James 1 :24

James 1 :24 Translations

American King James Version (AKJV)

For he beholds himself, and goes his way, and straightway forgets what manner of man he was.

King James Version (KJV)

For he beholds himself, and goes his way, and straightway forgets what manner of man he was.

American Standard Version (ASV)

for he beholdeth himself, and goeth away, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was.

Basic English Translation (BBE)

For after looking at himself he goes away, and in a short time he has no memory of what he was like.

Webster's Revision

For he beholdeth himself, and goeth away, and immediately forgetteth what manner of man he was.

World English Bible

for he sees himself, and goes away, and immediately forgets what kind of man he was.

English Revised Version (ERV)

for he beholdeth himself, and goeth away, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was.

Definitions for James 1 :24

Straightway - Immediately.

Clarke's Commentary on James 1 :24

Barnes' Commentary on James 1 :24

For he beholdeth himself - While he looks in the mirror he sees his true appearance.

And goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth - As soon as he goes away, he forgets it. The apostle does not refer to any intention on his part, but to what is known to occur as a matter of fact.

What manner of than he was - How he looked; and especially if there was anything in his appearance that required correction.

Wesley's Commentary on James 1 :24

1:24 He beheld himself, and went away - To other business. And forgot - But such forgetting does not excuse.
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