New International Version
But not all the Israelites accepted the good news. For Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed our message?"
King James Bible
But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, who hath believed our report?
Darby Bible Translation
But they have not all obeyed the glad tidings. For Esaias says, Lord, who has believed our report?
World English Bible
But they didn't all listen to the glad news. For Isaiah says, "Lord, who has believed our report?"
Young's Literal Translation
But they were not all obedient to the good tidings, for Isaiah saith, 'Lord, who did give credence to our report?'
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
But they have not all obeyed the Gospel - This seems to be the objection of a Jew; as if he had said: A Divine mission would be attended with success; whereas there are numbers who pay no attention to the glad tidings you preach. To this the apostle answers, that the Spirit of God, by Isaiah, Isaiah 53:1, foretold it would be so, even in the case of the Jews themselves, where he said, Lord, who hath believed our report? For although God brings the message of salvation to men, he does not oblige them to embrace it.
It is proposed to their understanding and conscience; but it does not become the means of salvation unless it be affectionately credited.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
our report. Gr. the hearing of us, or, our preaching.
LibraryThe Gospel Message, Good Tidings
[As it is written] How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the Gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things! T he account which the Apostle Paul gives of his first reception among the Galatians (Galatians 4:15) , exemplifies the truth of this passage. He found them in a state of ignorance and misery; alienated from God, and enslaved to the blind and comfortless superstitions of idolatry. His preaching, accompanied with the power of the Holy Spirit, had a great and marvellous effect. …
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Who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed?
In them is fulfilled the prophecy of Isaiah: "'You will be ever hearing but never understanding; you will be ever seeing but never perceiving.
This was to fulfill the word of Isaiah the prophet: "Lord, who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?"
What if some were unfaithful? Will their unfaithfulness nullify God's faithfulness?
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