Romans 10:3



Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For not knowing about God's righteousness and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

King James Version

For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

Holman Bible

Because they disregarded the righteousness from God and attempted to establish their own righteousness, they have not submitted to God's righteousness.

International Standard Version

For they are ignorant of the righteousness that comes from God while they try to establish their own, and they have not submitted to God's means to attain righteousness.

A Conservative Version

For not understanding the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, they did not submit to the righteousness of God.

American Standard Version

For being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

Amplified

For being ignorant of the righteousness that God ascribes [which makes one acceptable to Him in word, thought, and deed] and seeking to establish a righteousness (a means of salvation) of their own, they did not obey or submit themselves to God's righteousness.

An Understandable Version

For they did not know about God's way of making people right with Himself, so they attempted to establish their own way. In doing this they did not submit to God's way for being made right with Him.

Anderson New Testament

For being ignorant of God's plan of justification, and seeking to establish their own plan of justification, they have not submitted to God's plan of justification.

Bible in Basic English

Because, not having knowledge of God's righteousness, and desiring to give effect to their righteousness, they have not put themselves under the righteousness of God.

Common New Testament

For, being ignorant of the righteousness that comes from God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to God's righteousness.

Daniel Mace New Testament

because being ignorant of the justice which is of God, and going about to establish a justification of their own, they have not submitted themselves to that which is of God.

Darby Translation

For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted to the righteousness of God.

Godbey New Testament

for being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, they have not submitted to the righteousness of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

For in their ignorance of God's way of uprightness and in the attempt to set up one of their own, they refused to conform to God's way of uprightness.

John Wesley New Testament

For they being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted to the righteousness of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

Julia Smith Translation

For not knowing the justice of God, and seeking to establish their own justice, they have not been subjected to the justice of God.

King James 2000

For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For ignoring the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

Modern King James verseion

For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves to the righteousness of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they are ignorant of the righteousness which is allowed before God, and go about to establish their own righteousness: and therefore, are not obedient unto the righteousness which is of value before God.

Moffatt New Testament

They would not surrender to the righteousness of God, because they were ignorant of his righteousness and therefore essayed to set up a righteousness of their own.

Montgomery New Testament

For because they were ignorant of God's righteousness, and sought to establish their own righteousness, they did not submit themselves to the righteousness of God.

NET Bible

For ignoring the righteousness that comes from God, and seeking instead to establish their own righteousness, they did not submit to God's righteousness.

New Heart English Bible

For being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

New simplified Bible

They are ignorant of God's righteousness. They seek to establish their own righteousness and have not submitted to the righteousness of God.

Noyes New Testament

For being ignorant of the righteousness which is of God, and endeavoring to establish a righteousness of their own, they have not submitted themselves to the righteousness which is of God.

Sawyer New Testament

for not knowing God's righteousness, and seeking to set up their righteousness, they have not submitted themselves to God's righteousness.

The Emphasized Bible

For, not knowing God's righteousness and, their own, seeking to establish, unto the righteousness of God, have they not submitted;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For being ignorant of the righteousness which is of God, and seeking to establish a righteousness of their own, they have not submitted to the righteousness of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For, in their ignorance of the Divine Righteousness, and in their eagerness to set up a righteousness of their own, they refused to accept with submission the Divine Righteousness.

Webster

For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves to the righteousness of God.

Weymouth New Testament

Ignorant of the righteousness which God provides and building their hopes upon a righteousness of their own, they have refused submission to God's righteousness.

Williams New Testament

For they were ignorant of God's way of right standing and were trying to set up one of their own, and so would not surrender to God's way of right standing.

World English Bible

For being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, they didn't subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

Worrell New Testament

for, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God;

Worsley New Testament

For being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, they have not submitted themselves to the righteousness which is of God.

Youngs Literal Translation

for not knowing the righteousness of God, and their own righteousness seeking to establish, to the righteousness of God they did not submit.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
γάρ 
Gar 
for , , not tr
Usage: 825

ἀγνοέω 
Agnoeo 
Usage: 22

θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83
Usage: 83

and

and , also , even , both , then , so , likewise , not tr. , , vr and
Usage: 0

ζητέω 
Zeteo 
seek , seek for , go about , desire ,
Usage: 79

ἵστημι 
histemi 
stand , set , establish , stand still , stand by , , vr stand
Usage: 129

ἴδιος 
Idios 
his own , their own , privately , apart , your own , his , own , not tr ,
Usage: 96

ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not , no , cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ὑποτάσσω 
Hupotasso 
Usage: 39

δικαιοσύνη 
Dikaiosune 
Usage: 83

Context Readings

The Righteousness Of God Through Faith In Christ

2 For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not in accordance with knowledge. 3 For not knowing about God's righteousness and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God. 4 For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to everyone who believes.


Cross References

Romans 1:17

For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; as it is written, "BUT THE RIGHTEOUS man SHALL LIVE BY FAITH."

Luke 16:15

And He said to them, "You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts; for that which is highly esteemed among men is detestable in the sight of God.

Leviticus 26:41

I also was acting with hostility against them, to bring them into the land of their enemies--or if their uncircumcised heart becomes humbled so that they then make amends for their iniquity,

Nehemiah 9:33

"However, You are just in all that has come upon us; For You have dealt faithfully, but we have acted wickedly.

Job 33:27

"He will sing to men and say, 'I have sinned and perverted what is right, And it is not proper for me.

Psalm 71:15-16

My mouth shall tell of Your righteousness And of Your salvation all day long; For I do not know the sum of them.

Psalm 71:19

For Your righteousness, O God, reaches to the heavens, You who have done great things; O God, who is like You?

Isaiah 51:6

"Lift up your eyes to the sky, Then look to the earth beneath; For the sky will vanish like smoke, And the earth will wear out like a garment And its inhabitants will die in like manner; But My salvation will be forever, And My righteousness will not wane.

Isaiah 51:8

"For the moth will eat them like a garment, And the grub will eat them like wool But My righteousness will be forever, And My salvation to all generations."

Isaiah 56:1

Thus says the LORD, "Preserve justice and do righteousness, For My salvation is about to come And My righteousness to be revealed.

Isaiah 57:12

"I will declare your righteousness and your deeds, But they will not profit you.

Isaiah 64:6

For all of us have become like one who is unclean, And all our righteous deeds are like a filthy garment; And all of us wither like a leaf, And our iniquities, like the wind, take us away.

Jeremiah 23:5-6

"Behold, the days are coming," declares the LORD, "When I will raise up for David a righteous Branch; And He will reign as king and act wisely And do justice and righteousness in the land.

Lamentations 3:22

The LORD'S lovingkindnesses indeed never cease, For His compassions never fail.

Daniel 9:6-9

"Moreover, we have not listened to Your servants the prophets, who spoke in Your name to our kings, our princes, our fathers and all the people of the land.

Daniel 9:24

"Seventy weeks have been decreed for your people and your holy city, to finish the transgression, to make an end of sin, to make atonement for iniquity, to bring in everlasting righteousness, to seal up vision and prophecy and to anoint the most holy place.

Luke 10:29

But wishing to justify himself, he said to Jesus, "And who is my neighbor?"

Luke 15:17-21

"But when he came to his senses, he said, 'How many of my father's hired men have more than enough bread, but I am dying here with hunger!

Luke 18:9-12

And He also told this parable to some people who trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and viewed others with contempt:

John 16:9-10

concerning sin, because they do not believe in Me;

Romans 3:22

even the righteousness of God through faith in Jesus Christ for all those who believe; for there is no distinction;

Romans 3:26

for the demonstration, I say, of His righteousness at the present time, so that He would be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.

Romans 5:19

For as through the one man's disobedience the many were made sinners, even so through the obedience of the One the many will be made righteous.

Romans 9:30-32

What shall we say then? That Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, attained righteousness, even the righteousness which is by faith;

2 Corinthians 5:21

He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him.

Galatians 5:3-4

And I testify again to every man who receives circumcision, that he is under obligation to keep the whole Law.

Philippians 3:9

and may be found in Him, not having a righteousness of my own derived from the Law, but that which is through faith in Christ, the righteousness which comes from God on the basis of faith,

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ:

Revelation 3:17-18

'Because you say, "I am rich, and have become wealthy, and have need of nothing," and you do not know that you are wretched and miserable and poor and blind and naked,



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