James 2:20

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead?
New King James Version

But do you want to know, O foolish man, that faith without works is dead?
New American Standard Bible

But are you willing to recognize, you foolish fellow, that faith without works is useless?
New International Version

You foolish man, do you want evidence that faith without deeds is useless (dead)?
The Amplified Bible

Are you willing to be shown [proof], you foolish (unproductive, spiritually deficient) fellow, that faith apart from [good] works is inactive and ineffective and worthless?
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

But, do you desire to come to know, O senseless man! that the aforementioned faith [that exists] apart from works is unproductive?
Phillips’ Modern English

For, my dear short-sighted man, can’t you see far enough to realise that faith without the right actions is dead and useless?
Williams’ Language of the People

But, O senseless man, are you willing to learn that faith without good deeds is worthless?
 
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  1. The Do Nothing Gospel; - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Some are teaching that any work whatsoever is “self-effort” so as to be saved or a return to law as a way to earn one’s salvation. But is this so?

  2. The Eternal Gospel - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) Sometimes when we read the book of Revelation we can easily miss some detail or fail to grasp the profound significance of some sparsely described event – even about something as important as the eternal gospel of Christ.

  3. From “Once Upon a Time...” to “Happily Ever After”? - Neil Girrard A discussion of the “once saved, always saved” theory.

  4. The Importance of Christ - Neil Girrard Christ is the King, the Absolute Monarch, over those who claim to be His – so why isn’t He obeyed?

  5. One Hundred and Seven Theses - Steve Camp Christianity today is increasingly dominated by the spirit of this age rather than the Spirit of Christ. We call ourselves to repent of this sin and to recover the historic Christian faith in the arts again.

  6. A Prayer for Owen Meany: A Review - Neil Girrard - ( in Adobe/pdf format ) This book may represent the most sophisticated and systematic exposure yet of the modern “church” put into a fictional novel or it may only be another indicator of just how deceptive the “church” can be. Either way, it opens up questions of depth one is not likely to encounter at “church”!

  7. Spiritual Hosts of Wickedness in the Heavenly Places; Lords of Darkness - Neil Girrard With the exception of the devil himself, the spiritual hosts of wickedness - called demons and unclean or evil spirits in the Gospels - were the first Satanic entities with which Jesus had to contend.
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