20 It has always been my ambition to preach the gospel where Christ was not known, so that I would not be building on someone else’s foundation.
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21 Rather, as it is written: “Those who were not told about him will see, and those who have not heard will understand.”a
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    • À 15:21 - Isaiah 52:15 (see Septuagint)
      22 This is why I have often been hindered from coming to you.
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      Paul’s Plan to Visit Rome

      23 But now that there is no more place for me to work in these regions, and since I have been longing for many years to visit you,
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      24 I plan to do so when I go to Spain. I hope to see you while passing through and to have you assist me on my journey there, after I have enjoyed your company for a while.
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