Romans 2

Chapter 2

2:12  For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law;


Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .

2:13  (For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

the law a law.

The statement is general, true of "a law," any law.

2:22  Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?

commit sacrilege

Or, rob temples.

2:23  Thou that makest thy boast of the law, through breaking the law dishonourest thou God?

breaking the law

Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .

2:25  For circumcision verily profiteth, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a breaker of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.

breaker of the law

Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .

2:26  Therefore if the uncircumcision keep the righteousness of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?


(See Scofield "Romans 10:3") .

2:27  And shall not uncircumcision which is by nature, if it fulfil the law, judge thee, who by the letter and circumcision dost transgress the law?

uncircumcision the uncircumcision, i.e. the Gentiles.

breaking the law Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .

2:28  For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh:

For he

(See Scofield "Romans 9:6") .

2:29  But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not of men, but of God.

in the spirit

(See Scofield "Romans 7:6") .