Romans 10:3
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English Standard Version
For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to God’s righteousness.

King James Bible
For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

American Standard Version
For being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For they, not knowing the justice of God, and seeking to establish their own, have not submitted themselves to the justice of God.

English Revised Version
For being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own, they did not subject themselves to the righteousness of God.

Webster's Bible Translation
For they, being ignorant of God's righteousness, and seeking to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves to the righteousness of God.

Weymouth New Testament
Ignorant of the righteousness which God provides and building their hopes upon a righteousness of their own, they have refused submission to God's righteousness.

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Vincent's Word Studies

God's righteousness

That mentioned in Romans 9:30. Compare Philippians 3:9; Romans 1:16, Romans 1:17; Romans 3:20-22.

To establish (στῆσαι)

Or set up, indicating their pride in their endeavor. They would erect a righteousness of their own as a monument to their own glory and not to God's.

Romans 10:3 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

God's righteousness. 'God's method of justification,' says Abp. Newcome: God's method of saving sinners.'

Romans 1:17 For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by faith.

Romans 3:22,26 Even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ to all and on all them that believe: for there is no difference...

Romans 5:19 For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.

Romans 9:30 What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness...

Psalm 71:15,16,19 My mouth shall show forth your righteousness and your salvation all the day; for I know not the numbers thereof...

Isaiah 51:6,8 Lift up your eyes to the heavens, and look on the earth beneath: for the heavens shall vanish away like smoke...

Isaiah 56:1 Thus said the LORD, Keep you judgment, and do justice: for my salvation is near to come, and my righteousness to be revealed.

Jeremiah 23:5,6 Behold, the days come, said the LORD, that I will raise to David a righteous Branch, and a King shall reign and prosper...

Daniel 9:24 Seventy weeks are determined on your people and on your holy city, to finish the transgression, and to make an end of sins...

John 16:9,10 Of sin, because they believe not on me...

2 Corinthians 5:21 For he has made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.

2 Peter 1:1 Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ...

to establish.

Romans 9:31,32 But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, has not attained to the law of righteousness...

Isaiah 57:12 I will declare your righteousness, and your works; for they shall not profit you.

Isaiah 64:6 But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf; and our iniquities...

Luke 10:29 But he, willing to justify himself, said to Jesus, And who is my neighbor?

Luke 16:15 And he said to them, You are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knows your hearts...

Luke 18:9-12 And he spoke this parable to certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others...

Galatians 5:3,4 For I testify again to every man that is circumcised, that he is a debtor to do the whole law...

Philippians 3:9 And be found in him, not having my own righteousness, which is of the law, but that which is through the faith of Christ...

Revelation 3:17,18 Because you say, I am rich, and increased with goods, and have need of nothing; and know not that you are wretched, and miserable...

submitted.

Leviticus 26:41 And that I also have walked contrary to them, and have brought them into the land of their enemies...

Nehemiah 9:33 However, you are just in all that is brought on us; for you have done right, but we have done wickedly:

Job 33:27 He looks on men, and if any say, I have sinned, and perverted that which was right, and it profited me not;

Lamentations 3:22 It is of the LORD's mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not.

Daniel 9:6-9 Neither have we listened to your servants the prophets, which spoke in your name to our kings, our princes, and our fathers...

Luke 15:17-21 And when he came to himself, he said, How many hired servants of my father's have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger!...

Cross References
Deuteronomy 6:25
And it will be righteousness for us, if we are careful to do all this commandment before the LORD our God, as he has commanded us.'

Isaiah 51:1
"Listen to me, you who pursue righteousness, you who seek the LORD: look to the rock from which you were hewn, and to the quarry from which you were dug.

Romans 1:17
For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith for faith, as it is written, "The righteous shall live by faith."

Romans 10:2
For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge.

Romans 10:20
Then Isaiah is so bold as to say, "I have been found by those who did not seek me; I have shown myself to those who did not ask for me."

Romans 11:7
What then? Israel failed to obtain what it was seeking. The elect obtained it, but the rest were hardened,

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