Romans 11:14
New International Version
in the hope that I may somehow arouse my own people to envy and save some of them.

New Living Translation
for I want somehow to make the people of Israel jealous of what you Gentiles have, so I might save some of them.

English Standard Version
in order somehow to make my fellow Jews jealous, and thus save some of them.

Berean Study Bible
in the hope that I may provoke my own people to jealousy and save some of them.

Berean Literal Bible
if at all I shall provoke to jealousy my own flesh, and shall save some of them.

King James Bible
If by any means I may provoke to emulation them which are my flesh, and might save some of them.

New King James Version
if by any means I may provoke to jealousy those who are my flesh and save some of them.

New American Standard Bible
if somehow I may move my own people to jealousy and save some of them.

NASB 1995
if somehow I might move to jealousy my fellow countrymen and save some of them.

NASB 1977
if somehow I might move to jealousy my fellow countrymen and save some of them.

Amplified Bible
in the hope of somehow making my fellow countrymen jealous [by stirring them up so that they will seek the truth] and perhaps save some of them.

Christian Standard Bible
if I might somehow make my own people jealous and save some of them.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
if I can somehow make my own people jealous and save some of them.

American Standard Version
if by any means I may provoke to jealousy them that are my flesh, and may save some of them.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Perhaps I may make my kindred jealous, and I may save some of them.

Contemporary English Version
I hope in this way to make some of my own people jealous enough to be saved.

Douay-Rheims Bible
If, by any means, I may provoke to emulation them who are my flesh, and may save some of them.

English Revised Version
if by any means I may provoke to jealousy them that are my flesh, and may save some of them.

Good News Translation
Perhaps I can make the people of my own race jealous, and so be able to save some of them.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Perhaps I can make my people jealous and save some of them.

International Standard Version
in the hope that I can make my people jealous and save some of them.

Literal Standard Version
if I will arouse my own flesh to jealousy by any means, and will save some of them,

NET Bible
if somehow I could provoke my people to jealousy and save some of them.

New Heart English Bible
if by any means I may provoke to jealousy those who are my flesh, and may save some of them.

Weymouth New Testament
trying whether I can succeed in rousing my own countrymen to jealousy and thus save some of them.

World English Bible
if by any means I may provoke to jealousy those who are my flesh, and may save some of them.

Young's Literal Translation
if by any means I shall arouse to jealousy mine own flesh, and shall save some of them,

Additional Translations ...
Context
The Ingrafting of the Gentiles
13I am speaking to you Gentiles. Inasmuch as I am the apostle to the Gentiles, I magnify my ministry 14in the hope that I may provoke my own people to jealousy and save some of them. 15For if their rejection is the reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance be but life from the dead?…

Cross References
Genesis 29:14
Then Laban declared, "You are indeed my own flesh and blood." After Jacob had stayed with him a month,

2 Samuel 19:12
You are my brothers, my own flesh and blood. So why should you be the last to restore the king?'

Romans 9:3
For I could wish that I myself were cursed and cut off from Christ for the sake of my brothers, my own flesh and blood,

Romans 10:19
I ask instead, did Israel not understand? First, Moses says: "I will make you jealous by those who are not a nation; I will make you angry by a nation without understanding."

Romans 11:11
I ask then, did they stumble so as to fall beyond recovery? Certainly not! However, because of their trespass, salvation has come to the Gentiles to make Israel jealous.

1 Corinthians 1:21
For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know Him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.

1 Corinthians 7:16
How do you know, wife, whether you will save your husband? Or how do you know, husband, whether you will save your wife?


Treasury of Scripture

If by any means I may provoke to emulation them which are my flesh, and might save some of them.

by.

1 Corinthians 7:16
For what knowest thou, O wife, whether thou shalt save thy husband? or how knowest thou, O man, whether thou shalt save thy wife?

1 Corinthians 9:20-22
And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are under the law, as under the law, that I might gain them that are under the law; …

2 Timothy 2:10
Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

provoke.

Romans 11:11
I say then, Have they stumbled that they should fall? God forbid: but rather through their fall salvation is come unto the Gentiles, for to provoke them to jealousy.

my.

Romans 9:3
For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh:

Philemon 1:12
Whom I have sent again: thou therefore receive him, that is, mine own bowels:

might.

1 Corinthians 7:16
For what knowest thou, O wife, whether thou shalt save thy husband? or how knowest thou, O man, whether thou shalt save thy wife?

1 Timothy 4:16
Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee.

James 5:20
Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.











Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
in the hope that
εἴ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

I may provoke
παραζηλώσω (parazēlōsō)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 3863: To make jealous, provoke to jealously, provoke to anger. From para and zeloo; to stimulate alongside, i.e. Excite to rivalry.

my
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

[own]
τὴν (tēn)
Article - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

people {to jealousy}
σάρκα (sarka)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's 4561: Flesh, body, human nature, materiality; kindred.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's 2532: And, even, also, namely.

save
σώσω (sōsō)
Verb - Future Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's 4982: To save, heal, preserve, rescue. From a primary sos; to save, i.e. Deliver or protect.

some
τινὰς (tinas)
Interrogative / Indefinite Pronoun - Accusative Masculine Plural
Strong's 5100: Any one, some one, a certain one or thing. An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.

of
ἐξ (ex)
Preposition
Strong's 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

them.
αὐτῶν (autōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive Masculine 3rd Person Plural
Strong's 846: He, she, it, they, them, same. From the particle au; the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person, and of the other persons.


Jump to Previous
Arouse Countrymen Emulation Fellow Flesh Hope Incite Jealous Jealousy Jews Means Move Moved Order Provoke Rousing Salvation Save Somehow Succeed Trying Whether
Jump to Next
Arouse Countrymen Emulation Fellow Flesh Hope Incite Jealous Jealousy Jews Means Move Moved Order Provoke Rousing Salvation Save Somehow Succeed Trying Whether
Links
Romans 11:14 NIV
Romans 11:14 NLT
Romans 11:14 ESV
Romans 11:14 NASB
Romans 11:14 KJV

Romans 11:14 BibleApps.com
Romans 11:14 Biblia Paralela
Romans 11:14 Chinese Bible
Romans 11:14 French Bible
Romans 11:14 Clyx Quotations

NT Letters: Romans 11:14 If by any means I may provoke (Rom. Ro)
Romans 11:13
Top of Page
Top of Page