Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

In the same way, was not Rahab the harlot also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out by another way?

King James Version

Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way?

Holman Bible

And in the same way, wasn't Rahab the prostitute also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out by a different route?

International Standard Version

Likewise, Rahab the prostitute was justified through actions when she welcomed the messengers and sent them away on a different road, wasn't she?

A Conservative Version

And likewise also was not Rahab the harlot made righteous from works, having received the agents, and having sent them out another way?

American Standard Version

And in like manner was not also Rahab the harlot justified by works, in that she received the messengers, and sent them out another way?

Amplified

So also with Rahab the harlot -- "was she not shown to be justified (pronounced righteous before God) by [good] deeds when she took in the scouts (spies) and sent them away by a different route?

An Understandable Version

And in the same way, was not the prostitute Rahab made right with God by [her] deeds when she welcomed [and protected] the messengers, and [then] sent them away by a different road?

Anderson New Testament

Likewise, was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and sent them out another way?

Bible in Basic English

And in the same way, was not the righteousness of Rahab, the loose woman, judged by her works, when she took into her house those who were sent and let them go out by another way?

Common New Testament

In the same way was not Rahab the harlot also justified by works, when she received the messengers and sent them out by another way?

Daniel Mace New Testament

was it not likewise for her actions, that Rahab, formerly a loose liver, was accounted as just, for having entertain'd the messengers of Joshuah, and dismiss'd them the securest way?

Darby Translation

But was not in like manner also Rahab the harlot justified on the principle of works, when she had received the messengers and put them forth by another way?

Godbey New Testament

And likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, having received the spies, and sent them out by another way?

Goodspeed New Testament

Was not even Rahab the prostitute made upright for her good deeds, in entertaining the scouts and sending them off by a different road?

John Wesley New Testament

In like manner Rahab the harlot also was justified by works, having received the messengers and sent them out another way?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she received the messengers and sent them out another way?

Julia Smith Translation

And likewise also was not Rehab the harlot justified by works, having received the messengers, and cast out by another way?

King James 2000

Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way?

Lexham Expanded Bible

And likewise was not Rahab the prostitute also justified by works [when she] welcomed the messengers and sent [them] out by a different route?

Modern King James verseion

And in the same way, was not Rahab the harlot also justified by works when she had received the messengers and had sent them out another way?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Likewise also, was not Rahab the harlot justified through works, when she received the messengers, and sent them out another way?

Moffatt New Testament

So too with Rahab the harlot. Was she not justified by what she did, when she entertained the scouts and got them away by a different road?

Montgomery New Testament

In like manner was not Rahab, the harlot, justified by her deeds, in the fact that she received the messengers and sent them forth by another way?

NET Bible

And similarly, was not Rahab the prostitute also justified by works when she welcomed the messengers and sent them out by another way?

New Heart English Bible

In like manner was not Rahab the prostitute also justified by works, in that she received the messengers, and sent them out another way?

Noyes New Testament

And in like manner was not also Rahab the harlot accounted as righteous through works, when she received the messengers, and sent them out another way?

Sawyer New Testament

And in like manner also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she received the messengers and sent them out another way?

The Emphasized Bible

And, in like manner also, Rahab the harlot, Was it not, by works, she was declared righteous, when she gave welcome unto the messengers, and, by another way, urged them forth?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But was not Rahab the harlot in like manner justified by works, when she entertained the messengers, and sent them away by a different road?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Was not it the same with the prostitute, Rahab? Was not it as the result of her actions that she was pronounced righteous, after she had welcomed the messengers and hastened them away by a different road?

Webster

Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way?

Weymouth New Testament

In the same way also was not the notorious sinner Rahab declared to be righteous because of her actions when she welcomed the spies and hurriedly helped them to escape another way?

Williams New Testament

Was not even Rahab the prostitute shown to be upright by her good deeds, namely, by entertaining the scouts and sending them off by a different road?

World English Bible

In the same way, wasn't Rahab the prostitute also justified by works, in that she received the messengers, and sent them out another way?

Worrell New Testament

And, in like manner, was not also Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she received the messengers, and sent them out by another way?

Worsley New Testament

And in like manner also was not the harlot Rahab justified by works, when she entertained the spies, and let them out another way?

Youngs Literal Translation

and in like manner also Rahab the harlot -- was she not out of works declared righteous, having received the messengers, and by another way having sent forth?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὁμοίως 
Homoios 
Usage: 20


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

δικαιόω 
Dikaioo 
Usage: 35

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

Ῥαάβ 
Rhaab 
Usage: 2

the harlot
πόρνη 
Porne 
Usage: 9

δικαιόω 
Dikaioo 
Usage: 35

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

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

ὑποδέχομαι 
Hupodechomai 
Usage: 4

ἄγγελος 
Aggelos 
Usage: 153

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἐκβάλλω 
Ekballo 
Usage: 43

ἐκβάλλω 
Ekballo 
Usage: 43

ἕτερος 
heteros 
Usage: 76

Questions on James 2:25

Context Readings

Faith And Works

24 You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone. 25 In the same way, was not Rahab the harlot also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out by another way? 26 For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.


Cross References

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.

Joshua 2:1

Then Joshua the son of Nun sent two men as spies secretly from Shittim, saying, "Go, view the land, especially Jericho " So they went and came into the house of a harlot whose name was Rahab, and lodged there.

Joshua 2:19-21

"It shall come about that anyone who goes out of the doors of your house into the street, his blood shall be on his own head, and we shall be free; but anyone who is with you in the house, his blood shall be on our head if a hand is laid on him.

Matthew 1:5

Salmon was the father of Boaz by Rahab, Boaz was the father of Obed by Ruth, and Obed the father of Jesse.

Joshua 2:4

But the woman had taken the two men and hidden them, and she said, "Yes, the men came to me, but I did not know where they were from.

Joshua 2:6

But she had brought them up to the roof and hidden them in the stalks of flax which she had laid in order on the roof.

Joshua 2:15

Then she let them down by a rope through the window, for her house was on the city wall, so that she was living on the wall.

Joshua 6:17

"The city shall be under the ban, it and all that is in it belongs to the LORD; only Rahab the harlot and all who are with her in the house shall live, because she hid the messengers whom we sent.

Joshua 6:22-25

Joshua said to the two men who had spied out the land, "Go into the harlot's house and bring the woman and all she has out of there, as you have sworn to her."

Matthew 21:31

"Which of the two did the will of his father?" They said, "The first." Jesus said to them, "Truly I say to you that the tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the kingdom of God before you.

James 2:18

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."

James 2:22

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

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