Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.

King James Version

Not of works, lest any man should boast.

Holman Bible

not from works, so that no one can boast.

International Standard Version

and not the result of actions, to put a stop to all boasting.

A Conservative Version

not from works, so that not any man may boast.

American Standard Version

not of works, that no man should glory.

Amplified

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.]

An Understandable Version

It was not the result of your own [good] deeds [See Titus 3:5], so that no one could boast [about it].

Anderson New Testament

not by works, lest any one should boast.

Bible in Basic English

Not by works, so that no man may take glory to himself.

Common New Testament

not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Daniel Mace New Testament

it is the gift of God) but not by works, so that no man can boast:

Darby Translation

not on the principle of works, that no one might boast.

Godbey New Testament

not of works, in order that no one may boast:

Goodspeed New Testament

It has not been earned, so that no one can boast of it.

John Wesley New Testament

it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Not of works, lest any man should boast.

Julia Smith Translation

Not of works, lest any one should boast.

King James 2000

Not of works, lest any man should boast.

Lexham Expanded Bible

[it is] not from works, so that no one can boast.

Modern King James verseion

not of works, lest anyone should boast.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and cometh not of works, lest any man should boast himself.

Moffatt New Testament

not the outcome of what you have done ??lest anyone should pride himself on that;

Montgomery New Testament

It is not of works, so that any one can boast of it;

NET Bible

it is not from works, so that no one can boast.

New Heart English Bible

not of works, that no one would boast.

Noyes New Testament

not of works, lest any one should boast.

Sawyer New Testament

not of works, that no one may boast;

The Emphasized Bible

Not from works, lest anyone should boast.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

not by works, lest any man should boast;

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is not due to obedience to Law, lest any one should boast.

Webster

Not by works, lest any man should boast.

Weymouth New Testament

so that it may be impossible for any one to boast.

Williams New Testament

It is not the result of what anyone can do, so that no one can boast of it.

World English Bible

not of works, that no one would boast.

Worrell New Testament

not of works, lest any one should boast;

Worsley New Testament

for we are his workmanship,

Youngs Literal Translation

not of works, that no one may boast;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

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

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

Devotionals

Devotionals about Ephesians 2:9

Devotionals containing Ephesians 2:9

Images Ephesians 2:9

Context Readings

Made Alive In Christ

8 For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; 9 not as a result of works, so that no one may boast. 10 For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.


Cross References

2 Timothy 1:9

who has saved us and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to His own purpose and grace which was granted us in Christ Jesus from all eternity,

Romans 3:20

because by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified in His sight; for through the Law comes the knowledge of sin.

1 Corinthians 1:29-31

so that no man may boast before God.

Romans 3:27-28

Where then is boasting? It is excluded By what kind of law? Of works? No, but by a law of faith.

Romans 4:2

For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God.

Romans 9:11

for though the twins were not yet born and had not done anything good or bad, so that God's purpose according to His choice would stand, not because of works but because of Him who calls,

Romans 9:16

So then it does not depend on the man who wills or the man who runs, but on God who has mercy.

Romans 11:6

But if it is by grace, it is no longer on the basis of works, otherwise grace is no longer grace.

Titus 3:3-5

For we also once were foolish ourselves, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.

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