Romans 1:2

“(Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,)”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

(Which he had promised afore by his Prophets in the holy Scriptures,)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

which He promised beforehand through His prophets in the holy Scriptures,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

which he promised afore through his prophets in the holy scriptures,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Of which God had given word before by his prophets in the holy Writings,
- Basic English Bible

(which he had before promised by his prophets in holy writings,)
- Darby Bible

(Which he had promised before by his prophets in the holy scriptures)
- Webster's Bible

which God had already promised through His Prophets in Holy Writ, concerning His Son,
- Weymouth Bible

which he promised before through his prophets in the holy Scriptures,
- World English Bible

which he hadde bihote tofore bi his profetis in holi scripturis of his sone,
- Wycliffe Bible

which He announced before through His prophets in holy writings --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 1:2


1:2 Which he promised before - Of old time, frequently, solemnly. And the promise and accomplishment confirm each other. #De 18:18|; Isa 9:6,7; 53:1; 61:1; Jer 23:5.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 1:2


Ro 1:2 Which he had promised before, etc. This gospel was no innovation, but a fulfillment of God's long-cherished plans, and had been promised through the prophets of the Old Testament. Indeed the Old Testament is a system of types, shadows and promises pointing forward to the coming of Christ. "Of him have all the prophets borne witness" (Ac 10:43).

Discussion for Romans 1

  • Francis
    The Natural affection in 1:31 means LOVE. So without natural affection means hatred. It can also mean that, scientifically, naturally positive attracts negative. Unlike poles should repel but that is not the case today. Men are attracted to men and likewise the woman. Verse 32 says, not only those who do or engage themselves in such things are worthy of death but also those who approve of it.
  • Isaiah Sewage
    I LOVE ROMANS 1:12!!
  • Rena
    Verse 4 of this chapter is the key to understanding that the book of Romans compares and contrasts the sinful Adamic nature of mankind to the Holy nature of Jesus, God's Son. His Holiness is the basis for His resurrection, mankind's salvation, and our daily walk with Him.
  • Lilian
    For therein the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith. The Just shall live by faith.
    We should walk by faith and not by sight
    Thank you Jesus for giving me faith without your faith as a gift given to me its impossible to please I will praise you and worship you alone for you are worthy shalom my Rock and my salvation amen
  • Steve morrow
    ROMANS 1:18 FOR THE WRATH OF GOD IS REVEALED FROM HEAVEN AGAINST ALL UNGODLINESS AND UNRIGHTEOUSNESS OF MEN WHO HOLD THE TRUTH IN UNRIGHTEOUSNESS
  • Randy
    Hey there Austin! Yep, I hear what you're saying. It's funny, because the god they worship doesn't mind their godlessness. And they think they are moral. Verse 28 sure fits. Don't know your email.

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