Romans 2:21
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English Standard Version
you then who teach others, do you not teach yourself? While you preach against stealing, do you steal?

King James Bible
Thou therefore which teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

American Standard Version
thou therefore that teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

Douay-Rheims Bible
Thou therefore that teachest another, teachest not thyself: thou that preachest that men should not steal, stealest:

English Revised Version
thou therefore that teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

Webster's Bible Translation
Thou therefore who teachest another, teachest thou not thyself? thou that preachest a man should not steal, dost thou steal?

Weymouth New Testament
you then who teach your fellow man, do you refuse to teach yourself? You who cry out against stealing, are you yourself a thief?

Romans 2:21 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Thou that preachest (ὁ κηρύσσων)

See on Matthew 4:17. Stealing is so gross a vice that one may openly denounce it.

Romans 2:21 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

therefore.

Psalm 50:16-21 But to the wicked God said, What have you to do to declare my statutes, or that you should take my covenant in your mouth...

Matthew 23:3 All therefore whatever they bid you observe, that observe and do; but do not you after their works: for they say, and do not.

*etc:

Luke 4:23 And he said to them, You will surely say to me this proverb, Physician, heal yourself: whatever we have heard done in Capernaum...

Luke 11:46 And he said, Woe to you also, you lawyers! for you lade men with burdens grievous to be borne...

Luke 12:47 And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will...

Luke 19:22 And he said to him, Out of your own mouth will I judge you, you wicked servant. You knew that I was an austere man...

1 Corinthians 9:27 But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection: lest that by any means, when I have preached to others...

Galatians 6:13 For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law; but desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.

Titus 2:1-7 But speak you the things which become sound doctrine...

dost thou steal.

Isaiah 56:11 Yes, they are greedy dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way...

Ezekiel 22:12,13,27 In you have they taken gifts to shed blood; you have taken usury and increase...

Amos 8:4-6 Hear this, O you that swallow up the needy, even to make the poor of the land to fail...

Micah 3:11 The heads thereof judge for reward, and the priests thereof teach for hire, and the prophets thereof divine for money...

Matthew 21:13 And said to them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but you have made it a den of thieves.

Matthew 23:14 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for you devour widows' houses, and for a pretense make long prayer...

Cross References
Psalm 50:17
For you hate discipline, and you cast my words behind you.

Isaiah 42:20
He sees many things, but does not observe them; his ears are open, but he does not hear.

Matthew 23:3
so do and observe whatever they tell you, but not the works they do. For they preach, but do not practice.

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