Romans 2

1Therefore, O man, thou are without excuse, every man who judges, for in what thou judge the other man, thou condemn thyself, for the man who judges is doing the same things. 2And we know that the judgment of God is in accordance with truth against those who commit such things. 3And think thou this, O man who judge those who do such things and do the same, that thou will escape the judgment of God? 4Or do thou despise the wealth of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God guides thee to repentance? 5But according to thy hardness, and thy impenitent heart, thou store up wrath to thyself in the day of wrath, and revelation, and righteous judgment of God, 6who will render to each man according to his works, 7to those who indeed seek by perseverance of good work, glory and esteem and immortality-eternal life- 8but to those of self-interest, and who indeed disobey the truth but have confidence in unrighteousness-anger and wrath, 9pressure and restriction, upon every soul of man who produces evil, both of the Jew first, and of the Greek, 10but glory and esteem and peace to every man who works good, both to the Jew first, and to the Greek. 11For there is no partiality with God. 12For as many as have sinned without law will also be destroyed without law, and as many as have sinned in law will be judged by law. 13For the hearers of the law are not righteous with God, but the doers of the law will be made righteous. 14For when the Gentiles who have no law do by nature the things of the law, these men, not having law, are a law to themselves. 15Who show the work of the law written in their hearts, testifying of their conscience, and their thoughts amidst each other accusing or also defending them 16in a day when God judges the secrets of men by Jesus Christ, according to my good news. 17Behold, thou are called a Jew, and rely upon the law, and boast in God, 18and know his will, and approve the things that are significant, being instructed out of the law. 19And thou have confidence in thyself to be a guide of the blind, a light of those in darkness, 20a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of the childlike, having in the law the essence of knowledge and truth, 21thou therefore who teach another, do thou not teach thyself? Thou who preach not to steal, do thou steal? 22Thou who say not to commit adultery, do thou commit adultery? Thou who abhor idols, do thou rob temples? 23Thou who boast in law, dishonor God by thy transgression of the law. 24For the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you, just as it is written. 25For circumcision is indeed beneficial if thou perform law, but if thou are a transgressor of law, thy circumcision has become uncircumcision. 26If therefore a man of uncircumcision keeps the ordinances of the law, will not his uncircumcision be considered circumcision? 27And the man of natural uncircumcision who fulfills the law, will judge thee, a transgressor of law through a document and circumcision. 28For he is not a Jew in what is visible, nor is circumcision in what is visible, in flesh, 29but he is a Jew in what is hidden, and circumcision is of the heart, in spirit not a document, whose praise is not from men but from God.
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