|New International Version (© 2011)|
For the Lord will carry out his sentence on earth with speed and finality."
King James Bible
For he will finish the work, and cut it short in righteousness: because a short work will the Lord make upon the earth.
American Standard Version
for the Lord will execute his word upon the earth, finishing it and cutting it short.
Young's Literal Translation
for a matter He is finishing, and is cutting short in righteousness, because a matter cut short will the Lord do upon the land.
Romans 9:28 Additional TranslationsClarke's Commentary on the Bible
For he will finish the work, and cut it short, etc. - These appear to be forensic terms, and refer to the conclusion of a judicial proceeding; the Lord has tried and found them guilty, and will immediately execute upon them the punishment due to their transgressions.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
work. or, account. and cut.
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Isaiah 10:22 Though your people be like the sand by the sea, Israel, only a remnant will return. Destruction has been decreed, overwhelming and righteous.
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