New International Version
You see that his faith and his actions were working together, and his faith was made complete by what he did.
King James Bible
Seest thou how faith wrought with his works, and by works was faith made perfect?
Darby Bible Translation
Thou seest that faith wrought with his works, and that by works faith was perfected.
World English Bible
You see that faith worked with his works, and by works faith was perfected;
Young's Literal Translation
dost thou see that the faith was working with his works, and out of the works the faith was perfected?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Seest thou how faith wrought - Here is a proof that faith cannot exist without being active in works of righteousness. His faith in God would have been of no avail to him, had it not been manifested by works; for by works - by his obedience to the commands of God, his faith was made perfect - it dictated obedience, he obeyed; and thus faith ετελειωθη, had its consummation. Even true faith will soon die, if its possessor do not live in the spirit of obedience.
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Seest thou. or, Thou seest. faith.
"Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone."--James 2:17. WHATEVER the statement of James may be, it could never have been his intention to contradict the gospel. It could never be possible that the Holy Spirit would say one thing in one place, and another in another. Statements of Paul and of James must be reconciled, and if they were not, I would be prepared sooner to throw overboard the statement of James than that of Paul. Luther did so, I think, most unjustifiably. If you ask …
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"Do not lay a hand on the boy," he said. "Do not do anything to him. Now I know that you fear God, because you have not withheld from me your son, your only son."
Jesus answered, "The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent."
1 Thessalonians 1:3
We remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.
By faith Abraham, when God tested him, offered Isaac as a sacrifice. He who had embraced the promises was about to sacrifice his one and only son,
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