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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.

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.

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!

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!

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

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Context Readings

Israel's Rejection Of The Message

14 But how will they give worship to him in whom they have no faith? and how will they have faith in him of whom they have not had news? and how will they have news without a preacher? 15 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. 16 But they have not all given ear to the good news. For Isaiah says, Lord, who has had faith in our word?



Cross References

Isaiah 52:7

How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of him who comes with good news, who gives word of peace, saying that salvation is near; who says to Zion, Your God is ruling!

Nahum 1:15

See on the mountains the feet of him who comes with good news, giving word of peace! Keep your feasts, O Judah, give effect to your oaths: for the good-for-nothing man will never again go through you; he is completely cut off.

Ephesians 6:15

Be ready with the good news of peace as shoes on your feet;

Isaiah 40:9

You who give good news to Zion, get up into the high mountain; you who give good news to Jerusalem, let your voice be strong; let it be sounding without fear; say to the towns of Judah, See, your God!

Isaiah 57:19

I will give the fruit of the lips: Peace, peace, to him who is near and to him who is far off, says the Lord; and I will make him well.

Isaiah 61:1

The spirit of the Lord is on me, because I am marked out by him to give good news to the poor; he has sent me to make the broken-hearted well, to say that the prisoners will be made free, and that those in chains will see the light again;

Jeremiah 23:32

See, I am against the prophets of false dreams, says the Lord, who give them out and make my people go out of the way by their deceit and their uncontrolled words: but I did not send them or give them orders; and they will be of no profit to this people, says the Lord.

Matthew 9:38-6

Make prayer, then, to the Lord of the grain-fields, that he may send out workers to get in his grain.

Matthew 28:18-20

And Jesus came to them and said, All authority has been given to me in heaven and on earth.

Luke 2:10

And the angel said, Have no fear; for truly, I give you good news of great joy which will be for all the people:

Luke 2:14

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

Luke 8:1

And it came about, after a short time, that he went through town and country giving the good news of the kingdom of God, and with him were the twelve,

Luke 10:1

Now after these things, the Lord made selection of seventy others and sent them before him, two together, into every town and place where he himself was about to come.

John 20:21

And Jesus said to them again, May peace be with you! As the Father sent me, even so I now send you.

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said, Go without fear: for he is a special vessel for me, to give to the Gentiles and kings and to the children of Israel the knowledge of my name:

Acts 10:36

The word which he sent to the children of Israel, giving the good news of peace through Jesus Christ (who is Lord of all)--

Acts 13:2-4

And while they were doing the Lord's work, and going without food, the Holy Spirit said, Let Barnabas and Saul be given to me for the special work for which they have been marked out by me.

Acts 13:26

My brothers, children of the family of Abraham, and those among you who have the fear of God, to us the word of this salvation is sent.

Acts 22:21

And he said to me, Go, for I will send you far away to the Gentiles.

1 Corinthians 12:28-29

And God has put some in the church, first, Apostles; second, prophets; third, teachers; then those with wonder-working powers, then those with the power of taking away disease, helpers, wise guides, users of strange tongues.

2 Corinthians 5:18-20

But all things are of God, who has made us at peace with himself through Christ, and has given to us the work of making peace;

Ephesians 2:17

And he came preaching peace to you who were far off, and to those who were near;

Ephesians 3:8

To me, who am less than the least of all the saints, was this grace given, so that I might make clear to the Gentiles the good news of the unending wealth of Christ:

Ephesians 4:11-12

And he gave some as Apostles, and some, prophets; and some, preachers of the good news; and some to give care and teaching;

1 Peter 1:12

And it was made clear to those prophets that they were God's servants not for themselves but for you, to give you word of the things which have now come to your ears from the preachers of the good news through the Holy Spirit sent down from heaven; things which even angels have a desire to see.

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