Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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?

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 Do you really think-anyone of you who judges those who do such things yet do the same-that you will escape God's judgment? 4 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? 5 But because of your hardness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself in the day of wrath, when God's righteous judgment is revealed.


Cross References

Exodus 34:6

Then the Lord passed in front of him and proclaimed: Yahweh-Yahweh is a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger and rich in faithful love and truth,

Isaiah 30:18

Therefore the Lord is waiting to show you mercy, and is rising up to show you compassion, for the Lord is a just God. Happy are all who wait patiently for Him.

Romans 3:25

God presented Him as a propitiation through faith in His blood, to demonstrate His righteousness, because in His restraint God passed over the sins previously committed.

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord does not delay His promise, as some understand delay, but is patient with you, not wanting any to perish, but all to come to repentance.

Romans 9:22-23

And what if God, desiring to display His wrath and to make His power known, endured with much patience objects of wrath ready for destruction?

Ephesians 1:7

In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of His grace

Ephesians 1:18

[I pray] that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened so you may know what is the hope of His calling, what are the glorious riches of His inheritance among the saints,

Ephesians 2:7

so that in the coming ages He might display the immeasurable riches of His grace in [His] kindness to us in Christ Jesus.

2 Peter 3:15

Also, regard the patience of our Lord as [an opportunity for] salvation, just as our dear brother Paul, according to the wisdom given to him, has written to you.

Romans 10:12

for there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, since the same Lord of all is rich to all who call on Him.

Romans 11:33

Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable His judgments and untraceable His ways!

Philippians 4:19

And my God will supply all your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 1:27

God wanted to make known to those among the Gentiles the glorious wealth of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

Colossians 2:2

[I want] their hearts to be encouraged and joined together in love, so that they may have all the riches of assured understanding, and have the knowledge of God's mystery-Christ.

1 Timothy 1:16

But I received mercy because of this, so that in me, the worst [of them], Christ Jesus might demonstrate the utmost patience as an example to those who would believe in Him for eternal life.

1 Peter 3:20

who in the past were disobedient, when God patiently waited in the days of Noah while an ark was being prepared; in it, a few-that is, eight people-were saved through water.

Numbers 14:18

The Lord is slow to anger and rich in faithful love, forgiving wrongdoing and rebellion. But He will not leave [the guilty] unpunished, bringing the consequences of the fathers' wrongdoing on the children to the third and fourth generation.

Job 33:27-30

He will look at men and say, "I have sinned and perverted what was right; yet I did not get what I deserved.

Psalm 10:11

He says to himself, "God has forgotten; He hides His face and will never see."

Psalm 78:38

Yet He was compassionate; He atoned for [their] guilt and did not destroy [them]. He often turned His anger aside and did not unleash all His wrath.

Psalm 86:5

For You, Lord, are kind and ready to forgive, abundant in faithful love to all who call on You.

Psalm 86:15

But You, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger and abundant in faithful love and truth.

Psalm 104:24

How countless are Your works, Lord! In wisdom You have made them all; the earth is full of Your creatures.

Psalm 130:3-4

Lord, if You considered sins, Lord, who could stand?

Ecclesiastes 8:11

Because the sentence against a criminal act is not carried out quickly, therefore the heart of people is filled [with the desire] to commit crime.

Isaiah 63:7-10

I will make known the Lord's faithful love [and] the Lord's praiseworthy acts, because of all the Lord has done for us- even the many good things [He has done] for the house of Israel and has done for them based on His compassions and the abundance of His faithful love.

Jeremiah 3:12-13

Go, proclaim these words to the north, and say: Return, unfaithful Israel. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. I will not look on you with anger, for I am unfailing in My love. [This is]*The bracketed text has been added for clarity. the Lord's declaration. I will not be angry forever.

Jeremiah 3:22-23

Return, you faithless children. I will heal your unfaithfulness. "Here we are, coming to You, for You are the Lord our God.

Jeremiah 7:10

Then do you come and stand before Me in this house called by My name and insist: We are safe? As a result, you are free to continue doing all these detestable acts!

Ezekiel 12:22-23

"Son of man, what is this proverb you [people] have about the land of Israel, which goes: The days keep passing by, and every vision fails?

Ezekiel 16:63

so that when I make atonement for all you have done, you will remember and be ashamed, and never open your mouth again because of your disgrace." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God .

Hosea 3:5

Afterwards, the people of Israel will return and seek the Lord their God and David their king. They will come with awe to the Lord and to His goodness in the last days.

Jonah 4:2

He prayed to the Lord: "Please, Lord, isn't this what I said while I was still in my own country? That's why I fled toward Tarshish in the first place. I knew that You are a merciful and compassionate God, slow to become angry, rich in faithful love, and One who relents from [sending] disaster.

Matthew 24:48-49

But if that wicked slave says in his heart, 'My master is delayed,'

Luke 15:17-19

When he came to his senses, he said, 'How many of my father's hired hands have more than enough food, and here I am dying of hunger!

Luke 19:5-8

When Jesus came to the place, He looked up and said to him, "Zacchaeus, hurry and come down, because today I must stay at your house."

Romans 6:1

What should we say then? Should we continue in sin in order that grace may multiply?

Romans 6:15

What then? Should we sin because we are not under law but under grace? Absolutely not!

Romans 11:22

Therefore, consider God's kindness and severity: severity toward those who have fallen, but God's kindness toward you-if you remain in His kindness. Otherwise you too will be cut off.

Ephesians 2:4

But God, who is abundant in mercy, because of His great love that He had for us,

Ephesians 3:8

This grace was given to me-the least of all the saints!-to proclaim to the Gentiles the incalculable riches of the Messiah,

Ephesians 3:16

[I pray] that He may grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man,

1 Timothy 6:17

Instruct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who richly provides us with all things to enjoy.

Titus 3:4-6

But when the goodness and love for man appeared from God our Savior,

2 Peter 3:3

First, be aware of this: scoffers will come in the last days to scoff, following their own lusts,

Revelation 3:20

Listen! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and have dinner with him, and he with Me.

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