Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

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 [if you claim to] know His will and approve the things that are essential or have a sense of what is excellent, based on your instruction from 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:

Julia Smith Translation

And knowest the will, and triest things differing, being sounded 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 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; 19 And are confident that you yourself are a guide of the blind, a light of them who are in darkness,



Cross References

Philippians 1:10

That you may approve things that are excellent; that you may be sincere and without offense till the day of Christ;

Deuteronomy 4:8

And what nation is there so great, that has statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?

Nehemiah 9:13-14

You came down also upon mount Sinai, and spoke with them from heaven, and gave them right ordinances, and true laws, good statutes and commandments:

Psalm 19:8

The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes.

Psalm 119:98-100

You through your commandments have made me wiser than my enemies: for they are ever with me.

Psalm 119:104-105

Through your precepts I get understanding: therefore I hate every false way.

Psalm 119:130

The entrance of your words gives light; it gives understanding unto the simple.

Psalm 147:19-20

He shows his word unto Jacob, his statutes and his judgments unto Israel.

Proverbs 6:23

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life:

Luke 12:47

And that servant, who knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes.

John 13:17

If you know these things, happy are you if you do them.

Romans 15:4

For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.

1 Corinthians 8:1-2

Now concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.

1 Thessalonians 5:21

Test all things; hold fast that which is good.

2 Timothy 3:15-17

And that from a child you have known the holy scriptures, which are able to make you wise unto salvation through faith which is in Christ Jesus.

Hebrews 5:14

But solid food belongs to them that are of full age, even those who by reason of use have their senses exercised to discern both good and evil.

James 4:17

Therefore to him that knows to do good, and does it not, to him it is sin.

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