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E.W. Bullinger's Companion Bible Notes
Romans 10



Verse 1

desire. Greek. eudokia. See Luke 2:14, and compare, Ephesians 1:5, Ephesians 1:9. Philippians 1:1, Philippians 1:15; Philippians 2:13. 2 Thessalonians 1:11.

prayer. App-134.

to. App-104.

God. App-98.

for. App-104.

Israel. The texts read them.

that, &c. = for (Greek. eis) salvation.

Verse 2

bear . . . record. Greek. martureo. See Romans 3:21.

not. App-105.

according to. App-104.

knowledge. App-132.

Verse 3

ignorant. See Romans 1:13.

righteousness. App-191.

going about = seeking.

unto = to.

Verse 4

Christ. App-98.

believeth. App-150.

Verse 5

Moses. See Romans 5:14.

man. App-123.

by. App-104. Quoted from Leviticus 18:5.

Verse 6

faith. App-150. Compare Romans 1:17.

ascend. See John 3:13. Acts 2:34.

into. App-104.

heaven = the heaven. Matthew 6:9, Matthew 6:10.

Verse 7

deep. Greek. abussos. See Luke 8:31.

from the dead. Gr. ek nekron. App-139.

Verse 8

word. Greek. rhema. See Mark 9:32. These quotations are from Deuteronomy 30:12-14.

faith = the faith. App-150.

preach. App-121.

Verse 9

with. Greek. en.

the Lord Jesus = Jesus as Lord. Compare John 13:13. 1 John 4:15.

Lord. App-98.

Jesus. App-98.

believe. App-150.

hath. Omit.

raised. See Romans 4:24.

Verse 10

with. No preposition. Dative case.

man believeth = it is believed.

unto. App-104.

confession, &c. = it is confessed.

Verse 11

believeth. App-150.

ashamed. See Romans 9:33. Quoted from Isaiah 28:16.

Verse 12

difference. See Romans 3:22.

over = of.

call upon. See Acts 2:21.

Verse 13

name. See Acts 2:38.

Lord. App-98. Quoted from Joel 2:32.

Verse 14

believed. App-150.

believe. App-150.

without = apart from.

a preacher = one preaching (App-121.)

Verse 15

except = if (App-118. b) not (Greek. me).

sent. App-174.

beautiful. Greek. horaios. Literally happening in its time. Only here, Matthew 23:27. Acts 3:2, Acts 3:10. Compare Ecclesiastes 1:3, Ecclesiastes 1:1, Ecclesiastes 1:11.

preach the gospel. App-121.

bring glad tidings. Same as above. Quoted from Isaiah 52:7 (Septuagint)

Verse 16

gospel. See App-140.

hath. Omit.

our report = the hearing of us. Quoted from Isaiah 53:1.

Verse 17

by. App-104.

by. App-104. Romans 10:1.

God. The texts read "Christ".

Verse 18

sound. Greek. phthongos. Only here and 1 Corinthians 14:7. Compare Acts 4:18.

earth. App-129.

ends Greek. peras. Here, Matthew 12:42. Luke 11:31. Hebrews 6:16.

world. App-129. Quoted from Psalms 19:4. This Romans 10:18, by the Figure of speech Prolepsis (App-6), anticipates the objection that they had not heard.

Verse 19

know. App-132.

provoke . . . to jealousy. Greek. parazeloo. Only here, Romans 11:11, Romans 11:14; 1 Corinthians 10:22.

by. App-104.

people. Greek. ethnos.

foolish. See Romans 1:21.

nation = people, as above.

anger. Greek. parorgizo. Only here and Ephesians 6:4. Used frequently in the Septuagint of provoking Jehovah to anger. Deuteronomy 32:21, &c.

Verse 20

very bold. Greek. apotolmao. Only here.

manifest. Greek. emphanes. Only here and Acts 10:40.

asked. See Acts 5:27. Quoted from Isaiah 65:1.

Verse 21

stretched forth. Greek. ekpetannumi. Only here. Used of a bird expanding its wings.

unto. App-104.

disobedient. See Romans 2:8.

gainsaying. Greek. antilego. See Acts 13:45.

people. See Acts 2:47. Quoted from Isaiah 65:2.


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Bullinger, Ethelbert William. "Commentary on Romans 10:4". "E.W. Bullinger's Companion bible Notes". 1909-1922.

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