Romans 9:11

Greek/English Interlinear with Strongís Numbers


King James Version

(For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of Him that calleth;)
New King James Version

(for the children not yet being born, nor having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works but of Him who calls),
New American Standard Bible

for though the twins were not yet born, and had not done anything good or bad, in order that Godís purpose according to His choice might stand, not because of works, but because of Him who calls,
New International Version

Yet, before the twins were born or had done anything good or bad Ė in order that Godís purpose in election might stand: not by works but by Him who calls Ė
The Amplified Bible

And the children were yet unborn and had so far done nothing either good or evil. Even so, in order further to carry out Godís purpose of selection (election, choice), which depends not on works or what men can do, but on Him Who calls [them].
Wuestís Expanded Translation

For not het having been born nor having practiced any good or evil, in order that the purpose of God dominated by an act of selecting out may abide, not out of a source of works, but out of the source of the One who calls,
Phillipsí Modern English

It came before the children were born or had done anything good or bad, plainly showing that Godís act of choice has nothing to do with achievements, but is a matter of His will.
Williamsí Language of the People

For even before the twin sons were born, an d though they had done nothing either good or bad, that Godís purpose in according with His choice might continue to stand, conditioned not on manís actions but on Godís calling them,
 
Rom. 9:10 π Rom. 9:12
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  1. The Ark of the Covenant; From Tent To Temple - George Warnock
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