James 2:26
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English Standard Version
For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead.

King James Bible
For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.

American Standard Version
For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, even so faith apart from works is dead.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For even as the body without the spirit is dead; so also faith without works is dead.

English Revised Version
For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, even so faith apart from works is dead.

Webster's Bible Translation
For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.

Weymouth New Testament
For just as a human body without a spirit is lifeless, so also faith is lifeless if it is unaccompanied by obedience.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Works (τῶν ἔργων)

Note the article: the works belonging or corresponding to faith; its works.

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Job 34:14,15 If he set his heart on man, if he gather to himself his spirit and his breath...

Psalm 104:29 You hide your face, they are troubled: you take away their breath, they die, and return to their dust.

Psalm 146:4 His breath goes forth, he returns to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.

Ecclesiastes 12:7 Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return to God who gave it.

Isaiah 2:22 Cease you from man, whose breath is in his nostrils: for wherein is he to be accounted of ?

Luke 23:46 And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into your hands I commend my spirit: and having said thus...

Acts 7:59,60 And they stoned Stephen, calling on God, and saying, Lord Jesus, receive my spirit...

spirit. or, breath. so. See on ver.

James 2:14,17,20 What does it profit, my brothers, though a man say he has faith, and have not works? can faith save him...

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

James 2:17
So also faith by itself, if it does not have works, is dead.

James 2:20
Do you want to be shown, you foolish person, that faith apart from works is useless?

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