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New International Version
But not all the Israelites accepted the good news. For Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed our message?”
New Living Translation
But not everyone welcomes the Good News, for Isaiah the prophet said, “LORD, who has believed our message?”
English Standard Version
But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed what he has heard from us?”
Berean Study Bible
But not all of them welcomed the good news. For Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed our message?”
Berean Literal Bible
But not all heeded the good news. For Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed our report?"
King James Bible
But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, who hath believed our report?
New King James Version
But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Isaiah says, “ LORD, who has believed our report?”
New American Standard Bible
However, they did not all heed the good news; for Isaiah says, “LORD, WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT?”
However, they did not all heed the good news; for Isaiah says, “LORD, WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT?”
However, they did not all heed the glad tidings; for Isaiah says, “LORD, WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT?”
But they did not all pay attention to the good news [of salvation]; for Isaiah says, “LORD, WHO HAS BELIEVED OUR REPORT?”
Christian Standard Bible
But not all obeyed the gospel. For Isaiah says, Lord, who has believed our message?
Holman Christian Standard Bible
But all did not obey the gospel. For Isaiah says, Lord, who has believed our message?
American Standard Version
But they did not all hearken to the glad tidings. For Isaiah saith, Lord, who hath believed our report?
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But not all have submitted to the message of The Gospel, as Isaiah said, “My Lord, who believes our report?”
Contemporary English Version
Yet not everyone has believed the message. For example, the prophet Isaiah asked, "Lord, has anyone believed what we said?"
But all do not obey the gospel. For Isaias saith: Lord, who hath believed our report?
Good News Translation
But not all have accepted the Good News. Isaiah himself said, "Lord, who believed our message?"
International Standard Version
But not everyone has obeyed the gospel, for Isaiah asks, "Lord, who has believed our message?"
Literal Standard Version
But they were not all obedient to the good tidings, for Isaiah says, “LORD, who gave credence to our report?”
New American Bible
But not everyone has heeded the good news; for Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed what was heard from us?”
But not all have obeyed the good news, for Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed our report?"
New Revised Standard Version
But not all have obeyed the good news; for Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed our message?”
New Heart English Bible
But they did not all listen to the Good News. For Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed our report?"
Weymouth New Testament
But, some will say, they have not all hearkened to the Good News. No, for Isaiah asks, "Lord, who has believed the Message they have heard from us?"
World English Bible
But they didn't all listen to the glad news. For Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed our report?"
Young's Literal Translation
But they were not all obedient to the good tidings, for Isaiah saith, 'Lord, who did give credence to our report?'
Additional Translations ...
ContextThe Word Brings Salvation
…15And how can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!” 16But not all of them welcomed the good news. For Isaiah says, “Lord, who has believed our message?” 17Consequently, faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.…
Who has believed our message? And to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed?
In them the prophecy of Isaiah is fulfilled: 'You will be ever hearing but never understanding; you will be ever seeing but never perceiving.
This was to fulfill the word of Isaiah the prophet: "Lord, who has believed our message? And to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?"
What if some did not have faith? Will their lack of faith nullify God's faithfulness?
Treasury of Scripture
But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Esaias said, Lord, who has believed our report?
Romans 3:3 For what if some did not believe? shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect?
Romans 11:17 And if some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert graffed in among them, and with them partakest of the root and fatness of the olive tree;
John 10:26 But ye believe not, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said unto you.
Romans 1:5 By whom we have received grace and apostleship, for obedience to the faith among all nations, for his name:
Romans 2:8 But unto them that are contentious, and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath,
Romans 6:17 But God be thanked, that ye were the servants of sin, but ye have obeyed from the heart that form of doctrine which was delivered you.
Isaiah 53:1 Who hath believed our report? and to whom is the arm of the LORD revealed?
John 12:38-40 That the saying of Esaias the prophet might be fulfilled, which he spake, Lord, who hath believed our report? and to whom hath the arm of the Lord been revealed? …
The argument does not run quite smoothly. The Apostle has two thoughts in his mind: (1) the necessity that the gospel should be preached before it could be believed; (2) the fact that, although it was preached (and accepted by many among the Gentiles), it was not accepted by the Jews. He begins to introduce this second topic before he has quite done with the first. Romans 10:17 goes back to and connects logically with Romans 10:15, while Romans 10:16 anticipates Romans 10:19; Romans 10:21. . . .Verses 16-18. - But not all obeyed (or, hearkened to) the gospel (or, good tidings). This means, apparently, that in the prophet's representation of the proclamation of the good tidings all were said to hear, but not all to hearken, For Esaias saith, Lord, who Believed our report? (The Greek word here is ἀκοῇ, the same as in ver. 17, there rendered "hearing," and corresponding to the verb ἀκούειν ιν vers. 14,18.) So then faith cometh of hearing, and hearing by the Word of God (ῤήματος Θεοῦ, God's own Word, committed to, and spoken by, preachers duly sent). But I say, Did they not hear?. The previous aorist, ὑπήκουσαν, in ver. 16 having been understood as referring to the prophetic representations rather than to present known facts, the aorist ἤκουσαν here must, for consistency, be similarly understood, though with a view also to the actual universality of the gospel message. The unexpressed nominative to ἤκουσαν appears from the context to be men in general, not the Jews in particular. Israel is not specified till ver. 19. Yea, verily, their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world (Psalm 19:4). The "sound" and the "words" in the psalm are those of the heavens and the firmament. But in the second part of the psalm, beginning at ver. 7, the psalmist passes from God's revelation of himself in nature to his revelation of himself in his Word. Still the psalm itself cannot well be understood as intimating the universal proclamation of the gospel. Nor is it necessary to suppose that St. Paul so understood it. Enough for him that the words he quotes express admirably what he desires to say.
Parallel Commentaries ...
Strong's 235: But, except, however. Neuter plural of allos; properly, other things, i.e. contrariwise.
Strong's 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.
all of them
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Plural
Strong's 3956: All, the whole, every kind of. Including all the forms of declension; apparently a primary word; all, any, every, the whole.
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 5219: From hupo and akouo; to hear under, i.e. To listen attentively; by implication, to heed or conform to a command or authority.
Article - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.
Noun - Dative Neuter Singular
Strong's 2098: From the same as euaggelizo; a good message, i.e. The gospel.
Strong's 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2268: Isaiah, the prophet. Of Hebrew origin; Hesaias, an Israelite.
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 3004: (a) I say, speak; I mean, mention, tell, (b) I call, name, especially in the pass., (c) I tell, command.
Noun - Vocative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2962: Lord, master, sir; the Lord. From kuros; supreme in authority, i.e. controller; by implication, Master.
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 5101: Who, which, what, why. Probably emphatic of tis; an interrogative pronoun, who, which or what.
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 4100: From pistis; to have faith, i.e. Credit; by implication, to entrust.
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Plural
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.
Noun - Dative Feminine Singular
Strong's 189: Hearing, faculty of hearing, ear; report, rumor. From akouo; hearing.
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