James 2:24
New International Version
You see that a person is considered righteous by what they do and not by faith alone.

New Living Translation
So you see, we are shown to be right with God by what we do, not by faith alone.

English Standard Version
You see that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone.

Berean Study Bible
As you can see, a man is justified by his deeds and not by faith alone.

Berean Literal Bible
You see that a man is justified by works, and not by faith alone.

King James Bible
Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.

New King James Version
You see then that a man is justified by works, and not by faith only.

New American Standard Bible
You see that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone.

NASB 1995
You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone.

NASB 1977
You see that a man is justified by works, and not by faith alone.

Amplified Bible
You see that a man (believer) is justified by works and not by faith alone [that is, by acts of obedience a born-again believer reveals his faith].

Christian Standard Bible
You see that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
You see that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone.

American Standard Version
Ye see that by works a man is justified, and not only by faith.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
You see that by works a man is justified and not from faith alone.

Contemporary English Version
You can now see that we please God by what we do and not only by what we believe.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Do you see that by works a man is justified; and not by faith only?

English Revised Version
Ye see that by works a man is justified, and not only by faith.

Good News Translation
You see, then, that it is by our actions that we are put right with God, and not by our faith alone.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
You see that a person receives God's approval because of what he does, not only because of what he believes.

International Standard Version
You observe that a person is justified through actions and not through faith alone.

Literal Standard Version
You see, then, that man is considered righteous out of works, and not out of faith only;

NET Bible
You see that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone.

New Heart English Bible
You see that a person is justified by works and not by faith alone.

Weymouth New Testament
You all see that it is because of actions that a man is pronounced righteous, and not simply because of faith.

World English Bible
You see then that by works, a man is justified, and not only by faith.

Young's Literal Translation
Ye see, then, that out of works is man declared righteous, and not out of faith only;

Additional Translations ...
Context
Faith and Works
23And the Scripture was fulfilled that says, “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness,” and he was called a friend of God. 24As you can see, a man is justified by his deeds and not by faith alone. 25In the same way, was not even Rahab the prostitute justified by her actions when she welcomed the spies and sent them off on another route?…

Cross References
Romans 3:28
For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from works of the law.

James 2:23
And the Scripture was fulfilled that says, "Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness," and he was called a friend of God.

James 2:25
In the same way, was not even Rahab the prostitute justified by her actions when she welcomed the spies and sent them off on another route?


Treasury of Scripture

You see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.

James 2:15-18,21,22
If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, …

Psalm 60:12
Through God we shall do valiantly: for he it is that shall tread down our enemies.









(24) Ye see then how that by works . . .--Observe that St. James says a man is not justified "by faith only," putting the adverb in the last and most emphatic position. He never denies Justification by Faith; but that fancied one of idle, speculative, theoretic faith, with no corresponding acts of love.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
As you can see,
ὁρᾶτε (horate)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's 3708: Properly, to stare at, i.e. to discern clearly; by extension, to attend to; by Hebraism, to experience; passively, to appear.

a man
ἄνθρωπος (anthrōpos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 444: A man, one of the human race. From aner and ops; man-faced, i.e. A human being.

is justified
δικαιοῦται (dikaioutai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1344: From dikaios; to render just or innocent.

by
ἐξ (ex)
Preposition
Strong's 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

[his] deeds
ἔργων (ergōn)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's 2041: From a primary ergo; toil; by implication, an act.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

not
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

by
ἐκ (ek)
Preposition
Strong's 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

faith
πίστεως (pisteōs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 4102: Faith, belief, trust, confidence; fidelity, faithfulness.

alone.
μόνον (monon)
Adverb
Strong's 3440: Alone, but, only. Neuter of monos as adverb; merely.


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