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Romans 11:32–34

32 For God has imprisoned everyone in disobedience so he could have mercy on everyone.

33 Oh, how great are God’s riches and wisdom and knowledge! How impossible it is for us to understand his decisions and his ways!

34 For who can know the Lord’s thoughts?

Who knows enough to give him advice?*

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Romans 11:32–34 — The New International Version (NIV)

32 For God has bound everyone over to disobedience so that he may have mercy on them all.

33 Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God!

How unsearchable his judgments,

and his paths beyond tracing out!

34 “Who has known the mind of the Lord?

Or who has been his counselor?”

Romans 11:32–34 — English Standard Version (ESV)

32 For God has consigned all to disobedience, that he may have mercy on all.

33 Oh, the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways!

34 “For who has known the mind of the Lord,

or who has been his counselor?”

Romans 11:32–34 — King James Version (KJV 1900)

32 For God hath concluded them all in unbelief, that he might have mercy upon all.

33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out! 34 For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counseller?

Romans 11:32–34 — The New King James Version (NKJV)

32 For God has committed them all to disobedience, that He might have mercy on all.

33 Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and His ways past finding out!

34 “For who has known the mind of the Lord?

Or who has become His counselor?”

Romans 11:32–34 — New Century Version (NCV)

32 God has given all people over to their stubborn ways so that he can show mercy to all.

33 Yes, God’s riches are very great, and his wisdom and knowledge have no end! No one can explain the things God decides or understand his ways. 34 As the Scripture says,

“Who has known the mind of the Lord,

or who has been able to give him advice?”

Romans 11:32–34 — American Standard Version (ASV 1901)

32 For God hath shut up all unto disobedience, that he might have mercy upon all.

33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past tracing out! 34 For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counsellor?

Romans 11:32–34 — 1890 Darby Bible (DARBY)

32 For God hath shut up together all in unbelief, in order that he might shew mercy to all.

33 O depth of riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable his judgments, and untraceable his ways! 34 For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been his counsellor?

Romans 11:32–34 — GOD’S WORD Translation (GW)

32 God has placed all people into the prison of their own disobedience so that he could be merciful to all people.

33 God’s riches, wisdom, and knowledge are so deep

that it is impossible to explain his decisions

or to understand his ways.

34 “Who knows how the Lord thinks?

Who can become his adviser?”

Romans 11:32–34 — The Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

32 For God has imprisoned all in disobedience, so that He may have mercy on all.

33 Oh, the depth of the riches

both of the wisdom and the knowledge of God!

How unsearchable His judgments

and untraceable His ways!

34 For who has known the mind of the Lord?

Or who has been His counselor?

Romans 11:32–34 — The New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

32 For God has imprisoned all in disobedience so that he may be merciful to all.

33 O the depth of the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways!

34 “For who has known the mind of the Lord?

Or who has been his counselor?”

Romans 11:32–34 — The Lexham English Bible (LEB)

32 For God confined them all in disobedience, in order that he could have mercy on them all.

33 Oh, the depth of the riches

and the wisdom and the knowledge of God!

How unsearchable are his judgments

and how incomprehensible are his ways!

34 “For who has known the mind of the Lord,

or who has been his counselor?

Romans 11:32–34 — New International Reader’s Version (NIrV)

32 God has found everyone guilty of not obeying him. So now he can have mercy on everyone.

33 How very rich are God’s wisdom and knowledge!

How he judges is more than we can understand!

The way he deals with people is more than we can know!

34 “Who can ever know what is in the Lord’s mind?

Or who can ever give him advice?”

Romans 11:32–34 — New American Standard Bible: 1995 Update (NASB95)

32 For God has shut up all in disobedience so that He may show mercy to all.

33 Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways!

34 For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who became His counselor?