Romans 1:12-22 ESV

12 that is, that we may be mutually encouraged 1by each other's faith, both yours and mine.

References for Romans 1:12

13 I want you to know, brothers,a that 2I have often intended to come to you (but 3thus far have been prevented), in order that I may reap some 4harvest among you as well as among the rest of the Gentiles.

References for Romans 1:13

    • c 1:13 - Or brothers and sisters. The plural Greek word adelphoi (translated "brothers") refers to siblings in a family. In New Testament usage, depending on the context, adelphoi may refer either to men or to both men and women who are siblings (brothers and sisters) in God's family, the church
      14 5I am under obligation both to Greeks and to 6barbarians,b both to the wise and to the foolish.

      References for Romans 1:14

        • d 1:14 - That is, non-Greeks
          15 So I am eager to preach the gospel to you also who are in Rome.

          The Righteous Shall Live by Faith

          16 For 7I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is 8the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew 9first and also to 10the Greek.

          References for Romans 1:16

          17 For in it 11the righteousness of God is revealed 12from faith for faith,c13as it is written, "The righteous shall live by faith."d

          References for Romans 1:17

            • e 1:17 - Or beginning and ending in faith
            • f 1:17 - Or The one who by faith is righteous shall live

              God's Wrath on Unrighteousness

              18 For 14the wrath of God 15is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth.

              References for Romans 1:18

              19 For what can be 16known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them.

              References for Romans 1:19

              20 For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, 17have been clearly perceived, ever since the creation of the world, in the things that have been made. So they are without excuse.

              References for Romans 1:20

              21 For although they knew God, they did not honor him as God or give thanks to him, but they 18became futile in their thinking, and their foolish hearts were darkened.

              References for Romans 1:21

              22 19Claiming to be wise, they became fools,

              References for Romans 1:22