1 Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, every one judging. For in whatsoever thou art judging another, thou art condemning thyself; for thou judging art doing the same things. 2 For we know that the judgment of God according to truth is against those doing such things. 3 But do you consider this, O man, judging those doing such things, and doing the same, that you shall escape the judgment of God? 4 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? 5 But according to thy hardness and thy impenitent heart, thou art treasuring up to thyself wrath against the day of wrath and of the revelation of the righteous judgment of God; 6 who will give to each one according to his works: 7 to those indeed who with patience of good work are seeking glory and honor and immortality, eternal life: 8 but to those who are of self-seeking, and disobedient to the truth, but obedient to unrighteousness, there are indignation and wrath. 9 Tribulation and anguish upon every soul of man that is working out evil, both the Jew first, and the Greek; 10 but glory and honor and peace to every one doing good; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. 11 For there is no respect of persons with God.
12 For so many as sinned without law will also perish without law; and so many as sinned under the law shall be judged by the law; 13 for the hearers of the law are not righteous with God, but the doers of the law shall be justified. 14 For when the Gentiles, not having the law, may by nature do the things of the law, they, not having the law, are a law unto themselves: 15 who show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience witnessing, and their thoughts accusing or indeed excusing with one another, 16 in the day when God will judge the secrets of men through my gospel according to Jesus Christ.
17 But if you are denominated a Jew, and rest in the law, and boast in God, 18 and know his will, and approve the things which are excellent, being taught by the law; 19 and persuade yourself that you are a guide of the blind, a light of those who are in darkness, an instructor of the ignorant, 20 a teacher of the juveniles, having a form of knowledge and truth in the law; 21 therefore do not you who teach another teach yourself? do you, who preach not to steal, steal? 22 do you, who say not to commit adultery, commit adultery? do you, who abominate idolatry, rob temples? 23 do you, who boast in the law, through the transgression of the law dishonor God? 24 For the name of God is blasphemed by you among the Gentiles, as has been written.
25 For circumcision indeed profits, if you do the law: but if you be a transgressor of the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision. 26 Then if uncircumcision may keep the righteousness of the law, will not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision? 27 and that which is uncircumcision by nature, perfecting the law, will judge you, who through the letter and circumcision are a transgressor of the law. 28 For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly; neither is circumcision that which is outwardly in the flesh. 29 But he is a Jew, who is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.