James Epistle (Quotes from Old Testament)
James wrote to the twelve tribes (Jews) scattered abroad (1:1). This
James is not the Apostle (there are two James’ listed as Apostles in Matt 10:2-4) but was the half brother of Jesus (Gal 1:19)(Mark 3:6) who became a leader (Acts 15:13) in the Jerusalem Church after the resurrection of Christ. King James Version (KJV)
Acts 15:13-17 13 And after they had held their peace, James answered, saying, Men and brethren, hearken unto me: 14 Simeon hath declared how God at the first did visit the Gentiles, to take out of them a people for his name.15 And to this agree the words of the prophets; as it is written, 16 After this I will return, and will build again the tabernacle of David, which is fallen down; and I will build again the ruins thereof, and I will set it up: 17 That the residue of men might seek after the Lord, and all the Gentiles, upon whom my name is called, saith the Lord, who doeth all these things.
Isaiah 16:5 And in mercy shall the throne be established: and he shall sit upon it in truth in the tabernacle of David, judging, and seeking judgment, and hasting righteousness.
Amos 9:11 In that day will I raise up the tabernacle of David that is fallen, and close up the breaches thereof; and I will raise up his ruins, and I will build it as in the days of old:
Hosea 3:5 Afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the Lord their God, and David their king; and shall fear the Lord and his goodness in the latter days.
James 2:8 8 If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:
Leviticus 19:18 18 Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself: I am the Lord.
James 2:23 23 And the scripture was fulfilled which saith, Abraham believed God, and it was imputed unto him for righteousness: and he was called the Friend of God.
Genesis 15:6 6 And he believed in the Lord; and he counted it to him for righteousness.
Isaiah 41:8 8 But thou, Israel, art my servant, Jacob whom I have chosen, the seed of Abraham my friend.