Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

you, therefore, who teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach that one shall not steal, do you steal?

King James Version

Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

Holman Bible

you then, who teach another, don’t you teach yourself? You who preach, “You must not steal”—do you steal?

International Standard Version

as you teach others, do you fail to teach yourself? As you preach against stealing, do you steal?

A Conservative Version

thou therefore who teach another, do thou not teach thyself? Thou who preach not to steal, do thou steal?

American Standard Version

thou therefore that teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

Amplified

Well then, you who teach others, do you not teach yourself? While you teach against stealing, do you steal (take what does not really belong to you)?

An Understandable Version

since you teach other people [all of this], why do you not teach yourselves [these things]? You preach that a person should not steal, [but] do you steal?

Anderson New Testament

you, then, who teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach that a man should not steal, do you steal?

Bible in Basic English

You who give teaching to others, do you give it to yourself? you who say that a man may not take what is not his, do you take what is not yours?

Common New Testament

you, then, who teach others, do you not teach yourself? You who preach against stealing, do you steal?

Daniel Mace New Testament

you therefore who instruct others don't you instruct yourself?

Darby Translation

thou then that teachest another, dost thou not teach thyself? thou that preachest not to steal, dost thou steal?

Godbey New Testament

therefore do not you who teach another teach yourself? do you, who preach not to steal, steal?

John Wesley New Testament

Thou therefore that teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? Thou that proclaimest, a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Thou, therefore, who teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? Thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

Julia Smith Translation

Therefore teaching another, teachest thou not thyself proclaiming not to steal, stealest thou?

King James 2000

You therefore who teach another, can you not teach yourself? you that preach a man should not steal, do you steal?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Therefore, the one who teaches someone else, do you not teach yourself? The one who preaches not to steal, do you steal?

Modern King James verseion

Therefore the one teaching another, do you not teach yourself? The one preaching not to steal, do you steal?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But thou which teachest another, teachest not thyself. Thou preachest, a man should not steal: and yet thou stealest.

Montgomery New Testament

You who are preaching that a man should not steal, do you practise theft?

NET Bible

therefore you who teach someone else, do you not teach yourself? You who preach against stealing, do you steal?

New Heart English Bible

You therefore who teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach against stealing, do you steal?

Noyes New Testament

dost thou then who teachest another, not teach thyself? Thou who proclaimest that others should not steal, dost thou steal?

Sawyer New Testament

you that teach another, do you not teach yourself? You that preach not to steal, do you steal?

The Emphasized Bible

Thou, therefore, that art teaching someone else, thyself, art thou not teaching? Thou that proclaimest - Do not steal! Art thou, stealing?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Thou therefore who teachest another, dost thou not teach thyself? thou that proclaimest aloud that a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Why, then, you teacher of others, do not you teach yourself? Do you preach against stealing, and yet steal?

Webster

Thou therefore who teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

Weymouth New Testament

you then who teach your fellow man, do you refuse to teach yourself? You who cry out against stealing, are you yourself a thief?

Williams New Testament

you who teach others, do you not teach yourself too? You who preach that men should not steal, do you steal yourself?

World English Bible

You therefore who teach another, don't you teach yourself? You who preach that a man shouldn't steal, do you steal?

Worrell New Testament

you, therefore, who teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach that men should not steal, do you steal?

Worsley New Testament

Thou then, who teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? Thou, that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

Youngs Literal Translation

Thou, then, who art teaching another, thyself dost thou not teach?

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

διδάσκω 
Didasko 
Usage: 82

ἕτερος 
heteros 
Usage: 76

teachest thou
διδάσκω 
Didasko 
Usage: 82

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

σεαυτοῦ σεαυτῷ σεαυτόν σαυτοῦ σαυτῷ σα
Seautou 
Usage: 31

κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
Usage: 49

a man should not
μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

κλέπτω 
Klepto 
Usage: 7

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 2:21

Images Romans 2:21

Prayers for Romans 2:21

Context Readings

God's Judgment And The Law

20 a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of the immature, having in the Law the embodiment of knowledge and of the truth, 21 you, therefore, who teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach that one shall not steal, do you steal? 22 You who say that one should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?



Cross References

Psalm 50:16-21

But to the wicked God says, "What right have you to tell of My statutes And to take My covenant in your mouth?

Micah 3:11

Her leaders pronounce judgment for a bribe, Her priests instruct for a price And her prophets divine for money Yet they lean on the LORD saying, "Is not the LORD in our midst? Calamity will not come upon us."

Isaiah 56:11

And the dogs are greedy, they are not satisfied And they are shepherds who have no understanding; They have all turned to their own way, Each one to his unjust gain, to the last one.

Ezekiel 22:12-13

"In you they have taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and profits, and you have injured your neighbors for gain by oppression, and you have forgotten Me," declares the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 22:27

"Her princes within her are like wolves tearing the prey, by shedding blood and destroying lives in order to get dishonest gain.

Amos 8:4-6

Hear this, you who trample the needy, to do away with the humble of the land,

Matthew 21:13

And He said to them, "It is written, 'MY HOUSE SHALL BE CALLED A HOUSE OF PRAYER'; but you are making it a ROBBERS' DEN."

Matthew 23:3-28

therefore all that they tell you, do and observe, but do not do according to their deeds; for they say things and do not do them.

Luke 4:23

And He said to them, "No doubt you will quote this proverb to Me, 'Physician, heal yourself! Whatever we heard was done at Capernaum, do here in your hometown as well.'"

Luke 11:46

But He said, "Woe to you lawyers as well! For you weigh men down with burdens hard to bear, while you yourselves will not even touch the burdens with one of your fingers.

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,

Luke 19:22

"He said to him, 'By your own words I will judge you, you worthless slave. Did you know that I am an exacting man, taking up what I did not lay down and reaping what I did not sow?

1 Corinthians 9:27

but I discipline my body and make it my slave, so that, after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified.

Galatians 6:13

For those who are circumcised do not even keep the Law themselves, but they desire to have you circumcised so that they may boast in your flesh.

Titus 2:1-7

But as for you, speak the things which are fitting for sound doctrine.

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