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Romans 2:19 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— and art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them that are in darkness,
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them which are in darkness,
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— and are confident that you yourself are a guide to the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them who are in darkness,
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and hast confidence that thou thyself art a leader of the blind, a light of those who [are] in darkness,
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Art persuaded, moreover, that, thou thyself, art—a guide of the blind, a light of them that are in darkness,
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and hast confidence that thou thyself art a leader of blind ones, a light of those in darkness,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them that are in darkness,
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And art confident that thou thy selfe art a guide of the blinde, a light of them [which are] in darkenesse:
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— and confidest upon thyself that thou art a guide of the blind, and a light to those who are in darkness,
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— and hast confidence in thyself, that thou art a guide to the blind, and a light to them who are in darkness,

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And 5037
{5037} Prime
A primary particle (enclitic) of connection or addition; both or also (properly as a correlation of G2532).
art confident 3982
{3982} Prime
A primary verb; to convince (by argument, true or false); by analogy to pacify or conciliate (by other fair means); reflexively or passively to assent (to evidence or authority), to rely (by inward certainty).
<5754> Grammar
Tense - Second Perfect (See G5782)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 97
that thou thyself 4572
{4572} Prime
The genitive case from G4571 and G0846, with the dative and accusative of the same with contractions, respectively, of (with, to) thyself.
art 1511
{1511} Prime
Present infinitive from G1510; to exist.
<5750> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - No Voice Stated (See G5799)
Mood - Infinitive (See G5795)
Count - 135
a guide 3595
{3595} Prime
From G3598 and G2233; a conductor (literally or figuratively [teacher]).
of the blind, 5185
{5185} Prime
From G5187; opaque (as if smoky), that is, (by analogy) blind (physically or mentally).
a light 5457
{5457} Prime
From an obsolete φάω [[phao]] (to shine or make manifest, especially by rays; compare G5316 and G5346); luminousness (in the widest application, natural or artificial, abstract or concrete, literal or figurative).
of them x3588
(3588) Complement

The masculine, feminine (second) and neuter (third) forms, in all their inflections; the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom).
which are in 1722
{1722} Prime
A primary preposition denoting (fixed) position (in place, time or state), and (by implication) instrumentality (medially or constructively), that is, a relation of rest (intermediate between G1519 and G1537); 'in', at, (up-) on, by, etc.
darkness, 4655
{4655} Prime
From the base of G4639; shadiness, that is, obscurity (literally or figuratively).
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Romans 2:17-24.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Romans 2:17-29.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Romans 2:19

Blind, in darkness, ignorant, babes — These were the titles which the Jews generally gave the gentiles.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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art confident:

Proverbs 26:12 Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? [there is] more hope of a fool than of him.
Isaiah 5:21 Woe unto [them that are] wise in their own eyes, and prudent in their own sight!
Isaiah 56:10 His watchmen [are] blind: they are all ignorant, they [are] all dumb dogs, they cannot bark; sleeping, lying down, loving to slumber.
Matthew 6:23 But if thine eye be evil, thy whole body shall be full of darkness. If therefore the light that is in thee be darkness, how great [is] that darkness!
Matthew 15:14 Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
Matthew 23:16-26 Woe unto you, [ye] blind guides, which say, Whosoever shall swear by the temple, it is nothing; but whosoever shall swear by the gold of the temple, he is a debtor! ... [Thou] blind Pharisee, cleanse first that [which is] within the cup and platter, that the outside of them may be clean also.
Mark 10:15 Verily I say unto you, Whosoever shall not receive the kingdom of God as a little child, he shall not enter therein.
John 7:46-49 The officers answered, Never man spake like this man. ... But this people who knoweth not the law are cursed.
John 9:34 They answered and said unto him, Thou wast altogether born in sins, and dost thou teach us? And they cast him out.
John 9:40-41 And [some] of the Pharisees which were with him heard these words, and said unto him, Are we blind also? ... Jesus said unto them, If ye were blind, ye should have no sin: but now ye say, We see; therefore your sin remaineth.
1 Corinthians 3:18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
1 Corinthians 4:10 We [are] fools for Christ's sake, but ye [are] wise in Christ; we [are] weak, but ye [are] strong; ye [are] honourable, but we [are] despised.
1 Corinthians 8:1-2 Now as touching things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth. ... And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know.
Revelation 3:17-18 Because thou sayest, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and knowest not that thou art wretched, and miserable, and poor, and blind, and naked: ... I counsel thee to buy of me gold tried in the fire, that thou mayest be rich; and white raiment, that thou mayest be clothed, and [that] the shame of thy nakedness do not appear; and anoint thine eyes with eyesalve, that thou mayest see.

a light:

Isaiah 49:6 And he said, It is a light thing that thou shouldest be my servant to raise up the tribes of Jacob, and to restore the preserved of Israel: I will also give thee for a light to the Gentiles, that thou mayest be my salvation unto the end of the earth.
Isaiah 49:9-10 That thou mayest say to the prisoners, Go forth; to them that [are] in darkness, Shew yourselves. They shall feed in the ways, and their pastures [shall be] in all high places. ... They shall not hunger nor thirst; neither shall the heat nor sun smite them: for he that hath mercy on them shall lead them, even by the springs of water shall he guide them.
Matthew 4:16 The people which sat in darkness saw great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.
Matthew 5:14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.
Luke 1:79 To give light to them that sit in darkness and [in] the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.
Acts 26:18 To open their eyes, [and] to turn [them] from darkness to light, and [from] the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me.
Philippians 2:15 That ye may be blameless and harmless, the sons of God, without rebuke, in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world;
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Pv 26:12. Is 5:21; 49:6, 9; 56:10. Mt 4:16; 5:14; 6:23; 15:14; 23:16. Mk 10:15. Lk 1:79. Jn 7:46; 9:34, 40. Ac 26:18. 1Co 3:18; 4:10; 8:1. Php 2:15. Rv 3:17.

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