Romans 2

Therefore you are without excuse, O man, whoever you are who judge. For in that which you judge another, you condemn yourself. For you who judge practice the same things. 2We know that the judgment of Allah is according to truth against those who practice such things. 3Do you think this, O man who judges those who practice such things, and do the same, that you will escape the judgment of Allah? 4Or do you despise the riches of his goodness, forbearance, and patience, not knowing that the goodness of Allah leads you to repentance? 5But according to your hardness and unrepentant heart you are treasuring up for yourself wrath in the day of wrath, revelation, and of the righteous judgment of Allah; 6who will pay back to everyone according to their works: 7to those who by patience in well-doing seek for glory and honour and incorruptibility, eternal life; 8but to those who are self-seeking, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, will be wrath and indignation, 9oppression and anguish, on every soul of man who works evil, on the Jew first, and also on the Greek.

10But glory and honour and peace to every man who works good, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. 11For there is no partiality with Allah. 12For as many as have sinned without the Taurat will also perish without the Taurat. As many as have sinned under the Taurat will be judged by the Taurat13For it isn’t the hearers of the Taurat who are righteous before Allah, but the doers of the Taurat will be justified 14(for when non-Jews who do not have the Taurat do by nature the things in the Taurat, these people, not having the Taurat, are a Taurat to themselves, 15in that they show the work of the Taurat written in their hearts, their conscience testifying with them, and their thoughts among themselves accusing or else excusing them) 16in the day when Allah will judge the secrets of men, according to my Injil, by ‘Isa al-Masih.

17Indeed you bear the name of a Jew, and rest on the Taurat, and glory in Allah, 18and know his will, and approve the things that are excellent, being instructed out of the Taurat19and are confident that you yourself are a guide of the blind, a light to those who are in darkness, 20a corrector of the foolish, a teacher of babies, having in the Taurat the embodiment of knowledge and truth. 21You therefore who teach another, don’t you teach yourself? You who preach that a man shouldn’t steal, do you steal? 22You who say a man shouldn’t commit adultery, do you commit adultery? You who abhor idols, do you rob temples? 23You who glory in the Taurat, through your disobedience of the Taurat do you dishonour Allah? 24For the name of Allah is blasphemed among the nations because of you, just as it is written.[1] 25For circumcision indeed profits, if you are a doer of the Taurat, but if you are a transgressor of the Taurat, your circumcision has become uncircumcision. 26If therefore the uncircumcised keep the ordinances of the Taurat, will not his uncircumcision be accounted as circumcision? 27Will not the uncircumcised man who fulfills the Taurat, judge you, who with the letter and circumcision are a transgressor of the Taurat28For he is not a Jew who is one outwardly, neither is circumcision only outward and phsical; 29but 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 Allah.


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[1] 2:24 See the Taurat, Shaya 52:5.