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

  • G. MENSAH
    So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing Undiluted Word of God.! From the Bible or True Men Of God. Beware, there are many fake words out there..! Lord Help Us daily that we don't fall but stay True to Your Words Only.! For there is Joy when we hear Your True Teachings.. Thank You Jesus..!
  • Lenny
    Amen! Hearing the word of God results in confidence and ambitions about seeking more of God and within this journey faith ignites. My thoughts is, faith is a strong belief. We cannot have faith in ignoring the word of God. The word of God is to continuously be heard by and not be ignored daily.
  • Irene123
    Rom. 10:13-17; Heb. 10:25; MAR. 25, '17 - Sun. 8:30a.m.
  • Deborah Williams
    It's true, having faith in God's Word brings you peace of mind, and you can mediate and have discernment in the choices you make in your life.
  • MockingBird
    Faith comes by hearing God's word over , and over , and over , and over , and over , and over , again , and again , and again , and again , and again , and again . Once I've heard , it is time to act on that faith and be doing God's word. God expects me to be doing His word as well as hearing His word . I expect God to do things for me and He in turn expects me to do things for Him as in obeying Him !! Praise God Forever more !!
  • Debbie
    Abraham had faith even as he took Isaac to sacrifice him to the Lord, and the Lord provided a ram! God is true to His Word, we never have to be afraid that He will require more of us than we can give. Jesus was His perfect sacrifice for us. God gave it ALL for us so that we can come to Him as we are through Jesus.

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