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Romans 1:3

“Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Concerning his Sonne Iesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of Dauid according to the flesh,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

concerning His Son, who was born of a descendant of David according to the flesh,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

concerning his Son, who was born of the seed of David according to the flesh,
- American Standard Version (1901)

About his Son who, in the flesh, came from the family of David,
- Basic English Bible

concerning his Son (come of David's seed according to flesh,
- Darby Bible

Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who was born of the seed of David according to the flesh.
- Webster's Bible

who, as regards His human descent, belonged to the posterity of David,
- Weymouth Bible

concerning his Son, who was born of the seed of David according to the flesh,
- World English Bible

which is maad to hym of the seed of Dauid bi the flesch,
- Wycliffe Bible

concerning His Son, (who is come of the seed of David according to the flesh,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 1:3

1:3 Who was of the seed of David according to the flesh - That is, with regard to his human nature. Both the natures of our Saviour are here mentioned; but the human is mentioned first, because the divine was not manifested in its full evidence till after his resurrection.

People's Bible Notes for Romans 1:3

Ro 1:3 Concerning his Son. The Son of God is the very center of the gospel, and the promises are all concerning him. Born of the seed of David. The two natures combined in the Son, "according to the flesh", are pointed out in this verse and Ro 1:4. As to his human body, he was a descendant of David (Lu 1:32,69), his mother being of David's lineage (Mt 1:16 Lu 3:23).

Discussion for Romans 1

  • Abigail
    It is simple enough a child can understand. We are known of God from the beginning, we have an understanding of the Godhead. If we choose to go against His will, and do so to serve our own flesh, he will turn us over to a reprobate mind, as such cannot inherit the Kingdom of God unless that one repent and change. We have this knowledge from the beginning...those born of woman to then choose who we will serve, God or Satan. Why when this chapter is taught is it still not understood, and those of us who abhor sin, are chastised for our knowledge of the truth in faith, and reprimanded for spiritual discernment and called 'judging' our brother. Those who practice defilement of their bodies ,and with others,with either the same sex or in immoral ways with both sexes, are not my brother men and women in Christ. God will do the judging, but I will discern by the power of the Holy Spirit, to not hitch my wagon to a 'Love is Love' doctrine just to please the 'world' or fulfill another's unrighteous platform. These are perilous times. Pray one for another in Christ Jesus.
  • Fabio Fiallos
    it is a marvelous book, inspired by the Holy Spirit, why of all the letters Paul wrote this letter is the first in the New Testament, 1st Thessalonians was the first letter yet the letters are not in that order, who other than the Holy Spirit could have made such an order The book of Romans is the jewel of Paul's Letters.
  • Ubeh
    Good Lord! like it was written yesterday. How true the scripture is and worthy of all acceptation.
  • How magnificent our God is and how he made his mark for all to see. It is sad that our classrooms refuse to give him the credit.
  • Praise
    i honestly do not understand pastors that stand in the pulpit and say is ok to do things that the bible clearly condemns . I will like to pray that God would free every person from the lust of the eye and the lust of the flesh and the pride of life. We do not hate the cos they are under bondage ,but do not know it some have never even open the bible and do not even know about this chapter in the bible. Some are afraid to read the bible in case they will read the truth in the word of God. Some are just outright held hostage by the power of sin unable to break loose. I pray tonight for such. And may God forgive all of us because we are all afraid as Christians to tell the truth about this subject so that we will not be label as haters.
  • Dr.S.Gomez Sr.
    I became a Christian in May of '79' and to this day I can't recall THREE PREACHERS teaching or preaching from this chapter.

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