Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on James 1:17 in English Standard Version "Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change." Ps 85:12 Yes, the Lord will give what is good, and our land will yield its increase. Mal 3:6 “For I the Lord do not change; therefore you, O children of Jacob, are not consumed. Joh 3:27 John answered, “A person cannot receive even one thing unless it is given him from heaven. 1Co 4:7 For who sees anything different in you? What do you have that you did not receive? If then you received it, why do you boast as if you did not receive it? 1Jo 1:5 This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.