There are three voices, the Romans 10:18 Context. Romans 10:18-21. Paul, reasoning before Agrippa, says, that he could not be ignorant of those things, for they had not been done in a corner; Acts 26:26. (k) In ib. Brothers and sisters, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for them is that they may be saved. they heard it from John the Baptist, and were pleased with his Gentiles heard the Gospel with joy and pleasure; multitudes were The quoted question in Romans 10:16 appears in a context relating to the coming Messiah. (Isaiah 52:13-53:12) Appropriately, therefore, Paul used it when commenting on the unresponsiveness of many Jews to the message about Christ. (i) In Psal. Here is a Bible study, with commentary and summary for Romans chapter ten. of the world; on StudyLight.org Hi, ... were equally applicable to the faith of the Gospel. The works of God literally proclaim his wisdom to all lands and to all people. Romans 10:18 - Amplified Bible. John Piper Jun 1, 2003 69 Shares Sermon. of Guilty before God, is a dreadful word; but no man can be justified by a law which condemns him for breaking it. Romans 10:17: “So faith comesfrom hearing, and hearing by the word of Christ.” Some manuscripts read “God” instead of “Christ,” but “Christ” is the better attested reading. Romans 10: 14-21 Has Israel Not Heard? 2.1 Israel stumbled over Christ — the end of the law. 1. CHAPTER 10. and prayer--"supplication." others understand these words of the law, of which many Romans 10:17 : Romans 10:19 >> The Berean: Daily Verse and Comment Sign up for the Berean: Daily Verse and Comment, and have Biblical truth delivered to your inbox. Romans 10 teaches the word of faith. Romans 10: 1-13 The Righteousness of God. Also a voice, a report. All rights reserved. 18 But I ask: Did they not hear? and other prophets, though they disbelieved the report of it; Romans 11: 7-15 Life from the Dead. &c.] (rmwa ynaw) , &c.] (rmwa ynaw), "but I say", is a phrase frequently used by the Jewish doctors in disputation, either in forming or answering objections. This verse seems out of context here, but it is probably a brief summary of verses 14-16 before Paul moves on to focus on the Jews’ unbelief… Dr. Mohler's verse-by-verse expository teaching through the book of Romans. Scripture: Romans 10:13–21. 10. Romans 10:18-21. Salem Media Group. Romans 10 – Israel’s Present Rejection of God A. Israel’s rejection of the gospel of salvation through Jesus Christ. Commentary on Romans 10:1-4 (Read Romans 10:1-4) The Jews built on a false foundation, and refused to come to Christ for free salvation by faith, and numbers in every age do the same in various ways. 3 For, being ignorant of the righteousness that comes from God, and seeking to establish their own, they have not submitted to God’s righteousness. 1. In this way we often quote the language of others as expressing in a happy way our own thoughts, but without supposing that the author had any such reference. taken; and though it was delivered peculiarly to the people of Romans 10:8 quotes Deuteronomy 30:14 in order to point out the gracious nature of the justification that is by faith alone. The Jews heard the Gospel in the times of Isaiah, whereas they are to be understood both of Jews An intense expression, denoting strong affirmation. Romans in Outline No. Romans 11: 1-6 God Has Not Cast Away The Jews. 2 I can testify that they have a zeal for God, but it is not enlightened. This Epistle was written about the year 57. Paul responds to that question by verses 10:18-21. they had not heard it, and they were left entirely inexcusable. it reaches to the end of the earth. Brethren, my heart’s desire and prayer to God for Israel is that they may be saved. But certain it is, that the apostle is speaking neither of the light of nature, nor the law of Moses, but of the preaching of the Gospel; and what the Psalmist, literally understood, says of the heavens, that the apostle in an allegorical and mystical sense, or by an argument from the lesser to the greater, or by way of allusion, applies to the apostles and ministers of the Gospel, the luminaries of the world, and stars of heaven; whose ministry, by this time, had reached the then known parts of the habitable world; as it was to do, before the destruction of Jerusalem, according to Christ's prediction, Matthew 24:14, and as the Apostle Paul testifies it had, Colossians 1:6, and in which he himself had a very considerable share, having preached the Gospel from Jerusalem, round about unto Illyricum. Scripture: Romans 10:13–21. divine revelation; which was a sort of a prelude of the after A negative answer is implied by the interrogative particle. No entry exists in Forerunner Commentary for Romans 10:18. Yes, verily, their sound went—"their voice went out". 16 But they haue not all obeyed the Gospel. 16 But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, who hath beleeued our report? Why should I not grant that, says the apostle, seeing that there is no nation which has not been called? Aug 31, 2003. as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things! wisdom, power, and goodness; so that the Gentiles were not The Gentiles also had heard it; the apostles were bid to go into all the world, and preach the Gospel to every creature; and at a proper opportunity, they did as the Lord commanded them, and the Gentiles heard the Gospel with joy and pleasure; multitudes were converted everywhere, and churches raised through their ministry, according to the will of God; thus. Romans 10:5-8. Romans 10:14–21 explains that, despite hearing the gospel and understanding it, Israel continues to disobey. Their words - In the psalm, the heavens are represented as speaking, and teaching people the knowledge of the true God. Their sound.—Here, the voice of the preachers; in the original of Psalms 19, the unspoken testimony of the works of nature, and especially the heavenly bodies, to natural religion (“What though no real voice or sound,” &c.). The apostle, however, does not affirm that this was the meaning of the Hebrew; but he conveyed his doctrine in language which aptly expressed it. into all the earth, and their words unto the end of the world—These beautiful words are from Ps 19:4. The promise is the same to all, who call on the name of the Lord Jesus as the Son of God, as God manifest in the flesh. He brought compelling evidence that all are under sin. the heavens, the firmament, the sun, moon and stars, proclaiming Faith righteousness is for anyone who wants it, but they must first hear God's gospel in order to believe it, and to hear the message someone must be sent to preach it. Or as it is better expressed by Philo (h), and almost in the words of this text, "the fame of the laws which Moses left, is gone throughout all the world, unto the ends of the earth.''. Yes indeed: The ignorance of the Jews in 10:1 is, in this verse, specified. All the day long have I stretched forth my hands. Into all the earth - In the psalm, this is to be taken in its utmost signification. In machinegun like fashion he again offers Scripture in rapid-fire style to show that Israel was culpable for rejecting the Messiah. the ends Romans 10.14-16. There is some little difference between the passage in the Psalms, and as cited or referred to by the apostle, who instead of "their line", reads "their sound"; which have made some suspect a corruption of the present Hebrew text, or a various reading; and that the Septuagint, followed by the apostle, used a copy which had not, "their line", but "their voice", and which was the true reading; but then how came the Chaldee paraphrase to render it by, "extension", and Aquila by "a canon", or "rule?" God did not make the Israelites look for His Word that told them of their salvation from Egypt and how they were to thank Him for it, but He came to … Sermons: 1. Surely it cannot be that they have not heard? 116. The Hebrew word may denote the string of an instrument, of a harp, etc. 20. some here, as there, understand literally of the works of nature, Yes verily, their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world. But I say, Did they not hear? 102. rejection of the Gospel, that they would not hear it, though its There are three voices, the Jews say (f) which go "from one end of the world to the other"; and one of them is , "the voice of the orb of the sun": others understand these words of the law, of which many "encomiums" are given in the psalm from whence this passage is taken; and though it was delivered peculiarly to the people of the Jews, yet the fame of it reached the nations of the world, as Moses suggests it would, Deuteronomy 4:6; and the Jews say (g). Jews say F6 which go "from one end of the world So, in the same manner, Romans 10:18… 4:6 ) ; and the Jews say F7. Romans 10:5-11. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. ((g) T. Bab. 2.4 Israel’s failure to believe was predicted in their own Scriptures. and Gentiles; the question refers to each, and the answer is, yes, verily: As applied to the gospel, it means that it was spread far and wide, that it had been extensively preached in all lands. Indeed they have; [for the Scripture says] Their voice [that of nature bearing God's message] has gone out to all the earth, and their words to the far bounds of the world. they did hear. But I ask, Have they not heard? The corruption in our nature, will for ever stop any justification by our own works. How Shall People Be Saved? (1-3) Israel’s refusal to submit to the righteousness of God. In Paul’s quotation in Romans 10:16, the word for “report” is akoé. Ethiopic version confines these words to Israel, and reads, "have The word "they," in this place, I take to refer to the Gentiles. not Israel heard?" Romans 10:14-15. which the Arabic renders just the reverse, "no", or "not at all, The meaning here is, that that may be affirmed in fact of the gospel which David affirmed of the works of God, that their sound had gone into all the earth. Romans 10:12-17. Romans 9: 6-13 Children of the Promise. Paul quoted from a sequence of six Old Testament passages in 3:10-18 to corroborate his charge resulting in an indictment. Before one calls, one must believe that there is help. Heinrich Meyer's Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the New Testament. A perhaps possible exculpation for the Jews is suggested by Paul as a spontaneous objection, and that in the form of a question to be negatived, and is then repelled with words from Scripture. I consider myself to be a slave of *Christ Jesus. 2.3 Salvation was universal to all who believe. Romans 10:1-4. ministry to them only, and after their commission was enlarged, Greeting 1:1-7. v1 From Paul. ((h) De Vita Mosis, l. 1. p. 657. Romans 3:14 is a quote from Psalm 10:7. Barnes's Romans 10:3 Bible Commentary For they being ignorant - The ignorance of the Jews was voluntarily, and therefore criminal. David, the author of Psalm 14 from which Paul drew Romans 3:10-18, believed this truth a thousand years before the apostle, and in Psalm 14, David attributes this declaration to God Himself. sound reached every place; but the answer is in the affirmative, Romans 10:18 - American Standard Version. Thus, the great facts and doctrines of the gospel had in fact been made known; and the objection of the Jew was met. Romans 10:18. But though the latter may seem the more natural since "the rising of the Sun of righteousness upon the world" (Mal 4:2), "the Dayspring from on high visiting us, giving light to them that sat in darkness, and guiding our feet into the way of peace" (Lu 1:78, 79), must have been familiar and delightful to the apostle's ear, we cannot doubt that the irradiation of the world with the beams of a better Sun by the universal diffusion of the Gospel of Christ, must have a mode of speaking quite natural, and to him scarcely figurative. their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world; the passage referred to is Psalm 19:4, which some here, as there, understand literally of the works of nature, the heavens, the firmament, the sun, moon and stars, proclaiming every where the being of God, his perfections, especially his wisdom, power, and goodness; so that the Gentiles were not without hearing of God, even whilst they were destitute of a divine revelation; which was a sort of a prelude of the after extensive spread of the Gospel among them: a voice, or sound, is ascribed to the inanimate creatures; and which is so loud, that it reaches to the end of the earth. 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