Faith and Works

14 (A)What use is it, (B)my brothers and sisters, if someone says he has faith, but he has no works? Can [a]that faith save him? 15 (C)If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food, 16 and one of you says to them, “(D)Go in peace, [b]be warmed and be filled,” yet you do not give them what is necessary for their body, what use is that? 17 In the same way, (E)faith also, if it has no works, is [c]dead, being by itself.

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Footnotes

  1. James 2:14 Lit the
  2. James 2:16 Or warm yourselves and fill yourselves
  3. James 2:17 Or dead by its own standards