Romans 10:2

“For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For I beare them record, that they haue a zeale of God, but not according to knowledge.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not in accordance with knowledge.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For I give witness of them that they have a strong desire for God, but not with knowledge.
- Basic English Bible

For I bear them witness that they have zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.
- Darby Bible

For I bear them testimony that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.
- Webster's Bible

For I bear witness that they possess an enthusiasm for God, but it is an unenlightened enthusiasm.
- Weymouth Bible

For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.
- World English Bible

But Y bere witnessyng to hem, that thei han loue of God, but not aftir kunnyng.
- Wycliffe Bible

for I bear them testimony that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 10:2


10:2 They have a zeal, but not according to knowledge - They had zeal without knowledge; we have knowledge without zeal.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 10:2


Ro 10:2 They have a zeal of God. They were religious, conscientious, zealous. but mistaken and fanatical. For examples of their mistaken zeal, see Ac 21:27-31 22:3. Even mistaken zeal is better than indifference.

Discussion for Romans 10

  • Steve morrow
    2 TIMOTHY 2:19 NEVERTHELESS THE FOUNDATION OF GOD STANDETH SURE HAVING THIS SEAL THE LORD KNOWETH THEM THAT ARE HIS AND LET EVERYONE THAT --- NAMETH THE NAME OF CHRIST --- DEPART FROM INIQUITY ***ACTS 3:26 UNTO YOU FIRST GOD HAVING RAISED UP HIS SON JESUS --- SENT HIM TO BLESS YOU --- IN TURNING AWAY EVERYONE OF YOU FROM HIS INIQUITIES***
  • Ray321
    Romans 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. All we have to do is BELIEVE. with all the HEART. NOTHING MORE...
  • Steve morrow
    ROMANS 10:2 FOR I BEAR THEM RECORD THAT THEY HAVE A ZEAL OF GOD BUT NOT ACCORDING TO KNOWLEDGE JOHN 14:14 IF YOU SHALL ASK ANYTHING IN --- MY NAME --- I WILL DO IT 1 JOHN 5:14 AND THIS IS THE CONFIDENCE WE HAVE IN HIM THAT IF WE ASK ANYTHING ACCORDING TO HIS WILL HE HEARETH US PROVERBS 28:9 HE THAT TURNETH AWAY HIS EAR FROM HEARING THE LAW EVEN HIS PRAYER SHALL BE ABOMINATION
  • Darrell IBMs
    Irene123 and Bud another helpful scripture maybe Proverbs 14:12 "There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death."
  • Jonathan Timmons
    For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved is the first part of it. This chapter expressed to call on the name of the lord/confess it. This means that you have transformed. Transformation is a total turn of events in your life. This means to give up your old ways and put on the new. This means to not go back and do what you were doing.
  • Steve morrow
    Romans 10:3 for they being ignorant of GODS righteousness and going about to establish their own righteousness have not --- submitted themselves --- unto the righteousness of GOD proverbs 8:8 --- all --- the words of my mouth are in righteousness there is nothing froward or perverse in them

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