Romans 11:22

“Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Beholde therefore the goodnesse and seueritie of God: on them which fell, seueritie; but towards thee, goodnesse, if thou continue in his goodnesse: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Behold then the kindness and severity of God; to those who fell, severity, but to you, God's kindness, if you continue in His kindness; otherwise you also will be cut off.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Behold then the goodness and severity of God: toward them that fell, severity; but toward thee, God's goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.
- American Standard Version (1901)

See then that God is good but his rules are fixed: to those who were put away he was hard, but to you he has been good, on the condition that you keep in his mercy; if not, you will be cut off as they were.
- Basic English Bible

Behold then [the] goodness and severity of God: upon them who have fallen, severity; upon thee goodness of God, if thou shalt abide in goodness, since [otherwise] *thou* also wilt be cut away.
- Darby Bible

Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them who fell, severity; but towards thee, goodness, if thou shalt continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.
- Webster's Bible

Notice therefore God's kindness and God's severity. On those who have fallen His severity has descended, but upon you His kindness has come, provided that you do not cease to respond to that kindness. Otherwise you will be cut off also.
- Weymouth Bible

See then the goodness and severity of God. Toward those who fell, severity; but toward you, goodness, if you continue in his goodness; otherwise you also will be cut off.
- World English Bible

Therfor se the goodnesse, and the fersnesse of God; yhe, the feersnesse in to hem that felden doun, but the goodnesse of God in to thee, if thou dwellist in goodnesse, ellis also thou schalt be kit doun.
- Wycliffe Bible

Lo, then, goodness and severity of God -- upon those indeed who fell, severity; and upon thee, goodness, if thou mayest remain in the goodness, otherwise, thou also shalt be cut off.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 11:22


11:22 Else shalt thou - Also, who now standest by faith, be both totally and finally cut off.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 11:22


Ro 11:22 Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God. "Severity" is shown in breaking off the Jewish branches on account of their unbelief; "goodness", in admiring Gentile believers.

Discussion for Romans 11:22

  • John Madden for verse 22
    take heed if you think you stand you may fall...
  • Verman canta for verse 22
    to complete from Rom.11:19-24 When God is finish with the Gentiles He will reinstate Israel. Israel was set aside because of unbelief. The gentiles have favor because of their belief. Therefore they should not be proud, but intrinsic nature does not matter to or deter God. They should realize that God is capable of setting the
    gentiles aside and of grafting Israel in again. this is precisly what He will do.

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