Zeal without Knowledge is not good

Romans 10:1-3

English Standard Version (ESV)

10 Brothers[a], my heart’s desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved. 2 For I bear them witness that they have a zeal for God, but not according to knowledge. 3 For, being ignorant of the righteousness of God, and seeking to establish their own, they did not submit to God’s righteousness.


a. Romans 10:1 Or Brothers and sisters

Proverbs 19:2

World English Bible

It isn’t good to have zeal without knowledge; nor being hasty with one’s feet and missing the way.

Holman Christian Standard Bible

Even zeal is not good without knowledge, and the one who acts hastily sins.

NET Bible

It is dangerous to have zeal without knowledge, and the one who acts hastily makes poor choices.

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