New International Version
But whenever anyone turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away.
King James Bible
Nevertheless when it shall turn to the Lord, the vail shall be taken away.
Darby Bible Translation
But when it shall turn to [the] Lord, the veil is taken away.)
World English Bible
But whenever one turns to the Lord, the veil is taken away.
Young's Literal Translation
and whenever they may turn unto the Lord, the vail is taken away.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
When it shall turn to the Lord - When the Israelitish nation shall turn to the Lord Jesus, the veil shall be taken away; the true light shall shine; and they shall see all things clearly.
There is an evident allusion here to the case of Moses, mentioned Exodus 34:34. When he came from the Lord, and spoke to the Israelites, he put the veil over his face; but when he returned to speak with the Lord, then he took off the veil. So, when the Israelitish nation shall return to speak with and pray to the Lord Jesus, the veil of darkness and ignorance shall be taken away from their hearts; but never before that time. The words seem to imply:
1. That there will be a conversion of the Jews to Christianity; and,
2. That this conversion will be en masse; that a time will come when the whole nation of the Jews, in every place, shall turn to Christ; and then the Gentiles and Jews make one fold, under one Shepherd and Bishop of all souls.
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LibraryTwelfth Sunday after Trinity Gospel Transcends Law.
Text: 2 Corinthians 3, 4-11. 4 And such confidence have we through Christ to God-ward: 5 not that we are sufficient of ourselves, to account anything as from ourselves; but our sufficiency is from God; 6 who also made us sufficient as ministers of a new covenant; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life. 7 But if the ministration of death, written, and engraven on stones, came with glory, so that the children of Israel could not look stedfastly upon …
Martin Luther—Epistle Sermons, Vol. III
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Note F. Note from Bengel on Rom. I. 4.
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But whenever he entered the LORD's presence to speak with him, he removed the veil until he came out. And when he came out and told the Israelites what he had been commanded,
On this mountain he will destroy the shroud that enfolds all peoples, the sheet that covers all nations;
And if they do not persist in unbelief, they will be grafted in, for God is able to graft them in again.
2 Corinthians 3:15
Even to this day when Moses is read, a veil covers their hearts.
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