study Bible

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Barclay, William. "Commentary on James 5:16". "William Barclay's Daily Study Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/dsb/james-5.html. 1956-1959.

Gann's Commentary on the Bible

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Gann, Windell. "Commentary on James 5:16". Gann's Commentary on the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/gbc/james-5.html. 2021.

Gill's Exposition of the Whole Bible

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The New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. All Rights Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario.
A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855
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Gill, John. "Commentary on James 5:16". "Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/geb/james-5.html. 1999.

Henry's Complete Commentary on the Bible

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Henry, Matthew. "Complete Commentary on James 5:16". "Henry's Complete Commentary on the Whole Bible". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/mhm/james-5.html. 1706.

Kelly Commentary on Books of the Bible

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Kelly, William. "Commentary on James 5:16". Kelly Commentary on Books of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/wkc/james-5.html. 1860-1890.