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Romans 4:2-5 Authorized (King James) Version (AKJV)

For if Abraham were justified by works, he hath whereof to glory; but not before God. For what saith the scripture? Abraham believed God, and it was counted unto him for righteousness. Now to him that worketh is the reward not reckoned of grace, but of debt. But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.

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Romans 4:2-5 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

For if Abraham was justified [a]by works, he has something to boast about, but not [b]before God. For what does the Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as righteousness.” Now to the one who works, his wage is not credited as a favor, but as what is due. But to the one who does not work, but believes in Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is credited as righteousness,

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 4:2 Lit out of
  2. Romans 4:2 Lit toward
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Romans 4:2-5 New King James Version (NKJV)

For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God. For what does the Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was [a]accounted to him for righteousness.” Now to him who works, the wages are not counted [b]as grace but as debt.

David Celebrates the Same Truth

But to him who does not work but believes on Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is accounted for righteousness,

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 4:3 imputed, credited, reckoned, counted
  2. Romans 4:4 according to
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Ephesians 2:8-9 Authorized (King James) Version (AKJV)

For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: not of works, lest any man should boast.

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Ephesians 2:8-9 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

For by grace you have been saved through faith; and [a]that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast.

Footnotes:

  1. Ephesians 2:8 I.e. that salvation
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Ephesians 2:8-9 New King James Version (NKJV)

For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast.

New King James Version (NKJV)

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Romans 11:6 Authorized (King James) Version (AKJV)

And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.

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Romans 11:6 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

But if it is by grace, it is no longer [a]on the basis of works, otherwise grace is no longer grace.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 11:6 Lit out of
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Romans 11:6 New King James Version (NKJV)

And if by grace, then it is no longer of works; otherwise grace is no longer grace. [a]But if it is of works, it is no longer grace; otherwise work is no longer work.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 11:6 NU omits the rest of v. 6.
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Galatians 2:16 Authorized (King James) Version (AKJV)

16 knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.

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Galatians 2:16 New American Standard Bible (NASB)

16 nevertheless knowing that a man is not justified by the works of [a]the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of [b]the Law; since by the works of [c]the Law no [d]flesh will be justified.

Footnotes:

  1. Galatians 2:16 Or law
  2. Galatians 2:16 Or law
  3. Galatians 2:16 Or law
  4. Galatians 2:16 Or mortal man
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Galatians 2:16 New King James Version (NKJV)

16 knowing that a man is not [a]justified by the works of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, that we might be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law; for by the works of the law no flesh shall be justified.

Footnotes:

  1. Galatians 2:16 declared righteous
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