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

  • Baldeagle
    I think it is pretty clear that God's intention, plan and purpose was for all people to be saved and to receive everything He has in store for them. Of course the Promise was offered to the Jews first, after all they are His people, they were the ones who were to go out into the world to teach, and preach with signs, wonders and miracles. Through faith, the hearing and obeying the Word we are too.
  • Gloria schiszik
    Here is what I wrote after reading Romans Chapter 10: ROMANS CHAPTER TEN LOOK AT ROMANS, CHAPTER TEN, VERSE NINE. PLEASE PAY CLOSE ATTENTION TO EVERY LINE. TWO THINGS MUST BE DONE TO BE SAVED NO EXCEPTIONS, THIS CANNOT BE WAVED. FIRST ONE COMES STRAIGHT FROM THE MOUTH NOT MAN S, BUT GOD S WORD SO DO NOT POUT. JESUS IS THE LORD, THESE WORDS MUST BE SAID COMING OUT OF THE HEART, AND NOT THE HEAD. BELIEVING GOD RAISED JESUS FROM THE DEAD IS TRUE. THIS IS CONVEYING THE SECOND THING YOU MUST DO. CONTINUE ON TO THE TENTH VERSE, AND YOU WILL FIND MORE AMAZING TRUTHS ARE SAID IN THIS TENTH LINE. WITH OUR MOUTH CONFESSION MUST BE PROCLAIMED FOR THE PROMISE OF SALVATION TO BE GAINED. WITH THIS HEART-FELT BELIEF, COMES RIGHTEOUSNESS. TIME IS SHORT, SO DO NOT HESITATE OR MAKE A FUSS. GOD IS TRUE TO HIS WORD, PUT GOD FIRST ALWAYS. HE WILL OPEN YOUR EYES, AND REMOVE THE HAZE HE IS OUR SAVIOUR, COMFORTER, TEACHER, AND MORE. HE HAS PROMISED GIFTS AND TREASURES GALORE GOD IS LOVE AND LIGHT THAT WILL NEVER DIM SEARCH FOR HIM . HE WILL LET YOU FIND HIM THESE ARE WORDS STRAIGHT FROM HIS BOOK WHY NOT OPEN YOUR BIBLE AND TAKE A LOOK. GOD IS CALLING ALL SINNERS TO REPENTANCE MANY ARE HESITATING, JUST SITTING ON A FENCE. DON T MISS OUT AND LOSE YOUR HEAVENLY PLACE THAT GOD HAS PREPARED FOR HIS CHILDREN VIA GRACE
  • Derrick Green
    It is one of the books of Faith.
  • MockingBird
    Whosoever means who ever will call upon the Name of the Lord : That means any one in the human race : red , yellow , black , or white : Any one . You must also believe that He will save you and act on it !!
  • Esther
    Great word.God is always near to us and ready to hear our cry.Hallelujah
  • Mockingbird
    I do right now confess Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior of my life and I believe that God has raised him from the dead. I also believe that God will raise me up at the last day of my life : So shall I ever be with the Lord ,my Lord God !!! Yes , Amen ! Praise God !!!

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