Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

For just as a human body without a spirit is lifeless, so also faith is lifeless if it is unaccompanied by obedience.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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

Holman Bible

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

International Standard Version

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

A Conservative Version

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

American Standard Version

For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, even so faith apart from works is dead.

Amplified

For just as the [human] body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works [of obedience] is also dead.

An Understandable Version

For as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without [good] deeds is dead.

Anderson New Testament

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

Bible in Basic English

For as the body without the spirit is dead even so faith without works is dead.

Common New Testament

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

Daniel Mace New Testament

as the body then without the soul is a meer carcase, so faith without its effects is lifeless.

Darby Translation

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

Godbey New Testament

For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so faith also apart from works is dead.

Goodspeed New Testament

Just as the body without the spirit is dead, faith is dead without good deeds.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Julia Smith Translation

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

King James 2000

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

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

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

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For as the body without the spirit is dead, even so faith without deeds is dead.

Moffatt New Testament

For as the body without the breath of life is dead, so faith is dead without deeds.

Montgomery New Testament

So just as the body without a spirit is dead, so faith is dead without deeds.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, even so faith apart from works is dead.

Noyes New Testament

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

Sawyer New Testament

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

The Emphasized Bible

Just as, the body, apart from spirit, is dead, so, our faith also, apart from works, is dead.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

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

Twentieth Century New Testament

Exactly as a body is dead without a spirit, so faith is dead without actions.

Webster

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

Williams New Testament

Just as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without good deeds is dead.

World English Bible

For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, even so faith apart from works is dead.

Worrell New Testament

For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so faith apart from works is dead.

Worsley New Testament

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

Youngs Literal Translation

for as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also the faith apart from the works is dead.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

as
ὥσπερ 
Hosper 
as, even as, like as
Usage: 24

the body
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

χωρίς 
Choris 
χωρίς 
Choris 
Usage: 38
Usage: 38

the spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

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

νεκρός 
Nekros 
νεκρός 
Nekros 
Usage: 105
Usage: 105

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

Images James 2:26

Prayers for James 2:26

Context Readings

Faith And Works

25 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? 26 For just as a human body without a spirit is lifeless, so also faith is lifeless if it is unaccompanied by obedience.


Cross References

James 2:20

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.

James 2:17

So also faith, if it is unaccompanied by obedience, has no life in it--so long as it stands alone.

James 2:17-15

So also faith, if it is unaccompanied by obedience, has no life in it--so long as it stands alone.

James 2:17

So also faith, if it is unaccompanied by obedience, has no life in it--so long as it stands alone.

James 2:17

So also faith, if it is unaccompanied by obedience, has no life in it--so long as it stands alone.

James 2:17

So also faith, if it is unaccompanied by obedience, has no life in it--so long as it stands alone.

James 2:17

So also faith, if it is unaccompanied by obedience, has no life in it--so long as it stands alone.

Luke 23:46

and Jesus cried out in a loud voice, and said, "Father, to Thy hands I entrust my spirit." And after uttering these words He yielded up His spirit.

Acts 7:59-60

So they stoned Stephen, while he prayed, "Lord Jesus, receive my spirit."

James 2:14

What good is it, my brethren, if a man professes to have faith, and yet his actions do not correspond? Can such faith save him?

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