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Literary structure (chiasm, chiasmus) of Epistle of James


Correspondence table of Pericopes and Literary Structure


Pericope13
1 Salutation(1:1-18) 1-1 3-1
2 Hearing and doing the word(1:19-27) 1-1 3-1
3 Warning against partiality(2:1-13) 1-1 3-1
4 Faith without works is dead(2:14-26) 1-1 3-2
5 Taming the tongue(3:1-12) 1-1 3-2
6 Two kinds of wisdom(3:13-18) 1-1 3-2
7 Friendship with the world(4:1-12) 1-1 3-3
8 Boasting about tomorrow(4:13-5:6) 1-1 3-3
9 Warning to rich oppressors(5:7-20) 1-1 3-3

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