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1 Therefore you have no excuse, everyone of you who passes judgment, 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 And we know that the judgment of God rightly falls upon those who practice such things. 2 Now we know that God's judgment against those who do such things is based on truth.
3 But do you suppose this, O man, when you pass judgment on those who practice such things and do the same yourself, 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 think lightly of the riches of His kindness and tolerance and patience, not knowing that the kindness 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 because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart you are storing up wrath for yourself 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 EACH PERSON ACCORDING TO HIS DEEDS: 6 God "will give to each person according to what he has done."
7 to those who by perseverance in doing good seek for glory and honor and immortality, 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 selfishly ambitious and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, 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 There will be tribulation and distress for every soul of man who does evil, of the Jew first and also of the Greek, 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 peace to everyone who does good, to the Jew first and also to the Greek. 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 all who have sinned without the Law will also perish without the Law, and all who 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 is not the hearers of the Law who are just 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 Gentiles who do not have the Law do instinctively 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 bearing witness and their thoughts alternately accusing or else defending 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 on the day when, according to my gospel, God will judge the secrets of men through Christ Jesus. 16 This will take place on the day when God will judge men's secrets through Jesus Christ, as my gospel declares.
17 But if you bear the name "Jew" and rely upon the Law and boast 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 essential, 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 to 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 the immature, having in the Law the embodiment 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, do you not teach yourself? You who preach that one shall not 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 that one should not 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 boast in the Law, through your breaking 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 GENTILES 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 indeed circumcision is of value if you practice 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 So if the uncircumcised man keeps the requirements of the Law, will not his uncircumcision be regarded 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 And he who is physically uncircumcised, if he keeps the Law, will he not judge you who though having the letter of the Law 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 Jew who is one outwardly , nor is circumcision that 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 Jew who is one inwardly; and circumcision is that which is of the heart, by the Spirit, not by the letter; and his 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.