Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Now if you call yourself a Jew, and rest in the law, boast in God,

New American Standard Bible

But if you bear the name “Jew” and rely upon the Law and boast in God,

King James Version

Behold, thou art called a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast of God,

International Standard Version

Now if you call yourself a Jew, and rely on the Law, and boast about God,

A Conservative Version

Behold, thou are called a Jew, and rely upon the law, and boast in God,

American Standard Version

But if thou bearest the name of a Jew, and restest upon the law, and gloriest in God,

Amplified

But if you bear the name “Jew” and rely on the Law [for your salvation] and boast in [your special relationship to] God,

An Understandable Version

But if you call yourselves "Jews," and [claim to] rely on the law of Moses, and brag about [belonging to] God;

Anderson New Testament

But if you are named Jew, and rest in the law, and make your boast in God.

Bible in Basic English

But as for you who have the name of Jew, and are resting on the law, and take pride in God,

Common New Testament

But if you call yourself a Jew, and rely on the law and boast of your relation to God

Daniel Mace New Testament

'Tis true, you bear the name of a Jew, you depend upon the law, and boast of your worship:

Darby Translation

But if thou art named a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast in God,

Godbey New Testament

But if you are denominated a Jew, and rest in the law, and boast in God,

Goodspeed New Testament

Suppose you call yourself a Jew, and rely on law, and boast about God,

John Wesley New Testament

Behold, thou art called a Jew, and restest in the law,

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, thou art named a Jew, and restest upon the law, and boastest thyself in God,

King James 2000

Behold, you are called a Jew, and rest in the law, and make your boast of God,

Lexham Expanded Bible

But if you call yourself a Jew and rely on the law and boast in God

Modern King James verseion

Behold, you are called a Jew, and rest in the Law, and boast in God;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Behold, thou art called a Jew, and trustest in the law and rejoicest in God,

Moffatt New Testament

If you bear the name of 'Jew,' relying on the Law, priding yourself on God,

Montgomery New Testament

Now if you bear the name of a Jew, and rely upon law, and boast yourself in God,

NET Bible

But if you call yourself a Jew and rely on the law and boast of your relationship to God

New Heart English Bible

But if you call yourself a Jew, and rely on the law, and boast in God,

Noyes New Testament

But if thou art called a Jew, and restest on the Law, and makest thy boast of God,

Sawyer New Testament

But [what] if you are called a Jew and rest on the law, and boast of God,

The Emphasized Bible

If, however, thou, art taking the name of Jew, and resting thyself upon law, and boasting in God,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Lo! thou art named a Jew, and restest on the law, and boastest in God,

Twentieth Century New Testament

But, perhaps, you bear the name of 'Jew,' and are relying upon Law, and boast of belonging to God, and understand his will,

Webster

Behold, thou art called a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast of God,

Weymouth New Testament

And since you claim the name of Jew, and find rest and satisfaction in the Law, and make your boast in God,

Williams New Testament

Now if you call yourself a Jew, and rely on law, and boast about God,

World English Bible

Indeed you bear the name of a Jew, and rest on the law, and glory in God,

Worrell New Testament

But, if you are called a Jew, and are resting upon the law, and are boasting in God,

Worsley New Testament

Behold thou art called a Jew, and restest on the law, and boastest in God,

Youngs Literal Translation

Lo, thou art named a Jew, and dost rest upon the law, and dost boast in God,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

thou
σύ 
Su 
thou
Usage: 132

ἐπονομάζω 
Eponomazo 
Usage: 1

a Jew
Ἰουδαῖος 
Ioudaios 
Usage: 190

and



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

ἐπαναπαύομαι 
Epanapauomai 
rest, rest in
Usage: 1

in the law
νόμος 
Nomos 
law
Usage: 179

καυχάομαι 
Kauchaomai 
Usage: 37

of
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 2:17

Context Readings

God's Judgment And The Law

16 on the day when God judges what people have kept secret, according to my gospel through Christ Jesus. 17 Now if you call yourself a Jew, and rest in the law, boast in God, 18 know His will, and approve the things that are superior, being instructed from the law,



Cross References

Micah 3:11

Her leaders issue rulings for a bribe,
her priests teach for payment,
and her prophets practice divination for money.
Yet they lean on the Lord, saying,
“Isn’t the Lord among us?
No disaster will overtake us.”

Romans 2:23

You who boast in the law, do you dishonor God by breaking the law?

John 5:45

Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father. Your accuser is Moses, on whom you have set your hope.

Psalm 135:4

For Yahweh has chosen Jacob for Himself,
Israel as His treasured possession.

Isaiah 45:25

All the descendants of Israel
will be justified and find glory through the Lord.

Isaiah 48:1-2

“Listen to this, house of Jacob—
those who are called by the name Israel
and have descended from Judah,
who swear by the name of Yahweh
and declare the God of Israel,
but not in truth or righteousness.

Jeremiah 7:4-10

Do not trust deceitful words, chanting: This is the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord.

Zephaniah 3:11

On that day you will not be put to shame
because of everything you have done
in rebelling against Me.
For then I will remove
your proud, arrogant people from among you,
and you will never again be haughty
on My holy mountain.

Matthew 3:9

And don’t presume to say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ For I tell you that God is able to raise up children for Abraham from these stones!

Matthew 8:11-12

I tell you that many will come from east and west, and recline at the table with Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven.

Luke 10:28

“You’ve answered correctly,” He told him. “Do this and you will live.”

John 7:19

Didn’t Moses give you the law? Yet none of you keeps the law! Why do you want to kill Me?”

John 8:33

“We are descendants of Abraham,” they answered Him, “and we have never been enslaved to anyone. How can You say, ‘You will become free’?”

John 8:41

You’re doing what your father does.”

“We weren’t born of sexual immorality,” they said. “We have one Father—God.”

John 9:28-29

They ridiculed him: “You’re that man’s disciple, but we’re Moses’ disciples.

Romans 2:28-29

For a person is not a Jew who is one outwardly, and true circumcision is not something visible in the flesh.

Romans 9:4-7

They are Israelites, and to them belong the adoption, the glory, the covenants, the giving of the law, the temple service, and the promises.

Romans 9:32

Why is that? Because they did not pursue it by faith, but as if it were by works. They stumbled over the stumbling stone.

2 Corinthians 11:22

Are they Hebrews? So am I.
Are they Israelites? So am I.
Are they the seed of Abraham? So am I.

Galatians 2:15

We who are Jews by birth and not “Gentile sinners”

Ephesians 2:11

So then, remember that at one time you were Gentiles in the flesh—called “the uncircumcised” by those called “the circumcised,” which is done in the flesh by human hands.

Philippians 3:3-7

For we are the circumcision, the ones who serve by the Spirit of God, boast in Christ Jesus, and do not put confidence in the flesh—

Revelation 2:9

I know your affliction and poverty, yet you are rich. I know the slander of those who say they are Jews and are not, but are a synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 3:1

“Write to the angel of the church in Sardis:

“The One who has the seven spirits of God and the seven stars says: I know your works; you have a reputation for being alive, but you are dead.

Revelation 3:9

Take note! I will make those from the synagogue of Satan, who claim to be Jews and are not, but are lying—note this—I will make them come and bow down at your feet, and they will know that I have loved you.

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