who was declared1the Son of God with poweraby the resurrection from the dead, according to the bSpirit of holiness, JesusChrist our Lord,
5throughwhom we have receivedgrace and 2apostleshipcto bringabout the 3obedience of faithamong4all the Gentiles for His name'ssake,
6amongwhom you also are the 5called of JesusChrist;
to all who are 6beloved of God in Rome, called as d7saints: 8Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the LordJesusChrist.
8First, 9I thank my GodthroughJesusChristefor you all, because10your faith is being proclaimedthroughout the wholeworld.
For 11God, whom I 12serve in my spirit in the preaching of the gospel of His Son, is my witness as to howunceasingly13I makemention of you,
10always in my prayersmakingrequest, ifperhapsnow at last by 14the will of God I may succeed in coming to you.
For 15I long to see you so that I may impartsomespiritualgift to you, that you may be festablished;
that is, that I may be encouragedtogether with you while among you, each of us by the other'sfaith, bothyours and mine.
1316I do not want you to be unaware, 17brethren, that often I 18have planned to come to you (and have been preventedsofar ) so that I may obtainsome19fruitamong you also, even as among the rest of the Gentiles.
1420I amgunderobligationboth to Greeks and to 21barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.