Romans 10:15

“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!”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written: How beautifull are the feete of them that preach the Gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

How will they preach unless they are sent? Just as it is written, "HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THE FEET OF THOSE WHO BRING GOOD NEWS OF GOOD THINGS!"
- New American Standard Version (1995)

and how shall they preach, except they be sent? even as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that bring glad tidings of good things!
- American Standard Version (1901)

And how will there be preachers if they are not sent? As it is said, How beautiful are the feet of those who give the glad news of good things.
- Basic English Bible

and how shall they preach unless they have been sent? according as it is written, How beautiful the feet of them that announce glad tidings of peace, of them that announce glad tidings of good things!
- Darby Bible

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?
- Webster's Bible

And how are men to preach unless they have been sent to do so? As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who bring glad tidings of good!"
- Weymouth Bible

And how will they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: "How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the Good News of peace, who bring glad tidings of good things!"
- World English Bible

and hou schulen thei preche, but thei be sent? As it is writun, Hou faire ben the feet of hem that prechen pees, of hem that prechen good thingis.
- Wycliffe Bible

and how shall they preach, if they may not be sent? according as it hath been written, `How beautiful the feet of those proclaiming good tidings of peace, of those proclaiming good tidings of the good things!'
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 10:15


10:15 But how shall they preach, unless they be sent - Thus by a chain of reasoning, from God's will that the gentiles also should call upon him, St. Paul infers that the apostles were sent by God to preach to the gentiles also. The feet - Their very footsteps; their coming. #Isa 52:7|.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 10:15


Ro 10:15 And how shall they preach, except they be sent? Those must go out to them who have knowledge of the gospel. Hence it was needful that the apostles and evangelists be "sent". Hence Christ said, "Go into all the world and preach to every creature" (Mr 16:15 Mt 28:19). Thus Paul shows the duty was laid upon him to preach to Greek as well as Jew. As it is written. See Isa 52:7. How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel, etc. This message was to the Gentiles blessed tidings, and the passage quoted from Isaiah shows, under a figure, how those would rejoice who believed the glad news. See Ac 13:38.

Discussion for Romans 10

  • Stephende
    Romans 9 might be the inception of Christianity. But simply uttering the words is not sufficient. In the name of Christ do people murder. God is a Heart knower. The entire person is required by God and not just the mouth. How do live your life? Is it to God. Are you aware of The commandments and that they apply to Christians as well as Jews.
  • Wendy Morin
    How wonderful of Paul, to inform the roman believers and remind the jews of God saying a people who did not know him as God and a foolish nation would reconize him as God. This not only ingrafts all nations to salvation but envokes the jews to examine themselves. Praise God
  • Verse Person
    All the rivers run into the sea; yet the sea is not full; unto the place from whence the rivers come, thither they return again of faith, which we preach;
    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.
    10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is
  • Andrew
    The important verse in this chapter is , in my opinion Romans 10:10a. "For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness.." This verse simply tells us that a person is justified before God when that person believes ( on the atoning work of Jesus Christ and in repentance).
  • Irene123
    To Gonzalo - Esaias/Isaiah are the same. The name 'Esaias' is translated from the Greek; Isaiah is from the Hebrew.
  • Wayne
    Isaiah esaias one person.

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