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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

my heart's: Romans 9:1-Leviticus :, 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-Song of Solomon :

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

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, Acts 26:10, Galatians 1:14, Galatians 4:17, Galatians 4:18, Philippians 3:6

but not: Romans 10:3, Romans 9:31, Romans 9:32, 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

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, Psalms 71:16, Psalms 71:19, Isaiah 51:6, Isaiah 51:8, Isaiah 56:1, Jeremiah 23:5, Jeremiah 23:6, Daniel 9:24, John 16:9, John 16:10, 2 Corinthians 5:21, 2 Peter 1:1

to establish: Romans 9:31, Romans 9:32, Isaiah 57:12, Isaiah 64:6, Luke 10:29, Luke 16:15, Luke 18:9-2 Kings :, Galatians 5:3, Galatians 5:4, Philippians 3:9, Revelation 3:17, Revelation 3:18

submitted: Leviticus 26:41, Nehemiah 9:33, Job 33:27, Lamentations 3:22, Daniel 9:6-1 Samuel :, Luke 15:17-Ecclesiastes :

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

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

the end: פוכןע [Strong's G5056], the object, scope, or final cause; the end proposed and intended. In this sense Eisner observes that פוכןע [Strong's G5056] is used by Arrian.

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

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

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 30:11-2 Chronicles :, Proverbs 30:4

to bring: John 3:12, John 3:13, John 6:33, John 6:38, John 6:50, John 6:51, John 6:58, Ephesians 4:8-2 Samuel :, 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

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

The word: Deuteronomy 30:14

the word of faith: Romans 10:17, Romans 1:16, Romans 1:17, Isaiah 57:19, Mark 16:15, Mark 16:16, Acts 10:43, Acts 13:38, Acts 13:39, 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: Romans 14:11, Matthew 10:32, Matthew 10:33, Luke 12:8, John 9:22, John 12:42, John 12:43, Philippians 2:11, 1 John 4:2, 1 John 4:3, 2 John 1:7

and shalt: Romans 8:34, John 6:69-Sirach :, John 20:26-Joel :, Acts 8:37, 1 Corinthians 15:14-Job :, 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: Luke 8:15, John 1:12, John 1:13, John 3:19-Ecclesiastes :, 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

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

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

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

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

and how shall: Romans 1:5, Romans 16:25, Romans 16:26, Mark 16:15, Mark 16:16, Luke 24:46, Luke 24:47, John 20:31, Acts 19:2, Acts 26:17, Acts 26:18, 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: Jeremiah 23:32, Matthew 9:38, Matthew 10:1-Joshua :, Matthew 28:18-Proverbs :, Luke 10:1, John 20:21, Acts 9:15, Acts 13:2-Numbers :, Acts 22:21, 1 Corinthians 12:28, 1 Corinthians 12:29, 2 Corinthians 5:18-Proverbs :, Ephesians 3:8, Ephesians 4:11, Ephesians 4:12, 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: 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-Matthew :

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

faith: Romans 10:14, Romans 1:16, Luke 16:29-Obadiah :, 1 Corinthians 1:18-Jeremiah :, Colossians 1:4-Joshua :, 1 Thessalonians 2:13, 2 Thessalonians 2:13, 2 Thessalonians 2:14, James 1:18-Ecclesiastes :, 1 Peter 1:23-Lamentations :, 1 Peter 2:1, 1 Peter 2:2

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

Have they: Acts 2:5-1 Kings :, 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

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, Romans 1:22, Psalms 115:5-Ruth :, Isaiah 44:18-Proverbs :, Jeremiah 10:8, Jeremiah 10:14, 1 Corinthians 12:2, Titus 3:3

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

Verse 20

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

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

I was made: Isaiah 49:6, Isaiah 52:15, Isaiah 55:4, Isaiah 55:5, Matthew 20:16, Matthew 22:9, Matthew 22:10, 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

All day long: Proverbs 1:24, Isaiah 65:2-Deuteronomy :, Jeremiah 25:4, Jeremiah 35:15, Matthew 20:1-Ezra :, Matthew 21:33-John :, Matthew 22:3-Judges :, Matthew 23:34-Haggai :, Luke 24:47, Acts 13:46, Acts 13:47

a disobedient: Deuteronomy 9:13, Deuteronomy 31:27, 1 Samuel 8:7, 1 Samuel 8:8, Nehemiah 9:26, Jeremiah 44:4-Joshua :, Acts 7:51, Acts 7:52, 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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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Romans 10". "The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/romans-10.html.