Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

But are you willing to recognize, you foolish fellow, that faith without works is useless?

King James Version

But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

Holman Bible

Foolish man! Are you willing to learn that faith without works is useless?

International Standard Version

Do you want proof, you foolish person, that faith without actions is worthless?

A Conservative Version

But do thou want to know, O vain man, that faith apart from works is dead?

American Standard Version

But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith apart from works is barren?

Amplified

Are you willing to be shown [proof], you foolish (unproductive, spiritually deficient) fellow, that faith apart from [good] works is inactive and ineffective and worthless?

An Understandable Version

But will you acknowledge, you foolish person, that faith without [good] deeds is useless?

Anderson New Testament

But will you know, vain man, that faith without works is dead?

Bible in Basic English

Do you not see, O foolish man, that faith without works is of no use?

Common New Testament

But are you willing to know, O foolish man, that faith without works is useless?

Daniel Mace New Testament

Vain man, must I show you how lifeless a thing faith is, without its effects?

Darby Translation

But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

Godbey New Testament

Do you wish to know, O vain man, that faith apart from works is inefficient?

Goodspeed New Testament

But do you want proof, my senseless friend, that faith without good deeds amounts to nothing?

John Wesley New Testament

But art thou willing to know, O empty man, that faith without works is dead?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

But, O vain man, dost thou desire to know that faith without works is dead?

Julia Smith Translation

And wilt thou know, O empty man, that faith without works is dead?

King James 2000

But will you know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

Lexham Expanded Bible

But do you want to know, O foolish person, that faith apart from works is useless?

Modern King James verseion

But will you know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Wilt thou understand, o thou vain man, that faith without deeds is dead?

Moffatt New Testament

But will you understand, you senseless fellow, that faith without deeds is dead?

Montgomery New Testament

But do you want to be convinced, O foolish man, that faith apart from deeds is barren?

NET Bible

But would you like evidence, you empty fellow, that faith without works is useless?

New Heart English Bible

But do you want to know, foolish man, that faith apart from works is useless?

Noyes New Testament

But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is idle?

Sawyer New Testament

But will you know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

The Emphasized Bible

But art thou willing to learn, O empty man! that, faith, apart from works, is, idle?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Now do you really want to understand, you foolish man, how it is that faith without actions leads to nothing?

Webster

But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?

Weymouth New Testament

But, idle boaster, are you willing to be taught how it is that faith apart from obedience is worthless? Take the case of Abraham our forefather.

Williams New Testament

But, O senseless man, are you willing to learn that faith without good deeds is worthless?

World English Bible

But do you want to know, vain man, that faith apart from works is dead?

Worrell New Testament

But are you willing to know, O vain man, that faith apart from works is worthless?

Worsley New Testament

But desirest thou to know, O vain man, that faith without works, is dead?

Youngs Literal Translation

And dost thou wish to know, O vain man, that the faith apart from the works is dead?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

wilt thou
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

O
ὦ 
O, not tr
Usage: 11

κενός 
Kenos 
Usage: 15

ἄνθρωπος 
Anthropos 
man, not tr,
Usage: 316

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

χωρίς 
Choris 
Usage: 38

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

Context Readings

Faith And Works

19 You believe that God is one You do well; the demons also believe, and shudder. 20 But are you willing to recognize, you foolish fellow, that faith without works is useless? 21 Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered up Isaac his son on the altar?


Cross References

James 2:26

For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.

Job 11:11-12

"For He knows false men, And He sees iniquity without investigating.

Psalm 94:8-11

Pay heed, you senseless among the people; And when will you understand, stupid ones?

Proverbs 12:11

He who tills his land will have plenty of bread, But he who pursues worthless things lacks sense.

Jeremiah 2:5

Thus says the LORD, "What injustice did your fathers find in Me, That they went far from Me And walked after emptiness and became empty?

Romans 1:21

For even though they knew God, they did not honor Him as God or give thanks, but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened.

1 Corinthians 15:35-36

But someone will say, "How are the dead raised? And with what kind of body do they come?"

Galatians 5:6

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

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Colossians 2:8

See to it that no one takes you captive through philosophy and empty deception, according to the tradition of men, according to the elementary principles of the world, rather than according to Christ.

1 Timothy 1:6

For some men, straying from these things, have turned aside to fruitless discussion,

Titus 1:10

For there are many rebellious men, empty talkers and deceivers, especially those of the circumcision,

James 1:26

If anyone thinks himself to be religious, and yet does not bridle his tongue but deceives his own heart, this man's religion is worthless.

James 2:17

Even so faith, if it has no works, is dead, being by itself.

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