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Romans 15:1 DBY

1 But *we* ought, we that are strong, to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

Study tools for Romans 15:1

  • a 15:2 - Or 'for,' pros with accusative: see Note f, Eph. 4.12.
  • b 15:3 - See Ps. 69.9.
  • c 15:9 - See Ps. 18.49.
  • d 15:10 - See Deut. 32.43.
  • e 15:11 - See Ps. 117.1.
  • f 15:11 - 'Praise' in this verse is the present tense, see Note h, ch. 6.13. 'Laud' is the aorist of the same verb, but with a strengthening preposition prefixed, giving the sense of 'let them have him lauded.'
  • g 15:12 - See Isa. 11.10.
  • h 15:16 - This gives the sense most accurately; the object of the gift was his being minister; 'for,' eis.
  • i 15:16 - An administrator officially employed: see Phil. 2.25; Heb. 1.7; 8.2. Leitourgos: as 'officers,' ch. 13.6.
  • j 15:21 - See Isa. 52.15.
  • k 15:23 - Or 'for,' pros with accusative: see Note f, Eph. 4.12.
  • l 15:24 - Or 'whenever I go.' It is the subjunctive; i.e. not a fact assumed to happen, though not yet come; nor treated as improbable, though it may happen, but between the two -- the possibility and intention expressed. The sentence does not follow grammatically, but is interrupted by 'for I hope,' &c.
  • m 15:24 - Lit. 'with you.'
  • n 15:27 - It might be taken as a simple repetition of the beginning of ver. 26.