James 1:18 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)
18 By His own choice, He gave us a new birth by the message of truth so that we would be the firstfruits of His creatures.
James 1:18 New International Version (NIV)
18 He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.
New International Version (NIV)
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