Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

But I say, Had Israel no knowledge? First Moses says, You will be moved to envy by that which is not a nation, and by a foolish people I will make you angry.

New American Standard Bible

But I say, surely Israel did not know, did they? First Moses says,
I will make you jealous by that which is not a nation,
By a nation without understanding will I anger you.”

King James Version

But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses saith, I will provoke you to jealousy by them that are no people, and by a foolish nation I will anger you.

Holman Bible

But I ask, “Did Israel not understand?” First, Moses said:

I will make you jealous
of those who are not a nation;
I will make you angry by a nation
that lacks understanding.

International Standard Version

Again I ask, "Did Israel not understand?" Moses was the first to say, "I will make you jealous by those who are not a nation; I will make you angry by a nation that doesn't understand."

A Conservative Version

But I say, did Israel, no, not know? First Moses says, I will provoke you to jealousy toward a non-nation. Toward a foolish nation, I will make you angry.

American Standard Version

But I say, Did Israel not know? First Moses saith, I will provoke you to jealousy with that which is no nation, With a nation void of understanding will I anger you.

Amplified

But I say, did Israel fail to understand [that the gospel was to go also to the Gentiles]? First Moses says,

I will make you jealous of those who are not a nation (Gentiles);
With a nation that lacks understanding I will make you angry.”

An Understandable Version

But I ask [again], "Did not the Israelites understand [the message]?" In the first place, Moses said [Deut. 32:21], "I [i.e., God] will stir up you [Jews] to become jealous, by [favoring] a nation [i.e., the Gentiles] that is unworthy [of your approval]. [I will do it] by using a nation of fools to make you people angry."

Anderson New Testament

But I say: Did not Israel know? First, Moses says: I will excite you to jealousy by that which is no nation; and by a foolish nation I will provoke you to wrath.

Common New Testament

Again I ask, did Israel not understand? First Moses says, "I will make you jealous by those who are not a nation; by a foolish nation I will make you angry."

Daniel Mace New Testament

but still I ask, did not Israel know this? first, Moses saith, "I will provoke you to jealousy, by those that are no people, and by a foolish nation I will anger you."

Darby Translation

But I say, Has not Israel known? First, Moses says, I will provoke you to jealousy through them that are not a nation: through a nation without understanding I will anger you.

Godbey New Testament

But I say, Whether does not Israel know? Moses first says, I will provoke you to jealousy with that which is no nation, and with a nation void of understanding I will anger you.

Goodspeed New Testament

But I ask again, did Israel fail to understand? Why, to begin with, Moses said, "I will make you jealous of what is no nation at all, I will exasperate you at a senseless nation."

John Wesley New Testament

But I say, Hath not Israel known? First Moses saith, I will provoke you to jealousy by them that are not a nation; by a foolish nation I will anger you.

Julia Smith Translation

But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses says, I will make you jealous of not a nation, and by a shortsighted nation will I anger you.

King James 2000

But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses says, I will provoke you to jealousy by them that are no people, and by a foolish nation I will anger you.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I say, Israel did not know, did they? First, Moses says, "I will provoke you [to jealousy] by [those who are] not a nation; by a senseless nation I will provoke you [to anger]."

Modern King James verseion

But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses says, "I will provoke you to jealousy by those who are no people, and by a foolish nation I will anger you."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

But I demand whether Israel did know or not? First Moses saith, "I will provoke you for to envy by them that are no people, and by a foolish nation I will anger you."

Moffatt New Testament

Then, I ask, "Did Israel not understand?" Why, first of all Moses declares, I will make you jealous of a nation that is no nation, I will provoke you to anger over a nation devoid of understanding.

Montgomery New Testament

But I say, Did Israel not know? First Moses says. I will provoke you to jealousy with that which is no nation; Against a Gentile nation, void of understanding, will I anger you.

NET Bible

But again I ask, didn't Israel understand? First Moses says, "I will make you jealous by those who are not a nation; with a senseless nation I will provoke you to anger."

New Heart English Bible

But I ask, did not Israel know? First Moses says, "I will provoke you to jealousy with that which is no nation, with a nation void of understanding I will make you angry."

Noyes New Testament

But I say, Hath not Israel had knowledge? First, Moses saith, "I will move you to jealousy by that which is no nation, I will excite you to indignation by a foolish people."

Sawyer New Testament

But I say, did not Israel know? First, Moses says, I will provoke you by that which is not a nation, and by a foolish nation will I excite you to anger.

The Emphasized Bible

But I say: Hath, Israel, not come to know? First, Moses, saith - I, will provoke you to jealousy on account of a no-nation, on account of an undiscerning nation, will I make you very angry.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But I say, Did not Israel know? Moses first saith, "I will excite your jealousy by what is no nation, and by an ignorant people will I provoke you to wrath."

Twentieth Century New Testament

But again I ask 'Did not the people of Israel understand? First there is Moses, who says--'I, the Lord, will stir you to rivalry with a nation which is no nation; Against an undiscerning nation I will arouse your anger.'

Webster

But I say, Did not Israel know? First, Moses saith, I will provoke you to jealousy by them that are no people, and by a foolish nation I will anger you.

Weymouth New Testament

But again, did Israel fail to understand? Listen to Moses first. He says, "I will fire you with jealousy against a nation which is no nation, and with fury against a nation devoid of understanding."

Williams New Testament

But again I ask, Israel did not understand, did they? For in the first place Moses says: "I will make you jealous of a nation that is no nation; I will provoke you to anger at a senseless nation."

World English Bible

But I ask, didn't Israel know? First Moses says, "I will provoke you to jealousy with that which is no nation, with a nation void of understanding I will make you angry."

Worrell New Testament

But I say, did Israel not know? First Moses says, "I will provoke you to rivalry by that which is no nation; by a nation void of understanding will I provoke you to anger."

Worsley New Testament

But I say again, Did not Israel know this? when first Moses saith, "I will move you to jealousy by those who are not a people, I will provoke you to anger by a foolish nation:"

Youngs Literal Translation

But I say, Did not Israel know? first Moses saith, 'I will provoke you to jealousy by that which is not a nation; by an unintelligent nation I will anger you,'

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
But
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

Did
γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

Ἰσραήλ 
Israel 
Usage: 57

γινώσκω 
Ginosko 
Usage: 147

πρῶτος 
Protos 
Usage: 67

Μωσεύς Μωσῆς Μωΰσῆς 
Moseus 
Usage: 60

λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

I
ἐγώ 
Ego 
I, my, me, not tr
Usage: 174

will provoke
παραζηλόω 
Parazeloo 
Usage: 4

you
ὑμᾶς 
Humas 
you, ye, for your sakes Trans, not tr,
Usage: 314

παραζηλόω 
Parazeloo 
Usage: 4

by
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

and by
ἐπί 
Epi 
on, in, upon, unto, to,
Usage: 644

ἀσύνετος 
Asunetos 
Usage: 3

ἔθνος 
Ethnos 
Usage: 132

I will anger
παροργίζω 
Parorgizo 
Usage: 2

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 10:19

Images Romans 10:19

Prayers for Romans 10:19

Context Readings

Israel's Rejection Of The Message

18 But I say, Did not the word come to their ears? Yes, certainly: Their sound has gone out into all the earth, and their words to the ends of the world. 19 But I say, Had Israel no knowledge? First Moses says, You will be moved to envy by that which is not a nation, and by a foolish people I will make you angry. 20 And Isaiah says without fear, Those who were not searching for me made discovery of me; and I was seen by those whose hearts were turned away from me.



Cross References

Deuteronomy 32:21

They have given my honour to that which is not God, moving me to wrath with their false worship: I will give their honour to those who are not a people, moving them to wrath by a foolish nation,

Romans 11:11

So I say, Were their steps made hard in order that they might have a fall? In no way: but by their fall salvation has come to the Gentiles, so that they might be moved to envy.

Romans 11:14

If in any way those who are of my flesh may be moved to envy, so that some of them may get salvation by me.

Titus 3:3

For in the past we were foolish, hard in heart, turned from the true way, servants of evil desires and pleasures, living in bad feeling and envy, hated and hating one another.

Psalm 115:5-8

They have mouths, but no voice; they have eyes, but they see not;

Isaiah 44:18-20

They have no knowledge or wisdom; for he has put a veil over their eyes, so that they may not see; and on their hearts, so that they may not give attention.

Jeremiah 10:8

But they are together like beasts and foolish: the teaching of false gods is wood.

Jeremiah 10:14

Then every man becomes like a beast without knowledge; every gold-worker is put to shame by the image he has made: for his metal image is deceit, and there is no breath in them.

Hosea 2:23

And I will put her as seed in the earth, and I will have mercy on her to whom no mercy was given; and I will say to those who were not my people, You are my people, and they will say, My God.

Romans 1:21-22

Because, having the knowledge of God, they did not give glory to God as God, and did not give praise, but their minds were full of foolish things, and their hearts, being without sense, were made dark.

Romans 3:26

And to make clear his righteousness now, so that he might himself be upright, and give righteousness to him who has faith in Jesus.

Romans 10:18

But I say, Did not the word come to their ears? Yes, certainly: Their sound has gone out into all the earth, and their words to the ends of the world.

1 Corinthians 1:12

That is, that some of you say, I am of Paul; some say, I am of Apollos; some say, I am of Cephas; and some say, I am Christ's.

1 Corinthians 7:29

But I say this, my brothers, the time is short; and from now it will be wise for those who have wives to be as if they had them not;

1 Corinthians 10:19

Do I say, then, that what is offered to images is anything, or that the image is anything?

1 Corinthians 11:22

What? have you not houses to take your meals in? or have you no respect for the church of God, putting the poor to shame? What am I to say to you? am I to give you praise? certainly not.

1 Corinthians 12:2

You are conscious that when you were Gentiles, in whatever way you were guided, you went after images without voice or power.

1 Corinthians 15:50

Now I say this, my brothers, that it is not possible for flesh and blood to have a part in the kingdom of God; and death may not have a part in life.

1 Peter 2:10

In the past you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; then there was no mercy for you, but now mercy has been given to you.

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