James 3:1
Parallel Strong's
Berean Study Bible
Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, because you know that we who teach will be judged more strictly.

Young's Literal Translation
Many teachers become not, my brethren, having known that greater judgment we shall receive,

King James Bible
My brethren, be not many masters, knowing that we shall receive the greater condemnation.

Μὴ (Mē)
Strong's 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

many [of you]
πολλοὶ (polloi)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 4183: Much, many; often.

should become
γίνεσθε (ginesthe)
Verb - Present Imperative Middle or Passive - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 1096: A prolongation and middle voice form of a primary verb; to cause to be, i.e. to become, used with great latitude.

διδάσκαλοι (didaskaloi)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 1320: A teacher, master. From didasko; an instructor.

μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

ἀδελφοί (adelphoi)
Noun - Vocative Masculine Plural
Strong's 80: A brother, member of the same religious community, especially a fellow-Christian. A brother near or remote.

[because] you know
εἰδότες (eidotes)
Verb - Perfect Participle Active - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 1492: To know, remember, appreciate.

ὅτι (hoti)
Strong's 3754: Neuter of hostis as conjunction; demonstrative, that; causative, because.

we [ who teach ] will be
λημψόμεθα (lēmpsometha)
Verb - Future Indicative Middle - 1st Person Plural
Strong's 2983: (a) I receive, get, (b) I take, lay hold of.

κρίμα (krima)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 2917: From krino; a decision ('crime').

more strictly.
μεῖζον (meizon)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Singular - Comparative
Strong's 3173: Large, great, in the widest sense.


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