Romans 3 :15

Romans 3 :15 Translations

King James Version (KJV)

Their feet are swift to shed blood:

American King James Version (AKJV)

Their feet are swift to shed blood:

American Standard Version (ASV)

Their feet are swift to shed blood;

Basic English Translation (BBE)

Their feet are quick in running after blood;

Webster's Revision

Their feet are swift to shed blood.

World English Bible

"Their feet are swift to shed blood.

English Revised Version (ERV)

Their feet are swift to shed blood;

Definitions for Romans 3 :15

Clarke's Commentary on Romans 3 :15

Their feet are swift to shed blood - They make use of every means in their power to destroy the reputation and lives of the innocent.

Barnes's Commentary on Romans 3 :15

Their feet ... - The quotation in this and the two following verses, is abridged or condensed from Isaiah 59:7-8. The expressions occur in the midst of a description of the character of the nation in the time of the prophet. The apostle has selected a few expressions out of many, rather making a reference to the entire passage, than a formal quotation. The expression, "their feet are swift," etc., denotes the eagerness of the nation to commit crime, particularly deeds of injustice and cruelty. They thirsted for the blood of innocence, and hasted to shed it, to gratify their malice, or to satisfy their vengeance.

Wesley's Commentary on Romans 3 :15

3:15 Isaiah 59:7,8
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