Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For He says to Moses, "I WILL HAVE MERCY ON WHOM I HAVE MERCY, AND I WILL HAVE COMPASSION ON WHOM I HAVE COMPASSION."

King James Version

For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.

Holman Bible

For He tells Moses: I will show mercy to whom I show mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.

International Standard Version

For he says to Moses, "I will be merciful to the person I want to be merciful to, and I will be kind to the person I want to be kind to."

A Conservative Version

For he says to Moses, I will be merciful to whom I may be merciful, and I will be compassionate to whomever I may be compassionate.

American Standard Version

For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.

Amplified

For He says to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy and I will have compassion (pity) on whom I will have compassion.

An Understandable Version

For He said to Moses [Ex. 33:19], "I will show pity to whomever I want, and I will show mercy to whomever I want."

Anderson New Testament

For he says to Moses: I will show mercy to whom I will show mercy; and I will show compassion to whom I will show compassion.

Bible in Basic English

For he says to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and pity on whom I will have pity.

Common New Testament

For he says to Moses, "I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion."

Daniel Mace New Testament

God forbid. for he saith to Moses, "I will show favour to whom I will show favour, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion."

Darby Translation

For he says to Moses, I will shew mercy to whom I will shew mercy, and I will feel compassion for whom I will feel compassion.

Godbey New Testament

For he says to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I do have mercy, and I will commiserate whom I do commiserate.

Goodspeed New Testament

He said to Moses, "I will have mercy on the man on whom I choose to have mercy, and take pity on the man on whom I choose to take pity."

John Wesley New Testament

For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.

Julia Smith Translation

I will commiserate whomsoever I commiserate, and I will have compassion upon whomsoever I have compassion.

King James 2000

For he says to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For to Moses he says, "I will have mercy on whomever I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whomever I have compassion."

Modern King James verseion

For He said to Moses, "I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion."

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For he saith to Moses, "I will show mercy to whom I show mercy: And will have compassion on whom I have compassion."

Moffatt New Testament

God says to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I choose to have mercy, I will have compassion on whom I choose to have compassion.

Montgomery New Testament

His words to Moses are. I will have mercy on whom I choose to have mercy; I will have compassion on whom I choose to have compassion.

NET Bible

For he says to Moses: "I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion."

New Heart English Bible

For he said to Moses, "I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion."

Noyes New Testament

For he saith to Moses, "On whom I have mercy, on him will I have mercy; and on whom I have compassion, on him will I have compassion."

Sawyer New Testament

For he says to Moses, I will be merciful to him to whom I may be merciful, and I will compassionate him whom I may compassionate.

The Emphasized Bible

For, unto Moses, he saith - I will have mercy upon whomsoever I can have mercy, and I will have compassion upon whomsoever I can have compassion.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For he saith to Moses, "I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion."

Twentieth Century New Testament

For his words to Moses are-'I will take pity on whom I take pity, and be merciful to whom I am merciful.'

Webster

For he saith to Moses, I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion.

Weymouth New Testament

No, indeed; the solution is found in His words to Moses, "Wherever I show mercy it shall be nothing but mercy, and wherever I show compassion it shall be simply compassion."

Williams New Testament

For He says to Moses, "I will have mercy on any man that I choose to have mercy on, and take pity on any man that I choose to take pity on."

World English Bible

For he said to Moses, "I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion."

Worrell New Testament

For He saith to Moses, "I will have mercy on whomsoever I have mercy; and I will have compassion on whomsoever I have compassion."

Worsley New Testament

God forbid! For He saith to Moses, "I will have mercy on whom I will have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I will have compassion."

Youngs Literal Translation

for to Moses He saith, 'I will do kindness to whom I do kindness, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion;'

Verse Picture

Interlinear

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

he saith
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

to Moses
Μωσεύς Μωσῆς Μωΰσῆς 
Moseus 
Usage: 60

I will have mercy on
ἐλεέω 
Eleeo 
Usage: 26

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980
Usage: 980

I will have mercy
ἐλεέω 
Eleeo 
Usage: 26

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

I will have compassion on
οἰκτείρω 
Oikteiro 
Usage: 2

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 9:15

Images Romans 9:15

Prayers for Romans 9:15

Context Readings

God's Sovereign Choice To Show Mercy

14 What shall we say then? There is no injustice with God, is there? May it never be! 15 For He says to Moses, "I WILL HAVE MERCY ON WHOM I HAVE MERCY, AND I WILL HAVE COMPASSION ON WHOM I HAVE COMPASSION." 16 So then it does not depend on the man who wills or the man who runs, but on God who has mercy.


Cross References

Exodus 33:19

And He said, "I Myself will make all My goodness pass before you, and will proclaim the name of the LORD before you; and I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show compassion on whom I will show compassion."

Romans 9:16

So then it does not depend on the man who wills or the man who runs, but on God who has mercy.

Romans 9:18-19

So then He has mercy on whom He desires, and He hardens whom He desires.

Exodus 34:6-7

Then the LORD passed by in front of him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and truth;

Isaiah 27:11

When its limbs are dry, they are broken off; Women come and make a fire with them, For they are not a people of discernment, Therefore their Maker will not have compassion on them. And their Creator will not be gracious to them.

Micah 7:18

Who is a God like You, who pardons iniquity And passes over the rebellious act of the remnant of His possession? He does not retain His anger forever, Because He delights in unchanging love.

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