14 How then are they to call on Him in whom they have not believed? How are they to believe in Him (A)whom they have not heard? And how are they to hear without (B)a preacher? 15 But how are they to preach unless they are sent? Just as it is written: “(C)How beautiful are the feet of those who [a](D)bring good news of good things!”

16 However, they (E)did not all heed the [b]good news; for Isaiah says, “(F)Lord, who has believed our report?” 17 So faith comes from (G)hearing, and hearing by (H)the word [c]of Christ.

18 But I say, surely they have never heard, have they? On the contrary:

(I)Their voice has gone out into all the earth,
And their words to the ends of the [d]world.”

19 But I say, surely Israel did not know, did they? First Moses says,

(J)I will (K)make you jealous with those who are not a nation,
With a foolish nation I will anger you.”

20 And Isaiah is very bold and says,

(L)I was found by those who did not seek Me,
I revealed Myself to those who did not ask for Me.”

21 But as for Israel, He says, “(M)I have spread out My hands all day long to a disobedient and obstinate people.”

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  1. Romans 10:15 Or preach the gospel
  2. Romans 10:16 Or gospel
  3. Romans 10:17 Or concerning Christ
  4. Romans 10:18 Or inhabited earth

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