James 1:3 KJV (With Strong’s)

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Knowing
ginosko (Greek #1097)
to "know" (absolutely) in a great variety of applications and with many implications (as follow, with others not thus clearly expressed)
KJV usage: allow, be aware (of), feel, (have) know(-ledge), perceived, be resolved, can speak, be sure, understand.
Pronounce: ghin-oce'-ko
Origin: a prolonged form of a primary verb
this, that
hoti (Greek #3754)
demonstrative, that (sometimes redundant); causative, because
KJV usage: as concerning that, as though, because (that), for (that), how (that), (in) that, though, why.
Pronounce: hot'-ee
Origin: neuter of 3748 as conjunction
the trying
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
dokimion (Greek #1383)
a testing; by implication, trustworthiness
KJV usage: trial, trying.
Pronounce: dok-im'-ee-on
Origin: neuter of a presumed derivative of 1382
of your
humon (Greek #5216)
of (from or concerning) you
KJV usage: ye, you, your (own, -selves).
Pronounce: hoo-mone'
Origin: genitive case of 5210
faith
ho (Greek #3588)
the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom)
KJV usage: the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
Pronounce: ho
Origin: ἡ (hay), and the neuter τό (to) in all their inflections
pistis (Greek #4102)
persuasion, i.e. credence; moral conviction (of religious truth, or the truthfulness of God or a religious teacher), especially reliance upon Christ for salvation; abstractly, constancy in such profession; by extension, the system of religious (Gospel) truth itself
KJV usage: assurance, belief, believe, faith, fidelity.
Pronounce: pis'-tis
Origin: from 3982
worketh
katergazomai (Greek #2716)
to work fully, i.e. accomplish; by implication, to finish, fashion
KJV usage: cause, to (deed), perform, work (out).
Pronounce: kat-er-gad'-zom-ahee
Origin: from 2596 and 2038
f patience
hupomone (Greek #5281)
cheerful (or hopeful) endurance, constancy
KJV usage: enduring, patience, patient continuance (waiting).
Pronounce: hoop-om-on-ay'
Origin: from 5278
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Ministry on This Verse

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patience.
 trials test and prove the reality of our faith. (The Practical Christian Life by H. Smith)
 It was faith in Christ, and that alone, which at that moment differentiated between them and the unbelieving mass of the nation. To the casual observer all might look alike, for all were waiting on the same temple services in Jerusalem or attending the same synagogues in the many cities of their dispersion. (James 1 by F.B. Hole)

J. N. Darby Translation

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knowing that the proving of your faith worksg endurance.

JND Translation Notes

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Works out as an effect. see ver. 20; Phil. 2.12.

W. Kelly Translation

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knowing that the proving of your faith worketh out endurance1;

WK Translation Notes

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proving: "proof” or proving is better than "trying" in the Authorized Version. (Bible Treasury 14:62)
proving: the Americans [correctors of the RV] are not wrong in preferring "proving" to "proof" in 1:3, as Dean Alford also felt. (Bible Treasury 15:47)