Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on James 1:21 in English Standard Version "Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant wickedness and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls." 1Co 15:2 and by which you are being saved, if you hold fast to the word I preached to you—unless you believed in vain. Eph 1:13 In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, Col 3:8 But now you must put them all away: anger, wrath, malice, slander, and obscene talk from your mouth. Jas 3:13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.