Parallel Verses

Weymouth New Testament

This is a proof that wherever He chooses He shows mercy, and wherever he chooses He hardens the heart.

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

Therefore hath he mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom he will he hardeneth.

Holman Bible

So then, He shows mercy to those He wants to, and He hardens those He wants to harden.

International Standard Version

Therefore, God has mercy on whomever he chooses, and he hardens the heart of whomever he chooses.

A Conservative Version

So then he is merciful to whom he will, and whom he will he hardens.

American Standard Version

So then he hath mercy on whom he will, and whom he will be hardeneth.

Amplified

So then, He has mercy on whom He wills (chooses), and He hardens [the heart of] whom He wills.

An Understandable Version

So then, God has pity on whomever He wants to, and He makes stubborn whomever He wants.

Anderson New Testament

Therefore, he has mercy on whom he wills to have mercy: and whom he wills to harden, he hardens.

Bible in Basic English

So then, at his pleasure he has mercy on a man, and at his pleasure he makes the heart hard.

Common New Testament

Therefore he has mercy on whom he wills, and he hardens the heart of whom he wills.

Daniel Mace New Testament

thus some he pursues with his favours, and abandons others to their obduracy, according as he thinks fit.

Darby Translation

So then, to whom he will he shews mercy, and whom he will he hardens.

Godbey New Testament

Then therefore he has mercy on whom he will, and whom he will he hardens.

Goodspeed New Testament

So he has mercy on anyone he pleases, and hardens the heart of anyone he pleases.

John Wesley New Testament

So then he hath mercy on whom he willeth, and whom he willeth, he hardneth.

Julia Smith Translation

Surely then, whom he will he commiserates, and whom he will he hardens.

King James 2000

Therefore has he mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom he will he hardens.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Consequently therefore, he has mercy on whomever he wishes, and he hardens whomever he wishes.

Modern King James verseion

Therefore He has mercy on whom He will have mercy, and whom He will, He hardens.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

So hath he mercy on whom he will. And whom he will, he maketh hard hearted.

Moffatt New Testament

Thus God has mercy on anyone just as he pleases, and he makes anyone stubborn just as he pleases.

Montgomery New Testament

So then he has mercy on whom he will, and whom he will, he hardens.

NET Bible

So then, God has mercy on whom he chooses to have mercy, and he hardens whom he chooses to harden.

New Heart English Bible

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

Noyes New Testament

So then he hath mercy on whom he will, and hardeneth whom he will.

Sawyer New Testament

He therefore has mercy on whom he will, and whom he will he hardens.

The Emphasized Bible

Hence, then, - on whom he pleaseth, he hath mercy, and, whom he pleaseth, he doth harden.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Well then, he hath mercy on whom he will, but whom he will he hardeneth.

Twentieth Century New Testament

So, then, where God wills, he takes pity, and where he wills, he hardens the heart.

Webster

Therefore he hath mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom he will he hardeneth.

Williams New Testament

So He has mercy on any man that He chooses to, and He hardens any man that He chooses to harden.

World English Bible

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

Worrell New Testament

So, then, He hath mercy on whom He willeth, and whom He willeth He hardeneth.

Worsley New Testament

So then He hath mercy on whom He pleaseth, and whom He will, He hardeneth.

Youngs Literal Translation

so, then, to whom He willeth, He doth kindness, and to whom He willeth, He doth harden.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
οὖν 
Oun 
therefore, then, so, and, now, wherefore, but, not tr,
Usage: 417

hath he mercy on
ἐλεέω 
Eleeo 
Usage: 26

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

he will
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
θέλω ἐθέλω 
thelo 
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
will/would, will/would have, desire, desirous, list, to will,
Usage: 136
Usage: 136

have mercy, and
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

Context Readings

God's Sovereign Choice To Show Mercy

17 "It is for this very purpose that I have lifted you so high--that I may make manifest in you My power, and that My name may be proclaimed far and wide in all the earth." 18 This is a proof that wherever He chooses He shows mercy, and wherever he chooses He hardens the heart. 19 "Why then does God still find fault?" you will ask; "for who is resisting His will?"


Cross References

Matthew 13:14-15

And in regard to them the prophecy of Isaiah is receiving signal fulfilment: "'You will hear and hear and by no means understand, and you will look and look and by no means see.

Acts 28:26-28

"'Go to this people and tell them, you will hear and hear, and by no means understand; and will look and look, and by no means see.

Romans 1:24-28

For this reason, in accordance with their own depraved cravings, God gave them up to uncleanness, allowing them to dishonour their bodies among themselves with impurity.

Romans 5:20-21

Now Law was brought in later on, so that transgression might increase. But where sin increased, grace has overflowed;

Romans 9:15-16

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."

Romans 11:7-8

How then does the matter stand? It stands thus. That which Israel are in earnest pursuit of, they have not obtained; but God's chosen servants have obtained it, and the rest have become hardened.

Ephesians 1:6

to the praise of the splendour of His grace with which He has enriched us in the beloved One.

2 Thessalonians 2:10-12

and by every kind of wicked deception for those who are on the way to perdition because they did not welcome into their hearts the love of the truth, so that they might be saved.

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