Parallel Verses

King James 2000

(For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

New American Standard Bible

for it is not the hearers of the Law who are just before God, but the doers of the Law will be justified.

King James Version

(For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

Holman Bible

For the hearers of the law are not righteous before God, but the doers of the law will be declared righteous.

International Standard Version

For it is not merely those who hear the Law who are righteous in God's sight. No, it is those who follow the Law, who will be justified.

A Conservative Version

For the hearers of the law are not righteous with God, but the doers of the law will be made righteous.

American Standard Version

for not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified:

Amplified

For it is not those who merely hear the Law [as it is read aloud] who are just or righteous before God, but it is those who [actually] obey the Law who will be justified [pronounced free of the guilt of sin and declared acceptable to Him].

An Understandable Version

For [it is] not those who hear the law of Moses who are right with God, but [it is] those who obey [the requirements of] that law [perfectly] who will be considered right with God.

Anderson New Testament

in the day when God shall judge the secret works of men by Jesus Christ, according to my gospel.

Bible in Basic English

For it is not the hearers of the law who will be judged as having righteousness before God, but only the doers:

Common New Testament

For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous in the sight of God, but the doers of the law who will be justified.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for not the bare hearers of the law, but they who observe the law, are such as shall be justified, before God.

Darby Translation

(for not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

Godbey New Testament

for the hearers of the law are not righteous with God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

Goodspeed New Testament

For merely hearing the Law read does not make a man upright in the sight of God; men must obey the Law to be made upright.

John Wesley New Testament

For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

Julia Smith Translation

(For not hearers of the law just with God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For it is not the hearers of the law [who are] righteous in the sight of God, but the doers of the law will be declared righteous.

Modern King James verseion

For it is not the hearers of the Law who are just before God, but the doers of the Law will be justified.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For before God they are not righteous which hear the law: but the doers of the law shall be justified.

Moffatt New Testament

For it is not the hearers of the Law who are just in the eyes of God, it is those who obey the Law who will be acquitted,

Montgomery New Testament

For it is not the hearers of law who are righteous in the eyes of God; nay, it is the doers of law who will be accounted righteous.

NET Bible

For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous before God, but those who do the law will be declared righteous.

New Heart English Bible

For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law will be justified

Noyes New Testament

for it is not the hearers of a law who are righteous before God, but the doers of a law will be accounted righteous;

The Emphasized Bible

For, not the hearers of law, are righteous with God, but, the doers of law, shall be declared righteous;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

for the hearers of the law are not righteous before God, but the doers of the law shall be counted righteous;

Twentieth Century New Testament

It is not those who hear the words of a Law that are righteous before God, but it is those who obey it that will be pronounced righteous.

Webster

(For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

Weymouth New Testament

It is not those that merely hear the Law read who are righteous in the sight of God, but it is those that obey the Law who will be pronounced righteous.

Williams New Testament

For merely hearing the law read does not make men upright with God, but men who practice the law will be recognized as upright.

World English Bible

For it isn't the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law will be justified

Worrell New Testament

for not the hearers of law are righteous before God, but the doers shall be justified;

Worsley New Testament

(for not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified:

Youngs Literal Translation

for not the hearers of the law are righteous before God, but the doers of the law shall be declared righteous: --

Interlinear

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

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

the hearers
ἀκροατής 
Akroates 
Usage: 4

of the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
νόμος 
Nomos 
Usage: 179
Usage: 179

δίκαιος 
Dikaios 
Usage: 57

παρά 
Para 
of, with, from, by ... side, at, than,
Usage: 145

God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

the doers
ποιητής 
Poietes 
Usage: 6

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 2:13

Images Romans 2:13

Prayers for Romans 2:13

Context Readings

God's Judgment And The Law

12 For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law; 13 (For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified. 14 For when the Gentiles, who have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves:



Cross References

Deuteronomy 4:1

Now therefore hearken, O Israel, unto the statutes and unto the judgments, which I teach you, to do them, that you may live, and go in and possess the land which the LORD God of your fathers gives you.

Deuteronomy 5:1

And Moses called all Israel, and said unto them, Hear, O Israel, the statutes and judgments which I speak in your ears this day, that you may learn them, and keep, and do them.

Deuteronomy 6:3

Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with you, and that you may increase mightily, as the LORD God of your fathers has promised you, in the land that flows with milk and honey.

Deuteronomy 30:12-14

It is not in heaven, that you should say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it unto us, that we may hear it, and do it?

Psalm 143:2

And enter not into judgment with your servant: for in your sight shall no man living be justified.

Ezekiel 20:11

And I gave them my statutes, and showed them my judgments, which if a man does, he shall even live by them.

Ezekiel 33:30-33

Also, you son of man, the children of your people still are talking against you by the walls and in the doors of the houses, and speak one to another, everyone to his brother, saying, Come, I pray you, and hear what is the word that comes forth from the LORD.

Matthew 7:21-27

Not every one that says unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Luke 8:21

And he answered and said unto them, My mother and my brothers are these who hear the word of God, and do it.

Luke 10:25-29

And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tested him, saying, Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?

Luke 18:14

I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for everyone that exalts himself shall be abased; and he that humbles himself shall be exalted.

Acts 13:39

And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses.

Romans 2:25

For circumcision verily profits, if you keep the law: but if you are a breaker of the law, your circumcision is made uncircumcision.

Romans 3:20

Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin.

Romans 3:23

For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;

Romans 3:30

Seeing it is one God, who shall justify the circumcision by faith, and uncircumcision through faith.

Romans 4:2-5

For if Abraham were justified by works, he has something in which to boast; but not before God.

Romans 10:5

For Moses describes the righteousness which is of the law, That the man who does those things shall live by them.

Galatians 2:16

Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.

Galatians 3:11-12

But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.

Galatians 5:4

Christ is become of no effect unto you, whosoever of you are justified by the law; you are fallen from grace.

James 1:22-25

But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.

James 2:21-25

Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son upon the altar?

1 John 2:29

If you know that he is righteous, you know that everyone that does righteousness is born of him.

1 John 3:7

Little children, let no man deceive you: he that does righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.

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