Romans 2:4
Good News Translation
Or perhaps you despise his great kindness, tolerance, and patience. Surely you know that God is kind, because he is trying to lead you to repent.

Contemporary English Version
You surely don't think much of God's wonderful goodness or of his patience and willingness to put up with you. Don't you know that the reason God is good to you is because he wants you to turn to him?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and patience and longsuffering? Knowest thou not that the benignity of God leadeth thee to penance?

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Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and patience and longsuffering? Knowest thou not that the benignity of God leadeth thee to penance?

despisest.

Romans 6:1,15 What shall we say, then? Shall we continue in sin, that grace may abound? . . .

Psalm 10:11 For he hath said in his heart: God hath forgotten, he hath turned away his face not to see to the end.

Ecclesiastes 8:11 For because sentence is not speedily pronounced against the evil, the children of men commit evils without any fear.

Jeremiah 7:10 And you have come, and stood before me in this house, in which my name is called upon, and have said: We are delivered, because we have done all these abominations.

Ezekiel 12:22,23 Son of man, what is this proverb that you have in the land of Israel? saying: The days shall be prolonged, and every vision shall fail. . . .

Matthew 24:48,49 But if that evil servant shall say in his heart: My lord is long a coming: . . .

2 Peter 3:3 Knowing this first: That in the last days there shall come deceitful scoffers, walking after their own lusts,

riches.

Romans 9:23 That he might shew the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy which he hath prepared unto glory?

Romans 10:12 For there is no distinction of the Jew and the Greek: for the same is Lord over all, rich unto all that call upon him.

Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches of the wisdom and of the knowledge of God! How incomprehensible are his judgments, and how unsearchable his ways!

Psalm 86:5 For thou, O Lord, art sweet and mild: and plenteous in mercy to all that call upon thee.

Psalm 104:24 How great are thy works, O Lord ? thou hast made all things in wisdom: the earth is filled with thy riches.

Ephesians 1:7,18 In whom we have redemption through his blood, the remission of sins, according to the riches of his, grace, . . .

Ephesians 2:4,7 But God (who is rich in mercy) for his exceeding charity wherewith he loved us . . .

Ephesians 3:8,16 To me, the least of all the saints, is given this grace, to preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ: . . .

Philippians 4:19 And may my God supply all your want, according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 1:27 To whom God would make known the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ, in you the hope of glory.

Colossians 2:2 That their hearts may be comforted, being instructed in charity and unto all riches of fulness of understanding, unto the knowledge of the mystery of God the Father and of Christ Jesus:

1 Timothy 6:17 Charge the rich of this world not to be highminded nor to trust in the uncertainty of riches, but in the living God (who giveth us abundantly all things to enjoy)

Titus 3:4-6 But when the goodness and kindness of God our Saviour appeared: . . .

forbearance.

Romans 3:25 Whom God hath proposed to be a propitiation, through faith in his blood, to the shewing of his justice, for the remission of former sins,

Romans 9:22 What if God, willing to shew his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much patience vessels of wrath, fitted for destruction,

Exodus 34:6 And when he passed before him, he said: O the Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, patient and of much compassion, and true,

Numbers 14:18 The Lord is patient and full of mercy, by taking away iniquity and wickedness, and leaving no man clear, who visitest the sins of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation.

Psalm 78:38 But he is merciful, and will forgive their sins: and will not destroy them. And many a time did he turn away his anger: and did not kindle all his wrath.

Psalm 86:15 And thou, O Lord, art a God of compassion, and merciful, patient, and of much mercy, and true.

Isaiah 30:18 Therefore the Lord waiteth that he may have mercy on you: and therefore shall he be exalted sparing you: because the Lord is the God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.

Isaiah 63:7-10 I will remember the tender mercies of the Lord, the praise of the Lord for all the things that the Lord hath bestowed upon us, and for the multitude of his good things to the house of Israel, which he hath given them according to his kindness, and according to the multitude of his mercies. . . .

Jonah 4:2 And Jonah was exceedingly troubled, and was angry:

1 Timothy 1:16 But for this cause have I obtained mercy: that in me first Christ Jesus might shew forth all patience, for the information of them that shall believe in him unto life everlasting.

1 Peter 3:20 Which had been some time incredulous, when they waited for the patience of God in the days of Noe, when the ark was a building: wherein a few, that is, eight souls, were saved by water.

goodness.

Job 33:27-30 He shall look upon men, and shall say: I have sinned, and indeed I have offended, and I have not received what I have deserved. . . .

Psalm 130:3,4 If thou, O Lord, wilt mark iniquities: Lord, who shall stand it. . . .

Isaiah 30:18 Therefore the Lord waiteth that he may have mercy on you: and therefore shall he be exalted sparing you: because the Lord is the God of judgment: blessed are all they that wait for him.

Jeremiah 3:12,13,22,23 Go, and proclaim these words towards the north, and thou shalt say: Return, O rebellious Israel, saith the Lord, and I will not turn away my face from you: for I am holy, saith the Lord, and I will not be angry for ever. . . .

Ezekiel 16:63 That thou mayest remember, and be confounded, and mayest no more open thy mouth because of thy confusion, when I shall be pacified toward thee for all that thou hast done, saith the Lord God.

Hosea 3:5 And after this the children of Israel shall return and shall seek the Lord, their God, and David, their king: and they shall fear the Lord, and his goodness, in the last days.

Luke 15:17-19 And returning to himself, he said: How many hired servants in my father's house abound with bread, and I here perish with hunger! . . .

Luke 19:5-8 And when Jesus was come to the place, looking up, he saw him and said to him: Zacheus, make haste and come down: for this day I must abide in thy house. . . .

2 Peter 3:9,15 The Lord delayeth not his promise, as some imagine, but dealeth patiently for your sake, not willing that any should perish, but that all should return to penance, . . .

Revelation 3:20 Behold, I stand at the gate and knock. If any man shall hear my voice and open to me the door, I will come in to him and will sup with him: and he with me.

Context
God's Righteous Judgment
3And thinkest thou this, O man, that judgest them who do such things and dost the same, that thou shalt escape the judgment of God? 4Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and patience and longsuffering? Knowest thou not that the benignity of God leadeth thee to penance? 5But according to thy hardness and impenitent heart, thou treasurest up to thyself wrath, against the day of wrath and revelation of the just judgment of God:…
Cross References
Exodus 34:6
And when he passed before him, he said: O the Lord, the Lord God, merciful and gracious, patient and of much compassion, and true,

Psalm 31:19
O how great is the multitude of thy sweetness, O Lord, which thou hast hidden for them that fear thee! Which thou hast wrought for them that hope in thee, in the sight of the sons of men.

Ecclesiastes 8:11
For because sentence is not speedily pronounced against the evil, the children of men commit evils without any fear.

Ezekiel 11:19
And I will give them one heart, and will put a new spirit in their bowels: and I will take away the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them a heart of flesh:

Romans 9:22
What if God, willing to shew his wrath and to make his power known, endured with much patience vessels of wrath, fitted for destruction,

Romans 9:23
That he might shew the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy which he hath prepared unto glory?

2 Corinthians 8:2
That in much experience of tribulation, they have had abundance of joy and their very deep poverty hath abounded unto the riches of their simplicity.

Ephesians 1:7
In whom we have redemption through his blood, the remission of sins, according to the riches of his, grace,

Ephesians 1:18
The eyes of your heart enlightened that you may know what the hope is of his calling and what are the riches of the glory of his inheritance in the saints.

Ephesians 2:7
That he might shew in the ages to come the abundant riches of his grace, in his bounty towards us in Christ Jesus.

Ephesians 3:8
To me, the least of all the saints, is given this grace, to preach among the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ:

Philippians 4:19
And may my God supply all your want, according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Colossians 1:27
To whom God would make known the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles, which is Christ, in you the hope of glory.

Colossians 2:2
That their hearts may be comforted, being instructed in charity and unto all riches of fulness of understanding, unto the knowledge of the mystery of God the Father and of Christ Jesus:

1 Timothy 1:16
But for this cause have I obtained mercy: that in me first Christ Jesus might shew forth all patience, for the information of them that shall believe in him unto life everlasting.

1 Peter 3:20
Which had been some time incredulous, when they waited for the patience of God in the days of Noe, when the ark was a building: wherein a few, that is, eight souls, were saved by water.

2 Peter 1:11
For so an entrance shall be ministered to you abundantly into the ever-lasting kingdom of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

2 Peter 3:9
The Lord delayeth not his promise, as some imagine, but dealeth patiently for your sake, not willing that any should perish, but that all should return to penance,

2 Peter 3:15
And account the longsuffering of our Lord, salvation: as also our most dear brother Paul, according to the wisdom given him, hath written to you:

Revelation 2:21
And I gave her a time that she might do penance: and she will not repent of her fornication.

Additional Translations
Or do you disregard the riches of His kindness, tolerance, and patience, not realizing that God’s kindness leads you to repentance?

Or do you despise the riches of His kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that the kindness of God leads you to repentance?

Or despise you the riches of his goodness and forbearance and long-suffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?

Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

or despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads thee to repentance?

Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering; not knowing that the goodness of God leadeth thee to repentance?

Or is it that you think slightingly of His infinite goodness, forbearance and patience, unaware that the goodness of God is gently drawing you to repentance?

Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance?

or the riches of His goodness, and forbearance, and long-suffering, dost thou despise? -- not knowing that the goodness of God doth lead thee to reformation!
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