Romans 3:9 References
9 What then? aAre we better than they? Not at all; for we have already charged that both bJews and cGreeks are dall under sin;
b Romans 2:1-29
1 Therefore you have ano excuse, beveryone of you who passes judgment, for in that which cyou judge another, you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things.
2 And we know that the judgment of God rightly falls upon those who practice such things.
3 But do you suppose this, aO man, when you pass judgment on those who practice such things and do the same yourself, that you will escape the judgment of God?
4 Or do you think lightly of athe riches of His bkindness and ctolerance and dpatience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?
5 But because of your stubbornness and unrepentant heart ayou are storing up wrath for yourself bin the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,
7 to those who by aperseverance in doing good seek for bglory and honor and cimmortality, deternal life;
8 but to those who are aselfishly ambitious and bdo not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, wrath and indignation.
9 There will be atribulation and distress for every soul of man who does evil, of the Jew bfirst and also of the Greek,
10 but aglory and honor and peace to everyone who does good, to the Jew bfirst and also to the Greek.
12 For all who have sinned awithout the Law will also perish without the Law, and all who have sinned under the Law will be judged by the Law;
13 for it is anot the hearers of the Law who are just before God, but the doers of the Law will be justified.
14 For when Gentiles who do not have the Law do ainstinctively the things of the Law, these, not having the Law, are a law to themselves,
15 in that they show athe work of the Law written in their hearts, their conscience bearing witness and their thoughts alternately accusing or else defending them,
16 on the day when, aaccording to my gospel, bGod will judge the secrets of men through Christ Jesus.
19 and are confident that you yourself are a guide to the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,
20 a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of the immature, having in the Law athe embodiment of knowledge and of the truth,
21 you, therefore, awho teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach that one shall not steal, do you steal?
22 You who say that one should not commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you arob temples?
25 For indeed circumcision is of value if you apractice the Law; but if you are a transgressor of the Law, byour circumcision has become uncircumcision.
26 aSo if bthe uncircumcised man ckeeps the requirements of the Law, will not his uncircumcision be regarded as circumcision?
27 And ahe who is physically uncircumcised, if he keeps the Law, will he not bjudge you who though having the letter of the Law and circumcision are a transgressor of the Law?
28 For ahe is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision that which is outward in the flesh.