Romans 2:23

“Thou that makest thy boast of the law, through breaking the law dishonourest thou God?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Thou that makest thy boast of the Law, through breaking the Law dishonourest thou God?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

You who boast in the Law, through your breaking the Law, do you dishonor God?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

thou who gloriest in the law, through thy transgression of the law dishonorest thou God?
- American Standard Version (1901)

You who take pride in the law, are you doing wrong to the honour of God by behaviour which is against the law?
- Basic English Bible

thou who boastest in law, dost thou by transgression of the law dishonour God?
- Darby Bible

Thou that makest thy boast of the law, through breaking the law dishonorest thou God?
- Webster's Bible

You who make your boast in the Law, do you offend against its commands and so dishonour God?
- Weymouth Bible

You who glory in the law, through your disobedience of the law do you dishonor God?
- World English Bible

Thou that hast glorie in the lawe, vnworschipist God bi brekyng of the lawe?
- Wycliffe Bible

thou who in the law dost boast, through the transgression of the law God dost thou dishonour?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Romans 2:23


Ro 2:23 Thou that makest thy boast of the law. The first part of this verse is a summary of the claims of the Jews as given in Ro 2:17-20. Through breaking the law dishonourest God? The last part is a decisive answer, in an interrogative form, of the four reproachful questions just asked (Ro 2:21,22). Through the whole passage privilege and practice are contrasted.

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