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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Romans 10

 

 

Introduction
Overview
Romans 10:1, The Scripture shows the difference between the righteousness of the law, and that of faith;
Romans 10:11, and that all, both Jew and Gentile, that believe, shall not be confounded;
Romans 10:18, and that the Gentiles shall receive the word and believe;
Romans 10:19, Israel was not ignorant of these things.
Verse 1
Brethren, my heart's desire and prayer to God for Israel is, that they might be saved.

my heart"s:, Romans 9:1-3; Exodus 32:10, Exodus 32:13; 1 Samuel 12:23, 1 Samuel 15:11, 1 Samuel 15:35, 1 Samuel 16:1; Jeremiah 17:16, Jeremiah 18:20; Luke 13:34; John 5:34; 1 Corinthians 9:20-22

Reciprocal:, Exodus 28:29 - upon Numbers 21:7 - And Moses Esther 8:6 - For how Esther 10:3 - seeking Proverbs 29:10 - but Jeremiah 4:19 - My bowels Jeremiah 42:4 - I will pray Micah 6:8 - walk humbly Matthew 20:12 - borne Luke 13:8 - let Luke 18:12 - fast John 1:13 - nor of the will of man Acts 26:29 - that not Romans 7:1 - brethren Romans 9:2 - General, Philippians 3:9 - not 1 Thessalonians 2:8 - affectionately 2 Thessalonians 2:10 - that they

Verse 2
For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.

I bear them: By this fine apology for the Jews, the Apostle prepares them for the harsher truths which he was about to deliver. 2 Corinthians 8:3; Galatians 4:15; Colossians 4:13

that they:, 2 Kings 10:16; John 16:2; Acts 21:20, Acts 21:28, Acts 22:3, Acts 22:22, Acts 26:9-10; Galatians 1:14, Galatians 4:17-18; Philippians 3:6

but not:, Romans 10:3, Romans 9:31-32; Psalms 14:4; Proverbs 19:2; Isaiah 27:1; 2 Corinthians 4:4, 2 Corinthians 4:6; Philippians 1:9

Reciprocal:, Numbers 25:13 - zealous Joshua 22:12 - the whole Judges 17:13 - General, Judges 19:29 - divided her Judges 21:1 - There 1 Samuel 14:24 - Cursed 2 Samuel 21:2 - in his zeal 2 Kings 2:17 - they urged Job 20:2 - my thoughts Psalms 59:10 - let Psalms 69:27 - let them Ecclesiastes 7:16 - Be not Isaiah 55:2 - do ye Isaiah 57:12 - General, Micah 6:6 - Wherewith Matthew 5:20 - exceed Mark 10:17 - what Luke 5:33 - and make Luke 13:14 - with Luke 18:21 - General, John 5:12 - What John 9:24 - Give Acts 13:50 - devout Acts 20:26 - I take Galatians 5:2 - that

Verse 3
For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

God"s righteousness: "God"s method of justification," says Abp. Newcome: God"s method of saving sinners. Romans 1:17, Romans 3:22, Romans 3:26, Romans 5:19, Romans 9:30; Psalms 71:15-16, Psalms 71:19; Isaiah 51:6, Isaiah 51:8, Isaiah 56:1; Jeremiah 23:5-6; Daniel 9:24; John 16:9-10; 2 Corinthians 5:21; 2 Peter 1:1

to establish:, Romans 9:31-32; Isaiah 57:12, Isaiah 64:6; Luke 10:29, Luke 16:15, Luke 18:9-12; Galatians 5:3-4; Philippians 3:9; Revelation 3:17-18

submitted:, Leviticus 26:41; Nehemiah 9:33; Job 33:27; Lamentations 3:22; Daniel 9:6-9; Luke 15:17-21

Reciprocal:, Genesis 3:12 - General, Deuteronomy 6:25 - General, Judges 17:13 - General, 1 Samuel 15:20 - Yea 2 Chronicles 12:6 - the Lord Ezra 9:15 - thou art righteous Job 9:30 - General, Psalms 36:2 - For he Psalms 40:10 - righteousness Psalms 51:14 - righteousness Psalms 59:10 - let Psalms 69:27 - let them Psalms 98:2 - righteousness Isaiah 43:26 - declare Isaiah 46:13 - bring Isaiah 50:11 - all ye Isaiah 55:2 - do ye Ezekiel 18:25 - way Ezekiel 33:13 - if he Micah 6:6 - Wherewith Malachi 3:7 - Wherein Matthew 5:20 - exceed Matthew 6:33 - his Matthew 18:26 - have Mark 2:18 - Why Luke 5:33 - and make Luke 7:29 - justified Luke 13:24 - for Luke 15:29 - Lo Luke 18:21 - General, John 6:29 - This John 16:2 - the time Acts 9:6 - what Acts 22:3 - was Romans 3:21 - righteousness Romans 4:5 - But to Romans 10:2 - but not Romans 11:7 - Israel 2 Corinthians 3:9 - the ministration of righteousness Galatians 1:6 - unto Galatians 2:21 - righteousness Galatians 3:21 - righteousness Galatians 4:21 - ye that Galatians 5:2 - that Ephesians 3:18 - what James 4:7 - Submit

Verse 4
For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth.

Christ:, Romans 3:25-31, Romans 8:3-4; Isaiah 53:11; Matthew 3:15, Matthew 5:17-18; John 1:17; Acts 13:38-39; 1 Corinthians 1:30; Galatians 3:24; Colossians 2:10, Colossians 2:17; Hebrews 9:7-14, Hebrews 10:8-12, Hebrews 10:14

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Reciprocal:, Exodus 25:21 - mercy seat Exodus 34:33 - a veil Exodus 40:20 - mercy Leviticus 4:25 - put Leviticus 4:30 - upon the horns Leviticus 4:34 - the horns of the altar Leviticus 4:35 - and the priest shall make Numbers 7:15 - General, Psalms 98:2 - righteousness Isaiah 42:21 - he will Isaiah 54:17 - and their Luke 10:28 - this John 5:46 - for John 6:29 - This John 16:10 - righteousness John 19:30 - It is Romans 3:21 - righteousness Romans 3:31 - yea Romans 4:11 - father 2 Corinthians 3:7 - which 2 Corinthians 3:13 - to the 2 Corinthians 5:21 - we Galatians 2:19 - through Philippians 3:9 - which is of the 1 Timothy 1:5 - the end

Verse 5
For Moses describeth the righteousness which is of the law, That the man which doeth those things shall live by them.

That the man:, Leviticus 18:5; Nehemiah 9:29; Ezekiel 20:11, Ezekiel 20:13, Ezekiel 20:21; Luke 10:27-28; Galatians 3:12

Reciprocal:, Deuteronomy 4:1 - that ye may Deuteronomy 6:24 - he might Deuteronomy 6:25 - General, Deuteronomy 16:20 - live Deuteronomy 27:26 - confirmeth Deuteronomy 32:47 - General, Matthew 19:17 - but Luke 10:26 - General, John 5:45 - in Romans 2:13 - but the Romans 3:27 - of works Romans 7:9 - but Romans 7:10 - General, Galatians 2:19 - through Philippians 3:9 - not Hebrews 5:13 - the word

Verse 6
But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above:)

righteousness:, Romans 3:22, Romans 3:25, Romans 4:13, Romans 9:31; Philippians 3:9; Hebrews 11:7

Say not: The Apostle here takes the general sentiment, and expresses it in his own language; beautifully accommodating what Moses says of the law to his present purpose. Deuteronomy 30:11-14; Proverbs 30:4

to bring:, John 3:12-13, John 6:33, John 6:38, John 6:50-51, John 6:58; Ephesians 4:8-10; Hebrews 1:3

Reciprocal:, Deuteronomy 6:25 - General, Deuteronomy 30:12 - General, Deuteronomy 32:47 - General, Job 36:3 - fetch Isaiah 51:5 - righteousness Isaiah 56:1 - for Acts 7:38 - lively Romans 4:11 - righteousness Galatians 3:12 - the law Hebrews 5:13 - the word

Verse 7
Or, Who shall descend into the deep? (that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.)

to bring up:, Romans 4:25; Hebrews 13:20; 1 Peter 3:18, 1 Peter 3:22; Revelation 1:18

Reciprocal:, Deuteronomy 30:12 - General, Revelation 9:1 - the bottomless

Verse 8
But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;

The word:, Deuteronomy 30:14

the word of faith:, Romans 10:17, Romans 1:16-17; Isaiah 57:19; Mark 16:15-16; Acts 10:43, Acts 13:38-39, Acts 16:31; Galatians 3:2, Galatians 3:5; 1 Timothy 4:6; 1 Peter 1:23, 1 Peter 1:25

Reciprocal:, Exodus 13:9 - may be Mark 2:2 - and he Luke 10:11 - notwithstanding John 6:63 - the words Galatians 4:23 - but Philippians 1:27 - the faith Philippians 2:16 - Holding Colossians 1:5 - the word

Verse 9
That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

That if:, Romans 14:11; Matthew 10:32-33; Luke 12:8; John 9:22, John 12:42-43; Philippians 2:11; 1 John 4:2-3; 2 John 1:7

and shalt:, Romans 8:34; John 6:69-71, John 20:26-29; Acts 8:37; 1 Corinthians 15:14-18; 1 Peter 1:21

Reciprocal:, 1 Kings 8:35 - if they pray Psalms 40:10 - not hid Proverbs 14:3 - but Mark 10:26 - Who Mark 16:16 - that believeth and Luke 13:35 - Blessed Luke 23:42 - Lord John 3:15 - whosoever Acts 11:14 - words Acts 16:31 - Believe Acts 20:21 - faith Romans 4:5 - But to Romans 4:24 - if we Romans 10:10 - and with Galatians 1:1 - raised Galatians 3:14 - through Galatians 3:22 - to Ephesians 2:8 - through 1 Timothy 6:12 - hast Hebrews 10:39 - but 1 Peter 3:21 - the answer 1 John 4:15 - confess 1 John 5:1 - believeth

Verse 10
For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

For with:, Luke 8:15; John 1:12-13, John 3:19-21; Hebrews 3:12, Hebrews 10:22

unto righteousness:, Galatians 2:16; Philippians 3:9

and with:, Romans 10:9; 1 John 4:15; Revelation 2:13

Reciprocal:, Leviticus 5:5 - confess Leviticus 16:21 - confess over Joshua 7:19 - make 1 Kings 8:48 - And so return 2 Kings 5:15 - now I know Psalms 40:10 - not hid Proverbs 14:3 - but Matthew 10:32 - confess me Luke 12:8 - Whosoever Luke 23:42 - when John 12:42 - they did not Acts 8:12 - they believed Acts 8:37 - If Acts 11:14 - words Acts 13:39 - by Acts 16:31 - Believe Acts 19:18 - confessed Romans 4:5 - But to Romans 4:24 - if we Romans 5:1 - being Romans 9:30 - even the righteousness Ephesians 2:8 - through 1 Timothy 4:16 - them 1 Timothy 6:12 - hast Hebrews 10:39 - but 1 Peter 3:21 - the answer 1 John 5:1 - believeth

Verse 11
For the scripture saith, Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed.

Whosoever:, Romans 9:33; Isaiah 28:16, Isaiah 49:23; Jeremiah 17:7; 1 Peter 2:6

Reciprocal:, Genesis 2:25 - ashamed Psalms 2:12 - Blessed Psalms 22:5 - and were Psalms 25:2 - O Psalms 31:1 - thee Psalms 119:116 - and let me Isaiah 19:24 - shall Isaiah 30:3 - your confusion Isaiah 45:17 - ye shall not Isaiah 62:11 - the Lord Joel 2:26 - and my Joel 2:32 - that John 4:42 - and know John 5:24 - He that Acts 10:36 - he is Acts 10:43 - whosoever Acts 15:9 - put Romans 4:3 - what Romans 4:11 - father Ephesians 3:18 - what 1 Timothy 5:18 - the scripture

Verse 12
For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.

there is no:, Romans 3:22, Romans 3:29-30, Romans 4:11-12, Romans 9:24; Acts 10:34-35, Acts 15:8-9; Galatians 3:28; Ephesians 2:18-22; Ephesians 3:6; Colossians 3:11

Lord:, Romans 14:9, Romans 15:12; Acts 10:36; 1 Corinthians 15:47; Philippians 2:11; 1 Timothy 2:5; Revelation 17:14, Revelation 19:16,

rich:, Romans 2:4, Romans 9:23; 2 Corinthians 8:9; Ephesians 1:7, Ephesians 2:4, Ephesians 2:7, Ephesians 3:8, Ephesians 3:16; Philippians 4:19; Colossians 1:27, Colossians 2:2-3

call upon him:, Psalms 86:5, Psalms 145:18; Isaiah 55:6; Acts 9:14; 1 Corinthians 1:2

Reciprocal:, Genesis 12:8 - called Exodus 20:2 - the Lord 1 Chronicles 4:10 - called Psalms 79:6 - not called Psalms 91:15 - He shall Psalms 98:3 - all the ends Song of Solomon 8:8 - what Isaiah 52:7 - How beautiful Jeremiah 33:3 - Call Ezekiel 47:22 - they shall have Micah 4:2 - for Zechariah 13:9 - they shall call Matthew 15:27 - yet Mark 7:28 - yet Luke 3:6 - General, Luke 24:47 - among John 12:20 - Greeks Acts 2:21 - whosoever Acts 7:59 - calling Acts 10:47 - General, Acts 11:18 - hath Acts 14:1 - Greeks Acts 18:6 - from Acts 19:10 - both Acts 22:16 - calling Romans 2:9 - of the Jew Romans 4:9 - Cometh Romans 9:5 - who is Ephesians 3:18 - what 1 Timothy 2:4 - and 1 Timothy 3:16 - preached

Verse 13
For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

whosoever:, Joel 2:32; Acts 2:21

Reciprocal:, Genesis 4:26 - Enos 2 Samuel 22:4 - so Psalms 86:5 - unto all Psalms 91:15 - He shall Psalms 105:1 - call Proverbs 29:18 - there Jeremiah 33:3 - Call Matthew 19:25 - Who Acts 10:35 - in Acts 11:18 - hath Acts 18:6 - from Romans 3:30 - General, Romans 4:9 - Cometh 1 Thessalonians 2:16 - that

Verse 14
How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?

shall they:, 1 Kings 8:41-43; Jonah 1:5, Jonah 1:9-11, Jonah 1:16, Jonah 3:5-9; Hebrews 11:6; James 5:15

and how shall:, Romans 1:5, Romans 16:25-26; Mark 16:15-16; Luke 24:46-47; John 20:31; Acts 19:2; Acts 26:17-18; 2 Timothy 4:17; Titus 1:3

Reciprocal:, Numbers 29:1 - blowing Deuteronomy 30:13 - Who shall Ezra 7:25 - teach ye Psalms 96:2 - show Proverbs 15:7 - lips Proverbs 18:21 - Death Proverbs 20:15 - but Matthew 20:7 - Because Luke 9:11 - when Acts 8:31 - How Acts 10:6 - he shall Acts 16:9 - Come Acts 18:8 - hearing Romans 10:17 - faith 1 Corinthians 3:5 - ministers Ephesians 1:13 - after that ye heard Ephesians 2:8 - that Ephesians 4:11 - he 1 Thessalonians 1:8 - from 1 Timothy 2:7 - a preacher

Verse 15
And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!

And how:, Jeremiah 23:32; Matthew 9:38, Matthew 10:1-6, Matthew 28:18-20; Luke 10:1; John 20:21; Acts 9:15; Acts 13:2-4, Acts 22:21; 1 Corinthians 12:28-29; 2 Corinthians 5:18-20; Ephesians 3:8, Ephesians 4:11-12; 1 Peter 1:12

How beautiful:, Isaiah 52:7; Nahum 1:15

the gospel:, Isaiah 57:19; Luke 2:14; Acts 10:36; Ephesians 2:17, Ephesians 6:15

and bring:, Isaiah 40:9, Isaiah 61:1; Luke 2:10, Luke 8:1; Acts 13:26

Reciprocal:, Genesis 8:11 - an olive Deuteronomy 30:13 - Who shall 2 Samuel 18:27 - He is a good Psalms 89:15 - know Proverbs 9:3 - sent Proverbs 18:21 - Death Proverbs 20:15 - but Proverbs 25:25 - so Isaiah 35:2 - and rejoice Isaiah 41:27 - I will give Jeremiah 23:21 - General, Ezekiel 2:3 - I send Matthew 4:23 - the gospel John 10:1 - He Acts 5:9 - the feet Acts 13:3 - they sent Acts 13:32 - we Acts 16:9 - Come Romans 5:1 - we have 1 Corinthians 3:5 - ministers Philippians 2:29 - with 2 Timothy 4:2 - Preach Titus 1:3 - manifested

Verse 16
But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, who hath believed our report?

But they:, Romans 3:3, Romans 11:17; John 10:26; Acts 28:24; Hebrews 4:2; 1 Peter 2:8

obeyed:, Romans 1:5, Romans 2:8, Romans 6:17, Romans 16:26; Isaiah 50:10; Galatians 3:1, Galatians 5:7; 2 Thessalonians 1:8; Hebrews 5:9, Hebrews 11:8; 1 Peter 1:22, 1 Peter 3:1

Lord:, Isaiah 53:1; John 12:38-40

our report: Gr. the hearing of us, or, our preaching

Reciprocal:, Judges 6:10 - ye have Psalms 18:44 - As soon Proverbs 8:33 - Hear Habakkuk 3:2 - speech John 3:32 - and no Acts 4:17 - that it Romans 11:31 - believed 2 Corinthians 9:13 - professed Galatians 3:2 - by the hearing 2 Thessalonians 3:2 - for

Verse 17
So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

faith:, Romans 10:14, Romans 1:16; Luke 16:29-31; 1 Corinthians 1:18-24; Colossians 1:4-6; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; 2 Thessalonians 2:13-14; James 1:18-21; 1 Peter 1:23-25, 1 Peter 2:1-2

and hearing:, Jeremiah 23:28-29; Mark 4:24; Luke 8:11, Luke 8:21, Luke 11:28; 2 Corinthians 2:17; Hebrews 4:12-13; Revelation 1:9

Reciprocal:, Job 42:5 - heard Psalms 18:44 - As soon Proverbs 8:33 - Hear Isaiah 51:5 - my salvation Isaiah 53:1 - Who Isaiah 55:2 - Hearken Isaiah 55:11 - shall my Luke 9:11 - when John 1:37 - and they John 6:63 - the words Acts 10:22 - and to Acts 15:7 - by my Romans 10:8 - the word of faith Galatians 3:2 - by the hearing Ephesians 2:8 - that Colossians 1:6 - since Hebrews 4:2 - preached Hebrews 13:7 - word

Verse 18
But I say, Have they not heard? Yes verily, their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world.

Have they:, Acts 2:5-11, Acts 26:20, Acts 28:23

their sound: Similar to this elegant accommodation of these words, is the application of them in a passage of Zohar, Genes. f. 9. "These words are the servants of the Messiah, and measure out both the things above, and the things beneath." Romans 1:8, Romans 15:19; Psalms 19:4; Matthew 24:14, Matthew 26:13, Matthew 28:19; Mark 16:15, Mark 16:20; Colossians 1:6, Colossians 1:23

unto the ends:, 1 Kings 18:10; Psalms 22:27, Psalms 98:3; Isaiah 24:16, Isaiah 49:6, Isaiah 52:10; Jeremiah 16:19; Matthew 4:8

Reciprocal:, Leviticus 25:9 - of the jubilee to sound Psalms 49:1 - inhabitants Psalms 89:15 - know Psalms 98:2 - made Isaiah 2:3 - for out Isaiah 27:13 - the great Isaiah 40:9 - General, Isaiah 51:5 - my salvation Isaiah 54:3 - thou shalt Daniel 12:4 - many Matthew 13:38 - field Matthew 24:31 - from Mark 13:10 - General, Luke 3:6 - General, Luke 14:23 - Go Acts 1:8 - unto Acts 10:22 - and to Acts 15:7 - by my Acts 19:10 - this Romans 10:19 - I say 2 Corinthians 10:13 - rule 1 Timothy 3:16 - preached Titus 2:11 - hath appeared

Verse 19
But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses saith, I will provoke you to jealousy by them that are no people, and by a foolish nation I will anger you.

I say:, Romans 10:18, Romans 3:26; 1 Corinthians 1:12, 1 Corinthians 7:29, 1 Corinthians 10:19, 1 Corinthians 11:22, 1 Corinthians 15:50

First:, Romans 11:11; Deuteronomy 32:21; Hosea 2:23; 1 Peter 2:10

foolish:, Romans 1:21-22; Psalms 115:5-8; Isaiah 44:18-20; Jeremiah 10:8, Jeremiah 10:14; 1 Corinthians 12:2; Titus 3:3

Reciprocal:, Luke 15:28 - he Acts 13:46 - seeing

Verse 20
But Esaias is very bold, and saith, I was found of them that sought me not; I was made manifest unto them that asked not after me.

very bold:, Proverbs 28:1; Isaiah 58:1; Ephesians 6:19-20

I was found:, Romans 9:30; Isaiah 65:1-2

I was made:, Isaiah 49:6, Isaiah 52:15, Isaiah 55:4-5; Matthew 20:16, Matthew 22:9-10; Luke 14:23; 1 John 4:19

Reciprocal:, 2 Chronicles 15:4 - found of them Jeremiah 29:14 - I will be Micah 5:7 - tarrieth Mark 12:9 - and will Luke 15:5 - when John 4:26 - I that John 9:35 - and when John 12:38 - Esaias Acts 9:6 - Arise Acts 13:46 - waxed Acts 18:10 - for 2 Corinthians 10:1 - bold

Verse 21
But to Israel he saith, All day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people.

All day long:, Proverbs 1:24; Isaiah 65:2-5; Jeremiah 25:4, Jeremiah 35:15; Matthew 20:1-15, Matthew 21:33-43, Matthew 22:3-7; Matthew 23:34-37; Luke 24:47; Acts 13:46-47

a disobedient:, Deuteronomy 9:13, Deuteronomy 31:27; 1 Samuel 8:7-8; Nehemiah 9:26; Jeremiah 44:4-6; Acts 7:51-52; 1 Thessalonians 2:16; 1 Peter 2:8

Reciprocal:, 2 Chronicles 30:8 - be ye not stiffnecked Proverbs 31:20 - She stretcheth Isaiah 49:4 - I have laboured Jeremiah 35:17 - because Malachi 3:7 - Wherein Mark 12:9 - and will Luke 7:30 - rejected Luke 10:11 - notwithstanding Luke 15:5 - when John 4:26 - I that John 5:34 - that Acts 18:10 - for Acts 26:1 - stretched 1 Peter 2:7 - which be

 


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