Romans 11:20

“Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Well: because of vnbeliefe they were broken off, and thou standest by fayth. Be not high minded, but feare.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Quite right, they were broken off for their unbelief, but you stand by your faith. Do not be conceited, but fear;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Well; by their unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by thy faith. Be not highminded, but fear:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Truly, because they had no faith they were broken off, and you have your place by reason of your faith. Do not be lifted up in pride, but have fear;
- Basic English Bible

Right: they have been broken out through unbelief, and *thou* standest through faith. Be not high-minded, but fear:
- Darby Bible

Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not high-minded, but fear:
- Webster's Bible

This is true; yet it was their unbelief that cut them off, and you only stand through your faith.
- Weymouth Bible

True; by their unbelief they were broken off, and you stand by your faith. Don't be conceited, but fear;
- World English Bible

Wel, for vnbileue the braunchis ben brokun; but thou stondist bi feith. Nyle thou sauere hiye thing,
- Wycliffe Bible

by unbelief they were broken off, and thou hast stood by faith; be not high-minded, but be fearing;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 11:20


11:20 They were broken off for unbelief, and thou standest by faith - Both conditionally, not absolutely: if absolutely, there might have been room to boast. By faith - The free gift of God, which therefore ought to humble thee.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 11:20


Ro 11:20 Because of unbelief they were broken off. Had they believed, they would have remained. The Gentile is grafted in when he believes. Thou standest by faith. Unbelief would cut off the Gentile branch as well as the Jew.

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