Romans 2:20

“An instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, which hast the form of knowledge and of the truth in the law.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

An instructour of the foolish, a teacher of babes: which hast the forme of knowledge and of the trueth in the Law:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of the immature, having in the Law the embodiment of knowledge and of the truth,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of babes, having in the law the form of knowledge and of the truth;
- American Standard Version (1901)

A teacher of the foolish, having in the law the form of knowledge and of what is true;
- Basic English Bible

an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, having the form of knowledge and of truth in the law:
- Darby Bible

An instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, who hast the form of knowledge, and of the truth in the law:
- Webster's Bible

a schoolmaster for the dull and ignorant, a teacher of the young, because in the Law you possess an outline of real knowledge and an outline of the truth:
- Weymouth Bible

a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of babies, having in the law the form of knowledge and of the truth.
- World English Bible

a techere of vnwise men, a maistir of yonge children, that hast the foorme of kunnyng and of treuthe in the lawe;
- Wycliffe Bible

an instructor of foolish ones, a teacher of babes, having the form of the knowledge and of the truth in the law.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 2:20


2:20 Having the form of knowledge and truth - That is, the most accurate knowledge of the truth.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 2:20


Ro 2:20 Which hast the form of knowledge. In the law they had the form, the pattern, of knowledge and of the truth. The truth in its fullness came with Jesus Christ (Joh 1:17), but the law was the pattern, the typical form, of this truth.

Discussion for Romans 2:20

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