Romans 9:13
New International Version
Just as it is written: “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.”

New Living Translation
In the words of the Scriptures, “I loved Jacob, but I rejected Esau.”

English Standard Version
As it is written, “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.”

Berean Standard Bible
So it is written: “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.”

Berean Literal Bible
As it has been written: "Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated."

King James Bible
As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.

New King James Version
As it is written, “Jacob I have loved, but Esau I have hated.”

New American Standard Bible
Just as it is written: “JACOB I HAVE LOVED, BUT ESAU I HAVE HATED.”

NASB 1995
Just as it is written, “JACOB I LOVED, BUT ESAU I HATED.”

NASB 1977
Just as it is written, “JACOB I LOVED, BUT ESAU I HATED.”

Legacy Standard Bible
Just as it is written, “JACOB I LOVED, BUT ESAU I HATED.”

Amplified Bible
As it is written and forever remains written, “JACOB I LOVED (chose, protected, blessed), BUT ESAU I HATED (held in disregard compared to Jacob).”

Christian Standard Bible
As it is written: I have loved Jacob, but I have hated Esau.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
As it is written: I have loved Jacob, but I have hated Esau.

American Standard Version
Even as it is written, Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
As it is written: “I have loved Jacob and I have hated Esau.”

Contemporary English Version
That's why the Scriptures say that the Lord liked Jacob more than Esau.

Douay-Rheims Bible
As it is written: Jacob I have loved, but Esau I have hated.

English Revised Version
Even as it is written, Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Scriptures say, "I loved Jacob, but I hated Esau."

Good News Translation
As the scripture says, "I loved Jacob, but I hated Esau."

International Standard Version
So it is written, "Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated."

Literal Standard Version
according as it has been written: “Jacob I loved, and Esau I hated.”

Majority Standard Bible
So it is written: “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.”

New American Bible
As it is written: “I loved Jacob but hated Esau.”

NET Bible
just as it is written: "Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated."

New Revised Standard Version
As it is written, “I have loved Jacob, but I have hated Esau.”

New Heart English Bible
Even as it is written, "Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated."

Webster's Bible Translation
As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.

Weymouth New Testament
This agrees with the other Scripture which says, "Jacob I have loved, but Esau I have hated."

World English Bible
Even as it is written, “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.”

Young's Literal Translation
according as it hath been written, 'Jacob I did love, and Esau I did hate.'

Additional Translations ...
Context
God's Sovereign Choice
12not by works but by Him who calls, she was told, “The older will serve the younger.” 13So it is written: “Jacob I loved, but Esau I hated.” 14What then shall we say? Is God unjust? Certainly not!…

Cross References
Malachi 1:2
"I have loved you," says the LORD. But you ask, "How have You loved us?" "Was not Esau Jacob's brother?" declares the LORD. "Yet Jacob I have loved,

Mark 12:10
Have you never read this Scripture: 'The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.


Treasury of Scripture

As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I hated.

Jacob.

Malachi 1:2,3
I have loved you, saith the LORD. Yet ye say, Wherein hast thou loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? saith the LORD: yet I loved Jacob, …

hated.

Genesis 29:31,33
And when the LORD saw that Leah was hated, he opened her womb: but Rachel was barren…

Deuteronomy 21:15
If a man have two wives, one beloved, and another hated, and they have born him children, both the beloved and the hated; and if the firstborn son be hers that was hated:

Proverbs 13:24
He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.

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Romans 9
1. Paul is sorry for the Jews.
7. All of Abraham not of the promise.
18. God's sovereignty.
25. The calling of the Gentiles and rejecting of the Jews, foretold.
32. The cause of their stumbling.
















Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
So
καθὼς (kathōs)
Conjunction
Strong's 2531: According to the manner in which, in the degree that, just as, as. From kata and hos; just as, that.

it is written:
γέγραπται (gegraptai)
Verb - Perfect Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's 1125: A primary verb; to 'grave', especially to write; figuratively, to describe.

“Jacob
Ἰακὼβ (Iakōb)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2384: Of Hebrew origin; Jacob, the progenitor of the Israelites.

I loved,
ἠγάπησα (ēgapēsa)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 25: To love, wish well to, take pleasure in, long for; denotes the love of reason, esteem. Perhaps from agan; to love.

but
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

Esau
Ἠσαῦ (Ēsau)
Noun - Accusative Masculine Singular
Strong's 2269: Esau, elder son of Isaac the patriarch, brother of Jacob. Of Hebrew origin; Esau, an Edomite.

I hated.”
ἐμίσησα (emisēsa)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 3404: To hate, detest, love less, esteem less. From a primary misos; to detest; by extension, to love less.


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