Romans 12:8 DBY

8 or he that exhorts, in exhortation; he that gives, in simplicity; he that leads, with diligence; he that shews mercy, with cheerfulness.

References for Romans 12:8

    • 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.'

      Study tools for Romans 12:8

      • 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.