Romans 1:1-15 RSV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God 1 Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God--
2 which he promised beforehand through his prophets in the holy scriptures, 2 the gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures
3 the gospel concerning his Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh 3 regarding his Son, who as to his human nature was a descendant of David,
4 and designated Son of God in power according to the Spirit of holiness by his resurrection from the dead, Jesus Christ our Lord, 4 and who through the Spirit of holiness was declared with power to be the Son of God by his resurrection from the dead: Jesus Christ our Lord.
5 through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith for the sake of his name among all the nations, 5 Through him and for his name's sake, we received grace and apostleship to call people from among all the Gentiles to the obedience that comes from faith.
6 including yourselves who are called to belong to Jesus Christ; 6 And you also are among those who are called to belong to Jesus Christ.
7 To all God's beloved in Rome, who are called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 7 To all in Rome who are loved by God and called to be saints: Grace and peace to you from God our Father and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed in all the world. 8 First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is being reported all over the world.
9 For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I mention you always in my prayers, 9 God, whom I serve with my whole heart in preaching the gospel of his Son, is my witness how constantly I remember you
10 asking that somehow by God's will I may now at last succeed in coming to you. 10 in my prayers at all times; and I pray that now at last by God's will the way may be opened for me to come to you.
11 For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you, 11 I long to see you so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong--
12 that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine. 12 that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith.
13 I want you to know, brethren, that I have often intended to come to you (but thus far have been prevented), in order that I may reap some harvest among you as well as among the rest of the Gentiles. 13 I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that I planned many times to come to you (but have been prevented from doing so until now) in order that I might have a harvest among you, just as I have had among the other Gentiles.
14 I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish: 14 I am obligated both to Greeks and non-Greeks, both to the wise and the foolish.
15 so I am eager to preach the gospel to you also who are in Rome. 15 That is why I am so eager to preach the gospel also to you who are at Rome.