Romans 15 DBY

1 But *we* ought, we that are strong, to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.
2 Let each one of us please his neighbour with a view to what is good, to a edification.

References for Romans 15:2

    • Ĭ 15:2 - Or 'for,' pros with accusative: see Note f, Eph. 4.12.
      3 For the Christ also did not please himself; but according as it is written, b The reproaches of them that reproach thee have fallen upon me.

      References for Romans 15:3

        • Į 15:3 - See Ps. 69.9.
          4 For as many things as have been written before have been written for our instruction, that through endurance and through encouragement of the scriptures we might have hope.
          5 Now the God of endurance and of encouragement give to you to be like-minded one toward another, according to Christ Jesus;
          6 that ye may with one accord, with one mouth, glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
          7 Wherefore receive ye one another, according as the Christ also has received you to [the] glory of God.
          8 For I say that Jesus Christ became a minister of [the] circumcision for [the] truth of God, to confirm the promises of the fathers;
          9 and that the nations should glorify God for mercy; according as it is written, c For this cause I will confess to thee among [the] nations, and will sing to thy name.

          References for Romans 15:9

            • į 15:9 - See Ps. 18.49.
              10 And again he says, d Rejoice, nations, with his people.

              References for Romans 15:10

                • İ 15:10 - See Deut. 32.43.
                  11 And again, e Praise the Lord, all [ye] nations, and let all the peoples laud f him.

                  References for Romans 15:11

                    • ı 15:11 - See Ps. 117.1.
                    • IJ 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.'
                      12 And again, Esaias says, g There shall be the root of Jesse, and one that arises, to rule over [the] nations: in him shall [the] nations hope.

                      References for Romans 15:12

                        • ij 15:12 - See Isa. 11.10.
                          13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that ye should abound in hope by [the] power of [the] Holy Spirit.
                          14 But I am persuaded, my brethren, I myself also, concerning you, that yourselves also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.
                          15 But I have written to you the more boldly, [brethren,] in part, as putting you in mind, because of the grace given to me by God,
                          16 for me to be h minister i 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

                            • Ĵ 15:16 - This gives the sense most accurately; the object of the gift was his being minister; 'for,' eis.
                            • ĵ 15:16 - An administrator officially employed: see Phil. 2.25; Heb. 1.7; 8.2. Leitourgos: as 'officers,' ch. 13.6.
                              17 I have therefore [whereof to] boast in Christ Jesus in the things which pertain to God.
                              18 For I will not dare to speak anything of the things which Christ has not wrought by me, for [the] obedience of [the] nations, by word and deed,
                              19 in [the] power of signs and wonders, in [the] power of [the] Spirit of God; so that I, from Jerusalem, and in a circuit round to Illyricum, have fully preached the glad tidings of the Christ;
                              20 and so aiming to announce the glad tidings, not where Christ has been named, that I might not build upon another's foundation;
                              21 but according as it is written, j To whom there was nothing told concerning him, they shall see; and they that have not heard shall understand.

                              References for Romans 15:21

                                • Ķ 15:21 - See Isa. 52.15.
                                  22 Wherefore also I have been often hindered from coming to you.
                                  23 But now, having no longer place in these regions, and having great desire to come to k you these many years,

                                  References for Romans 15:23

                                    • ĭ 15:23 - Or 'for,' pros with accusative: see Note f, Eph. 4.12.
                                      24 whenever I should go l to Spain; (for I hope to see you as I go through, and by you to be set forward thither, if first I shall have been in part filled with your company;) m

                                      References for Romans 15:24

                                        • ķ 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.
                                        • ĸ 15:24 - Lit. 'with you.'
                                          25 but now I go to Jerusalem, ministering to the saints;
                                          26 for Macedonia and Achaia have been well pleased to make a certain contribution for the poor of the saints who [are] in Jerusalem.
                                          27 They have been well pleased indeed, n and they are their debtors; for if the nations have participated in their spiritual things, they ought also in fleshly to minister to them.

                                          References for Romans 15:27

                                            • Ĺ 15:27 - It might be taken as a simple repetition of the beginning of ver. 26.
                                              28 Having finished this therefore, and having sealed to them this fruit, I will set off by you into Spain.
                                              29 But I know that, coming to you, I shall come in [the] fulness of [the] blessing of Christ.
                                              30 But I beseech you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ, and by the love of the Spirit, that ye strive together with me in prayers for me to God;
                                              31 that I may be saved from those that do not believe in Judaea; and that my ministry which [I have] for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints;
                                              32 in order that I may come to you in joy by God's will, and that I may be refreshed with you.
                                              33 And the God of peace be with you all. Amen.