James 5:16
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New International Version
Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.


New American Standard Bible
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.


King James Bible
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.


Holman Christian Standard Bible
Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The urgent request of a righteous person is very powerful in its effect.


International Standard Version
Therefore, make it your habit to confess your sins to one another and to pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.


American Standard Version
Confess therefore your sins one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The supplication of a righteous man availeth much in its working.


Douay-Rheims Bible
Confess therefore your sins one to another: and pray one for another, that you may be saved. For the continual prayer of a just man availeth much.


Darby Bible Translation
Confess therefore your offences to one another, and pray for one another, that ye may be healed. The fervent supplication of the righteous man has much power.


Young's Literal Translation
Be confessing to one another the trespasses, and be praying for one another, that ye may be healed; very strong is a working supplication of a righteous man;
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Context
The Prayer of Faith

13Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms. 14Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: 15And the prayer of faith shall save the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he have committed sins, they shall be forgiven him. 16Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much. 17Elias was a man subject to like passions as we are, and he prayed earnestly that it might not rain: and it rained not on the earth by the space of three years and six months. 18And he prayed again, and the heaven gave rain, and the earth brought forth her fruit.
Cross References
Genesis 18:23
And Abraham drew near, and said, Will you also destroy the righteous with the wicked?


Genesis 20:17
So Abraham prayed to God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bore children.


1 Samuel 12:17
Is it not wheat harvest to day? I will call to the LORD, and he shall send thunder and rain; that you may perceive and see that your wickedness is great, which you have done in the sight of the LORD, in asking you a king.


1 Kings 13:6
And the king answered and said to the man of God, Entreat now the face of the LORD your God, and pray for me, that my hand may be restored me again. And the man of God sought the LORD, and the king's hand was restored him again, and became as it was before.


2 Chronicles 30:20
And the LORD listened to Hezekiah, and healed the people.


Job 42:8
Therefore take to you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering; and my servant Job shall pray for you: for him will I accept: lest I deal with you after your folly, in that you have not spoken of me the thing which is right, like my servant Job.


Jeremiah 42:2
And said to Jeremiah the prophet, Let, we beseech you, our supplication be accepted before you, and pray for us to the LORD your God, even for all this remnant; (for we are left but a few of many, as your eyes do behold us:)


Matthew 3:6
And were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins.


Mark 1:5
And there went out to him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.


John 9:31
Now we know that God hears not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and does his will, him he hears.


Treasury of Scripture

Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.

Confess.

Genesis 41:9,10 Then spoke the chief butler to Pharaoh, saying, I do remember my faults this day...

2 Samuel 19:19 And said to the king, Let not my lord impute iniquity to me...

Matthew 3:6 And were baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins.

Matthew 18:15-17 Moreover if your brother shall trespass against you, go and tell him his fault between you and him alone: if he shall hear you...

Luke 7:3,4 And when he heard of Jesus, he sent to him the elders of the Jews, beseeching him that he would come and heal his servant...

Acts 19:18 And many that believed came, and confessed, and showed their deeds.

pray.

Colossians 1:9 For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you...

1 Thessalonians 5:17,23,25 Pray without ceasing...

Hebrews 13:18 Pray for us: for we trust we have a good conscience, in all things willing to live honestly.

that.

Genesis 20:17 So Abraham prayed to God: and God healed Abimelech, and his wife, and his maidservants; and they bore children.

2 Chronicles 30:20 And the LORD listened to Hezekiah, and healed the people.

Luke 9:6 And they departed, and went through the towns, preaching the gospel, and healing every where.

Acts 10:38 How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good...

The effectual.

Genesis 18:23-32 And Abraham drew near, and said, Will you also destroy the righteous with the wicked...

Genesis 19:29 And it came to pass, when God destroyed the cities of the plain, that God remembered Abraham...

Genesis 20:7,17 Now therefore restore the man his wife; for he is a prophet, and he shall pray for you, and you shall live: and if you restore her not...

Genesis 32:28 And he said, Your name shall be called no more Jacob, but Israel: for as a prince have you power with God and with men...

Exodus 9:28,29,33 Entreat the LORD (for it is enough) that there be no more mighty thunder and hail; and I will let you go, and you shall stay no longer...

Exodus 17:11 And it came to pass, when Moses held up his hand, that Israel prevailed: and when he let down his hand, Amalek prevailed.

Exodus 32:10-14 Now therefore let me alone, that my wrath may wax hot against them, and that I may consume them: and I will make of you a great nation...

Numbers 11:2 And the people cried to Moses; and when Moses prayed to the LORD, the fire was quenched.

Numbers 14:13-20 And Moses said to the LORD, Then the Egyptians shall hear it, (for you brought up this people in your might from among them;)...

Numbers 21:7-9 Therefore the people came to Moses, and said, We have sinned, for we have spoken against the LORD, and against you; pray to the LORD...

Deuteronomy 9:18-20 And I fell down before the LORD, as at the first, forty days and forty nights: I did neither eat bread, nor drink water...

Joshua 10:12 Then spoke Joshua to the LORD in the day when the LORD delivered up the Amorites before the children of Israel...

1 Samuel 12:18 So Samuel called to the LORD; and the LORD sent thunder and rain that day: and all the people greatly feared the LORD and Samuel.

1 Kings 13:6 And the king answered and said to the man of God, Entreat now the face of the LORD your God, and pray for me...

1 Kings 17:18-24 And she said to Elijah, What have I to do with you, O you man of God? are you come to me to call my sin to remembrance...

2 Kings 4:33-35 He went in therefore, and shut the door on them two, and prayed to the LORD...

2 Kings 19:15-20 And Hezekiah prayed before the LORD, and said, O LORD God of Israel, which dwell between the cherubim, you are the God, even you alone...

2 Kings 20:2-5 Then he turned his face to the wall, and prayed to the LORD, saying...

2 Chronicles 14:11,12 And Asa cried to the LORD his God, and said, LORD, it is nothing with you to help, whether with many, or with them that have no power...

2 Chronicles 32:20-22 And for this cause Hezekiah the king, and the prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz, prayed and cried to heaven...

Job 42:8 Therefore take to you now seven bullocks and seven rams, and go to my servant Job, and offer up for yourselves a burnt offering...

Psalm 10:17,18 LORD, you have heard the desire of the humble: you will prepare their heart, you will cause your ear to hear...

Psalm 34:15 The eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and his ears are open to their cry.

Psalm 145:18,19 The LORD is near to all them that call on him, to all that call on him in truth...

Proverbs 15:8,29 The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight...

Proverbs 28:9 He that turns away his ear from hearing the law, even his prayer shall be abomination.

Jeremiah 15:1 Then said the LORD to me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind could not be toward this people...

Jeremiah 29:12,13 Then shall you call on me, and you shall go and pray to me, and I will listen to you...

Jeremiah 33:3 Call to me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you know not.

Daniel 2:18-23 That they would desire mercies of the God of heaven concerning this secret...

Daniel 9:20-22 And whiles I was speaking, and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel...

Hosea 12:3,4 He took his brother by the heel in the womb, and by his strength he had power with God...

Matthew 7:7-11 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and you shall find; knock, and it shall be opened to you...

Matthew 21:22 And all things, whatever you shall ask in prayer, believing, you shall receive.

Luke 11:11-13 If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish...

Luke 18:1-8 And he spoke a parable to them to this end, that men ought always to pray, and not to faint...

John 9:31 Now we know that God hears not sinners: but if any man be a worshipper of God, and does his will, him he hears.

Acts 4:24-31 And when they heard that, they lifted up their voice to God with one accord, and said, Lord, you are God, which have made heaven...

Acts 12:5-11 Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church to God for him...

1 John 3:22 And whatever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments, and do those things that are pleasing in his sight.

a righteous.

Romans 3:10 As it is written, There is none righteous, no, not one:

Romans 5:19 For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.

Hebrews 11:4,7 By faith Abel offered to God a more excellent sacrifice than Cain, by which he obtained witness that he was righteous...

Strong's Concordance
Confess [your] faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
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James Chapter 5 Verse 16

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