17 But I beseech you, brethren, to consider those who create divisions and occasions of falling, contrary to the doctrine which *ye* have learnt, and turn away from them.
18 For such serve not our Lord Christ, but their own belly, and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the unsuspecting.
References for Romans 16:18
    • d 16:18 - Douleuo: 'to serve as a bondman' as chs. 12.11; 14.18.
    • e 16:18 - A strong form of the word, as in 1Tim. 2.14.
      19 For your obedience has reached to all. I rejoice therefore as it regards you; but I wish you to be wise [as] to that which is good, and simple [as] to evil.
      References for Romans 16:19
        • f 16:19 - i.e. 'come to the knowledge of.'
          20 But the God of peace shall bruise Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ [be] with you.
          References for Romans 16:20
            • g 16:20 - As Luke 9.39, 'crushing;' Rev. 2.27; 'broken in pieces.'