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Romans 3:17 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— And the way of peace have they not known:
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the way of peace have they not known:
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— AND THE PATH OF PEACE THEY HAVE NOT KNOWN.”
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the way of peace have they not known.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— and way of peace they have not known:
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— And, the way of peace, have they not known:
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— And a way of peace they did not know.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— And the way of peace they have not known.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the way of peace haue they not knowen.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— And the way of peace they have not known;
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— and the path of peacefulness they have not known:

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
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.
the way 3598
{3598} Prime
ὁδός
hodos
{hod-os'}
Apparently a primary word; a road; by implication a progress (the route, act or distance); figuratively a mode or means.
of peace 1515
{1515} Prime
εἰρήνη
eirene
{i-ray'-nay}
Probably from a primary verb εἴρω [[eiro]] (to join); peace (literally or figuratively); by implication prosperity.
have y1097
[1097] Standard
γινώσκω
ginosko
{ghin-oce'-ko}
A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' (absolutely), in a great variety of applications and with many implications (as shown at left, with others not thus clearly expressed).
z0
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
they not 3756
{3756} Prime
οὐ
ou
{oo}
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
known: 1097
{1097} Prime
γινώσκω
ginosko
{ghin-oce'-ko}
A prolonged form of a primary verb; to 'know' (absolutely), in a great variety of applications and with many implications (as shown at left, with others not thus clearly expressed).
z5627
<5627> Grammar
Tense - Second Aorist (See G5780)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 2138 plus 1 in a variant reading in a footnote
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

See commentary on Romans 3:13-18.


Romans 3:16-17

_ _ Destruction and misery are in their ways; and the way of peace have they not known — This is a supplementary statement about men’s ways, suggested by what had been said about the “feet,” and expresses the mischief and misery which men scatter in their path, instead of that peace which, as strangers to it themselves, they cannot diffuse.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Romans 3:1-18.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Romans 3:17

Of peace — Which can only spring from righteousness.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Romans 3:17

And the (l) way of peace have they not known:

(l) An innocent and peaceable life.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance

Romans 5:1 Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ:
Isaiah 57:21 [There is] no peace, saith my God, to the wicked.
Isaiah 59:8 The way of peace they know not; and [there is] no judgment in their goings: they have made them crooked paths: whosoever goeth therein shall not know peace.
Matthew 7:14 Because strait [is] the gate, and narrow [is] the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it.
Luke 1:79 To give light to them that sit in darkness and [in] the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the way of peace.
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Is 57:21; 59:8. Mt 7:14. Lk 1:79. Ro 5:1.

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