Romans 10:11

11 For the Scripture says, "Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame."

Romans 10:11 Meaning and Commentary

Romans 10:11

For the Scripture saith
Of this form of expression, or mode of speaking, (See Gill on Romans 9:17). The passage referred to is ( Isaiah 28:16 ) , cited before in ( Romans 9:33 ) ; the view with which it is produced is to prove the certain connection between faith and righteousness, and confession and salvation; or in other words, to observe that such who cordially believe in Christ, and make a sincere profession of their faith in him, shall be saved. There are some things somewhat different from, though agreeing in sense with, the words as they stand in the prophet; there it is indefinitely said, "he that believeth", here an universal is made use of,

whosoever,
or "everyone"

that believeth:
which phrases are equipollent, and a certain truth it is, that whosoever believes in Christ, whether Jew or Gentile, be he who he will, shall surely be saved: here the object believed in, is expressed

in him,
which is there implied, and may easily be understood of the stone laid in Zion for a foundation, which is Christ; for other foundation can no man lay, and whoever by faith builds on this foundation is safe:

and shall not be ashamed;
neither in this world, nor in that to come; in the Hebrew text it is, "shall not make haste"; how this may be reconciled, (See Gill on Romans 9:2), (See Gill on Romans 9:3).

Romans 10:11 In-Context

9 that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.
10 For with the heart one believes unto righteousness, and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.
11 For the Scripture says, "Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame."
12 For there is no distinction between Jew and Greek, for the same Lord over all is rich to all who call upon Him.
13 For "whoever calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved."

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