Romans 15:8
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English Standard Version
For I tell you that Christ became a servant to the circumcised to show God’s truthfulness, in order to confirm the promises given to the patriarchs,

King James Bible
Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:

American Standard Version
For I say that Christ hath been made a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, that he might confirm the promises given unto the fathers,

Douay-Rheims Bible
For I say that Christ Jesus was minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers.

English Revised Version
For I say that Christ hath been made a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, that he might confirm the promises given unto the fathers,

Webster's Bible Translation
Now I say that Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made to the fathers:

Weymouth New Testament
My meaning is that Christ has become a servant to the people of Israel in vindication of God's truthfulness-- in showing how sure are the promises made to our forefathers--

Romans 15:8 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Of the circumcision

Of those circumcised. See on the election, Romans 11:7.

Romans 15:8 Parallel Commentaries

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I say.

Romans 3:26 To declare, I say, at this time his righteousness: that he might be just, and the justifier of him which believes in Jesus.

1 Corinthians 1:12 Now this I say, that every one of you said, I am of Paul; and I of Apollos; and I of Cephas; and I of Christ.

1 Corinthians 10:19,29 What say I then? that the idol is any thing, or that which is offered in sacrifice to idols is any thing...

1 Corinthians 15:50 Now this I say, brothers, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither does corruption inherit incorruption.

Jesus.

Romans 9:4,5 Who are Israelites; to whom pertains the adoption, and the glory, and the covenants, and the giving of the law, and the service of God...

Matthew 15:24 But he answered and said, I am not sent but to the lost sheep of the house of Israel.

Matthew 20:28 Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered to, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for many.

John 1:11 He came to his own, and his own received him not.

Acts 3:25,26 You are the children of the prophets, and of the covenant which God made with our fathers, saying to Abraham...

Acts 13:46 Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you...

Galatians 4:4,5 But when the fullness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law...

for the.

Romans 3:3 For what if some did not believe? shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect?

Psalm 98:2,3 The LORD has made known his salvation: his righteousness has he openly showed in the sight of the heathen...

Micah 7:20 You will perform the truth to Jacob, and the mercy to Abraham, which you have sworn to our fathers from the days of old.

Luke 1:54-56,70-73 He has helped his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy...

2 Corinthians 1:20 For all the promises of God in him are yes, and in him Amen, to the glory of God by us.

truth.

Romans 15:16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God...

Romans 9:23,24 And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had before prepared to glory...

Romans 11:22,30 Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward you, goodness...

Isaiah 24:15,16 Why glorify you the LORD in the fires, even the name of the LORD God of Israel in the isles of the sea...

John 10:16 And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold...

Ephesians 2:12-22 That at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise...

Ephesians 3:1-8 For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles...

1 Peter 2:9,10 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people...

Cross References
Proverbs 8:7
for my mouth will utter truth; wickedness is an abomination to my lips.

Matthew 15:24
He answered, "I was sent only to the lost sheep of the house of Israel."

Acts 3:26
God, having raised up his servant, sent him to you first, to bless you by turning every one of you from your wickedness."

Romans 4:16
That is why it depends on faith, in order that the promise may rest on grace and be guaranteed to all his offspring--not only to the adherent of the law but also to the one who shares the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,

2 Corinthians 1:20
For all the promises of God find their Yes in him. That is why it is through him that we utter our Amen to God for his glory.

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