Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

or despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads thee to repentance?

New American Standard Bible

Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?

King James Version

Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

Holman Bible

Or do you despise the riches of His kindness, restraint, and patience, not recognizing that God's kindness is intended to lead you to repentance?

International Standard Version

Or are you unaware of his rich kindness, forbearance, and patience, that it is God's kindness that is leading you to repent?

A Conservative Version

Or do thou despise the wealth of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God guides thee to repentance?

American Standard Version

Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

Amplified

Or are you [so blind as to] trifle with and presume upon and despise and underestimate the wealth of His kindness and forbearance and long-suffering patience? Are you unmindful or actually ignorant [of the fact] that God's kindness is intended to lead you to repent ( to change your mind and inner man to accept God's will)?

An Understandable Version

Or, do you despise the abundance of God's kindness and tolerance and patience [toward you], not realizing that His kindness is intended to cause you to repent? [i.e., to change your hearts and lives].

Anderson New Testament

Or, do you despise the riches of his goodness, and his forbearance, and his long suffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?

Bible in Basic English

Or is it nothing to you that God had pity on you, waiting and putting up with you for so long, not seeing that in his pity God's desire is to give you a change of heart?

Common New Testament

Or do you presume upon the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience? Do you not know that God's kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?

Daniel Mace New Testament

or do you despise the riches of his kindness, and forbearance, and long-suffering; not considering that the kindness of God invites you to repentance?

Godbey New Testament

Do you look with contempt upon the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God is leading you to repentance?

Goodspeed New Testament

Do you think so lightly of his wealth of kindness, forbearance, and patience, and fail to see that God's kindness ought to induce you to repent?

John Wesley New Testament

Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long suffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Or dost thou despise the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, ignoring that the goodness of God leads thee to repentance?

Julia Smith Translation

Or the abundance of his goodness and forbearance and long suffering dos thou despise; not knowing that the goodness of God brings thee to repentance?

King James 2000

Or despise you the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Or do you despise the wealth of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?

Modern King James verseion

Or do you despise the riches of His kindness, and the forbearance and long-suffering, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Either despisest thou the riches of his goodness and patience, and long sufferance? And rememberest not how that the kindness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

Moffatt New Testament

Or are you slighting all his wealth of kindness, forbearance, and patience? Do you not know his kindness is meant to make you repent?

Montgomery New Testament

Or do you despise the riches of his kindness and forbearance and long patience? Do you not know that the kindness of God is leading you to repentance?

NET Bible

Or do you have contempt for the wealth of his kindness, forbearance, and patience, and yet do not know that God's kindness leads you to repentance?

New Heart English Bible

Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?

Noyes New Testament

Or dost thou despise the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God is leading thee to repentance?

Sawyer New Testament

or do you despise the riches of his goodness and forbearance and long suffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to a change of mind?

The Emphasized Bible

Or, the riches of his kindness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, dost thou despise, - not knowing that, the kindness of God, unto repentance, is leading thee?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Or despisest thou the riches of his kindness and patience and long-suffering, ignorant that this goodness of God is leading thee to repentance?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Or do you think lightly of his abundant kindness, patience, and forbearance, not realizing that his kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?

Webster

Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

Weymouth New Testament

Or is it that you think slightingly of His infinite goodness, forbearance and patience, unaware that the goodness of God is gently drawing you to repentance?

Williams New Testament

Do you think so little of the riches of God's kindness, forbearance, and patience, not conscious that His kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?

World English Bible

Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?

Worrell New Testament

Or, do you despise the riches of His kindness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God is leading you to repentance?

Worsley New Testament

Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

Youngs Literal Translation

or the riches of His goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, dost thou despise? -- not knowing that the goodness of God doth lead thee to reformation!

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Or
ἤ 
or, than, either, or else, nor, not tr,
Usage: 199

despisest thou
καταφρονέω 
Kataphroneo 
Usage: 6

the riches
πλοῦτος 
Ploutos 
Usage: 19

of his

Usage: 0

χρηστότης 
Chrestotes 
Usage: 10

and



and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

ἀνοχή 
Anoche 
Usage: 2

μακροθυμία 
Makrothumia 
Usage: 14

not knowing
G50
ἀγνοέω 
Agnoeo 
Usage: 22

ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

the goodness
χρηστός 
Chrestos 
Usage: 4

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

G71
ἄγω 
Ago 
bring, lead, go, bring forth, , vr bring
Usage: 55

σέ 
Se 
thee, thou, thy house, not tr
Usage: 110

to
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 2:4

Images Romans 2:4

Context Readings

The Righteous And Impartial Judgment Of God

3 And thinkest thou this, O man, who judgest those that do such things, and practisest them thyself, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God? 4 or despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads thee to repentance? 5 but, according to thy hardness and impenitent heart, treasurest up to thyself wrath, in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,


Cross References

Exodus 34:6

And Jehovah passed by before his face, and proclaimed, Jehovah, Jehovah God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in goodness and truth,

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore will Jehovah wait, that he may be gracious unto you, and therefore will he lift himself up, that he may have mercy upon you; for Jehovah is a God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.

Romans 3:25

whom God has set forth a mercy-seat, through faith in his blood, for the shewing forth of his righteousness, in respect of the passing by the sins that had taken place before, through the forbearance of God;

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord does not delay his promise, as some account of delay, but is longsuffering towards you, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

Romans 9:22-23

And if God, minded to shew his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much long-suffering vessels of wrath fitted for destruction;

Ephesians 1:7

in whom we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of offences, according to the riches of his grace;

Ephesians 1:18

being enlightened in the eyes of your heart, so that ye should know what is the hope of his calling, and what the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints,

Ephesians 2:7

that he might display in the coming ages the surpassing riches of his grace in kindness towards us in Christ Jesus.

2 Peter 3:15

and account the longsuffering of our Lord to be salvation; according as our beloved brother Paul also has written to you according to the wisdom given to him,

Romans 10:12

For there is no difference of Jew and Greek; for the same Lord of all is rich towards all that call upon him.

Romans 11:33

O depth of riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable his judgments, and untraceable his ways!

Philippians 4:19

But my God shall abundantly supply all your need according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 1:27

to whom God would make known what are the riches of the glory of this mystery among the nations, which is Christ in you the hope of glory:

Colossians 2:2

to the end that their hearts may be encouraged, being united together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of understanding, to the full knowledge of the mystery of God;

1 Timothy 1:16

But for this reason mercy was shewn me, that in me, the first, Jesus Christ might display the whole long-suffering, for a delineation of those about to believe on him to life eternal.

1 Peter 3:20

heretofore disobedient, when the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark was preparing, into which few, that is, eight souls, were saved through water:

Numbers 14:18

Jehovah is slow to anger, and abundant in goodness, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, upon the third and fourth generation.

Job 33:27-30

He will sing before men, and say, I have sinned, and perverted what was right, and it hath not been requited to me;

Psalm 10:11

He saith in his heart, God hath forgotten, he hideth his face, he will never see it.

Psalm 78:38

But he was merciful: he forgave the iniquity, and destroyed them not; but many a time turned he his anger away, and did not stir up all his fury:

Psalm 86:5

For thou, Lord, art good, and ready to forgive, and art of great loving-kindness unto all that call upon thee.

Psalm 86:15

But thou, Lord, art a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abundant in goodness and truth.

Psalm 104:24

How manifold are thy works, O Jehovah! in wisdom hast thou made them all: the earth is full of thy riches.

Psalm 130:3-4

If thou, Jah, shouldest mark iniquities, Lord, who shall stand?

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because sentence against an evil work is not executed speedily, therefore the heart of the children of men is fully set in them to do evil.

Isaiah 63:7-10

I will record the loving-kindnesses of Jehovah, the praises of Jehovah, according to all that Jehovah hath bestowed upon us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel which he hath bestowed upon them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his loving-kindnesses.

Jeremiah 3:12-13

Go and proclaim these words toward the north, and say, Return, thou backsliding Israel, saith Jehovah: I will not make my face dark upon you; for I am merciful, saith Jehovah; I will not keep anger for ever.

Jeremiah 3:22-23

Return, backsliding children; I will heal your backslidings. ... Behold, we come unto thee; for thou art Jehovah our God.

Jeremiah 7:10

then ye come and stand before me, in this house which is called by my name, and say, We are delivered, in order to do all these abominations!

Ezekiel 12:22-23

Son of man, what is that proverb which ye have in the land of Israel, saying, The days shall be prolonged, and every vision faileth?

Ezekiel 16:63

that thou mayest remember, and be ashamed, and no more open thy mouth because of thy confusion, when I forgive thee all that thou hast done, saith the Lord Jehovah.

Hosea 3:5

Afterwards shall the children of Israel return, and seek Jehovah their God, and David their king; and shall turn with fear toward Jehovah and toward his goodness, at the end of the days.

Jonah 4:2

And he prayed unto Jehovah, and said, Ah, Jehovah, was not this my saying when I was yet in my country? Therefore I was minded to flee at first unto Tarshish; for I knew that thou art a gracious God, and merciful, slow to anger, and of great loving-kindness, and repentest thee of the evil.

Matthew 24:48-49

But if that evil bondman should say in his heart, My lord delays to come,

Luke 15:17-19

And coming to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have abundance of bread, and I perish here by famine.

Luke 19:5-8

And when he came up to the place, Jesus looked up and saw him, and said to him, Zacchaeus, make haste and come down, for to-day I must remain in thy house.

Romans 6:1

What then shall we say? Should we continue in sin that grace may abound?

Romans 6:15

What then? should we sin because we are not under law but under grace? Far be the thought.

Romans 11:22

Behold then the goodness and severity of God: upon them who have fallen, severity; upon thee goodness of God, if thou shalt abide in goodness, since otherwise thou also wilt be cut away.

Ephesians 2:4

but God, being rich in mercy, because of his great love wherewith he loved us,

Ephesians 3:8

To me, less than the least of all saints, has this grace been given, to announce among the nations the glad tidings of the unsearchable riches of the Christ,

Ephesians 3:16

in order that he may give you according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with power by his Spirit in the inner man;

1 Timothy 6:17

Enjoin on those rich in the present age not to be high-minded, nor to trust on the uncertainty of riches; but in the God who affords us all things richly for our enjoyment;

Titus 3:4-6

But when the kindness and love to man of our Saviour God appeared,

2 Peter 3:3

knowing this first, that there shall come at the close of the days mockers with mocking, walking according to their own lusts,

Revelation 3:20

Behold, I stand at the door and am knocking; if any one hear my voice and open the door, I will come in unto him and sup with him, and he with me.

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