Ephesians 2:9

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers
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King James Version

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

not of works, lest anyone should boast.
New American Standard Bible

not as a result of works, that no one should boast.
New International Version

not by works, so that no one can boast.
The Amplified Bible

Not because of works [not the fulfillment of the Law’s demands], lest any man should boast. [It is not the result of what anyone can possibly do, so no one can pride himself in it or take glory to himself.]
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

not from a source of works, in order that no one might boast,
Phillips’ Modern English

and because it is not earned no man can boast about it.
Williams’ Language of the People

It is not the result of what anyone can do, so that no one can boast of it.
 
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