Parallel Verses

Amplified

For it is by free grace (God's unmerited favor) that you are saved ( delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ's salvation) through [your] faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [of your own doing, it came not through your own striving], but it is the gift of God;

New American Standard Bible

For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God;

King James Version

For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

Holman Bible

For you are saved by grace through faith, and this is not from yourselves; it is God’s gift—

International Standard Version

For by such grace you have been saved through faith. This does not come from you; it is the gift of God

A Conservative Version

For ye are saved by grace through faith, and this a gift of God, not from you,

American Standard Version

for by grace have ye been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God;

An Understandable Version

For you have been saved by God's unearned favor, through [your] faith, and that [salvation] was not the result of your own doing; it was the gift from God.

Anderson New Testament

For by grace you have been saved through the faith; and this matter is not of yourselves; it is the gift of God:

Bible in Basic English

Because by grace you have salvation through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is given by God:

Common New Testament

For by grace you have been saved through faith; and this is not of yourselves, it is the gift of God

Daniel Mace New Testament

for by grace are ye saved, thro' faith (and that not from us:

Darby Translation

For ye are saved by grace, through faith; and this not of yourselves; it is God's gift:

Godbey New Testament

For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

Goodspeed New Testament

For it is by his mercy that you have been saved through faith. It is not by your own action, it is the gift of God.

John Wesley New Testament

For by grace ye are saved through faith; and this not of yourselves:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For by grace are ye saved through faith and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God,

Julia Smith Translation

For by grace are ye saved through faith; and this not of you: the gift of God:

King James 2000

For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

Lexham Expanded Bible

For by grace you are saved through faith, and this [is] not from yourselves, [it is] the gift of God;

Modern King James verseion

For by grace you are saved through faith, and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God,

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For by grace are ye made safe through faith, and that, not of yourselves: For it is the gift of God,

Moffatt New Testament

For it is by grace you have been saved, as you had faith; it is not your doing but God's gift,

Montgomery New Testament

For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is God's gift.

NET Bible

For by grace you are saved through faith, and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God;

New Heart English Bible

for by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God,

Noyes New Testament

For by grace ye have been saved, through faith; and this is not of yourselves; it is the gift of God;

Sawyer New Testament

For by grace are you saved through the faith; and that not of you; [it is] the gift of God;

The Emphasized Bible

For, by his favour, have ye been saved, through means of faith, and this hath come to pass - not from you, of God, the free-gift!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For by grace ye are saved through faith, and this not of yourselves; it is the gift of God:

Twentieth Century New Testament

For it is by God's loving-kindness that you have been saved, through your faith. It is not due to yourselves; the gift is God's.

Webster

For by grace are ye saved, through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

Weymouth New Testament

For it is by grace that you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves. It is God's gift, and is not on the ground of merit--

Williams New Testament

For it is by His unmerited favor through faith that you have been saved; it is not by anything that you have done, it is the gift of God.

World English Bible

for by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God,

Worrell New Testament

For by grace ye have been saved through faith: and this, not of yourselves, it is the gift of God:

Worsley New Testament

For by grace ye are saved, through faith: and this not of yourselves; it is the gift of God: not by works, that no one may boast:

Youngs Literal Translation

for by grace ye are having been saved, through faith, and this not of you -- of God the gift,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

by grace
χάρις 
Charis 
Usage: 151

are
ἐστέ 
Este 
are, be, is, belong to, have been, not tr
Usage: 53

ye saved
σώζω 
Sozo 
Usage: 79

διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

τοῦτο 
Touto 
Usage: 232

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

ὑμῶν 
Humon 
your, you, ye, yours, not tr.,
Usage: 371

it is the gift
δῶρον 
Doron 
Usage: 9

Images Ephesians 2:8

Context Readings

Made Alive In Christ

7 He did this that He might clearly demonstrate through the ages to come the immeasurable (limitless, surpassing) riches of His free grace (His unmerited favor) in [His] kindness and goodness of heart toward us in Christ Jesus. 8 For it is by free grace (God's unmerited favor) that you are saved ( delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ's salvation) through [your] faith. And this [salvation] is not of yourselves [of your own doing, it came not through your own striving], but it is the gift of God; 9 Not because of works [not the fulfillment of the Law's demands], lest any man should boast. [It is not the result of what anyone can possibly do, so no one can pride himself in it or take glory to himself.]


Cross References

Ephesians 2:5

Even when we were dead (slain) by [our own] shortcomings and trespasses, He made us alive together in fellowship and in union with Christ; [He gave us the very life of Christ Himself, the same new life with which He quickened Him, for] it is by grace (His favor and mercy which you did not deserve) that you are saved ( delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ's salvation).

John 6:37

All whom My Father gives (entrusts) to Me will come to Me; and the one who comes to Me I will most certainly not cast out [I will never, no never, reject one of them who comes to Me].

Mark 16:16

He who believes [who adheres to and trusts in and relies on the Gospel and Him Whom it sets forth] and is baptized will be saved [ from the penalty of eternal death]; but he who does not believe [who does not adhere to and trust in and rely on the Gospel and Him Whom it sets forth] will be condemned.

Luke 7:50

But Jesus said to the woman, Your faith has saved you; go (enter) into peace [ in freedom from all the distresses that are experienced as the result of sin].

Romans 4:16

Therefore, [inheriting] the promise is the outcome of faith and depends [entirely] on faith, in order that it might be given as an act of grace (unmerited favor), to make it stable and valid and guaranteed to all his descendants -- "not only to the devotees and adherents of the Law, but also to those who share the faith of Abraham, who is [thus] the father of us all.

John 6:35

Jesus replied, I am the Bread of Life. He who comes to Me will never be hungry, and he who believes in and cleaves to and trusts in and relies on Me will never thirst any more (at any time).

Romans 3:22-26

Namely, the righteousness of God which comes by believing with personal trust and confident reliance on Jesus Christ (the Messiah). [And it is meant] for all who believe. For there is no distinction,

Romans 10:9-10

Because if you acknowledge and confess with your lips that Jesus is Lord and in your heart believe (adhere to, trust in, and rely on the truth) that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.

Colossians 2:12

[Thus you were circumcised when] you were buried with Him in [your] baptism, in which you were also raised with Him [ to a new life] through [your] faith in the working of God [ as displayed] when He raised Him up from the dead.

James 1:16-18

Do not be misled, my beloved brethren.

John 1:12-13

But to as many as did receive and welcome Him, He gave the authority (power, privilege, right) to become the children of God, that is, to those who believe in (adhere to, trust in, and rely on) His name -- "

John 3:14-18

And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert [on a pole], so must [so it is necessary that] the Son of Man be lifted up [on the cross],

John 3:36

And he who believes in (has faith in, clings to, relies on) the Son has (now possesses) eternal life. But whoever disobeys (is unbelieving toward, refuses to trust in, disregards, is not subject to) the Son will never see (experience) life, but [instead] the wrath of God abides on him. [God's displeasure remains on him; His indignation hangs over him continually.]

John 4:10

Jesus answered her, If you had only known and had recognized God's gift and Who this is that is saying to you, Give Me a drink, you would have asked Him [instead] and He would have given you living water.

John 5:24

I assure you, most solemnly I tell you, the person whose ears are open to My words [who listens to My message] and believes and trusts in and clings to and relies on Him Who sent Me has (possesses now) eternal life. And he does not come into judgment [does not incur sentence of judgment, will not come under condemnation], but he has already passed over out of death into life.

John 6:27-29

Stop toiling and doing and producing for the food that perishes and decomposes [in the using], but strive and work and produce rather for the [lasting] food which endures [continually] unto life eternal; the Son of Man will give (furnish) you that, for God the Father has authorized and certified Him and put His seal of endorsement upon Him.

John 6:40

For this is My Father's will and His purpose, that everyone who sees the Son and believes in and cleaves to and trusts in and relies on Him should have eternal life, and I will raise him up [from the dead] at the last day.

John 6:44

No one is able to come to Me unless the Father Who sent Me attracts and draws him and gives him the desire to come to Me, and [then] I will raise him up [from the dead] at the last day.

John 6:65

And He said, This is why I told you that no one can come to Me unless it is granted him [unless he is enabled to do so] by the Father.

Acts 13:39

And that through Him everyone who believes [who acknowledges Jesus as his Savior and devotes himself to Him] is absolved (cleared and freed) from every charge from which he could not be justified and freed by the Law of Moses and given right standing with God.

Acts 14:27

Arriving there, they gathered the church together and declared all that God had accomplished with them and how He had opened to the Gentiles a door of faith [in Jesus as the Messiah, through Whom we obtain salvation in the kingdom of God].

Acts 15:7-9

And after there had been a long debate, Peter got up and said to them, Brethren, you know that quite a while ago God made a choice or selection from among you, that by my mouth the Gentiles should hear the message of the Gospel [concerning the attainment through Christ of salvation in the kingdom of God] and believe (credit and place their confidence in it).

Acts 16:14

One of those who listened to us was a woman named Lydia, from the city of Thyatira, a dealer in fabrics dyed in purple. She was [already] a worshiper of God, and the Lord opened her heart to pay attention to what was said by Paul.

Acts 16:31

And they answered, Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ [ give yourself up to Him, take yourself out of your own keeping and entrust yourself into His keeping] and you will be saved, [and this applies both to] you and your household as well.

Romans 4:5

But to one who, not working [by the Law], trusts (believes fully) in Him Who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited to him as righteousness (the standing acceptable to God).

Romans 10:14

But how are people to call upon Him Whom they have not believed [in Whom they have no faith, on Whom they have no reliance]? And how are they to believe in Him [adhere to, trust in, and rely upon Him] of Whom they have never heard? And how are they to hear without a preacher?

Romans 10:17

So faith comes by hearing [what is told], and what is heard comes by the preaching [of the message that came from the lips] of Christ (the Messiah Himself).

Galatians 3:14

To the end that through [their receiving] Christ Jesus, the blessing [promised] to Abraham might come upon the Gentiles, so that we through faith might [all] receive [the realization of] the promise of the [Holy] Spirit.

Galatians 3:22

But the Scriptures [picture all mankind as sinners] shut up and imprisoned by sin, so that [the inheritance, blessing] which was promised through faith in Jesus Christ (the Messiah) might be given (released, delivered, and committed) to [all] those who believe [who adhere to and trust in and rely on Him].

Ephesians 1:19

And [so that you can know and understand] what is the immeasurable and unlimited and surpassing greatness of His power in and for us who believe, as demonstrated in the working of His mighty strength,

Ephesians 2:10

For we are God's [own] handiwork (His workmanship), recreated in Christ Jesus, [born anew] that we may do those good works which God predestined (planned beforehand) for us [taking paths which He prepared ahead of time], that we should walk in them [living the good life which He prearranged and made ready for us to live].

Philippians 1:29

For you have been granted [the privilege] for Christ's sake not only to believe in (adhere to, rely on, and trust in) Him, but also to suffer in His behalf.

2 Thessalonians 1:9

Such people will pay the penalty and suffer the punishment of everlasting ruin (destruction and perdition) and eternal exclusion and banishment from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of His power,

1 Peter 1:5

Who are being guarded (garrisoned) by God's power through [your] faith [till you fully inherit that final] salvation that is ready to be revealed [for you] in the last time.

1 John 5:10-12

He who believes in the Son of God [who adheres to, trusts in, and relies on Him] has the testimony [possesses this divine attestation] within himself. He who does not believe God [in this way] has made Him out to be and represented Him as a liar, because he has not believed (put his faith in, adhered to, and relied on) the evidence (the testimony) that God has borne regarding His Son.

Matthew 16:17

Then Jesus answered him, Blessed (happy, fortunate, and to be envied) are you, Simon Bar-Jonah. For flesh and blood [men] have not revealed this to you, but My Father Who is in heaven.

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