Romans 9:28

“For he will finish the work, and cut it short in righteousness: because a short work will the Lord make upon the earth.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For he will finish the worke, and cut it short in righteousnesse: because a short worke will the Lord make vpon the earth.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

FOR THE LORD WILL EXECUTE HIS WORD ON THE EARTH, THOROUGHLY AND QUICKLY."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

for the Lord will execute `his' word upon the earth, finishing it and cutting it short.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For the Lord will give effect to his word on the earth, putting an end to it and cutting it short.
- Basic English Bible

for [he] is bringing the matter to an end, and [cutting [it] short in righteousness; because] a cutting short of the matter will [the] Lord accomplish upon the earth.
- Darby Bible

For he will finish the work, and cut it short in righteousness: because a short work will the Lord make upon the earth.
- Webster's Bible

for the Lord will hold a reckoning upon the earth, making it efficacious and brief."
- Weymouth Bible

for He will finish the work and cut it short in righteousness, because the LORD will make a short work upon the earth."
- World English Bible

Forsothe a word makynge an ende, and abreggynge in equyte, for the Lord schal make a word breggid on al the erthe.
- Wycliffe Bible

for a matter He is finishing, and is cutting short in righteousness, because a matter cut short will the Lord do upon the land.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 9:28


9:28 For he is finishing or cutting short his account - In rigorous justice, will leave but a small remnant. There will be so general a destruction, that but a small number will escape.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 9:28


Ro 9:28 For he will finish the work. This verse, quoted from Isa 10:23, shows why only a remnant will be left. God's righteous judgment will cut the rest off from his favor.

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