B. On the Self-righteous Particularly
1 Therefore you are without excuse, O every man who 1judges, for in what you judge another you condemn yourself; for you who judge practice the same things.
2 But we know that the 1judgment of God is according to 2truth upon those who practice such things.
3 And do you consider this, O man, who judge those who practice such things and do the same yourself, that you will escape the 1judgment of God?
4 Or do you despise the riches of His kindness and forbearance and long-suffering, not knowing that God's kindness is leading you to repentance?
5 But, according to your hardness and your unrepentant heart, you are storing up for yourself wrath in the day of wrath and revelation of the arighteous judgment of God,
6 Who will render to each according to his works:
7 1To those who by endurance in good work seek glory and honor and incorruptibility, life eternal;
8 But to those who are selfishly contentious and disobedient to the 1truth and obey unrighteousness, wrath and fury.
9 Tribulation and anguish upon every soul of man who commits evil, both of Jew first and of Greek;
10 But glory and honor and peace to everyone who works good, both to Jew first and to Greek.
11 For there is no respect of persons with God.
12 For as many as have sinned without the law shall also perish without the law; and as many as have sinned 1under the law shall be judged by the law
13 (For it is not the hearers of the law who are righteous before God, but the doers of the law shall be justified.
14 For when Gentiles, who have no law, do 1by nature the things of the law, these, though they have no law, are a law to themselves,
15 Who show the work of the law written in their hearts, their 1conscience bearing witness with it and their reasonings, one with the other, accusing or even excusing them.)
16 In the day when God judges the secrets of men according to my gospel athrough Jesus Christ.