Romans 11:19

“Thou wilt say then, The branches were broken off, that I might bee graffed in.”

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Other Translations

Thou wilt say then, The branches were broken off, that I might be graffed in.
- King James Version

You will say then, "Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Thou wilt say then, Branches were broken off, that I might be grafted in.
- American Standard Version (1901)

You will say, Branches were broken off so that I might be put in.
- Basic English Bible

Thou wilt say then, The branches have been broken out in order that *I* might be grafted in.
- Darby Bible

Thou wilt say then, The branches were broken off, that I might be ingrafted.
- Webster's Bible

Branches have been lopped off, you will say, "for the sake of my being grafted in."
- Weymouth Bible

You will say then, "Branches were broken off, that I might be grafted in."
- World English Bible

Therfor thou seist, The braunchis ben brokun, that Y be graffid in.
- Wycliffe Bible

Thou wilt say, then, `The branches were broken off, that I might be graffed in;' right!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Romans 11:19


Ro 11:19 Thou wilt say. Perhaps the Gentile believer might boast over the Jews: "The Jewish branches were broken off, that we Gentiles might be grafted in. Is not this a preference of the Gentile"? It is not.

Discussion for Romans 11

  • Vanessa
    God made a promise to Abraham he being the olive tree, the Church his people would be saved, by their boasting of being God's chosen we gentiles being heathens would never be worthy of God's grace, why God broke branches off, so we should live grateful,humble and walk in faith, giving thanks to the Father always , die to our fleshly ways so we may be saved, don't be boastful we can be cut off
  • Eric
    On the second paragraph of this chapter's commentary, I beg to differ. One Abraham is not the root but Christ is. We are are grafted in Christ as the olive tree for He alone is Holy and hence if the root be holy so are the branches. Second we are saved by grace hence made heirs through the faith of Christ and not Abraham, Abraham was mere man like the rest of us. John 1:12, we are children of God.
  • LYLE R SHORT
    The olive tree analogy is speaking only of Israel and Gentiles who became part of Israel. That has to be the case since the body of Christ never had or has conditional salvation, but Israel did. To truly understand this chapter one has to know all the rest of Paul's epistles. Israel, the body of Christ and the little flock of faithful Jews are separate entities.
  • Bob
    In it's context, Romans 9, 10 and 11 is to and about the nation of Israel, how they had it's standing with God, how they lost its' special standing when they rejected Christ and how they will be born again during Christ's second coming. They were born the first time in Exodus 4:22 when they were delivered out of Egypt and received the Old Covenant, they will be required to be born again.
  • D W L
    Amen, Alex Jesus said you Must be Born Again. Very easy to see there is no debate or what we think it’s MUST.
  • BSP
    Verse 33: there is no end to what we can learn about Jehovah God’s thoughts, words, or ways.

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