Parallel Verses

American Standard Version

and how shall they preach, except they be sent? even as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that bring glad tidings of good things!

New American Standard Bible

How will they preach unless they are sent? Just as it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news of good things!”

King James Version

And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!

Holman Bible

And how can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: How beautiful are the feet of those who announce the gospel of good things!

International Standard Version

And how can people preach unless they are sent? As it is written, "How beautiful are those who bring the good news!"

A Conservative Version

And how will they preach unless they are sent? Just as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of those who proclaim good news of peace, of those who proclaim good news of good things.

Amplified

And how will they preach unless they are commissioned and sent [for that purpose]? Just as it is written and forever remains written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news of good things!”

An Understandable Version

And how can people preach [anywhere] unless they are sent out? Even as it is written [Isa. 52:7], "How welcome is the coming of those who preach the good news [of salvation through Christ]?"

Anderson New Testament

And how shall they preach, unless they be sent? As it is written: How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace, who bring joyous news of good things!

Bible in Basic English

And how will there be preachers if they are not sent? As it is said, How beautiful are the feet of those who give the glad news of good things.

Common New Testament

And how can they preach unless they are sent? As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who preach good news!"

Daniel Mace New Testament

and how shall they hear without a preacher? and how shall they preach except they be sent? as it is written, "how beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!"

Darby Translation

and how shall they preach unless they have been sent? according as it is written, How beautiful the feet of them that announce glad tidings of peace, of them that announce glad tidings of good things!

Godbey New Testament

And how can they preach, unless they may be sent forth? as has been written, How beautiful are the feet of those, who preach the gospel of good things!

Goodspeed New Testament

And how are men to preach unless they are sent to do it? As the Scripture says, "How welcome is the coming of those who bring good news!"

John Wesley New Testament

But how shall they preach, unless they be sent? As it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them who bring the good tidings of peace, who bring the glad tidings of good things!

Julia Smith Translation

And how shall they proclaim, except they be sent? as has been written, How beautiful the feet of them announcing good news, peace, of them announcing good things!

King James 2000

And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!

Lexham Expanded Bible

And how will they preach, unless they are sent? Just as it is written, "How timely [are] the feet of those who bring good news of good things."

Modern King James verseion

And how shall they preach unless they are sent? As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace and bring glad tidings of good things!"

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

And how shall they preach, except they be sent? As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of them which bring glad tidings of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things."

Moffatt New Testament

And how can men preach unless they are sent? ??as it is written, How pleasant is the coming of men with glad, good news!

Montgomery New Testament

And how can men preach unless they are sent? As it is written, How beautiful are the feet of those who bring a glad gospel.

NET Bible

And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, "How timely is the arrival of those who proclaim the good news."

New Heart English Bible

And how will they proclaim unless they are sent? As it is written: "How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news of good things."

Noyes New Testament

and how shall men preach, unless they are sent forth? as it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who bring glad tidings of peace, who bring glad tidings of good things!"

Sawyer New Testament

and how shall they preach unless they have been sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of those that publish good news of peace, that publish good news of good things.

The Emphasized Bible

And how shall they proclaim, except they be sent? Even as it is written - How beautiful the feet of them that bring glad tidings of good things!

Thomas Haweis New Testament

and how shall they preach unless they are sent? as it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace, of those who preach the glad tidings of good things!"

Twentieth Century New Testament

And how are men to proclaim him unless they are sent as his messengers? As Scripture says--'How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news!'

Webster

And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things?

Weymouth New Testament

And how are men to preach unless they have been sent to do so? As it is written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who bring glad tidings of good!"

Williams New Testament

And how can men preach unless they are sent to do so? As the Scripture says, "How beautiful are the feet of men who bring the glad news of His good things!"

World English Bible

And how will they preach unless they are sent? As it is written: "How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the Good News of peace, who bring glad tidings of good things!"

Worrell New Testament

and how shall they preach, unless they are sent forth? As it has been written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who bring glad tidings of good things!"

Worsley New Testament

and how shall they preach unless they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of those who bring the good tidings of peace, who bring the good tidings of good things?

Youngs Literal Translation

and how shall they preach, if they may not be sent? according as it hath been written, 'How beautiful the feet of those proclaiming good tidings of peace, of those proclaiming good tidings of the good things!'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

how
πῶς 
Pos 
Usage: 65

κηρύσσω 
Kerusso 
Usage: 49

μή 
me 
not, no, that not, God forbid 9, lest, neither, no man , but, none, not translated,
Usage: 493

they be sent
ἀποστέλλω 
Apostello 
Usage: 73

as
καθώς 
Kathos 
as, even as, according as, when, according to, how, as well as
Usage: 141

it is written
γράφω 
Grapho 
Usage: 149

How
ὡς 
Hos 
as, when, how, as it were, about,
Usage: 417

ὡραῖος 
Horaios 
Usage: 3

are the feet
πούς 
Pous 
Usage: 67

εὐαγγελίζω 
Euaggelizo 
Usage: 50

of peace
εἰρήνη 
Eirene 
Usage: 71

εὐαγγελίζω 
Euaggelizo 
Usage: 50

References

American

Easton

Fausets

Hastings

Watsons

Context Readings

Israel's Rejection Of The Message

14 How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? 15 and how shall they preach, except they be sent? even as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that bring glad tidings of good things! 16 But they did not all hearken to the glad tidings. For Isaiah saith, Lord, who hath believed our report?



Cross References

Isaiah 52:7

How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace, that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation, that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!

Nahum 1:15

Behold, upon the mountains the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace! Keep thy feasts, O Judah, perform thy vows; for the wicked one shall no more pass through thee; he is utterly cut off.

Ephesians 6:15

and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace;

Isaiah 40:9

O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion, get thee up on a high mountain; O thou that tellest good tidings to Jerusalem, lift up thy voice with strength; lift it up, be not afraid; say unto the cities of Judah, Behold, your God!

Isaiah 57:19

I create the fruit of the lips: Peace, peace, to him that is far off and to him that is near, saith Jehovah; and I will heal him.

Isaiah 61:1

The Spirit of the Lord Jehovah is upon me; because Jehovah hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;

Jeremiah 23:32

Behold, I am against them that prophesy lying dreams, saith Jehovah, and do tell them, and cause my people to err by their lies, and by their vain boasting: yet I sent them not, nor commanded them; neither do they profit this people at all, saith Jehovah.

Matthew 9:38-6

Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he send forth laborers into his harvest.

Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus came to them and spake unto them, saying, All authority hath been given unto me in heaven and on earth.

Luke 2:10

And the angel said unto them, Be not afraid; for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which shall be to all the people:

Luke 2:14

Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men in whom he is well pleased.

Luke 8:1

And it came to pass soon afterwards, that he went about through cities and villages, preaching and bringing the good tidings of the kingdom of God, and with him the twelve,

Luke 10:1

Now after these things the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them two and two before his face into every city and place, whither he himself was about to come.

John 20:21

Jesus therefore said to them again, Peace be unto you: as the Father hath sent me, even so send I you.

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles and kings, and the children of Israel:

Acts 10:36

The word which he sent unto the children of Israel, preaching good tidings of peace by Jesus Christ (He is Lord of all.) --

Acts 13:2-4

And as they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.

Acts 13:26

Brethren, children of the stock of Abraham, and those among you that fear God, to us is the word of this salvation sent forth.

Acts 22:21

And he said unto me, Depart: for I will send thee forth far hence unto the Gentiles.

1 Corinthians 12:28-29

And God hath set some in the church, first apostles, secondly prophets, thirdly teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, governments, divers kinds of tongues.

2 Corinthians 5:18-20

But all things are of God, who reconciled us to himself through Christ, and gave unto us the ministry of reconciliation;

Ephesians 2:17

and he came and preached peace to you that were far off, and peace to them that were nigh:

Ephesians 3:8

Unto me, who am less than the least of all saints, was this grace given, to preach unto the Gentiles the unsearchable riches of Christ;

Ephesians 4:11-12

And he gave some to be apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

1 Peter 1:12

To whom it was revealed, that not unto themselves, but unto you, did they minister these things, which now have been announced unto you through them that preached the gospel unto you by the Holy Spirit sent forth from heaven; which things angel desire to look into.

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