Parallel Verses

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?

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?

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?

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 dost thou think this, O man, that judgest those who do such things and doest the same, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God? 4 Or dost thou despise the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, ignoring that the goodness of God leads thee to repentance? 5 But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasures up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,


Cross References

Exodus 34:6

And as the LORD passed by before him, he proclaimed, I AM, I AM strong, merciful, and gracious, longsuffering, and abundant in mercy and truth,

Isaiah 30:18

And therefore will the LORD wait for you, that he may have mercy on you, and therefore will he be exalted having mercy upon you: for the LORD is a God of judgment: blessed are all those that wait for him.

Romans 3:25

whom God purposed for reconciliation through faith in his blood for the manifestation of his righteousness, for the remission of sins that are past, by the patience of God,

2 Peter 3:9

The Lord is not late concerning his promise, as some count lateness, but is patient with us, not willing that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.

Romans 9:22-23

What if God, desiring to show his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much meekness the vessels of wrath, prepared for death,

Ephesians 1:7

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

Ephesians 1:18

illuminating the eyes of your understanding, that ye may know what is the hope of his calling and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints

Ephesians 2:7

That in the ages to come he might show the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.

2 Peter 3:15

And have as saving health the patience of our Lord, even as our beloved brother Paul also according to the wisdom given unto him has written unto you

Romans 10:12

For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek, for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.

Romans 11:33

O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and of the knowledge of God! How incomprehensible are his judgments and his ways past finding out!

Philippians 4:19

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

Colossians 1:27

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

Colossians 2:2

that their hearts might be comforted, being knit together in charity and in all the riches of the fulfilled understanding to know the mystery of the God and Father and of the Christ;

1 Timothy 1:16

But for this cause I was received unto mercy that in me first, Jesus Christ might show forth all clemency, for an example to those who should hereafter believe in him for eternal life.

1 Peter 3:20

which in the time past were disobedient, when once the patience of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was being made ready, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.

Numbers 14:18

The LORD is longsuffering and of great mercy, letting go of iniquity and transgression and absolving, but by no means absolving the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the sons unto the third and fourth generations.

Job 33:27-30

He looks upon men, and if any say, I have sinned and perverted that which was right, and it did not profit me;

Psalm 10:11

He has said in his heart, God has forgotten; he hides his face; he will never see it.

Psalm 78:38

But he, being full of compassion, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them; many a time turned he his anger away and did not stir up all his wrath.

Psalm 86:5

For thou, Lord, art good and ready to forgive and plenteous in mercy unto all those that call upon thee.

Psalm 86:15

But thou, O Lord, art a merciful and gracious God, longsuffering and plenteous in mercy and truth.

Psalm 104:24

O LORD, how manifold are thy works! in wisdom thou hast made them all; the earth is full of thy riches.

Psalm 130:3-4

If thou, O LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who shall endure?

Ecclesiastes 8:11

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

Isaiah 63:7-10

I will mention the mercies of the LORD and the praises of the LORD according to all that the LORD has bestowed on us and the greatness of his goodness toward the house of Israel, which he has bestowed on them according to his mercies and according to the multitude of his mercies.

Jeremiah 3:12-13

Go and proclaim these words toward the north wind and say, Return, thou rebellious Israel, said the LORD and I will not cause my anger to fall upon you; for I am merciful, said the LORD, and I will not keep anger for ever.

Jeremiah 3:22-23

Return, ye rebellious sons, and I will heal your rebellion. Behold, we come unto thee; for thou art the LORD our God.

Jeremiah 7:10

and come and stand before me in this house, which is called by my name, and say, We are free to do all these abominations?

Ezekiel 12:22-23

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

Ezekiel 16:63

that thou may remember, and be confounded, and never open thy mouth any more because of thy shame, when I am pacified toward thee for all that thou hast done, said the Lord GOD.

Hosea 3:5

afterward the sons of Israel shall return, and they shall seek the LORD their God and David their king; and they shall fear the LORD and his goodness in the end of the days.

Jonah 4:2

And he prayed unto the LORD and said, I pray thee, O LORD, was this not what I said when I was yet in my country? Therefore I hastened to flee unto Tarshish, for I knew that thou art a gracious God and full of compassion, slow to anger, and of great mercy, and dost repent when thou art come to take punishment.

Matthew 24:48-49

But and if that evil slave shall say in his heart, My lord delays his coming,

Luke 15:17-19

And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have abundance of bread, and I perish here with hunger!

Luke 19:5-8

And when Jesus came to the place, he looked up and saw him and said unto him, Zacchaeus, make haste and come down; for today I must abide at thy house.

Romans 6:1

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

Romans 6:15

What then? shall we sin because we are not under the law, but under grace? No, in no wise.

Romans 11:22

Behold, therefore, the goodness and severity of God: on those who fell, severity, but toward thee, goodness if thou continue in his goodness; otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.

Ephesians 2:4

But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great charity with which he loved us,

Ephesians 3:8

Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, is this grace given that I should preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of the Christ

Ephesians 3:16

that he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man,

1 Timothy 6:17

Charge those that are rich in this world, that they not be highminded, not placing their hope in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy;

Titus 3:4-6

But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared,

2 Peter 3:3

knowing this first, that there shall come in the last days scoffers, walking after their own lusts

Revelation 3:20

Behold, I stand at the door and call; if anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come into him and will sup with him, and he with me.

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