Ephesians 2:9
Strong's Lexicon
not
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

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

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

so that
ἵνα (hina)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2443: In order that, so that. Probably from the same as the former part of heautou; in order that.

no
μή ()
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3361: Not, lest. A primary particle of qualified negation; not, lest; also (whereas ou expects an affirmative one) whether.

one
τις (tis)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 5100: Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.

can boast.
καυχήσηται (kauchēsētai)
Verb - Aorist Subjunctive Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2744: To boast; I glory (exult) proudly. From some base akin to that of aucheo and euchomai; to vaunt.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
not from works, so that no one can boast.

New American Standard Bible
not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.

King James Bible
Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Parallel Verses
New International Version
not by works, so that no one can boast.

New Living Translation
Salvation is not a reward for the good things we have done, so none of us can boast about it.

English Standard Version
not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

New American Standard Bible
not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.

King James Bible
Not of works, lest any man should boast.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
not from works, so that no one can boast.

International Standard Version
and not the result of actions, to put a stop to all boasting.

NET Bible
it is not from works, so that no one can boast.

American Standard Version
not of works, that no man should glory.

English Revised Version
not of works, that no man should glory.

Young's Literal Translation
not of works, that no one may boast;






Cross References
Romans 3:28
Therefore we conclude that a man is justified by faith without the deeds of the law.

1 Corinthians 1:29
That no flesh should glory in his presence.

2 Timothy 1:9
Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,

Titus 3:5
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;

Ephesians 1:1
Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus:

Ephesians 2:8
For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:

Ephesians 2:7
That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 2:6
And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:

Ephesians 2:10
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.

Ephesians 2:11
Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;

Ephesians 2:12
That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
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