2:1 Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art that judgest: for wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest doest the same things.
2:1 Therefore you are inexcusable, O man, whoever you are who judge, for in whatever you judge another you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things.

2:2 But we are sure that the judgment of God is according to truth against them which commit such things.
2:2 But we know that the judgment of God is according to truth against those who practice such things.

2:3 And thinkest thou this, O man, that judgest them which do such things, and doest the same, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God?
2:3 And do you think this, O man, you who judge those practicing such things, and doing the same, that you will escape the judgment of God?

2:4 Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?
2:4 Or do you despise the riches of His goodness, forbearance, and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?

2:5 But after thy hardness and impenitent heart treasurest up unto thyself wrath against the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God;
2:5 But in accordance with your hardness and your impenitent heart you are treasuring up for yourself wrath in the day of wrath and revelation of the righteous judgment of God,

2:6 Who will render to every man according to his deeds:
2:6 who "will render to each one according to his deeds":

2:7 To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life:
2:7 eternal life to those who by patient continuance in doing good seek for glory, honor, and immortality;

2:8 But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,
2:8 but to those who are self-seeking and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness--indignation and wrath,

2:9 Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile;
2:9 tribulation and anguish, on every soul of man who does evil, of the Jew first and also of the Greek;

2:10 But glory, honour, and peace, to every man that worketh good, to the Jew first, and also to the Gentile:
2:10 but glory, honor, and peace to everyone who works what is good, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

2:11 For there is no respect of persons with God.
2:11 For there is no partiality with God.

2:12 For as many as have sinned without law shall also perish without law: and as many as have sinned in the law shall be judged by the law;
2:12 For as many as have sinned without law will also perish without law, and as many as have sinned in the law will be judged by the law

2:13 (For not the hearers of the law [are] just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.
2:13 (for not the hearers of the law are just in the sight of God, but the doers of the law will be justified;

2:14 For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves:
2:14 for when Gentiles, who do not have the law, by nature do the things in the law, these, although not having the law, are a law to themselves,

2:15 Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and [their] thoughts the mean while accusing or else excusing one another;)
2:15 who show the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and between themselves their thoughts accusing or else excusing them)

2:16 In the day when God shall judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ according to my gospel.
2:16 in the day when God will judge the secrets of men by Jesus Christ, according to my gospel.

2:17 Behold, thou art called a Jew, and restest in the law, and makest thy boast of God,
2:17 Indeed you are called a Jew, and rest on the law, and make your boast in God,

2:18 And knowest [his] will, and approvest the things that are more excellent, being instructed out of the law;
2:18 and know His will, and approve the things that are excellent, being instructed out of the law,

2:19 And art confident that thou thyself art a guide of the blind, a light of them which are in darkness,
2:19 and are confident that you yourself are a guide to the blind, a light to those who are in darkness,

2:20 An instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, which hast the form of knowledge and of the truth in the law.
2:20 an instructor of the foolish, a teacher of babes, having the form of knowledge and truth in the law.

2:21 Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?
2:21 You, therefore, who teach another, do you not teach yourself? You who preach that a man should not steal, do you steal?

2:22 Thou that sayest a man should not commit adultery, dost thou commit adultery? thou that abhorrest idols, dost thou commit sacrilege?
2:22 You who say, "Do not commit adultery," do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples?

2:23 Thou that makest thy boast of the law, through breaking the law dishonourest thou God?
2:23 You who make your boast in the law, do you dishonor God through breaking the law?

2:24 For the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles through you, as it is written.
2:24 For "the name of God is blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you," as it is written.

2:25 For circumcision verily profiteth, if thou keep the law: but if thou be a breaker of the law, thy circumcision is made uncircumcision.
2:25 For circumcision is indeed profitable if you keep the law; but if you are a breaker of the law, your circumcision has become uncircumcision.

2:26 Therefore if the uncircumcision keep the righteousness of the law, shall not his uncircumcision be counted for circumcision?
2:26 Therefore, if an uncircumcised man keeps the righteous requirements of the law, will not his uncircumcision be counted as circumcision?

2:27 And shall not uncircumcision which is by nature, if it fulfil the law, judge thee, who by the letter and circumcision dost transgress the law?
2:27 And will not the physically uncircumcised, if he fulfills the law, judge you who, even with your written code and circumcision, are a transgressor of the law?

2:28 For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither [is that] circumcision, which is outward in the flesh:
2:28 For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, nor is circumcision that which is outward in the flesh;

2:29 But he [is] a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision [is that] of the heart, in the spirit, [and] not in the letter; whose praise [is] not of men, but of God.
2:29 but he is a Jew who is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the Spirit, not in the letter; whose praise is not from men but from God.