Romans 11:18
Good News Translation
So then, you must not despise those who were broken off like branches. How can you be proud? You are just a branch; you don't support the roots--the roots support you.

New Revised Standard Version
do not boast over the branches. If you do boast, remember that it is not you that support the root, but the root that supports you.

Contemporary English Version
But don't think you are better than the branches that were cut away. Just remember you are not supporting the roots of this tree. Its roots are supporting you.

New American Bible
do not boast against the branches. If you do boast, consider that you do not support the root; the root supports you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root: but the root thee.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root: but the root thee.

Boast not.

Romans 11:20 Well: because of unbelief they were broken off. But thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear.

Romans 3:27 Where is then thy boasting? It is excluded. By what law? Of works? No, but by the law of faith.

1 Kings 20:11 And the king of Israel answering, said: Tell him: Let not the girded boast himself as the ungirded.

Proverbs 16:18 Pride goeth before destruction: and the spirit is lifted up before a fall.

Matthew 26:33 And Peter answering, said to him: Although all shall be scandalized in thee, I will never be scandalized.

Luke 18:9-11 And to some who trusted in themselves as just and despised others, he spoke also this parable: . . .

1 Corinthians 10:12 Wherefore, he that thinketh himself to stand, let him take heed lest he fall.

thou bearest.

Romans 4:16 Therefore is it of faith, that according to grace the promise might be firm to all the seed: not to that only which is of the law, but to that also which is of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,

Zechariah 8:20-23 Thus saith the Lord of hosts, until people come and dwell in many cities, . . .

John 10:16 And other sheep I have that are not of this fold: them also I must bring. And they shall hear my voice: And there shall be one fold and one shepherd.

Galatians 3:29 And if you be Christ's, then are you the seed of Abraham, heirs according to the promise.

Ephesians 2:19,20 Now therefore you are no more strangers and foreigners: but you are fellow citizens with the saints and the domestics of God, . . .

The Ingrafting of the Gentiles
17And if some of the branches be broken and thou, being a wild olive, art ingrafted in them and art made partaker of the root and of the fatness of the olive tree: 18Boast not against the branches. But if thou boast, thou bearest not the root: but the root thee. 19Thou wilt say then: The branches were broken off that I might be grafted in.…
Cross References
John 4:22
You adore that which you know not: we adore that which we know. For salvation is of the Jews.

Acts 25:7
Who being brought, the Jews stood about him, who were come down from Jerusalem, objecting many and grievious causes, which they could not prove:

Romans 11:17
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