10 You, then, why do you judge your brother or sister[a]? Or why do you treat them with contempt?(A) For we will all stand before God’s judgment seat.(B) 11 It is written:

“‘As surely as I live,’(C) says the Lord,
‘every knee will bow before me;
    every tongue will acknowledge God.’”[b](D)

12 So then, each of us will give an account of ourselves to God.(E)

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 14:10 The Greek word for brother or sister (adelphos) refers here to a believer, whether man or woman, as part of God’s family; also in verses 13, 15 and 21.
  2. Romans 14:11 Isaiah 45:23