Ephesians 2:8

“For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations for Ephesians 2:8

For by grace are ye saued, through faith, and that not of your selues: it is the gift of God:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, {it is} the gift of God;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for by grace have ye been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, `it is' the gift of God;
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because by grace you have salvation through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is given by God:
- Basic English Bible

For ye are saved by grace, through faith; and this not of yourselves; it is God's gift:
- Darby Bible

For by grace are ye saved, through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
- Webster's Bible

For it is by grace that you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves. It is God's gift, and is not on the ground of merit--
- Weymouth Bible

for by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God,
- World English Bible

For bi grace ye ben sauyd bi feith, and this not of you; for it is the yifte of God,
- Wycliffe Bible

for by grace ye are having been saved, through faith, and this not of you -- of God the gift,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible Commentary for Ephesians 2:8

Wesley's Notes for Ephesians 2:8


2:8 By grace ye are saved through faith - Grace, without any respect to human worthiness, confers the glorious gift. Faith, with an empty hand, and without any pretence to personal desert, receives the heavenly blessing. And this is not of yourselves - This refers to the whole preceding clause, That ye are saved through faith, is the gift of God.


People's Bible Notes for Ephesians 2:8


Eph 2:8 For by grace are ye saved through faith. Lest they might forget the doctrine that he ever preached, he reminds them that works of the law never saved them; that they were saved by God's grace shown in the gospel; that this salvation was obtained through the faith. The definite article is found before faith in the Greek, showing that "the" faith, or the gospel, is meant. [It is] the gift of God. The salvation is not due to ourselves, but is God's gift. The grammatical construction of the Greek does not allow us to make "faith" the subject of the last clause. It is not "faith", but salvation through the faith, which is the gift of God. So says John Wesley in his Notes: "This refers to the previous clause, 'That you are saved,' etc".

Discussion for Ephesians 2:8

  • Minnie Evans on Ephesians 2:8
    Faith is in my heart. God gave me the gift of grace for my salvation. To save me from my sins.
  • Shay on Ephesians 2:8
    We can 't gain salvation on our own, no matter how noble our works are. Salvation is a gift from Jehovah God given to those who put faith in the sin-atoning value of the sacrifice of his Son.
  • Emmanuel, A. on Ephesians 2:8
    Salvation comes from God and him alone through his own son Jesus to all who repent from their sins and forsake all and from your heart believes and trust in his power to keep is saved by grace through faith.
  • Emmanuel, A. on Ephesians 2:8
    Salvation comes from God and him alone through his own son Jesus to all who repent from their sins and forsake all and from your heart believes and trust in his power to keep is saved by grace through faith.
  • Joe on Ephesians 2:8
    Faith according to Hebrews 11:1 is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen and Rom.1:17 the just shall live by faith and Rom.12:3 last line God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith and 2Cor.10:15 middle Paul says "when your faith is increased "..... Rom.10:17 So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God...... now Eph.4:7 but unto every one of us is given Grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ 4:8 wherefore he saith, when he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive and gave gifts unto men..... Rom.12:6 says " having then gifts differing according to the Grace that is given to us, whether prophesy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith. i believe today we are all parts of one body to use our gifts for the edifying of the body of Christ.....
  • Rocky on Ephesians 2:8
    Mocking Bird ... Be ever so careful with you Lordship Salvation Doctrine because it would mean that in order for a person to be saved that they would have to surrender every aspect of their life before they can be saved... This is putting the cart before the horse ... Many new converts have not yet surrendered parts of their lives to Christ but if they have trusted him and him alone for salvation then they are saved ! I will also venture to say that their is something in your life that is not fully surrendered ! The Lord did not say Surrender to me and you will be saved...He said He that BELIEVES on me shall be saved ! I believe in a surrendered life to Christ as our grattitude for the price that he has paid for my redemtion but I was saved by what he did and not what I do !
  • Richard hughes on Ephesians 2:8
    salvation through Jesus is God 's gift to man ' it is free to all who believe and accept Him and the sacrifice he gave. the more important part is what you do with this great gift. leave it giftwrapped and bury it will cost you your reward in heaven . use it on earth and the covenanted blessing of God will be upon you . praise god for His unspeakable gift.
  • Wasada mooka on Ephesians 2:8
    IT IS GOD GRACE THAT SET AS FREE, FROM OUR SINS AMEN.
  • MockingBird on Ephesians 2:8
    First it is by Grace The Grace of God has appeared unto all men Then it is by faith after hearing the word of God . Theses are gifts Not by any kind of work or how I believe It has to be done how God has mapped out the plan for me all. Praise God foe hos Wonderful Great salvation And Lordship . If He is not Lord then He cannot be Saviour !!!!
  • Cheryl. C. on Ephesians 2:8
    Truly the Grace of God is amazing to save a wretch like me. Sin had such a hold on me at one time. I Thank God He loved me while I was yet a sinner.I can say it was surely not by works but His Grace. Still yet today and forever if & when I sin it is of Grace that I am set free from bondage : nothing I think that I can do will merit me salvation through Jesus Christ. He & He alone does the Work: all I have to do is Believe. Praise The Lord !!!!


 

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