Romans 11:23

“And they also, if they bide not still in vnbeliefe, shall be graffed in: for God is able to graffe them in againe.”

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Other Translations

And they also, if they abide not still in unbelief, shall be graffed in: for God is able to graff them in again.
- King James Version

And they also, if they do not continue in their unbelief, will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And they also, if they continue not in their unbelief, shall be grafted in: for God is able to graft them in again.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And they, if they do not go on without faith, will be united to the tree again, because God is able to put them in again.
- Basic English Bible

And *they* too, if they abide not in unbelief, shall be grafted in; for God is able again to graft them in.
- Darby Bible

And they also, if they abide not still in unbelief, shall be ingrafted: for God is able to ingraft them again.
- Webster's Bible

Moreover, if they turn from their unbelief, they too will be grafted in. For God is powerful enough to graft them in again;
- Weymouth Bible

They also, if they don't continue in their unbelief, will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again.
- World English Bible

Yhe, and thei schulen be set yn, if thei dwellen not in vnbileue. For God is myyti, to sette hem in eftsoone.
- Wycliffe Bible

And those also, if they may not remain in unbelief, shall be graffed in, for God is able again to graff them in;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Romans 11:23


Ro 11:23 And they also, if they abide not still in unbelief. As Gentile believers will be cut off unless they "continue in the goodness of God" (Ro 11:22), so the Jews, if they abandon their unbelief, shall again be grafted in. They are not cut off by a decree of God casting them away, but by their own unbelief.

Discussion for Romans 11

  • 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.
  • Gonzalo
    As silly humans we try to rationalize, dispute, make arguments, make our own private interpretations , But in verse : 33--- O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out! is the answer, we will never understand his ways.---There is no wisdom nor understanding nor counsel against the LORD..

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