Romans 16:27

27 to the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ! Amen.

Romans 16:27 in Other Translations

King James Version (KJV)
27 To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen. [Written to the Romans from Corinthus, and sent by Phebe servant of the church at Cenchrea.]
English Standard Version (ESV)
27 to the only wise God be glory forevermore through Jesus Christ! Amen.
New Living Translation (NLT)
27 All glory to the only wise God, through Jesus Christ, forever. Amen.
The Message Bible (MSG)
27 All our praise is focused through Jesus on this incomparably wise God! Yes!
American Standard Version (ASV)
27 to the only wise God, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory for ever. Amen.
GOD'S WORD Translation (GW)
27 God alone is wise. Glory belongs to him through Jesus Christ forever! Amen.
Holman Christian Standard Bible (CSB)
27 to the only wise God, through Jesus Christ-to Him be the glory forever! Amen.
New International Reader's Version (NIRV)
27 May the only wise God receive glory forever through Jesus Christ. Amen.

Romans 16:27 Meaning and Commentary

Romans 16:27

To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ
This may be understood of God the Father, who is the only wise God, originally, essentially, and infinitely; though not to the exclusion of the Son and Spirit; and whose infinite wisdom appears in the works of creation and providence, in redemption and salvation by Christ, and in the whole scheme of the Gospel so largely commended in the foregoing verses: and the glory of all is displayed in, and to be given to him through Christ as Mediator; as the glory of his power and wisdom, particularly mentioned, who is the wisdom of God and the power of God; and the glory of the Gospel, of which Christ is the sum and substance; and the glory of salvation by him, and indeed of all his perfections; which is most illustriously manifested in it, in the contrivance, impetration, and application of it; and this glory is to be ascribed to him

for ever,
throughout the endless ages of eternity, as it will be by angels and men; to which the apostle sets his

as wishing that so it might be, and as firmly believing that so it will be: the subscription of the epistle runs thus, "written to the Romans from Corinthus", and sent "by Phebe, servant of the church at Cenchrea": which though it is not in every copy, nor are the subscriptions at the end of the epistles always to be depended upon; yet this seems to be a right and true one, both with respect to the place from whence, and the person by whom it was sent, as well as with respect to the persons to whom it is inscribed, of which there is no doubt.

Romans 16:27 In-Context

25 Now to him who is able to establish you in accordance with my gospel, the message I proclaim about Jesus Christ, in keeping with the revelation of the mystery hidden for long ages past,
26 but now revealed and made known through the prophetic writings by the command of the eternal God, so that all the Gentiles might come to the obedience that comes from faith—
27 to the only wise God be glory forever through Jesus Christ! Amen.

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