Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But someone may well say, "You have faith and I have works; show me your faith without the works, and I will show you my faith by my works."

King James Version

Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.

Holman Bible

But someone will say, "You have faith, and I have works." Show me your faith without works, and I will show you faith from my works.

International Standard Version

But someone may say, "You have faith, and I have actions." Show me your faith without any actions, and I will show you my faith by my actions.

A Conservative Version

But some man will say, Thou have faith, and I have works. Show me thy faith from thy works, and I will show thee from my works my faith.

American Standard Version

Yea, a man will say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: show me thy faith apart from thy works, and I by my works will show thee my faith.

Amplified

But someone will say [to you then], You [say you] have faith, and I have [good] works. Now you show me your [alleged] faith apart from any [good] works [if you can], and I by [good] works [of obedience] will show you my faith.

An Understandable Version

But someone may say, "You have faith and I have [good] deeds." [I reply], show me your faith without your [good] deeds, and I will show you my faith by my [good] deeds.

Anderson New Testament

But some one will say, You have faith, and I have works; show me your faith by your works, and I will show you my faith by my works.

Bible in Basic English

But a man may say, You have faith and I have works; let me see your faith without your works, and I will make my faith clear to you by my works.

Common New Testament

But someone will say, "You have faith and I have works." Show me your faith without the works, and I will show you my faith by my works.

Daniel Mace New Testament

it will be said, "you have a speculative faith, but mine is practical. where is your faith, if no effects appear? as for me, my actions will vouch for my faith.

Darby Translation

But some one will say, Thou hast faith and I have works. Shew me thy faith without works, and I from my works will shew thee my faith.

Godbey New Testament

But one will say, You have faith, and I have works: Show me your faith apart from works, and I will show you my faith by my works.

Goodspeed New Testament

But someone may say, "You have faith, and I good deeds." Show me your faith without any good deeds, and I will show you my faith by my good deeds.

John Wesley New Testament

But one will say, Thou hast faith, and I have works. Shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But someone may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works; show me thy faith without thy works, and I will show thee my faith by my works.

Julia Smith Translation

But certain will say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: show me thy faith without thy works, and I will show thee my faith from my works.

King James 2000

Yea, a man may say, You have faith, and I have works: show me your faith without your works, and I will show you my faith by my works.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But someone will say, "You have faith and I have works." Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith by my works.

Modern King James verseion

But someone will say, You have faith, and I have works. Show me your faith without your works, and I will show you my faith from my works.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Yea, and a man might say, "Thou hast faith, and I have deeds: Show me thy faith by thy deeds: and I will show thee my faith by my deeds."

Moffatt New Testament

Someone will object, 'And you claim to have faith!' Yes, and I claim to have deeds as well; you show me your faith without any deeds, and I will show you by my deeds what faith is!

Montgomery New Testament

Some one indeed may say, "You have faith, and I have deeds." "Then show me your faith," I answer, "apart from any deeds, and I will show you my faith by my deeds."

NET Bible

But someone will say, "You have faith and I have works." Show me your faith without works and I will show you faith by my works.

New Heart English Bible

Yes, a man will say, "You have faith, and I have works." Show me your faith without works, and I by my works will show you my faith.

Noyes New Testament

But some one will say, Thou hast faith, and I have works; show me thy faith without works, and I will show thee my faith by my works.

Sawyer New Testament

But some one will say, You have faith, and I have works; show me your faith without works, and I will show you my faith by works.

The Emphasized Bible

But one will say, - Thou, hast faith, and, I, have works, show me thy faith apart from thy works, and, I, unto thee, will shew, by my works, my faith.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Perhaps a man will say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith by thy works, and I will shew thee by my works my faith.

Twentieth Century New Testament

Some one, indeed, may say--"You are a man of faith, and I am a man of action." "Then show me your faith," I reply, "apart from any actions, and I will show you my faith by my actions."

Webster

Also a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: show me thy faith without thy works, and I will show thee my faith by my works.

Weymouth New Testament

Nay, some one will say, "You have faith, I have actions: prove to me your faith apart from corresponding actions and I will prove mine to you by my actions.

Williams New Testament

But someone may say, "You have faith, and I have good deeds. Show me your faith without any good deeds, but I will show you mine by my good deeds."

World English Bible

Yes, a man will say, "You have faith, and I have works." Show me your faith without works, and I by my works will show you my faith.

Worrell New Testament

But some one will say, "You have faith, and I have works": show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith by my works.

Worsley New Testament

But one may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith by thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.

Youngs Literal Translation

But say may some one, Thou hast faith, and I have works, shew me thy faith out of thy works, and I will shew thee out of my works my faith:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἀλλά 
Alla 
Usage: 461

a man
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

ἐρέω 
Ereo 
Usage: 41

σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

πίστις 
Pistis 
πίστις 
Pistis 
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221
Usage: 221
Usage: 221

and I
κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
κἀγώ κἀμοί κἀμέ 
Kago 
and I, I also, so I, I, even I, me also,
and I, I also, so I, I, even I, me also,
Usage: 39
Usage: 39

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

ἔργον 
Ergon 
ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130
Usage: 130

δεικνύω 
Deiknuo 
Usage: 22

me
μοί 
Moi 
me, my, I, mine
Usage: 152

σοῦ 
Sou 
σοῦ 
Sou 
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
thy, thee, thine, thine own, thou, not tr
Usage: 241
Usage: 241

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

will shew
δεικνύω 
Deiknuo 
Usage: 22

σοί 
Soi 
thee, thou, thy, thine own, not tr
Usage: 113

my
μοῦ 
Mou 
μοῦ 
Mou 
my, me, mine, I, mine own
my, me, mine, I, mine own
Usage: 313
Usage: 313

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

Context Readings

Faith And Works

17 Even so faith, if it has no works, is dead, being by itself. 18 But someone may well say, "You have faith and I have works; show me your faith without the works, and I will show you my faith by my works." 19 You believe that God is one You do well; the demons also believe, and shudder.


Cross References

James 3:13

Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom.

Galatians 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working through love.

Romans 3:28

For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the Law.

Romans 8:1

Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Romans 14:23

But he who doubts is condemned if he eats, because his eating is not from faith; and whatever is not from faith is sin.

1 Corinthians 13:2

If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.

2 Corinthians 5:17

Therefore if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things passed away; behold, new things have come.

2 Corinthians 7:1

Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all defilement of flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-10

constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,

1 Timothy 1:5

But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.

Titus 2:7

in all things show yourself to be an example of good deeds, with purity in doctrine, dignified,

Titus 2:11-14

For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men,

Hebrews 11:6

And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him.

Hebrews 11:31

By faith Rahab the harlot did not perish along with those who were disobedient, after she had welcomed the spies in peace.

Hebrews 11:33

who by faith conquered kingdoms, performed acts of righteousness, obtained promises, shut the mouths of lions,

James 2:14

What use is it, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but he has no works? Can that faith save him?

James 2:22-25

You see that faith was working with his works, and as a result of the works, faith was perfected;

Matthew 7:16-17

"You will know them by their fruits. Grapes are not gathered from thorn bushes nor figs from thistles, are they?

Romans 4:6

just as David also speaks of the blessing on the man to whom God credits righteousness apart from works:

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