Romans 2:1-16 (Lexham English Bible)

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The Righteous and Impartial Judgment of God

1 Therefore you are without excuse, O man, every one [of you] who passes judgment. For in that which you pass judgment on someone else, you condemn yourself, for you who are passing judgment are doing the same [things]. 2 Now we know that the judgment of God is according to truth against those who do such things. 3 But do you think this, O man who passes judgment on those who do such things, and who does the same [things], that you will escape the judgment of God? 4 Or do you despise the wealth of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance? 5 But because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart, you are storing up for yourself wrath in the day of wrath and of the revelation of the righteous judgment of God, 6 who will reward each one according to his works: 7 to those who, by perseverance in good work, seek glory and honor and immortality, eternal life, 8 but to those [who act] from selfish ambition and who disobey the truth, but who obey unrighteousness, wrath and anger. 9 [There will be] affliction and distress for every {human being}a who does evil, of the Jew first and of the Greek, 10 but glory and honor and peace to everyone who does good, to the Jew first and to the Greek. 11 For [there] is no partiality with God. 12 For as many as have sinned without law will also perish without law, and as many as have sinned under the law will be judged by the law. 13 For it is not the hearers of the law [who are] righteous in the sight of God, but the doers of the law will be declared righteous.b 14 For whenever the Gentiles, who do not have the law, do by nature the things of the law, these, [although they]c do not have the law, are a law to themselves, 15 who show the work of the law written on their hearts, their conscience bearing witness and their thoughts [one] after another accusing or even defending them 16 on the day when God judges the secret things of people, according to my gospel, throughd Christ Jesus.
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