Romans 2:11

“For there is no respect of persons with God.”

1611 King James Version (KJV)




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Other Translations

For there is no respect of persons with God.
- King James Version

For there is no partiality with God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for there is no respect of persons with God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For one man is not different from another before God.
- Basic English Bible

for there is no acceptance of persons with God.
- Darby Bible

For there is no respect of persons with God.
- Webster's Bible

For God pays no attention to this world's distinctions.
- Weymouth Bible

For there is no partiality with God.
- World English Bible

For accepcioun of persones is not anentis God.
- Wycliffe Bible

For there is no acceptance of faces with God,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 2:11


2:11 For there is no respect of persons with God - He will reward every one according to his works. But this is well consistent with his distributing advantages and opportunities of improvement, according to his own good pleasure.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 2:11


Ro 2:11 There is no respect of persons. Greek, as well as Jew, if he works good, shall have the same blessed rewards. Compare Ac 10:34,35. God is impartial in the blessings conferred (see Mt 5:45), as well as in his punishments.

Discussion for Romans 2

  • Steve morrow
    ephesians 2:10 for we are HIS workmanship created in CHRIST JESUS unto good works which GOD hath before ordained that we should walk in them

    luke 21:35 for as a snare it shall come on all them that dwell on the face of the whole earth

    LUKE21:36 WATCH YE THRERFORE AND PRAY ALWAYS THAT YOU MAY BE ACCOUNTED WORTHY TO ESCAPE ALL THESE THINGS THAT SHALL COME TO PASS AND TO STAND BEFORE THE SON OF MAN
  • Steve morrow
    2 thess 1:11 wherefore also we pray always for you that our GOD would count you worthy of this calling and fulfil all the good pleasure of HIS goodness and the work of faith with power

    john 5:29 and shall come forth they that have done good unto the resurrection of life and they that have done evil unto the resurrection of damnation
  • Bruce
    James 1:22 but be ye doers of the word and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. 2:18-- show me thy faith without thy works and I will show thee my faith by my works. Let's reach the lost while its still day. Romans 13:12.
  • Irene123
    To LU2677 - yes, the "hearers only" are the ones take Rom.10:13 and leave it at that. They "confess with their mouths" and go no farther. So why did Peter bother preaching Acts 2:38 after the people asked, "What shall we do?"
  • BSP
    Verse 21 shows the importance of practicing what we preach in our personal lives.
  • Alan hardy
    I was watching a tv evangelist on tv a few days ago, and he said 90 pct of Christians have never seen or taken notice of this verse, (and I thought to myself "not me"). then, when I checked the verse Rom 2 vs 16, lo and behold I had never seen that verse before in my life to the best of my knowledge, and yet I have read the whole book cover to cover 24 times and the book of Romans so much more.

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