Parallel Verses

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.

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 may say, “You [claim to] have faith and I have [good] works; show me your [alleged] faith without the works [if you can], and I will show you my faith by my works [that is, by what I do].”

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.

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.

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
Yea
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
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

thy
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

References

Context Readings

Faith And Works

17 So faith by itself, if it has no good deeds to show, is dead. 18 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. 19 Do you believe in one God? Very well! So do the demons, and they shudder.


Cross References

James 3:13

What wise, intelligent man is there among you? Let him show by his good life that what he does is done in the humility of wisdom.

Galatians 5:6

For in union with Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor the want of it counts for anything, but only faith acting through love.

Romans 3:28

For we hold that a man is made upright by faith; the observance of the Law has nothing to do with it.

Romans 8:1

So there is no condemnation any more for those who are in union with Christ Jesus.

Romans 14:23

but the man who has misgivings about eating, and then eats, is thereby condemned, for he is not following his convictions, and anything that does not rest on conviction is wrong.

1 Corinthians 13:2

If I am inspired to preach and know all the secret truths and possess all knowledge, and if I have such perfect faith that I can move mountains, but have no love, I am nothing.

2 Corinthians 5:17

So if anyone is in union with Christ, he is a new being; the old state of things has passed away; there is a new state of things.

2 Corinthians 7:1

So since we have promises like these, dear friends, let us cleanse ourselves of everything that can defile body or spirit, and by reverence for God make our consecration complete.

1 Thessalonians 1:3-10

for we can never forget before our God and Father your energetic faith, your loving service, and your unwavering expectation of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Timothy 1:5

The aim of your instruction must be love that springs from a pure heart and from a good conscience and from a sincere faith.

Titus 2:7

In every way set them an example of good conduct yourself. Teach with sincerity and seriousness,

Titus 2:11-14

For God's mercy has appeared and brought salvation to all men,

Hebrews 11:6

but without faith it is impossible to please him; for whoever would approach God must have faith in his existence and in his willingness to reward those who try to find him.

Hebrews 11:31

Faith saved Rahab the prostitute from being destroyed with those who disobeyed God, because she had given a friendly welcome to the scouts.

Hebrews 11:33

who by their faith conquered kingdoms, attained uprightness, received new promises, shut the mouths of lions,

James 2:14

My brothers, what is the good of a man's saying he has faith, if he has no good deeds to show? Can faith save him?

James 2:22-25

You see that in his case faith and good deeds worked together; faith found its highest expression in good deeds,

Matthew 7:16-17

You can tell them by their fruit. Do people pick grapes off thorns, or figs off thistles?

Romans 4:6

So David himself says of the happiness of those to whom God credits uprightness without any reference to their actions,

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