Parallel Verses

King James 2000

You therefore who teach another, can you not teach yourself? you that preach a man should not steal, do you 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? You who preach against stealing, do you steal [in ways that are discrete, but just as sinful]?

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?

Julia Smith Translation

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

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?

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, who has the form of knowledge and of the truth in the law. 21 You therefore who teach another, can you not teach yourself? you that preach a man should not steal, do you steal? 22 You that say a man should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? you that abhor idols, do you commit sacrilege?



Cross References

Psalm 50:16-21

But unto the wicked God says, What have you to do to declare my statutes, or that you should take my covenant in your mouth?

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.

Isaiah 56:11

Yea, they are greedy dogs who can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, everyone for his gain, from his own quarter.

Ezekiel 22:12-13

In you have they taken bribes to shed blood; you have taken interest and increase, and you have greedily gained from your neighbors by extortion, and have forgotten me, says the Lord GOD.

Ezekiel 22:27

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

Amos 8:4-6

Hear this, O you that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail,

Matthew 21:13

And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but you have made it a den of thieves.

Matthew 23:3-28

All therefore whatsoever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not according to their works: for they say, and do not.

Luke 4:23

And he said unto them, You will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician, heal yourself: whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in your country.

Luke 11:46

And he said, Woe unto you also, you lawyers! for you load men with burdens hard to be borne, and you yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.

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.

Luke 19:22

And he said unto him, Out of your own mouth will I judge you, you wicked servant. You knew that I was a severe man, taking up what I laid not down, and reaping what I did not sow:

1 Corinthians 9:27

But I roughly treat my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be disqualified.

Galatians 6:13

For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law; but desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.

Titus 2:1-7

But you speak the things which become sound doctrine:

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