16 for me to be minister of Christ Jesus to the nations, carrying on as a sacrificial service the [message of] glad tidings of God, in order that the offering up of the nations might be acceptable, sanctified by [the] Holy Spirit.

References for Romans 15:16

    • 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.