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Romans 10:2

Context
NET ©

For I can testify that they are zealous for God, 1  but their zeal is not in line with the truth. 2 

NIV ©

For I can testify about them that they are zealous for God, but their zeal is not based on knowledge.

NASB ©

For I testify about them that they have a zeal for God, but not in accordance with knowledge.

NLT ©

I know what enthusiasm they have for God, but it is misdirected zeal.

MSG ©

I readily admit that the Jews are impressively energetic regarding God--but they are doing everything exactly backwards.

BBE ©

For I give witness of them that they have a strong desire for God, but not with knowledge.

NRSV ©

I can testify that they have a zeal for God, but it is not enlightened.

NKJV ©

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


KJV
For
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I bear
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them
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record
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that
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they have
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a zeal
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of God
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but
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not
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according
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to knowledge
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NASB ©
For I testify
<3140>
about them that they have
<2192>
a zeal
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for God
<2316>
, but not in accordance
<2596>
with knowledge
<1922>
.
GREEK
marturw
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V-PAI-1S
gar
<1063>
CONJ
autoiv
<846>
P-DPM
oti
<3754>
CONJ
zhlon
<2205>
N-ASM
yeou
<2316>
N-GSM
ecousin
<2192> (5719)
V-PAI-3P
all
<235>
CONJ
ou
<3756>
PRT-N
kat
<2596>
PREP
epignwsin
<1922>
N-ASF
NET © [draft] ITL
For
<1063>
I can testify
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that
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they are
<2192>
zealous
<2205>
for God
<2316>
, but
<235>
their zeal is not
<3756>
in line with
<2596>
the truth
<1922>
.
NET ©

For I can testify that they are zealous for God, 1  but their zeal is not in line with the truth. 2 

NET © Notes

tn Grk “they have a zeal for God.”

tn Grk “in accord with knowledge.”

sn Their zeal is not in line with the truth means that the Jews’ passion for God was strong, but it ignored the true righteousness of God (v. 3; cf. also 3:21).



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