Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

{What is the result} if some refused to believe? Their unbelief will not nullify the faithfulness of God, [will it]?

New American Standard Bible

What then? If some did not believe, their unbelief will not nullify the faithfulness of God, will it?

King James Version

For what if some did not believe? shall their unbelief make the faith of God without effect?

Holman Bible

What then? If some did not believe, will their unbelief cancel God's faithfulness?

International Standard Version

What if some of the Jews were unfaithful? Their unfaithfulness cannot cancel God's faithfulness, can it?

A Conservative Version

For what if some did not believe? Will their unbelief make the assurance of God ineffective?

American Standard Version

For what if some were without faith? shall their want of faith make of none effect the faithfulness of God?

Amplified

What if some did not believe and were without faith? Does their lack of faith and their faithlessness nullify and make ineffective and void the faithfulness of God and His fidelity [to His Word]?

An Understandable Version

But what if some [of the Jews] were unfaithful? Does their lack of faith nullify the faithfulness of God? Certainly not!

Anderson New Testament

What, indeed, if some have been unfaithful? Will their unfaithfulness overthrow the faithfulness of God?

Bible in Basic English

And if some have no faith, will that make the faith of God without effect?

Common New Testament

What if some did not have faith? Will their faithlessness nullify the faithfulness of God?

Daniel Mace New Testament

for what if some betrayed their trust? shall their unfaithfulness render

Darby Translation

For what? if some have not believed, shall their unbelief make the faith of God of none effect?

Godbey New Testament

For what if some did not believe? whether will their unbelief destroy the faith of God?

Goodspeed New Testament

What if some of them have shown a lack of faith? Can their lack of it nullify the faithfulness of God?

John Wesley New Testament

For what if some believed not? Shall their unbelief disannul the faithfulness of God?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For what if some of them did not believe? Shall their unbelief have made the truth of God without effect?

Julia Smith Translation

For what if some disbelieved? their unbelief will not leave inactive the faith of God.

King James 2000

For what if some did not believe? shall their unbelief make the faithfulness of God without effect?

Modern King James verseion

For what? If some did not believe, will not their unbelief nullify the faith of God?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

What, then, though some of them did not believe? Shall their unbelief make the promise of God without effect?

Moffatt New Testament

Even supposing some of them have proved untrustworthy, is their faithlessness to cancel the faithfulness of God?

Montgomery New Testament

Supposing some of them have proved faithless?

NET Bible

What then? If some did not believe, does their unbelief nullify the faithfulness of God?

New Heart English Bible

For what if some were without faith? Will their lack of faith nullify the faithfulness of God?

Noyes New Testament

For what? If some were unfaithful, shall their unfaithfulness make God unfaithful?

Sawyer New Testament

For what if some did not believe? Will their unbelief destroy the faith of God?

The Emphasized Bible

For what? If some distrusted, shall their distrust make, the trust of God, void?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For what if some were unbelievers? shall their unbelief render the faithfulness of God ineffectual?

Twentieth Century New Testament

What follows then? Some, no doubt, showed a want of faith; but will their want of faith make God break faith? Heaven forbid!

Webster

For what if some did not believe? will their unbelief make the faith of God without effect?

Weymouth New Testament

For what if some Jews have proved unfaithful? Shall their faithlessness render God's faithfulness worthless?

Williams New Testament

What then, if some of them have proved unfaithful? Can their unfaithfulness make null and void God's faithfulness?

World English Bible

For what if some were without faith? Will their lack of faith nullify the faithfulness of God?

Worrell New Testament

For what, if some did disbelieve? Shall their disbelief make void the faithfulness of God?

Worsley New Testament

For what if some did not believe? shall their incredulity make the faithfulness of God of no effect?

Youngs Literal Translation

for what, if certain were faithless? shall their faithlessness the faithfulness of god make useless?

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

if
εἰ 
Ei 
if, whether, that, not tr,
Usage: 218

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

did not believe
ἀπιστέω 
Apisteo 
believe not
Usage: 6

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


Usage: 0

ἀπιστία 
Apistia 
Usage: 11

καταργέω 
Katargeo 
Usage: 25

the faith
πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 3:3

Images Romans 3:3

Prayers for Romans 3:3

Context Readings

Jews Still Have An Advantage

2 Much in every way. For first, that they were entrusted with the oracles of God. 3 {What is the result} if some refused to believe? Their unbelief will not nullify the faithfulness of God, [will it]? 4 May it never be! But let God be true but every human being a liar, just as it is written, "In order that you may be justified in your words, and may prevail when you are judged."


Cross References

Hebrews 4:2

{For we also have had the good news proclaimed to us}, just as those also [did], but the message {they heard} did not benefit them, [because they] were not united with those who heard [it] in faith.

Romans 10:16

But not all have obeyed the good news, for Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed our report?"

2 Timothy 2:13

if we are unfaithful, he remains faithful--{he cannot deny himself}.

Romans 9:6

But [it is] not as if the word of God had failed. For not all those [who are descended] from Israel [are truly] Israel,

Numbers 23:19

God [is] not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of humankind, that he should change his mind. Has he said, and will he not do [it]? And has he spoken, and will he not fulfill it

1 Samuel 15:29

Moreover, the Glory of Israel will not break faith and will not regret, for he [is] not a human that he should regret."

Psalm 84:7

They go from strength to strength, [until each] appears before God in Zion.

Isaiah 54:9-10

"For this [is like] the waters of Noah to me, when I swore {that the waters of Noah would never again pass} over the earth, so I swore {that I would not be} angry at you and rebuke you.

Isaiah 55:11

so shall be my word that goes out from my mouth. It shall not return to me without success, but shall accomplish what I desire and be successful [in the thing for] which I sent it.

Isaiah 65:15-16

And you shall leave your name to my chosen ones as a curse, and the Lord Yahweh will kill you, and he will {give} his servants another name.

Jeremiah 33:24-26

"Have you not seen how these people speak, {saying}, 'The two clans whom Yahweh chose, he has also rejected them'? Thus they spurn my people from being a nation {before them} [any] longer.

Matthew 24:35

Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.

John 1:16

For from his fullness we have all received, and grace after grace.

Romans 11:1-7

Therefore I say, God has not rejected his people, has he? May it never be! For I also am an Israelite, from the descendants of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.

Romans 11:29

For the gifts and the calling of God [are] irrevocable.

2 Corinthians 3:18

And we all, with unveiled face, reflecting the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory into glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.

2 Thessalonians 1:3

We ought to give thanks to God always concerning you, brothers, just as it is fitting, because your faith is flourishing and the love of each one of you all toward one another is increasing

Titus 1:1-2

Paul, a slave of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ for the faith of the chosen of God and the knowledge of the truth that [is] according to godliness,

Hebrews 6:13-18

For [when] God made a promise to Abraham, since he had no one greater to swear by, he swore by himself,

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