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

  • Mark Rasbury
    Salvation is for all who believes as it states in verse 16. This is a great reminder that the Lord loves everyone.
  • Bruce
    John: Thank you John for your testimony. We are the light of the world! Most churches are in a sea of darkness! If others can see Christ in us then there's hope they can get off the Broadway.
  • John
    Rom. 1:15,16 says "I am ready to declare or preach the gospel unto you." Numberous authorities and Barna polls show that less than 2% of the church share their faith. Shame on Us. If we say that we love the world than we must tell our neighbours that God has appointed a Day when He will judge the World in righteousness. Baking a pie won't do it. It is declaring the Gospel that is the Power of God.
  • Felicia
    Verse 20
    It is true that Jesus Christ can only be found in scripture but you can see the fingerprint of God everywhere in creation. If we reject God's existence, it may not be because of lack of evidence but it is because we have too much of it and we don't want to acknowledge it. Thank you Lord for your long suffering. Forgive us for provoking you all the time. You are a great God Jehovah!
  • Irene123
    AMEN and again - AMEN!!! Tony Searight. Thank-you, His people care about the youth!!
  • Antonio
    Romans (the Book as a whole) is a treatise in itself. I read the ROMANS thinking it was for Roman Catholics, that some bishop had written for "us" it had a powerful effect in me. I came to Christ. Romans 1 tells me of the "imputed righteousness" which comes as a result of faith.
    verse 1:4 that Jesus resurected and is alive. and the gospel of Christ is the power of God unto salvation for all.

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