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James 2:25–26

25 And in the same way was not also aRahab the prostitute justified by works bwhen she received the messengers and sent them out by another way? 26 For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead.

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James 2:25–26 — The New International Version (NIV)

25 In the same way, was not even Rahab the prostitute considered righteous for what she did when she gave lodging to the spies and sent them off in a different direction? 26 As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead.

James 2:25–26 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

25 Likewise also was not Rahab the harlot justified by works, when she had received the messengers, and had sent them out another way? 26 For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.

James 2:25–26 — New Living Translation (NLT)

25 Rahab the prostitute is another example. She was shown to be right with God by her actions when she hid those messengers and sent them safely away by a different road. 26 Just as the body is dead without breath, so also faith is dead without good works.

James 2:25–26 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

25 Likewise, was not Rahab the harlot also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out another way?

26 For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.

James 2:25–26 — New Century Version (NCV)

25 Another example is Rahab, a prostitute, who was made right with God by something she did. She welcomed the spies into her home and helped them escape by a different road.

26 Just as a person’s body that does not have a spirit is dead, so faith that does nothing is dead!

James 2:25–26 — American Standard Version (ASV)

25 And in like manner was not also Rahab the harlot justified by works, in that she received the messengers, and sent them out another way? 26 For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, even so faith apart from works is dead.

James 2:25–26 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

25 But was not in like manner also Rahab the harlot justified on the principle of works, when she had received the messengers and put them forth by another way? 26 For as the body without a spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.

James 2:25–26 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

25 The same is true of the prostitute Rahab who welcomed the spies and sent them away on another road. She received God’s approval because of what she did. 

26 A body that doesn’t breatheis dead. In the same way faith that does nothing is dead. 

James 2:25–26 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

25 And in the same way, wasn’t Rahab the prostitute also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out by a different route? 26 For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.

James 2:25–26 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

25 Likewise, was not Rahab the prostitute also justified by works when she welcomed the messengers and sent them out by another road? 26 For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is also dead.

James 2:25–26 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

25 And likewise was not Rahab the prostitute also justified by works when she welcomed the messengers and sent them out by a different route? 26 For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.

James 2:25–26 — New International Reader’s Version (1998) (NIrV)

25 Didn’t God make even Rahab the prostitute right with him? That’s because of what she did. She gave the spies a place to stay. Then she sent them off in a different direction.

26 The body without the spirit is dead. In the same way, faith without good works is dead.

James 2:25–26 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

25 In the same way, was not Rahab the harlot also justified by works when she received the messengers and sent them out by another way?

26 For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so also faith without works is dead.


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