Romans 10:14

“How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

How then shall they call on him in whom they haue not beleeued? and how shal they beleeue in him, of whom they haue not heard? and how shall they heare without a Preacher?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

How then will they call on Him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in Him whom they have not heard? And how will they hear without a preacher?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?
- American Standard Version (1901)

But how will they give worship to him in whom they have no faith? and how will they have faith in him of whom they have not had news? and how will they have news without a preacher?
- Basic English Bible

How then shall they call upon him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe on him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without one who preaches?
- Darby Bible

How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?
- Webster's Bible

But how are they to call on One in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in One whose voice they have never heard? And how are they to hear without a preacher?
- Weymouth Bible

How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? How will they believe in him whom they have not heard? How will they hear without a preacher?
- World English Bible

Hou thanne schulen thei inwardli clepe hym, in to whom thei han not bileued? or hou schulen thei bileue to hym, whom thei han not herd? Hou schulen thei here, with outen a prechour?
- Wycliffe Bible

How then shall they call upon [him] in whom they did not believe? and how shall they believe [on him] of whom they did not hear? and how shall they hear apart from one preaching?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

People's Bible Notes for Romans 10:14


Ro 10:14 How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? The passages quoted from the prophets show that the Gentiles also were to have the opportunity of salvation. Hence the duty of preaching to them is now shown. They could not "call upon the Lord" without faith. See Ro 10:13. But there could be no faith in the Lord unless they had heard of him, since knowledge is an element of faith. But they could not hear the gospel story until it was preached to them. Hence, preaching to the Gentiles was essential to carry out the purposes of God.

Discussion for Romans 10

  • MUKISA EMMA DANIEL
    PSALMS 119:105 SAYS," THAT THE WORD OF THE LORD IS THE LIGHT TO MY FEET"
    The Word of God has power to lead you to a place with a lot of joy and happinness thus paving way for thd chosen of the Lord to enter into his destination.
  • Kerrry A.Schlegel
    Salvation has to do with humility, and being sincere! God knows exactly what goes on in our hearts, and if one humbles themselves with God and are sincere about wanting to get saved, he will save that person! Amen.
  • A disciple
    Romans 10:10 "For with the heart man believes unto righteousness and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation." Ezekiel 33:31 "And they come unto thee as the people comes, and they sit before thee as my people, and they hear thy words, but they will not do them: for with their mouth they shew much love, but their heart goes after their covetousness." In the Sermon on the Mount Jesus began to teach us what it means to have the kingdom of heaven within us what was true religion and piety, and what was false. MAny times and many ways He protests to us, "Thou shalt NOT be as the hypocrites!" Yet the doctrine of the Pharisees persists and multitudes believe that merely "Mouthing" the words is all it needs to get their names in the Divine Registry! You can't put words in someone's mouth that isn't in their heart and without the truth in the heart, the words will not mean a thing to God. They have to know the Truth in order to acknowledge the Truth unto a saving faith in Christ. "You cannot give what you haven't got!"
  • Steve morrow
    2 TIMOTHY 2:19 NEVERTHELESS THE FOUNDATION OF GOD STANDETH SURE HAVING THIS SEAL THE LORD KNOWETH THEM THAT ARE HIS AND LET --EVERYONE-- THAT NAMETH THE NAME OF CHRIST DEPART FROM INIQUITY ACTS 3:26 UNTO YOU FIRST GOD HAVING RAISED UP HIS SON JESUS -- SENT HIM -- TO BLESS YOU IN TURNING --EVERYONE-- OF YOU FROM HIS INIQUITIES ACTS 10:35 BUT IN EVERY NATION HE THAT FEARETH HIM AND --WORKETH--RIGHTEOUSNESS IS ACCEPTED WITH HIM PROVERBS 8:8 ALL THE WORDS OF MY MOUTH ARE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS THERE IS NOTHING FROWARD OR PERVERSE IN THEM PSALM 15:1 LORD WHO SHALL ABIDE IN THY TABERNACLE WHO SHALL DWELL IN THY HOLY HILL --15:2-- HE THAT WALKETH UPRIGHTLY AND WORKETH RIGHTEOUSNESS AND SPEAKETH --THE TRUTH-- IN HIS HEART PSALM 94:15 BUT JUDGEMENT SHALL RETURN UNTO RIGHTEOUSNESS AND ALL THE UPRIGHT IN HEART SHALL FOLLOW IT 1 CORINTHIANS 15:34 AWAKE TO RIGHTEOUSNESS AND SIN NOT FOR SOME HAVE NOT THE KNOWLEDGE OF GOD I SPEAK THIS TO YOUR SHAME 1 THESSALONIANS 2:13 FOR THIS CAUSE ALSO WE THANK GOD WITHOUT CEASING BECAUSE WHEN YOU RECEIVED THE WORD OF GOD WHICH YOU HEARD OF US YOU RECEIVED IT NOT AS THE WORD OF MEN BUT AS IT IS IN TRUTH THE WORD OF GOD WHICH EFFECTUALLY WORKETH ALSO --IN YOU THAT BELIEVE--
  • Lilian
    With the heart of man believeth the righteousness and his mouth of confessions make him saved Only thru Jesus whom we believed that He is the Son of the living God and came in flesh so that you and me will have life in abundance shall be saved. Jesus is the only Savior and by blood shed and his grace we are saved Let's give thanks to the Lord and praise Jesus for everything he have done into our
  • Steve morrow
    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 MARK 10:18 AND JESUS SAID UNTO HIM WHY CALLEST THOU ME GOOD THERE IS NONE GOOD BUT ONE THAT IS GOD PSALM 119:101 I HAVE REFRAINED MY FEET FROM EVERY---EVIL WAY---THAT I MIGHT KEEP THY WORD

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