Romans 11:21
New International Version
For if God did not spare the natural branches, he will not spare you either.

New Living Translation
For if God did not spare the original branches, he won’t spare you either.

English Standard Version
For if God did not spare the natural branches, neither will he spare you.

Berean Study Bible
For if God did not spare the natural branches, He will certainly not spare you either.

Berean Literal Bible
For if God did not at all spare the natural branches, neither will He spare you.

King James Bible
For if God spared not the natural branches, take heed lest he also spare not thee.

New King James Version
For if God did not spare the natural branches, He may not spare you either.

New American Standard Bible
for if God did not spare the natural branches, He will not spare you, either.

NASB 1995
for if God did not spare the natural branches, He will not spare you, either.

NASB 1977
for if God did not spare the natural branches, neither will He spare you.

Amplified Bible
for if God did not spare the natural branches [because of unbelief], He will not spare you either.

Christian Standard Bible
because if God did not spare the natural branches, he will not spare you either.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
For if God did not spare the natural branches, He will not spare you either.

American Standard Version
for if God spared not the natural branches, neither will he spare thee.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
For if God did not show pity upon the natural branches, surely he will not show pity upon you.

Contemporary English Version
If God cut away those natural branches, couldn't he do the same to you?

Douay-Rheims Bible
For if God hath not spared the natural branches, fear lest perhaps he also spare not thee.

English Revised Version
for if God spared not the natural branches, neither will he spare thee.

Good News Translation
God did not spare the Jews, who are like natural branches; do you think he will spare you?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
If God didn't spare the natural branches, he won't spare you, either.

International Standard Version
For if God did not spare the natural branches, he certainly will not spare you, either.

Literal Standard Version
for if God did not spare the natural branches—lest perhaps He also will not spare you.

NET Bible
For if God did not spare the natural branches, perhaps he will not spare you.

New Heart English Bible
for if God did not spare the natural branches, neither will he spare you.

Weymouth New Testament
Do not be puffed up with pride. Tremble rather--for if God did not spare the natural branches, neither will He spare you.

World English Bible
for if God didn't spare the natural branches, neither will he spare you.

Young's Literal Translation
for if God the natural branches did not spare -- lest perhaps He also shall not spare thee.

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Ingrafting of the Gentiles
20That is correct: They were broken off because of unbelief, but you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but be afraid. 21For if God did not spare the natural branches, He will certainly not spare you either. 22Take notice, therefore, of the kindness and severity of God: severity to those who fell, but kindness to you, if you continue in His kindness. Otherwise you also will be cut off.…

Cross References
Romans 11:20
That is correct: They were broken off because of unbelief, but you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but be afraid.

Romans 11:22
Take notice, therefore, of the kindness and severity of God: severity to those who fell, but kindness to you, if you continue in His kindness. Otherwise you also will be cut off.


Treasury of Scripture

For if God spared not the natural branches, take heed lest he also spare not you.

if God.

Romans 11:17,19
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; …

Romans 8:32
He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?

Jeremiah 25:29
For, lo, I begin to bring evil on the city which is called by my name, and should ye be utterly unpunished? Ye shall not be unpunished: for I will call for a sword upon all the inhabitants of the earth, saith the LORD of hosts.









(21) Take heed lest . . .--The better reading seems to be to omit these words, neither will He spare thee.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
For
γὰρ (gar)
Conjunction
Strong's 1063: For. A primary particle; properly, assigning a reason.

if
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

God
Θεὸς (Theos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2316: A deity, especially the supreme Divinity; figuratively, a magistrate; by Hebraism, very.

{did} not
οὐκ (ouk)
Adverb
Strong's 3756: No, not. Also ouk, and ouch a primary word; the absolute negative adverb; no or not.

spare
ἐφείσατο (epheisato)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 5339: To spare, abstain, forbear. Of uncertain affinity; to be chary of, i.e. to abstain or to treat leniently.

the
τῶν (tōn)
Article - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

natural
φύσιν (physin)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 5449: From phuo; growth, i.e. natural production; by extension, a genus or sort; figuratively, native disposition, constitution or usage.

branches,
κλάδων (kladōn)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Plural
Strong's 2798: A young tender shoot, then: a branch; met: of descendants. From klao; a twig or bough.

He will [not] spare
φείσεται (pheisetai)
Verb - Future Indicative Middle - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 5339: To spare, abstain, forbear. Of uncertain affinity; to be chary of, i.e. to abstain or to treat leniently.

you
σοῦ (sou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Singular
Strong's 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

[either].
οὐδὲ (oude)
Adverb
Strong's 3761: Neither, nor, not even, and not. From ou and de; not however, i.e. Neither, nor, not even.


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