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Romans 16:17-20 NIV

17 I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. Keep away from them.

References for Romans 16:17

18 For such people are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own appetites. By smooth talk and flattery they deceive the minds of naive people.

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19 Everyone has heard about your obedience, so I rejoice because of you; but I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.

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20 The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you.

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Study tools for Romans 16:17-20

  • a 16:1 - Or "servant"
  • b 16:1 - The word "deacon" refers here to a Christian designated to serve with the overseers/elders of the church in a variety of ways; similarly in Phil. 1:1 and 1 Tim. 3:8,12.
  • c 16:3 - Greek "Prisca" , a variant of "Priscilla"
  • d 16:7 - Or "are esteemed by"
  • e 16:23 - Some manuscripts include here "May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with all of you. Amen."
  • f 16:26 - Or "that is"