Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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.

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 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him who believes in Jesus. 27 Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith. 28 Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.



Cross References

Romans 2:23

You that make your boast of the law, through breaking the law do you dishonor God?

Romans 4:2

For if Abraham were justified by works, he has something in which to boast; but not before God.

1 Corinthians 1:29-31

That no flesh should glory in his presence.

Romans 2:17

Behold, you are called a Jew, and rest in the law, and make your boast of God,

Ezekiel 16:62-63

And I will establish my covenant with you; and you shall know that I am the LORD:

Ezekiel 36:31-32

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

Zephaniah 3:11

In that day shall you not be ashamed for all your deeds, in which you have transgressed against me: for then I will take away out of the midst of you those that rejoice in your pride, and you shall no more be haughty in my holy mountain.

Mark 16:16

He that believes and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believes not shall be condemned.

Luke 18:9-14

And he spoke this parable unto certain who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others:

John 3:36

He that believes on the Son has everlasting life: and he that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abides on him.

Romans 3:19

Now we know that whatsoever things the law says, it says to them who are under the law: that every mouth may be stopped, and all the world may become guilty before God.

Romans 7:21

I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me.

Romans 7:23

But I see another law in my members, warring against the law of my mind, and bringing me into captivity to the law of sin which is in my members.

Romans 7:25

I thank God through Jesus Christ our Lord. So then with the mind I myself serve the law of God; but with the flesh the law of sin.

Romans 8:2

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

Romans 9:11

(For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calls;)

Romans 9:32

Why? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumbling stone;

Romans 10:5

For Moses describes the righteousness which is of the law, That the man who does those things shall live by them.

Romans 11:6

And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.

1 Corinthians 4:7

For who makes you to differ from another? and what have you that you did not receive? now if you did receive it, why do you glory, as if you had not received it?

Galatians 2:16

Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.

Galatians 3:22

But the scripture has consigned all under sin, that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to them that believe.

Ephesians 2:8-10

For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

1 John 5:11-12

And this is the witness, that God has given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

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