New Living Translation
God saved you by his grace when you believed. And you can't take credit for this; it is a gift from God.
King James Bible
For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
Darby Bible Translation
For ye are saved by grace, through faith; and this not of yourselves; it is God's gift:
World English Bible
for by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God,
Young's Literal Translation
for by grace ye are having been saved, through faith, and this not of you -- of God the gift,
Ephesians 2:8 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
2:8 By grace ye are saved through faith - Grace, without any respect to human worthiness, confers the glorious gift. Faith, with an empty hand, and without any pretence to personal desert, receives the heavenly blessing. And this is not of yourselves - This refers to the whole preceding clause, That ye are saved through faith, is the gift of God.
LibrarySalvation: Grace: Faith
'By grace have ye been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God.'--Eph. ii. 8 (R.V.). Here are three of the key-words of the New Testament--'grace,' 'saved,' 'faith.' Once these terms were strange and new; now they are old and threadbare. Once they were like lava, glowing and cast up from the central depths; but it is a long while since the eruption, and the blocks have got cold, and the corners have been rubbed off them. I am afraid that some people, when they read …
Alexander Maclaren—Expositions of Holy Scripture Ephesians, Peter,John
The Resurrection of Dead Souls
The Scripture Way of Salvation
Jesus replied, "If you only knew the gift God has for you and who you are speaking to, you would ask me, and I would give you living water."
We believe that we are all saved the same way, by the undeserved grace of the Lord Jesus."
Yet God, with undeserved kindness, declares that we are righteous. He did this through Christ Jesus when he freed us from the penalty for our sins.
So it is God who decides to show mercy. We can neither choose it nor work for it.
that even though we were dead because of our sins, he gave us life when he raised Christ from the dead. (It is only by God's grace that you have been saved!)
For it is impossible to bring back to repentance those who were once enlightened--those who have experienced the good things of heaven and shared in the Holy Spirit,
1 Peter 1:5
And through your faith, God is protecting you by his power until you receive this salvation, which is ready to be revealed on the last day for all to see.
Jump to PreviousFaith Gift God's Grace Ground Merit Salvation Saved Yourselves
Jump to NextFaith Gift God's Grace Ground Merit Salvation Saved Yourselves
LinksEphesians 2:8 NIV
Ephesians 2:8 NLT
Ephesians 2:8 ESV
Ephesians 2:8 NASB
Ephesians 2:8 KJV
Ephesians 2:8 Bible Apps
Ephesians 2:8 Biblia Paralela
Ephesians 2:8 Chinese Bible
Ephesians 2:8 French Bible
Ephesians 2:8 German Bible
Ephesians 2:8 Commentaries