New International Version
Much in every way! First of all, the Jews have been entrusted with the very words of God.
King James Bible
Much every way: chiefly, because that unto them were committed the oracles of God.
Darby Bible Translation
Much every way: and first, indeed, that to them were entrusted the oracles of God.
World English Bible
Much in every way! Because first of all, they were entrusted with the oracles of God.
Young's Literal Translation
much in every way; for first, indeed, that they were intrusted with the oracles of God;
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Apostle. Much every way - The Jews, in reference to the means and motives of obedience, enjoy many advantages beyond the Gentiles; and, principally, because to them were committed the oracles of God - that revelation of his will to Moses and the prophets, containing a treasure of excellencies, with which no other part of the world has been favored; though they have most grievously abused these privileges.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
'There is no difference.'--ROMANS iii. 22. The things in which all men are alike are far more important than those in which they differ. The diversities are superficial, the identities are deep as life. Physical processes and wants are the same for everybody. All men, be they kings or beggars, civilised or savage, rich or poor, wise or foolish, cultured or illiterate, breathe the same breath, hunger and thirst, eat and drink, sleep, are smitten by the same diseases, and die at last the same death. …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
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And what other nation is so great as to have such righteous decrees and laws as this body of laws I am setting before you today?
He has revealed his word to Jacob, his laws and decrees to Israel.
He has done this for no other nation; they do not know his laws. Praise the LORD.
He was in the assembly in the wilderness, with the angel who spoke to him on Mount Sinai, and with our ancestors; and he received living words to pass on to us.
What advantage, then, is there in being a Jew, or what value is there in circumcision?
the people of Israel. Theirs is the adoption to sonship; theirs the divine glory, the covenants, the receiving of the law, the temple worship and the promises.
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