Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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 as a result of [your] works [nor your attempts to keep the Law], so that no one will [be able to] boast or take credit in any way [for his salvation].

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.

Julia Smith Translation

Not of works, lest any one should boast.

King James 2000

Not of works, lest any man should 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;

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Not
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

References

Images Ephesians 2:9

Prayers for Ephesians 2:9

Context Readings

Made Alive In Christ

8 For by grace you are saved through faith, and this [is] not from yourselves, [it is] the gift of God; 9 [it is] not from works, so that no one can boast. 10 For we are his creation, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, so that we may walk in them.


Cross References

2 Timothy 1:9

who saved us and called [us] with a holy calling, not according to our works but according to his own purpose and grace that was given to us in Christ Jesus {before time began},

Romans 3:20

For by the works of the law {no person will be declared righteous} before him, for through the law [comes] knowledge of sin.

1 Corinthians 1:29-31

so that all flesh may not boast before God.

Romans 3:27-28

Therefore, where [is] boasting? It has been 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 [although they] had not yet been born, or done anything good or evil, in order that the purpose of God according to election might remain,

Romans 9:16

Consequently therefore, {it does not depend on the} one who wills or on the one who runs, but on God who shows mercy.

Romans 11:6

But if by grace, [it is] no longer by works, for otherwise grace would no longer be grace.

Titus 3:3-5

For we also were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, enslaved to various desires and pleasures, spending our lives in wickedness and envy, despicable, hating one another.

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