Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

and know His will and approve the things that are essential, being instructed out of the Law,

King James Version

And knowest his will, and approvest the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law;

Holman Bible

know His will, and approve the things that are superior, being instructed from the law,

International Standard Version

and know his will, and approve of what is best because you have been instructed in the Law;

A Conservative Version

and know his will, and approve the things that are significant, being instructed out of the law.

American Standard Version

and knowest his will, and approvest the things that are excellent, being instructed out of the law,

Amplified

And know and understand His will and discerningly approve the better things and have a sense of what is vital, because you are instructed by the Law;

An Understandable Version

if you know His will and have been taught by the law of Moses to [evaluate and] give approval to what is best;

Anderson New Testament

and know his will, and approve what is excellent, being instructed by the law:

Bible in Basic English

And have knowledge of his desires, and are a judge of the things which are different, having the learning of the law,

Common New Testament

and know his will and approve of what is excellent, because you are instructed in the law,

Daniel Mace New Testament

you know the divine will, and what is contrary thereto, having been educated in the law:

Darby Translation

and knowest the will, and discerningly approvest the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law;

Godbey New Testament

and know his will, and approve the things which are excellent, being taught by the law;

Goodspeed New Testament

and can understand his will, and from hearing the Law read can tell what is right,

John Wesley New Testament

and gloriest in God, And knowest his will, and discernest the things that differ, being instructed out of the law:

Jubilee 2000 Bible

and dost know his will and approve the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law,

Julia Smith Translation

And knowest the will, and triest things differing, being sounded out of the law;

King James 2000

And know his will, and approve the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law;

Lexham Expanded Bible

and know his will and approve the things that are superior, [because you] are instructed by the law,

Modern King James verseion

and know His will and approve the things excelling, being instructed out of the Law;

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

and knowest his will, and hast experience of good and bad, in that thou art informed by the law:

Moffatt New Testament

understanding his will, and with a sense of what is vital in religion; if you are instructed by the Law

Montgomery New Testament

and know his will, and can test the things that differ; if you are instructed out of the Law,

NET Bible

and know his will and approve the superior things because you receive instruction from the law,

New Heart English Bible

and know his will, and approve the things that are excellent, being instructed out of the law,

Noyes New Testament

and knowest his will, and approvest the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the Law;

Sawyer New Testament

and know his will, and approve of things which are excellent, being instructed by the law,

The Emphasized Bible

And art taking note of his will, and testing the things that differ - when receiving oral instruction out of the law,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and knowest the will of God, and bringest to the test the things that are different, being instructed out of the law;

Twentieth Century New Testament

And, having been carefully instructed from the Law, have learned to appreciate the finer moral distinctions.

Webster

And knowest his will, and approvest the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law,

Weymouth New Testament

and know the supreme will, and can test things that differ--being a man who receives instruction from the Law--

Williams New Testament

and understand His will, and by being instructed in the law can know the things that excel,

World English Bible

and know his will, and approve the things that are excellent, being instructed out of the law,

Worrell New Testament

and understand His will, and approve the things that are excellent, being instructed out of the law,

Worsley New Testament

and knowest his will, and approvest things that are excellent, being instructed out of the law,

Youngs Literal Translation

and dost know the will, and dost approve the distinctions, being instructed out of the law,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And

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

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

his will
θέλημα 
thelema 
will, desire, pleasure
Usage: 45

and

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

δοκιμάζω 
Dokimazo 
Usage: 20

διαφέρω 
Diaphero 
Usage: 8

κατηχέω 
Katecheo 
Usage: 8

out of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Romans 2:18

Context Readings

God's Judgment And The Law

17 But if you bear the name "Jew" and rely upon the Law and boast in God, 18 and know His will and approve the things that are essential, being instructed out of the Law, 19 and are confident that you yourself are a guide to the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,



Cross References

Philippians 1:10

so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;

Deuteronomy 4:8

"Or what great nation is there that has statutes and judgments as righteous as this whole law which I am setting before you today?

Nehemiah 9:13-14

"Then You came down on Mount Sinai, And spoke with them from heaven; You gave them just ordinances and true laws, Good statutes and commandments.

Psalm 19:8

The precepts of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart; The commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

Psalm 119:98-100

Your commandments make me wiser than my enemies, For they are ever mine.

Psalm 119:104-105

From Your precepts I get understanding; Therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:130

The unfolding of Your words gives light; It gives understanding to the simple.

Psalm 147:19-20

He declares His words to Jacob, His statutes and His ordinances to Israel.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp and the teaching is light; And reproofs for discipline are the way of life

Luke 12:47

"And that slave who knew his master's will and did not get ready or act in accord with his will, will receive many lashes,

John 13:17

"If you know these things, you are blessed if you do them.

Romans 15:4

For whatever was written in earlier times was written for our instruction, so that through perseverance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

1 Corinthians 8:1-2

Now concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge Knowledge makes arrogant, but love edifies.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

But examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;

2 Timothy 3:15-17

and that from childhood you have known the sacred writings which are able to give you the wisdom that leads to salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 5:14

But solid food is for the mature, who because of practice have their senses trained to discern good and evil.

James 4:17

Therefore, to one who knows the right thing to do and does not do it, to him it is sin.

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