Romans 2:13
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English Standard Version
For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law who will be justified.

King James Bible
(For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

American Standard Version
for not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified:

Douay-Rheims Bible
For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

English Revised Version
for not the hearers of a law are just before God, but the doers of a law shall be justified:

Webster's Bible Translation
(For not the hearers of the law are just before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.

Weymouth New Testament
It is not those that merely hear the Law read who are righteous in the sight of God, but it is those that obey the Law who will be pronounced righteous.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Hearers (ἀκροαταὶ)

Like the Jews, who heard it regularly in the synagogues. Only here in Paul. Three times in James. It brings out, better than the participle οἱ ἀκούοντες those that hear, the characteristic feature; those whose business is hearing.

Romans 2:13 Parallel Commentaries

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For not.

Romans 2:25 For circumcision truly profits, if you keep the law: but if you be a breaker of the law, your circumcision is made uncircumcision.

Deuteronomy 4:1 Now therefore listen, O Israel, to the statutes and to the judgments, which I teach you, for to do them, that you may live...

Deuteronomy 5:1 And Moses called all Israel, and said to them, Hear, O Israel, the statutes and judgments which I speak in your ears this day...

Deuteronomy 6:3 Hear therefore, O Israel, and observe to do it; that it may be well with you, and that you may increase mightily...

Deuteronomy 30:12-14 It is not in heaven, that you should say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it to us, that we may hear it, and do it...

Ezekiel 20:11 And I gave them my statutes, and showed them my judgments, which if a man do, he shall even live in them.

Ezekiel 33:30-33 Also, you son of man, the children of your people still are talking against you by the walls and in the doors of the houses...

Matthew 7:21-27 Not every one that said to me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven...

Luke 8:21 And he answered and said to them, My mother and my brothers are these which hear the word of God, and do it.

James 1:22-25 But be you doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves...

1 John 2:29 If you know that he is righteous, you know that every one that does righteousness is born of him.

1 John 3:7 Little children, let no man deceive you: he that does righteousness is righteous, even as he is righteous.

but the.

Romans 3:20,23 Therefore by the deeds of the law there shall no flesh be justified in his sight: for by the law is the knowledge of sin...

Romans 10:5 For Moses describes the righteousness which is of the law, That the man which does those things shall live by them.

Luke 10:25-29 And, behold, a certain lawyer stood up, and tempted him, saying, Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life...

Galatians 3:11,12 But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith...

justified.

Romans 3:30 Seeing it is one God, which shall justify the circumcision by faith, and uncircumcision through faith.

Romans 4:2-5 For if Abraham were justified by works, he has whereof to glory; but not before God...

Psalm 143:2 And enter not into judgment with your servant: for in your sight shall no man living be justified.

Luke 18:14 I tell you, this man went down to his house justified rather than the other: for every one that exalts himself shall be abased...

Acts 13:39 And by him all that believe are justified from all things, from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses.

Galatians 2:16 Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ...

Galatians 5:4 Christ is become of no effect to you, whoever of you are justified by the law; you are fallen from grace.

James 2:21-25 Was not Abraham our father justified by works, when he had offered Isaac his son on the altar...

Cross References
Jeremiah 11:6
And the LORD said to me, "Proclaim all these words in the cities of Judah and in the streets of Jerusalem: Hear the words of this covenant and do them.

Matthew 7:21
"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who does the will of my Father who is in heaven.

Matthew 7:24
"Everyone then who hears these words of mine and does them will be like a wise man who built his house on the rock.

John 13:17
If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them.

Romans 2:25
For circumcision indeed is of value if you obey the law, but if you break the law, your circumcision becomes uncircumcision.

1 Corinthians 4:4
For I am not aware of anything against myself, but I am not thereby acquitted. It is the Lord who judges me.

James 1:22
But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

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