James 2:21

Greek/English Interlinear with Strong’s Numbers


King James Version

Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?
New King James Version

Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered Isaac his son on the altar?
New American Standard Bible

Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he offered up Isaac his son on the altar?
New International Version

Was not our ancestor Abraham considered righteous for what he did when he offered his son Isaac on the altar?
The Amplified Bible

Was not our forefather Abraham [shown to be] justified (made acceptable to God) by [his] works when he brought to the altar as an offering his [own] son Isaac?
Wuest’s Expanded Translation

Was not our father Abraham vindicated by works [justified as to his claim to a living faith] in that he offered his son Isaac on the altar of sacrifice?
Phillips’ Modern English

Think of Abraham, our ancestor. Wasn’t it his actions which really justified him in God’s sight when his faith led him to offer his son Isaac on the altar?
Williams’ Language of the People

Was not our forefather Abraham shown to be upright (Greek, justified) by his good deeds, namely, by offering Isaac his son upon the altar?
 
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  1. 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.

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

  3. 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?

  4. 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.
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