Parallel Verses

NET Bible

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

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?

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 educator of the senseless, a teacher of little children, because you have in the law the essential features of knowledge and of the truth -- 21 therefore you who teach someone else, do you not teach yourself? You who preach against stealing, do you steal? 22 You who tell others not to commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?



Cross References

Psalm 50:16-21

God says this to the evildoer: "How can you declare my commands, and talk about my covenant?

Micah 3:11

Her leaders take bribes when they decide legal cases, her priests proclaim rulings for profit, and her prophets read omens for pay. Yet they claim to trust the Lord and say, "The Lord is among us. Disaster will not overtake us!"

Isaiah 56:11

The dogs have big appetites; they are never full. They are shepherds who have no understanding; they all go their own way, each one looking for monetary gain.

Ezekiel 22:12-13

They take bribes within you to shed blood. You engage in usury and charge interest; you extort money from your neighbors. You have forgotten me, declares the sovereign Lord.

Ezekiel 22:27

Her officials are like wolves in her midst rending their prey -- shedding blood and destroying lives -- so they can get dishonest profit.

Amos 8:4-6

Listen to this, you who trample the needy, and do away with the destitute in the land.

Matthew 21:13

And he said to them, "It is written, 'My house will be called a house of prayer,' but you are turning it into a den of robbers!"

Matthew 23:3-28

Therefore pay attention to what they tell you and do it. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they teach.

Luke 4:23

Jesus said to them, "No doubt you will quote to me the proverb, 'Physician, heal yourself!' and say, 'What we have heard that you did in Capernaum, do here in your hometown too.'"

Luke 11:46

But Jesus replied, "Woe to you experts in religious law as well! You load people down with burdens difficult to bear, yet you yourselves refuse to touch the burdens with even one of your fingers!

Luke 12:47

That servant who knew his master's will but did not get ready or do what his master asked will receive a severe beating.

Luke 19:22

The king said to him, 'I will judge you by your own words, you wicked slave! So you knew, did you, that I was a severe man, withdrawing what I didn't deposit and reaping what I didn't sow?

1 Corinthians 9:27

Instead I subdue my body and make it my slave, so that after preaching to others I myself will not be disqualified.

Galatians 6:13

For those who are circumcised do not obey the law themselves, but they want you to be circumcised so that they can boast about your flesh.

Titus 2:1-7

But as for you, communicate the behavior that goes with sound teaching.

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