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Romans 3:29

    Romans 3:29 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Is he the God of the Jews only? is he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles also:

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Is he the God of the Jews only? is he not also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles also:

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    Or is God the God of Jews only? is he not the God of Gentiles also? Yea, of Gentiles also:

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Or is God the God of Jews only? is he not in the same way the God of Gentiles? Yes, of Gentiles:

    Webster's Revision

    Or is God the God of Jews only? is he not the God of Gentiles also? Yea, of Gentiles also:

    World English Bible

    Or is God the God of Jews only? Isn't he the God of Gentiles also? Yes, of Gentiles also,

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    Or is God the God of Jews only? is he not the God of Gentiles also? Yea, of Gentiles also:

    Definitions for Romans 3:29

    Gentiles - A people; nations other than Israel.

    Clarke's Commentary on Romans 3:29

    Is he the God of the Jews only? - Do not begin to suppose that because you cannot be justified by the works of the law and God has in his mercy found out a new method of saving you, that therefore this mercy shall apply to the Jews exclusively. Is not God the maker, preserver, and redeemer, also of the Gentiles? Yes, of the Gentiles also, as much as of the Jews; for all have equally sinned and there is no reason, if God be disposed to show mercy at all, that he should prefer the one to the other; since they are all equally guilty, sinful, and necessitous.

    Barnes' Notes on Romans 3:29

    Is he the God ... - The Jews supposed that he was the God of their nation only, that they only were to be admitted to his favor. In these verses Paul showed that as all had alike sinned, Jews and Gentiles; and as the plan of salvation by faith was adapted to sinners, without any special reference to Jews; so God could show favors to all, and all might be admitted on the same terms to the benefits of the plan of salvation.

    It is one God - The same God, there is but one, and his plan is equally suited to Jews and Gentiles.

    The circumcision - Those who are circumcised - the Jews.

    The uncircumcision - Gentiles; all who were not Jews.

    By faith ...through faith - There is no difference in the meaning of these expressions. Both denote that faith is the instrumental cause of justification, or acceptance with God.

    Wesley's Notes on Romans 3:29

    3:29 Surely of the gentiles also - As both nature and the scriptures show.