English Standard Version
But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.” Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith by my works.
King James Bible
Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.
American Standard Version
Yea, a man will say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: show me thy faith apart from thy works, and I by my works will show thee my faith.
But some man will say: Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without works; and I will shew thee, by works, my faith.
English Revised Version
Yea, a man will say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith apart from thy works, and I by my works will shew thee my faith.
Webster's Bible Translation
Also a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: show me thy faith without thy works, and I will show thee my faith by my works.
Weymouth New Testament
Nay, some one will say, "You have faith, I have actions: prove to me your faith apart from corresponding actions and I will prove mine to you by my actions.
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CommentaryVincent's Word Studies
Rev., more literally, apart from.
And I will shew thee, etc
The Rev. brings out the antithesis more sharply by keeping more closely to the Greek order: I by my works will shew, etc.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
without thy works. Some copies read, by thy works.
and I will.
You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?
For we hold that one is justified by faith apart from works of the law.
just as David also speaks of the blessing of the one to whom God counts righteousness apart from works:
You will say to me then, "Why does he still find fault? For who can resist his will?"
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through love.
who through faith conquered kingdoms, enforced justice, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,
Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.
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