Romans 3:3

“For what if some did not believe? shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For what if some did not beleeue? shall their vnbeliefe make the faith of God without effect?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

What then? If some did not believe, their unbelief will not nullify the faithfulness of God, will it?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For what if some were without faith? shall their want of faith make of none effect the faithfulness of God?
- American Standard Version (1901)

And if some have no faith, will that make the faith of God without effect?
- Basic English Bible

For what? if some have not believed, shall their unbelief make the faith of God of none effect?
- Darby Bible

For what if some did not believe? will their unbelief make the faith of God without effect?
- Webster's Bible

For what if some Jews have proved unfaithful? Shall their faithlessness render God's faithfulness worthless?
- Weymouth Bible

For what if some were without faith? Will their lack of faith nullify the faithfulness of God?
- World English Bible

And what if summe of hem bileueden not? Whethir the vnbileue of hem hath auoidid the feith of God?
- Wycliffe Bible

for what, if certain were faithless? shall their faithlessness the faithfulness of god make useless?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 3:3


3:3 Shall their unbelief disannul the faithfulness of God - Will he not still make good his promises to them that do believe?


People's Bible Notes for Romans 3:3


Ro 3:3 What if some did not believe? In this verse the Jew raises a second objection. God has made a promise to Abraham to be a God to him and to his seed in all generations (Ge 17:7). "Shall God's faithfulness be made of none effect, his promise be broken, because a great part of Israel does not believe upon the promised Seed of Abraham, who was to bless all nations"?

Discussion for Romans 3

  • Bobby
    Yes we need to ONLY trust in the blood of Jesus but if while were trusting we seemingly "sin" as life under law would say, we must understand we are no less righteous or worthy of God then we were 10 minutes before we missed God. And that is where the devil is messing with the church and messing them up. Jesus said I wish you were either hot or cold. Don't try to mix law with grace. Your Righteous
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    The Word of God confirms that "For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus". We should depend ONLY on Jesus' Blood to wipe away our sins and unrighteousness.
  • Charles B Mountain
    Because God's chosen people,the Jews, rejected Christ as the messiah,he opened the the door of salvation to the Gentiles also. We are all one in Christ Jesus,if we believe and are baptized into Christ, according to the plan of salvation, and live our life by his word.Using God's word, as it is written, to govern our lives and guide us,all may experience Christianity and be acceptable.
  • Irene123
    Bruce - Of course I knew that, and so does Mike Wms. I agree, it could have been stated better - now that you made me look at it from a different angle. But, the 'main' point of the statement is not the redeeming, but the ecumenical 'reforming' of the world. That's what Ch. Sheldon wanted to do. He just didn't understand 'salvation'.
  • Bruce
    Irene: Christ is The only One who Redeems. Without His Blood there's no Salvation. Verse 24 says: Redemption is in Christ Jesus. The Mission of True Believers is to Tell Others The Way of Salvation. We are The The Only Light in this World of Darkness
  • Irene123
    Rom. 3:24 - "Our mission is to redeem humanity, not to reform society" -- Mike Williams

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