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Romans 11:14 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— if by any means I may provoke to jealousy [them that are] my flesh, and may save some of them.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— If by any means I may provoke to emulation [them which are] my flesh, and might save some of them.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— if somehow I might move to jealousy my fellow countrymen and save some of them.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— If by any means I may incite to emulation [them who are] my flesh, and may save some of them.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— if by any means I shall provoke to jealousy [them which are] my flesh, and shall save some from among them.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— If by any means I may provoke to jealousy my own flesh, and save some from among them;—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— if by any means I shall arouse to jealousy mine own flesh, and shall save some of them,
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— If, by any means, I may provoke to emulation them who are my flesh and may save some of them.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— If by any means I may prouoke to emulation them which are my flesh, and might saue some of them.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— if I may provoke my fleshly kindred, and save some of them.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— if, perhaps, I may provoke emulation in the children of my flesh, and may vivify some of them.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
If by any means 1513
{1513} Prime
εἴ πως
ei pos
{i poce}
From G1487 and G4458; if somehow.
y4458
[4458] Standard
-πώς
-pos
{poce}
Adverb from the base of G4225; an enclitic particle of indefiniteness of manner; somehow or anyhow; used only in compounds.
I may provoke to emulation 3863
{3863} Prime
παραζηλόω
parazeloo
{par-ad-zay-lo'-o}
From G3844 and G2206; to stimulate alongside, that is, excite to rivalry.
z5661
<5661> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 512
[them which are] my 3450
{3450} Prime
μοῦ
mou
{moo}
The simpler from of G1700; of me.
flesh, 4561
{4561} Prime
σάρξ
sarx
{sarx}
Probably from the base of G4563; flesh (as stripped of the skin), that is, (strictly) the meat of an animal (as food), or (by extension) the body (as opposed to the soul (or spirit), or as the symbol of what is external, or as the means of kindred, or (by implication) human nature (with its frailties (physically or morally) and passions), or (specifically) a human being (as such).
and 2532
{2532} Prime
καί
kai
{kahee}
Apparently a primary particle, having a copulative and sometimes also a cumulative force; and, also, even, so, then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words.
might save 4982
{4982} Prime
σῴζω
sozo
{sode'-zo}
From a primary word σῶς [[sos]] (contraction for the obsolete σάος [[saos]], 'safe'); to save, that is, deliver or protect (literally or figuratively).
z5661
<5661> Grammar
Tense - Aorist (See G5777)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Subjunctive (See G5792)
Count - 512
some 5100
{5100} Prime
τὶς
tis
{tis}
An enclitic indefinite pronoun; some or any person or object.
of 1537
{1537} Prime
ἐκ
ek
{ek}
A primary preposition denoting origin (the point whence motion or action proceeds), from, out (of place, time or cause; literally or figuratively; direct or remote).
them. 846
{0846} Prime
αὐτός
autos
{ow-tos'}
From the particle αὖ [[au]] (perhaps akin to the base of G0109 through the idea of a baffling wind; backward); the reflexive pronoun self, used (alone or in the compound of G1438) of the third person, and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Romans 11:13-14.


Romans 11:14

_ _ If ... I may provoke, etc. (See on Romans 11:11.)

_ _ my flesh — Compare Isaiah 58:7.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Romans 11:1-32.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Romans 11:14

My flesh — My kinsmen.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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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; ... To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all [men], that I might by all means save some.
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.
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