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Romans 2:23 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— thou who gloriest in the law, through thy transgression of the law dishonorest thou God?
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— Thou that makest thy boast of the law, through breaking the law dishonourest thou God?
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— You who boast in the Law, through your breaking the Law, do you dishonor God?
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— Thou that makest thy boast of the law, through breaking the law dishonorest thou God?
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— thou who boastest in law, dost thou by transgression of the law dishonour God?
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— That in law dost boast, Through the transgression of the law, art thou dishonouring God?
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— thou who in the law dost boast, through the transgression of the law God dost thou dishonour?
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— Thou, that makest thy boast of the law, by transgression of the law dishonourest God.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— Thou that makest thy boast of the Law, through breaking the Law dishonourest thou God?
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And thou who boastest of the law, in this that thou transgressest against the law, Aloha himself despisest thou?
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— And thou who gloriest in the law, dost thou, by acting contrary to the law, insult God himself?

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
Thou y3739
[3739] Standard
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
that x3739
(3739) Complement
ὅς
hos
{hos}
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
makest thy boast 2744
{2744} Prime
καυχάομαι
kauchaomai
{kow-khah'-om-ahee}
From some (obsolete) base akin to that of αὐχέω [[aucheo]] (to boast) and G2172; to vaunt (in a good or a bad sense).
z5736
<5736> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 618
of 1722
{1722} Prime
ἐν
en
{en}
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.
the law, 3551
{3551} Prime
νόμος
nomos
{nom'-os}
From a primary word νέμω [[nemo]] (to parcel out, especially food or grazing to animals); law (through the idea of prescriptive usage), generally (regulation), specifically (of Moses [including the volume]; also of the Gospel), or figuratively (a principle).
through 1223
{1223} Prime
διά
dia
{dee-ah'}
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import.
breaking 3847
{3847} Prime
παράβασις
parabasis
{par-ab'-as-is}
From G3845; violation.
the x3588
(3588) Complement

ho
{ho}
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).
law 3551
{3551} Prime
νόμος
nomos
{nom'-os}
From a primary word νέμω [[nemo]] (to parcel out, especially food or grazing to animals); law (through the idea of prescriptive usage), generally (regulation), specifically (of Moses [including the volume]; also of the Gospel), or figuratively (a principle).
dishonourest x818
(0818) Complement
ἀτιμάζω
atimazo
{at-im-ad'-zo}
From G0820; to render infamous, that is, (by implication) contemn or maltreat.
thou y818
[0818] Standard
ἀτιμάζω
atimazo
{at-im-ad'-zo}
From G0820; to render infamous, that is, (by implication) contemn or maltreat.
z5719
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
God? 2316
{2316} Prime
θεός
theos
{theh'-os}
Of uncertain affinity; a deity, especially (with G3588) the supreme Divinity; figuratively a magistrate; by Hebraism very.
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

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
that makest:

Romans 2:17 Behold, thou art called a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast of God,
Romans 3:2 Much every way: chiefly, because that unto them were committed the oracles of God.
Romans 9:4 Who are Israelites; to whom [pertaineth] the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service [of God], and the promises;
Jeremiah 8:8-9 How do ye say, We [are] wise, and the law of the LORD [is] with us? Lo, certainly in vain made he [it]; the pen of the scribes [is] in vain. ... The wise [men] are ashamed, they are dismayed and taken: lo, they have rejected the word of the LORD; and what wisdom [is] in them?
Matthew 19:17-20 And he said unto him, Why callest thou me good? [there is] none good but one, [that is], God: but if thou wilt enter into life, keep the commandments. ... The young man saith unto him, All these things have I kept from my youth up: what lack I yet?
Luke 10:26-29 He said unto him, What is written in the law? how readest thou? ... But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?
Luke 18:11 The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men [are], extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publican.
John 5:45 Do not think that I will accuse you to the Father: there is [one] that accuseth you, [even] Moses, in whom ye trust.
John 9:28-29 Then they reviled him, and said, Thou art his disciple; but we are Moses' disciples. ... We know that God spake unto Moses: [as for] this [fellow], we know not from whence he is.
James 1:22-27 But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. ... Pure religion and undefiled before God and the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, [and] to keep himself unspotted from the world.
James 4:16-17 But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil. ... Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth [it] not, to him it is sin.
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Jr 8:8. Mt 19:17. Lk 10:26; 18:11. Jn 5:45; 9:28. Ro 2:17; 3:2; 9:4. Jm 1:22; 4:16.

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