Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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] pride and [our] boasting? It is excluded (banished, ruled out entirely). On what principle? [On the principle] of doing good deeds? 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?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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:

Verse Picture

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 He wanted to demonstrate at the present time that he himself is righteous and that he justifies anyone who has the faithfulness of Jesus. 27 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. 28 For we maintain that a person is justified by faith apart from the actions prescribed by the Law.



Cross References

Romans 2:23

As you boast about the Law, do you dishonor God by breaking the Law?

Romans 4:2

For if Abraham was justified by actions, he would have had something to boast about though not before God.

1 Corinthians 1:29-31

so that no one may boast in God's presence.

Romans 2:17

Now if you call yourself a Jew, and rely on the Law, and boast about God,

Ezekiel 16:62-63

I'll establish my covenant with you, and then you'll know that I am the LORD.

Ezekiel 36:31-32

Then you'll remember your lifestyles and practices that were not good. You'll hate yourselves as you look at your own iniquities and loathsome practices.

Zephaniah 3:11

When this happens, you will not be ashamed of your actions by which you sinned against me, because I will remove from among you those who revel in pride. Arrogance will have no place in my holy mountain.

Mark 16:16

Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever doesn't believe will be condemned.

Luke 18:9-14

Jesus also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves, thinking they were righteous, but who looked down on everyone else:

John 3:36

The one who believes in the Son has eternal life, but the one who disobeys the Son will not see life. Instead, the wrath of God remains on him.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatever the Law says applies to those who are under the Law, so that every mouth may be silenced and the whole world held accountable to God.

Romans 7:21

So I find this to be a principle: when I want to do what is good, evil is right there with me.

Romans 7:23

but I see in my body a different principle waging war with the Law in my mind and making me a prisoner of the law of sin that exists in my body.

Romans 7:25

Thank God through Jesus the Messiah, our Lord, because with my mind I myself can serve the Law of God, even while with my human nature I serve the law of sin.

Romans 8:2

For the Spirit's law of life in the Messiah Jesus has set me free from the Law of sin and death.

Romans 9:11

Yet before their children had been born or had done anything good or bad (so that God's plan of election might continue to operate

Romans 9:32

Why not? Because they did not pursue it on the basis of faith, but as if it were based on achievements. They stumbled over the stone that causes people to stumble.

Romans 10:5

For Moses writes about the righteousness that comes from the Law as follows: "The person who obeys these things will find life by them."

Romans 11:6

But if this is by grace, then it is no longer on the basis of actions. Otherwise, grace would no longer be grace.

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who makes you superior? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not receive it?

Galatians 2:16

yet we know that a person is not justified by doing what the Law requires, but rather by the faithfulness of Jesus the Messiah. We, too, have believed in the Messiah Jesus so that we might be justified by the faithfulness of the Messiah and not by doing what the Law requires, for no human being will be justified by doing what the Law requires.

Galatians 3:22

But the Scripture has captured everything by means of sin's net, so that what was promised by the faithfulness of the Messiah might be granted to those who believe.

Ephesians 2:8-10

For by such grace you have been saved through faith. This does not come from you; it is the gift of God

1 John 5:11-12

This is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is found in his Son.

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