Romans 2

1:1 called (f-7) 'A called apostle,' i.e. an apostle by (divine) calling. Cf. ver. 7 'called saints,' and see note there.2:1 condemnest (m-20) A play on words in Greek, strengthening the sense. The words for 'judgment' and 'condemnest' are from the same root. 2:7 works, (a-9) Lit. 'good work,' singular. incorruptibility, (b-16) Not 'immortality;' the resurrection, or change, of the body is looked for; and it is thus a part of Christian truth. see 2Tim. 1.10. 2:15 who (c-1) As ch. 1.32. written (d-8) It is not the law, but the work which is written. 2:22 sacrilege? (e-20) See Acts 19.37. 2:24 written. (f-18) See Isa. 52.5; Ezek. 36.20-23. 2:26 requirements (g-7) Dikaioma, as 'righteous judgment,' ch. 1.32. reckoned (h-16) Often translated 'imputed' in A.V. 2:27 with (i-11) Dia. The expression has the sense of 'in a given state or condition,' as well as 'by means of.' Their having or possessing the letter of the law and circumcision practically puts the Jews in that condition. 2:28 outwardly, (k-10) 'Openly,' 'manifestedly.' 2:29 inwardly; (l-9) 'In what is hidden or secret.'
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