Romans 8:31

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What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us?

- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of Romans 8:31

What shall wee then say to these things? If God be for vs, who can bee against vs?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

What then shall we say to these things? If God {is} for us, who {is} against us?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

What then shall we say to these things? If God `is' for us, who `is' against us?
- American Standard Version (1901)

What may we say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us?
- Basic English Bible

What shall we then say to these things? If God [be] for us, who against us?
- Darby Bible

What shall we then say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
- Webster's Bible

What then shall we say to this? If God is on our side, who is there to appear against us?
- Weymouth Bible

What then shall we say about these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
- World English Bible

What thanne schulen we seie to these thingis? If God for vs, who is ayens vs?
- Wycliffe Bible

What, then, shall we say unto these things? if God [is] for us, who [is] against us?
- Youngs Literal Bible


Wesley's Notes for Romans 8:31

8:31 What shall we say then to these things - Related in the third, fifth, and eighth chapters? As if he had said, We cannot go, think, or wish anything farther. If God be for us - Here follow four periods, one general and three particular. Each begins with glorying in the grace of God, which is followed by a question suitable to it, challenging all opponents to all which, I am persuaded, &c., is a general answer. The general period is, If God be for us, who can be against us? The first particular period, relating to the past time, is, He that spared not his own Son, how shall he not freely give us all things? The second, relating to the present, is, It is God that justifieth. Who is he that condemneth? The third, relating to the future, is, It is Christ that died - Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?


People's Bible Notes for Romans 8:31

Ro 8:31 What shall we then say to these things? The rest of the chapter is a hymn of triumph over this assurance of salvation. If God [be] for us. What has been shown shows that he is for all who love God. Who [can be] against us? If he is on our side, we must prevail.


Comments for Romans 8:31

Llewelline's comment on 2015-07-11 13:09:18:

It brings under my mind that if our life 's become dark for us its a test of our love and faith in God. We must just trust in him and seek peace and we must be humble to our neighbours and just sing God love us all.


Rose Ndee's comment on 2015-04-11 04:31:38:

If God is for us nothing can separate us form is love He died on the cross to pay for that love thats why He has love for His servants.


Bahle Ka Luyolo's comment on 2015-03-26 06:21:24:

if God is on our side no evil ,no forces of darkness,no one,nothing can defeat us if we stay under his wing and keep on praising his name.Amen


Areanna's comment on 2015-03-03 11:51:05:

this is so good.


Iruwe Anthony Ufouma's comment on 2014-10-17 11:16:42:

we can actually be against ourselves, by disobeying His commandment


Afrahson Tetteh David's comment on 2014-09-08 04:20:00:

Yes!!!If Christ be for all that Love and Do according to His Will, NO so called powers and principalities,forces of darkness,marine spirits...,or whatsoever shall overcome us as in PSALMS 91 7 For they rise but come to Nothing in JESUS ' NAME.AMEN!!!


Irene Wilson's comment on 2014-07-08 20:11:16:

If we believe that God is truly for us..........there is nothing that can hinder us as servants to carry out God 's will for our lives. No matter what the world might throw our way.....keep remember that if God is for us...........who can be against us! Feeling the power that resides in each of us!


Michael Adewole's comment on 2014-06-27 05:47:03:

This romans 8 31 to me its faith and confidence booster in the Lord. That so, if God is on my side, who could that be or things from anywhere will be against me.


Roy Cooper's comment on 2014-04-21 08:11:01:

what this scripture means to me.nothing on this earth under the earth can separate me from the love of christ.


Cheryl. C.'s comment on 2014-01-11 10:02:26:

Not only is God for us : The whole Chpt.8 has & is taken care of all of our spirit ,soul, & body. Praise God. I have nothing to fear !!! I have nothing to worry about. All I need to do is cast all my care on the Lord and be a doer of His word : Then God will back me. Nothing shall by any means hurt me : The devil & his co-hearts are nothing up beside the Lord God Almighty !!!!


Karan's comment on 2014-01-09 21:55:14:

To me, this verse means that if God is on my side (and I know that he is) then there is no person, man, beast or satin who can defeat us. God in us will defeat all! HE gives me the power to be a winner by calling out to HIM.


BSP's comment on 2013-10-10 16:14:35:

This verse is so inspiring. If we have God, who is the most powerful Being in the universe, on our side, then what do we have to fear?


Prakash.t's comment on 2013-07-23 13:04:56:

Always abide almighty hand our god


Ronald Pullen's comment on 2013-05-05 16:17:06:

I believe that here in Ro.8:31 we are reminded h we war in the spirit, we are informed in the scriptures that if we decree a thin that it shall come to pass. When we are attacked by the enemy we must know what words to say to comb at him and gain the victor in three rounds Christ with the scriptures won. Of course the implication is much more serious, because Satan wanted to cause Jesus to taint himself before Calvery


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