Romans 15:11

11 And again, “Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles; let all the peoples extol him.”[a]

Romans 15:11 in Other Translations

11 And again, Praise the Lord, all ye Gentiles; and laud him, all ye people.
11 And again, "Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles, and let all the peoples extol him."
11 And yet again, “Praise the LORD, all you Gentiles. Praise him, all you people of the earth.”
11 And again: People of all nations, celebrate God! All colors and races, give hearty praise!
11 And again: Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles; all the peoples should praise Him!

Romans 15:11 Meaning and Commentary

Romans 15:11

And again
It is written in ( Psalms 117:1 ) ,

praise the Lord all ye Gentiles, and laud him all ye people;
that is, praise him both Jews and Gentiles, for his merciful kindness and truth, as in ( Romans 15:2 ) ; the Gentiles for his mercy in choosing, redeeming, and calling them, as before; and the Jews for his truth and faithfulness in the fulfilment of his praises. R. David Kimchi on this psalm observes, that

``it consists of two verses only, and that it belongs (xyvmh) (twmyl) , "to the days of the Messiah"; and intimates, by the composition of it in two verses only, that all people shall be divided into two parts, or be on two sides, Israel shall be in their law, and all the nations in seven precepts,''

i.e. of Noah.

Romans 15:11 In-Context

9 and, moreover, that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy. As it is written: “Therefore I will praise you among the Gentiles; I will sing the praises of your name.”
10 Again, it says, “Rejoice, you Gentiles, with his people.”
11 And again, “Praise the Lord, all you Gentiles; let all the peoples extol him.”
12 And again, Isaiah says, “The Root of Jesse will spring up, one who will arise to rule over the nations; in him the Gentiles will hope.”
13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

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