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Jas 2:24 Strong Concordance Ye see [3708] then [5106] how that [3754] by [1537] works [2041] a man [444] is justified [1344], and [2532] not [3756] by [1537] faith [4102] only [3440].
  King James Ye see then how that by works a man is justified, and not by faith only.

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A Commentary, Critical, Practical, and Explanatory on the Old and New Testaments, by Robert Jamieson, A.R. Fausset and David Brown [1882]
justified and, not by faith only--that is, by "faith without (separated from: severed from) works," its proper fruits (see on Jam 2:20). Faith to justify must, from the first, include obedience in germ (to be developed subsequently), though the former alone is the ground of justification. The scion must be grafted on the stock that it may live; it must bring forth fruit to prove that it does live.
20 But [1161] wilt [2309] thou know [1097], O [5599] vain [2756] man [444], that [3754] faith [4102] without [5565] works [2041] is [2076] dead [3498]?
28 Therefore [3767] we conclude [3049] that a man [444] is justified [1344] by faith [4102] without [5565] the deeds [2041] of the law [3551].