Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Where then is boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law? Of works? No, but by a law of faith.

King James Version

Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith.

Holman Bible

Where then is boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law? By one of works? No, on the contrary, by a law of faith.

International Standard Version

What, then, is there to boast about? That has been eliminated. On what principle? On that of actions? No, but on the principle of faith.

A Conservative Version

Where then is the boasting? It is excluded. By what law, of works? No, but by a law of faith.

American Standard Version

Where then is the glorying? It is excluded. By what manner of law? of works? Nay: but by a law of faith.

Amplified

Then what becomes of [our] boasting? It is excluded [entirely ruled out, banished]. On what principle? On [the principle of good] works? No, but on the principle of faith.

An Understandable Version

Where then is the [basis for] boasting [i.e., over being right with God]? There is not any. Is it by [obedience to] a law? Is it by doing certain deeds? Not at all, but by a law of faith.

Anderson New Testament

Where, then, is boasting? It is excluded. By what law? Of works? No; but by the law of faith.

Bible in Basic English

What reason, then, is there for pride? It is shut out. By what sort of law? of works? No, but by a law of faith.

Common New Testament

Where then is our boasting? It is excluded. On what law? On the law of works? No, but on the law of faith.

Daniel Mace New Testament

what reason then is there for boasting? it is excluded. what, by the ceremonial law? no: but by the law of faith.

Darby Translation

Where then is boasting? It has been excluded. By what law? of works? Nay, but by law of faith;

Godbey New Testament

Then where is boasting? It is excluded. By what law? of works? No; but by the law of faith.

Goodspeed New Testament

Then what becomes of our boasting? It is shut out. On what principle? What a man does? No, but whether a man has faith.

John Wesley New Testament

Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? Of works?

Julia Smith Translation

Where then boasting? It was excluded. By what law? of works? No: but by the law of faith.

King James 2000

Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, where [is] boasting? It has been excluded. By what kind of law? Of works? No, but by a law of faith.

Modern King James verseion

Then where is the boasting? It is excluded. Through what law? Of works? No, but through the law of faith.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Where is then thy rejoicing? It is excluded. By what law? By the law of works? Nay: but by the law of faith.

Moffatt New Testament

Then what becomes of our boasting? It is ruled out absolutely. On what principle? On the principle of doing deeds? No, on the principle of faith.

Montgomery New Testament

Then what becomes of boasting? It is shut out. What sort of law forbids it? A law of works? No, but a law of faith.

NET Bible

Where, then, is boasting? It is excluded! By what principle? Of works? No, but by the principle of faith!

New Heart English Bible

Where then is the boasting? It is excluded. By what manner of law? Of works? No, but by a law of faith.

Noyes New Testament

Where then is the boasting? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay; but by the law of faith.

Sawyer New Testament

Where then is the boasting [of the Jew]? It is excluded. By what law? Of works? No; but by the law of faith.

The Emphasized Bible

Where, then, the boasting! It is excluded. Through what kind of law? Of works? Nay! but through a law of faith:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Where then is boasting? It is excluded. By what law? of works? No: but by the law of faith.

Twentieth Century New Testament

What, then, becomes of our boasting? It is excluded. By what sort of Law? A Law requiring obedience? No, a Law requiring faith.

Webster

Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? No; but by the law of faith.

Weymouth New Testament

Where then is there room for your boasting? It is for ever shut out. On what principle? On the ground of merit? No, but on the ground of faith.

Williams New Testament

So where has human boasting gone? It was completely shut out. On what principle? On that of doing something? No, but on the principle of faith.

World English Bible

Where then is the boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law? Of works? No, but by a law of faith.

Worrell New Testament

Where, then, is the boasting? It was excluded. By what manner of law? Of works? Nay; but by a law of faith.

Worsley New Testament

Where then is boasting? it is excluded: by what law? of works? no: but by the law of faith.

Youngs Literal Translation

Where then is the boasting? it was excluded; by what law? of works? no, but by a law of faith:

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ποῦ 
Pou 
Usage: 32

καύχησις 
Kauchesis 
Usage: 12

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

It is excluded
ἐκκλείω 
Ekkleio 
Usage: 2

By
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

ποῖος 
Poios 
Usage: 19

law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

of works
ἔργον 
Ergon 
Usage: 130

Nay
οὐχί 
Ouchi 
not, nay, not, not so
Usage: 32

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

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Context Readings

Boasting Excluded

26 for the demonstration, I say, of His righteousness at the present time, so that He would be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus. 27 Where then is boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law? Of works? No, but by a law of faith. 28 For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the Law.



Cross References

Romans 2:23

You who boast in the Law, through your breaking the Law, do you dishonor God?

Romans 4:2

For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God.

1 Corinthians 1:29-31

so that no man may boast before God.

Romans 2:17

But if you bear the name “Jew” and rely upon the Law and boast in God,

Ezekiel 16:62-63

Thus I will establish My covenant with you, and you shall know that I am the Lord,

Ezekiel 36:31-32

Then you will remember your evil ways and your deeds that were not good, and you will loathe yourselves in your own sight for your iniquities and your abominations.

Zephaniah 3:11

“In that day you will feel no shame
Because of all your deeds
By which you have rebelled against Me;
For then I will remove from your midst
Your proud, exulting ones,
And you will never again be haughty
On My holy mountain.

Mark 16:16

He who has believed and has been baptized shall be saved; but he who has disbelieved shall be condemned.

Luke 18:9-14

And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt:

John 3:36

He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him.”

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says, it speaks to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be closed and all the world may become accountable to God;

Romans 7:21

I find then the principle that evil is present in me, the one who wants to do good.

Romans 7:23

but I see a different law in the members of my body, waging war against the law of my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin which is in my members.

Romans 7:25

Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.

Romans 8:2

For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death.

Romans 9:11

for though the twins were not yet born and had not done anything good or bad, so that God’s purpose according to His choice would stand, not because of works but because of Him who calls,

Romans 9:32

Why? Because they did not pursue it by faith, but as though it were by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone,

Romans 10:5

For Moses writes that the man who practices the righteousness which is based on law shall live by that righteousness.

Romans 11:6

But if it is by grace, it is no longer on the basis of works, otherwise grace is no longer grace.

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who regards you as superior? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it?

Galatians 2:16

nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the Law; since by the works of the Law no flesh will be justified.

Galatians 3:22

But the Scripture has shut up everyone under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe.

Ephesians 2:8-10

For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God;

1 John 5:11-12

And the testimony is this, that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son.

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