New Living Translation
God promised this Good News long ago through his prophets in the holy Scriptures.
King James Bible
(Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,)
Darby Bible Translation
(which he had before promised by his prophets in holy writings,)
World English Bible
which he promised before through his prophets in the holy Scriptures,
Young's Literal Translation
which He announced before through His prophets in holy writings --
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:2 Which he promised before - Of old time, frequently, solemnly. And the promise and accomplishment confirm each other. De 18:18; Isa 9:6,7; 53:1; 61:1; Jer 23:5.
LibraryThe Witness of the Resurrection
'Declared to be the Son of God with power, ... by the resurrection of the dead.'--ROMANS i. 4 (R.V.). It is a great mistake to treat Paul's writings, and especially this Epistle, as mere theology. They are the transcript of his life's experience. As has been well said, the gospel of Paul is an interpretation of the significance of the life and work of Jesus based upon the revelation to him of Jesus as the risen Christ. He believed that he had seen Jesus on the road to Damascus, and it was that appearance …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
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All of this occurred to fulfill the Lord's message through his prophet:
just as he promised through his holy prophets long ago.
"And now we are here to bring you this Good News. The promise was made to our ancestors,
But now God has shown us a way to be made right with him without keeping the requirements of the law, as was promised in the writings of Moses and the prophets long ago.
But now as the prophets foretold and as the eternal God has commanded, this message is made known to all Gentiles everywhere, so that they too might believe and obey him.
This truth gives them confidence that they have eternal life, which God--who does not lie--promised them before the world began.
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