Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

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

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?

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 an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, having the form of knowledge and of truth in the law: 21 thou then that teachest another, dost thou not teach thyself? thou that preachest not to steal, dost thou steal? 22 thou that sayest man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?



Cross References

Psalm 50:16-21

But unto the wicked God saith, What hast thou to do to declare my statutes, or that thou shouldest take my covenant into thy mouth,

Micah 3:11

The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money; yet do they lean upon Jehovah, and say, Is not Jehovah in the midst of us? no evil shall come upon us.

Isaiah 56:11

and the dogs are greedy, they know not to be satisfied, and these are shepherds that know not how to discern: they all turn to their own way, every one for his gain, even to the last of them:

Ezekiel 22:12-13

In thee have they taken gifts to shed blood; thou hast taken usury and increase, and thou hast overreached thy neighbours by oppression, and hast forgotten me, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her princes in the midst of her are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.

Amos 8:4-6

Hear this, ye that pant after the needy, even to cause to fail the poor of the land,

Matthew 21:13

And he says to them, It is written, My house shall be called a house of prayer, but ye have made it a den of robbers.

Matthew 23:3-28

all things therefore, whatever they may tell you, do and keep. But do not after their works, for they say and do not,

Luke 4:23

And he said to them, Ye will surely say to me this parable, Physician, heal thyself; whatsoever we have heard has taken place in Capernaum do here also in thine own country.

Luke 11:46

And he said, To you also woe, doctors of the law, for ye lay upon men burdens heavy to bear, and yourselves do not touch the burdens with one of your fingers.

Luke 12:47

But that bondman who knew his own lord's will, and had not prepared himself nor done his will, shall be beaten with many stripes;

Luke 19:22

He says to him, Out of thy mouth will I judge thee, wicked bondman: thou knewest that I am a harsh man, taking up what I have not laid down and reaping what I have not sowed.

1 Corinthians 9:27

But I buffet my body, and lead it captive, lest after having preached to others I should be myself rejected.

Galatians 6:13

For neither do they that are circumcised themselves keep the law; but they wish you to be circumcised, that they may boast in your flesh.

Titus 2:1-7

But do thou speak the things that become sound teaching;

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