5Bywhom we have receivedgraceandapostleship,forobediencea to the faithamongallnations,forhisname:6Amongwhomareyealso the called of JesusChrist:7
To all that beinRome,beloved of God,called to be saints:Grace to youandpeacefromGodourFather,and the LordJesusChrist.8First , I thankmyGodthroughJesusChristforyouall,thatyourfaith is spoken of throughout the wholeworld.9ForGodismywitness,whom I servewithbmyspiritin the gospel of hisSon,that without ceasing I makemention of youalwaysinmyprayers;10
Making request , if by any meansnow at length I might have a prosperous journeyby the will of God to comeuntoyou.11For I long to seeyou,that I may impart unto yousomespiritualgift, to the endye may be established ;
12Thatis , that I may be comforted togetherwithcyoubythemutualfaithboth of youandme.13Now I wouldnothaveyouignorant , brethren,thatoftentimes I purposed to comeuntoyou, (but was lethitherto ,) that I might havesomefruitamongdyoualso, even asamongotherGentiles.14
I amdebtorboth to the Greeks,and to the Barbarians;both to the wise,and to the unwise.15So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are atRomealso.