Romans 2

There is therefore no excuse for thee, O man, that judgest thy neighbor; for by judging thy neighbor, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest, dost practise the same things. And we know that the judgment of God is in accordance with truth, in regard to those who practise these things. And what thinkest thou, O man, that judgest those who practise these things, while practising them thyself, that thou wilt escape the judgment of God? Or wilt thou abuse the riches of his benevolence, and his long suffering, and the opportunity which he giveth thee? And dost thou not know, that the benevolence of God should bring thee to repentance? But, because of the hardness of thy unrepenting heart, thou art treasuring up a store of wrath against the day of wrath, and against the revelation of the righteous judgment of God: who will recompense to every man, according to his deeds; to them who, by perseverance in good works, seek for glory and honor and immortality, to them he will give life eternal; but to them who are obstinate and obey not the truth, but obey iniquity, to them he will retribute wrath and ire. And tribulation and anguish will be to every man that doeth evil; to the Jews first, and also to the Gentiles: 10 but glory and honor and peace to every one that doeth good; to the Jews first, and also to the Gentiles. 11 For there is no respect of persons with God: 12 for those without law, who sin, will also perish without law; and those under the law, who sin, will be judged by the law, 13 (for not the hearers of the law, are righteous before God; but the doers of the law are justified; 14 for if Gentiles who have not the law, shall, by their nature, do the things of the law; they, while without the law, become a law to themselves: 15 and they show the work of the law, as it is inscribed on their heart; and their conscience beareth testimony to them, their own reflections rebuking or vindicating one another,) 16 in the day in which God will judge the secret actions of men, as my gospel teacheth, by Jesus the Messiah. 17 But if thou, who art called a Jew, and reposest thyself on the law, and gloriest in God, 18 that thou knowest his good pleasure, and discernest obligations, because thou art instructed in the law; 19 and hast confidence in thyself, that thou art a guide to the blind, and a light to them who are in darkness, 20 and an instructor of those lacking knowledge, and a preceptor to the young; and thou hast the appearance of knowledge and of verity in the law : 21 Thou therefore, who teachest others, teachest thou not thyself? And thou who teachest that men must not steal, dost thou steal? 22 And thou who sayest, Men must not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? And thou who contemnest idols, dost thou plunder the sanctuary? 23 And thou who gloriest in the law, dost thou, by acting contrary to the law, insult God himself? 24 For, the name of God, as it is written, is reviled among the Gentiles on your account. 25 For circumcision profiteth, indeed, if thou fulfillest the law: but if thou departest from the law, thy circumcision becometh uncircumcision. 26 And if uncircumcision should keep the precepts of the law, would not that uncircumcision be accounted as circumcision? 27 And the uncircumcision, which from its nature fulfilleth the law, will judge thee; who, with the scripture, and with circumcision, transgressest against the law. 28 For he is not a Jew, who is so in what is external: nor is that circumcision, which is visible in the flesh. 29 But he is a Jew, who is so in what is hidden: and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter, whose praise is not from men, but from God.
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