Romans 13:7 DBY

7 Render to all their dues: to whom tribute [is due], tribute; to whom custom, custom; to whom fear, fear; to whom honour, honour.

Study tools for Romans 13:7

  • a 13:1 - Or 'let every soul subject itself:' it is reflexive; see Note e, Heb. 1.3. 'Sets himself in opposition,' ver. 2, is in direct contrast.
  • b 13:2 - Lit. 'shall receive.'
  • c 13:8 - Perfect tense. By the conduct which flows from love, the law is already fulfilled before its requirement is applied.
  • d 13:9 - See Ex. 20.13-17.
  • e 13:9 - See Lev. 19.18.
  • f 13:10 - Lit. 'fulness of law.'
  • g 13:11 - 'This also;' assigning another and additional reason for what he says.
  • h 13:12 - Or 'drawn nigh.'