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1 Therefore you are without excuse, man, whoever you are who judge. For in that which you judge another, you condemn yourself. For you who judge practice the same things. 1 You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge the other, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things.
2 We know that the judgment of God is according to truth against those who practice such things. 2 Now we know that God's judgment against those who do such things is based on truth.
3 Do you know this, O man who judges those who practice such things, and do the same, that you will escape the judgment of God? 3 So when you, a mere man, pass judgment on them and yet do the same things, do you think you will escape God's judgment?
4 Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance? 4 Or do you show contempt for the riches of his kindness, tolerance and patience, not realizing that God's kindness leads you toward repentance?
5 But according to your hardness and unrepentant heart you are treasuring up for yourself wrath in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God; 5 But because of your stubbornness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up wrath against yourself for the day of God's wrath, when his righteous judgment will be revealed.
6 who "will render to every man according to his works:" 6 God "will give to each person according to what he has done."
7 to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honor and incorruptibility, eternal life; 7 To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor and immortality, he will give eternal life.
8 but to those who are self-seeking, and don't obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, will be wrath and indignation, 8 But for those who are self-seeking and who reject the truth and follow evil, there will be wrath and anger.
9 oppression and anguish, on every soul of man who works evil, on the Yehudi first, and also on the Yevanit. 9 There will be trouble and distress for every human being who does evil: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile;
10 But glory and honor and shalom to every man who works good, to the Yehudi first, and also to the Yevanit. 10 but glory, honor and peace for everyone who does good: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.
11 For there is no partiality with God. 11 For God does not show favoritism.
12 For as many as have sinned without law will also perish without the law. As many as have sinned under the law will be judged by the law. 12 All who sin apart from the law will also perish apart from the law, and all who sin under the law will be judged by the law.
13 For it isn't the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law will be justified 13 For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous in God's sight, but it is those who obey the law who will be declared righteous.
14 (for when Goyim who don't have the law do by nature the things of the law, these, not having the law, are a law to themselves, 14 (Indeed, when Gentiles, who do not have the law, do by nature things required by the law, they are a law for themselves, even though they do not have the law,
15 in that they show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience testifying with them, and their thoughts among themselves accusing or else excusing them) 15 since they show that the requirements of the law are written on their hearts, their consciences also bearing witness, and their thoughts now accusing, now even defending them.)
16 in the day when God will judge the secrets of men, according to my Good News, by Yeshua the Messiah. 16 This will take place on the day when God will judge men's secrets through Jesus Christ, as my gospel declares.
17 Indeed you bear the name of a Yehudi, and rest on the law, and glory in God, 17 Now you, if you call yourself a Jew; if you rely on the law and brag about your relationship to God;
18 and know his will, and approve the things that are excellent, being instructed out of the law, 18 if you know his will and approve of what is superior because you are instructed by the law;
19 and are confident that you yourself are a guide of the blind, a light to those who are in darkness, 19 if you are convinced that you are a guide for the blind, a light for those who are in the dark,
20 a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of babies, having in the law the form of knowledge and of the truth. 20 an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of infants, because you have in the law the embodiment of knowledge and truth--
21 You therefore who teach another, don't you teach yourself? You who preach that a man shouldn't steal, do you steal? 21 you, then, who teach others, do you not teach yourself ? You who preach against stealing, do you steal?
22 You who say a man shouldn't commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples? 22 You who say that people should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?
23 You who glory in the law, through your disobedience of the law do you dishonor God? 23 You who brag about the law, do you dishonor God by breaking the law?
24 For "the name of God is blasphemed among the Goyim because of you," just as it is written. 24 As it is written: "God's name is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you."
25 For circumcision indeed profits, if you are a doer of the law, but if you are a transgressor of the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision. 25 Circumcision has value if you observe the law, but if you break the law, you have become as though you had not been circumcised.
26 If therefore the uncircumcised keep the ordinances of the law, won't his uncircumcision be accounted as circumcision? 26 If those who are not circumcised keep the law's requirements, will they not be regarded as though they were circumcised?
27 Won't the uncircumcision which is by nature, if it fulfills the law, judge you, who with the letter and circumcision are a transgressor of the law? 27 The one who is not circumcised physically and yet obeys the law will condemn you who, even though you have the written code and circumcision, are a lawbreaker.
28 For he is not a Yehudi who is one outwardly, neither is that circumcision which is outward in the flesh; 28 A man is not a Jew if he is only one outwardly, nor is circumcision merely outward and physical.
29 but he is a Yehudi who is one inwardly, and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit not in the letter; whose praise is not from men, but from God. 29 No, a man is a Jew if he is one inwardly; and circumcision is circumcision of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the written code. Such a man's praise is not from men, but from God.