James 2:18
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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.

Douay-Rheims Bible
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.

James 2:18 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Without (χωρὶς)

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.

James 2:18 Parallel Commentaries

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Thou.

James 2:14,22 What does it profit, my brothers, though a man say he has faith, and have not works? can faith save him...

Romans 14:23 And he that doubts is damned if he eat, because he eats not of faith: for whatever is not of faith is sin.

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...

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

Hebrews 11:6,31 But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that comes to God must believe that he is...

without thy works. Some copies read, by thy works.

and I will.

James 2:22-25 See you how faith worked with his works, and by works was faith made perfect...

James 3:13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.

Matthew 7:17 Even so every good tree brings forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree brings forth evil fruit.

Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

2 Corinthians 5:17 Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.

2 Corinthians 7:1 Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit...

1 Thessalonians 1:3-10 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 2:7,11-14 In all things showing yourself a pattern of good works: in doctrine showing soundness, gravity, sincerity...

Cross References
Matthew 7:16
You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?

Romans 3:28
For we hold that one is justified by faith apart from works of the law.

Romans 4:6
just as David also speaks of the blessing of the one to whom God counts righteousness apart from works:

Romans 9:19
You will say to me then, "Why does he still find fault? For who can resist his will?"

Galatians 5:6
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through love.

Hebrews 11:33
who through faith conquered kingdoms, enforced justice, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions,

James 3:13
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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