Romans 1:8-15 LEB

Paul Wants to Visit Rome

8 First, I give thanks to my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being proclaimed in the whole world.

References for Romans 1:8

      9 For God, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, is my witness, how constantly I make mention of you,
      10 always asking in my prayers if somehow now at last I may succeed to come to you in the will of God.
      11 For I desire to see you, in order that I may impart some spiritual gift to you, in order to strengthen you,
      12 that is, to be encouraged together with you through {our mutual faith}a, both yours and mine.

      References for Romans 1:12

        • d 1:12 - Literally "the in one another faith"
          13 Now I do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, that often I intended to come to you, and was prevented until now, in order that I might have some fruit among you also, just as also among the rest of the Gentiles.b

          References for Romans 1:13

            • e 1:13 - Or "nations"; the same Greek word can be translated "nations" or "Gentiles" depending on the context
              14 I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.
              15 Thus {I am eager}c to proclaim the gospel also to you who [are] in Rome.

              References for Romans 1:15

                • f 1:15 - Literally "the according to me eagerness"