James 2:14
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English Standard Version
What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him?

King James Bible
What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man say he hath faith, and have not works? can faith save him?

American Standard Version
What doth it profit, my brethren, if a man say he hath faith, but have not works? can that faith save him?

Douay-Rheims Bible
What shall it profit, my brethren, if a man say he hath faith, but hath not works? Shall faith be able to save him?

English Revised Version
What doth it profit, my brethren, if a man say he hath faith, but have not works? can that faith save him?

Webster's Bible Translation
What doth it profit, my brethren, though a man sayeth he hath faith, and hath not works? can faith save him?

Weymouth New Testament
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?

James 2:14 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

What doth it profit? (τί τὸ ὄφελος)

Lit., what is the profit? Ὄφελος, profit, only here, James 2:16, and 1 Corinthians 15:32.

James 2:14 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

What.

James 2:16 And one of you say to them, Depart in peace, be you warmed and filled...

Jeremiah 7:8 Behold, you trust in lying words, that cannot profit.

Romans 2:25 For circumcision truly profits, if you keep the law: but if you be a breaker of the law, your circumcision is made uncircumcision.

1 Corinthians 13:3 And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profits me nothing.

1 Timothy 4:8 For bodily exercise profits little: but godliness is profitable to all things, having promise of the life that now is...

Hebrews 13:9 Be not carried about with divers and strange doctrines. For it is a good thing that the heart be established with grace; not with meats...

though.

James 2:18,26 Yes, a man may say, You have faith, and I have works: show me your faith without your works, and I will show you my faith by my works...

James 1:22-25 But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves...

Matthew 5:20 For I say to you, That except your righteousness shall exceed the righteousness of the scribes and Pharisees...

Matthew 7:21-23,26,27 Not every one that said to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven...

Luke 6:49 But he that hears, and does not, is like a man that without a foundation built an house on the earth...

Acts 8:13,21 Then Simon himself believed also: and when he was baptized, he continued with Philip, and wondered...

Acts 15:9 And put no difference between us and them, purifying their hearts by faith.

1 Corinthians 13:2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith...

1 Corinthians 16:22 If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him be Anathema Maranatha.

Galatians 5:6,13 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love...

1 Thessalonians 1:3 Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ...

1 Timothy 1:5 Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:

Titus 1:16 They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and to every good work reprobate.

Titus 3:8 This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that you affirm constantly...

Hebrews 11:7,8,17 By faith Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house...

2 Peter 1:5 And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge;

1 John 5:4,5 For whatever is born of God overcomes the world: and this is the victory that overcomes the world, even our faith...

can.

1 Corinthians 15:2 By which also you are saved, if you keep in memory what I preached to you, unless you have believed in vain.

Ephesians 2:8-10 For by grace are you saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God...

Cross References
Luke 3:11
And he answered them, "Whoever has two tunics is to share with him who has none, and whoever has food is to do likewise."

James 1:16
Do not be deceived, my beloved brothers.

James 1:22
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

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