Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

Holman Bible

Now if you call yourself a Jew, and rest in the law, and boast in 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 of Jew and rely upon the Law and pride yourselves in God and your relationship to Him,

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,

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Behold, thou doth call thyself a Jew and art supported by the law and doth glory in God

Julia Smith Translation

Behold, thou art named a Jew, and restest upon the law, and boastest thyself in 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 
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 In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel. 17 Behold, you are called a Jew, and rest in the law, and make your boast of God, 18 And know his will, and approve the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law;



Cross References

Micah 3:11

Her heads judge for reward, and her priests teach for hire, and her prophets divine for money: yet will they lean upon the LORD, and say, Is not the LORD among us? no evil can come upon us.

Romans 2:23

You that make your boast of the law, through breaking the law do you dishonor God?

John 5:45

Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuses you, even Moses, in whom you trust.

Psalm 135:4

For the LORD has chosen Jacob unto himself, and Israel for his peculiar treasure.

Isaiah 45:25

In the LORD shall all the descendants of Israel be justified, and shall glory.

Isaiah 48:1-2

Hear this, O house of Jacob, who are called by the name of Israel, and have come forth out of the waters of Judah, who swear by the name of the LORD, and make mention of the God of Israel, but not in truth, nor in righteousness.

Jeremiah 7:4-10

Trust you not in lying words, saying, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, The temple of the LORD, are these.

Zephaniah 3:11

In that day shall you not be ashamed for all your deeds, in which you have transgressed against me: for then I will take away out of the midst of you those that rejoice in your pride, and you shall no more be haughty in my holy mountain.

Matthew 3:9

And think not to say within yourselves, We have Abraham as our father: for I say unto you, that God is able of these stones to raise up children unto Abraham.

Matthew 8:11-12

And I say unto you, That many shall come from the east and west, and shall sit down with Abraham, and Isaac, and Jacob, in the kingdom of heaven.

Luke 10:28

And he said unto him, You have answered right: this do, and you shall live.

John 7:19

Did not Moses give you the law, and yet none of you keeps the law? Why go you about to kill me?

John 8:33

They answered him, We are Abraham's descendants, and were never in bondage to any man: how say you, You shall be made free?

John 8:41

You do the deeds of your father. Then said they to him, We are not born of fornication; we have one Father, even God.

John 9:28-29

Then they reviled him, and said, You are his disciple; but we are Moses' disciples.

Romans 2:28-29

For he is not a Jew, who is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh:

Romans 9:4-7

Who are Israelites; to whom pertains the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God, and the promises;

Romans 9:32

Why? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumbling stone;

2 Corinthians 11:22

Are they Hebrews? so am I. Are they Israelites? so am I. Are they the descendants of Abraham? so am I.

Galatians 2:15

We who are Jews by nature, and not sinners of the Gentiles,

Ephesians 2:11

Therefore remember, that you being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;

Philippians 3:3-7

For we are the circumcision, who worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.

Revelation 2:9

I know your works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but you are rich) and I know the blasphemy of them who say they are Jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan.

Revelation 3:1

And unto the angel of the church in Sardis write; These things says he that has the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know your works, that you have a name that you live, and are dead.

Revelation 3:9

Behold, I will make them of the synagogue of Satan, who say they are Jews, and are not, but do lie; behold, I will make them to come and worship before your feet, and to know that I have loved you.



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