Romans 12:13 DBY

13 distributing to the necessities of the saints; given to hospitality.

Study tools for Romans 12:13

  • a 12:2 - As 1Pet. 1.14: 'world' as 1Cor. 1.20.
  • b 12:2 - Lit. 'to your proving.'
  • c 12:3 - So as to have a sober judgment, 'to think soberly,' as 'sensible,' Luke 8.35.
  • d 12:8 - Or 'with liberality;' from 'giving without hesitation,' or 'not avoiding to give on false excuses,' it has come to mean 'readily and liberally.'
  • e 12:10 - 'Taking the lead in paying it' is a paraphrase, but I know not how to present the sense more briefly.
  • f 12:11 - Or 'by the Spirit.' See Note at ch. 8.9.
  • g 12:11 - The word means 'to serve as a bondman' douleuo. It is different from the words used for service in ver. 1 (which is from latreuo), and for service in ver. 7 (which is from diakoneo). See 1Cor. 4.1.
  • h 12:16 - Or 'with what is lowly.'
  • i 12:17 - Taking care by forethought that there should be what is comely and seemly. See 'forethought,' ch. 13.14; 2Cor. 8.21.
  • j 12:19 - See Deut. 32.35.
  • k 12:20 - See Prov. 25.21-22.