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21 Hath not the potter power over the clay, of the same lump to make 9 one d Isa. 29, 16 vessel unto honour, and another unto dishonour?

& 45. 9.

e Lev. 18. 5. Ga. 3. 12.

fJer. 18. 6. 2 Tim. 2. 20. Deu. 30. 12,


iJn. 3. 13. ch. 2. 4.

2 Or, made up.

22 What if God, willing to shew his wrath, and to make his power known, endured with much longsuffering the vessels of wrath 2fitted to destruction: 23 And that he might make known the riches of his glory on the vessels of mercy, which he had afore prepared unto glory, 24 Even us, whom he hath called, notch. 8. 29. of the Jews only, but also of the Gentiles? n ch. 8. 28, 30, 25 As he saith also in Osee, I will call ch. 3. 29. them my people, which were not my p Mt. 10. 32. people; and her beloved, which was not Lk. 12. 8. beloved. q Hos. 2. 23. 1 Pe. 2. 10.

26 And it shall come to pass, that in the place where it was said unto them, Ye are not my people; there shall they be called the children of the living God. 27 Esaias also crieth concerning Israel, Though the number of the children of Israel be as the sand of the sea, nant shall be saved:

a rem

28 For he will finish 3the work, and cut it short in righteousness: because a short work will the Lord make upon the earth.

29 And as Esaias said before, Except the Lord of Sabaoth had left us a seed, "we had been as Sodoma, and been made like unto Gomorrha.

30 What shall we say then? That the Gentiles, which followed not after righteousness, have attained to righteousness, deven the righteousness which is of faith.

31 But Israel, which followed after the law of righteousness, hath not attained to the law of righteousness.

32 Wherefore? Because they sought it not by faith, but as it were by the works of the law. For they stumbled at that stumblingstone;

33 As it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock of offence: and whosoever believeth on him 'shall not be 6 ashamed.

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k Deu. 30. 14. I ch. 2. 4.

Hos. 1. 10.
Isa. 29. 16.

ch. 9. 33.
t Mt. 8. 11.
ch. 1. 16.
Ac. 10. 36.

ch. 3. 29, v Isa. 10. 22, 23.

w ch. 11. 5. Joel 2. 32.

Ac. 2. 21.

3 Or, the


Isa. 1. 9.

y Isa. 28. 22.

a Isa. 13. 19.
b Ac. 13. 2.
c Isa. 52. 7.

d ch. 1. 17
& 10. 3.

e Isa. 53. 1. Jn. 12. 38. f ch. 10. 2, 3 & 11. 7. 4 Gr. the hearing of t us? 5 Or, preaching? Ps. 19. 4. Lk. 2. 34.

1 Co. 1. 23. i Isa. 8. 14 & 28. 16.

1 Pe. 2. 6-8. Deu. 32. 21. ch. 11. 11. k ch. 10. 11. 6 Or, confounded.

I Tit. 3. 3.

m Isa. 65. 1.

ch. 9. 30.

n ch. 9. 2. 3. o Isa. 65. 2.

p Ac. 21 20.

Christ the end of the law.

have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.

3 For they being ignorant of "God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God.

4 For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth. 5 For Moses describeth the righteousness which is of the law, That the man which doeth those things shall live by them.

6 But the righteousness which is of faith speaketh on this wise, Say not in thine heart, Who shall ascend into heaven? (that is, to bring Christ down from above:)

7 Or, Who shall descend into the deep? (that is, to bring up Christ again from the dead.)

8 But what saith it? The word is nigh thee, even in thy mouth, and in thy heart: that is, the word of faith, which we preach;

9 That if thou shalt "confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.

10 For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.

11 For the scripture saith, "Whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed. 12 For there is no difference between the Jew and the Greek: for "the same Lord over all is rich unto all that call upon him.

13 For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.

14 How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?

15 And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!

16 But they have not all obeyed the gospel. For Esaias saith, Lord, who hath believed 4 our 5 report?

17 So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

18 But I say, Have they not heard? Yes verily, their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the ends of the world.

19 But I say, Did not Israel know? First Moses saith, I will provoke you to jealousy by them that are no people, and by a 'foolish nation I will anger you.

20 But Esaias is very bold, and saith, "I was found of them that sought me not; I was made manifest unto them that asked not after me.

21 But to Israel he saith, All day long I have stretched forth my hands unto a disobedient and gainsaying people.

The mystery of the




SAY then, Hath God cast away his people? God forbid. For "I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.

24 God hath not cast away his people which he foreknew. Wot ye not what the scripture saith of Elias? how he maketh intercession to God against Israel, saying,

3 Lord, f they have killed thy prophets, and digged down thine altars; and I am left alone, and they seek my life.

4 But what saith the answer of God unto him? I have reserved to myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee to the image of Baal.

5 Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace.

6 And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.

blindness of Israel.

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20 Well; because of unbelief they were broken off, and thou standest by faith. Be not highminded, but fear:

21 For if God spared not the natural branches, take heed lest he also spare not thee.

22 Behold therefore the goodness and Ki. 19. 10, severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise 9 thou also shalt be cut off.

g Jn. 15. 2 1 Ki. 19, 18. ch. 9. 27, j ch. 4. 4, 5. Ga. 5. 4.

ch. 12. 16. ch. 9. 31

& 10. 3.

in 2 Co. 3. 14.

201, hardness. Lk. 21. 24


hardened. o Isa. 29. 10.

4 Or,


PIs. 6. 9. Mt. 13. 14.

7 What then? Israel hath not obtained that which he seeketh for; but the election hath obtained it, and the rest were $blinded 8 (According as it is written, God hath. 59. 20, given them the spirit of 4 slumber, Peyes that they should not see, and ears that they should not hears unto this day.

9 And David saith, "Let their table be made a snare, and a trap, and a stumblingblock, and a recompence unto them: 10 Let their eyes be darkened, that they may not see, and bow down their back alway.

11 I say then, Have they stumbled that they should fall? God forbid but rather through their fall salvation is come unto the Gentiles, for to provoke them to jealousy.

12 Now if the fall of them be the riches of the world, and the 6diminishing of them the riches of the Gentiles; how much more their fulness?

Ps. 69. 22,


Isa. 27. 9. t Deu. 7. 8 & 10. 15.

Nu. 23, 19. Ac. 28. 28. Eph. 2. 2. ch. 10. 19. 5 Or, obeyed. 6 Or, decay, or, loss,

y ch. 3. 9. Ga. 3, 22. 7 Or, shut them all up together. Ac. 9. 15. ch. 15. 16. a Job 11. 7. Ps. 36. 6. 61 Co. 9. 22. Deu. 29. 29. Job 15. 8.

13 For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, Id magnify mine office:

14 If by any means I may provoke to emulation them which are my flesh, and might save some of them.

15 For if the casting away of them be the reconciling of the world, what shall the receiving of them be, but life from the dead?

16 For if the firstfruit be holy, the lump is also holy: and if the root be holy, so are the branches.

Isa. 40. 13.
Jer. 23. 18.
1 Co. 2. 16

Job 35. 7.

f Lev. 23. 10. 9 Nu. 15. 19, 1 Co. 8. 6.


3 Col. 1. 16. j Ga. 1. 5. 1 Tim. 1. 17. 2 Tim. 4. 18. 8 Gr. him. k Jer. 11. 16. Jn. 15. 2. Eph. 2. 12.

9 Or,

17 And if k some of the branches be broken off, and thou, being a wild olive tree, wert graffed in 9among them, and with them partakest of the root and fat-1 Co. 1. 10. ness of the olive tree;

for them.

2 Co. 10. 1.

18 Boast not against the branches. Butch. 6. 13,

23 And they also, if they abide not still in unbelief, shall be graffed in: for God is able to graff them in again.

24 For if thou wert cut out of the olive tree which is wild by nature, and wert graffed contrary to nature into a good olive tree: how much more shall these, which be the natural branches, be graffed into their own olive tree?

25 For I would not, brethren, that ye should be ignorant of this mystery, klest ye should be wise in your own conceits;

that 2 blindness in part is happened to Israel, "until the fulness of the Gentiles be come in.

26 And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob:

27 For this is my covenant unto them, "when I shall take away their sins.

28 As concerning the gospel, they are enemies for your sakes: but as touching the election, they are beloved for the fathers' sakes.

29 For the gifts and calling of God are "without repentance.

30 For as ye win times past have not 5 believed God, yet have now obtained mercy through their unbelief:

31 Even so have these also now not 5 believed, that through your mercy they also may obtain mercy.

32 For God hath 7concluded them all in unbelief, that he might have mercy upon all.

33 O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! "how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!"

34 d For who hath known the mind of the Lord? or who hath been his counseller?

35 Or who hath first given to him, and it shall be recompensed unto him again? 36 For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to 8 whom be glory for ever. Amen.

CHAPTER 12 cm ke "BESEECH you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye "pre sent your bodies a living sacrifice, holy,


Of humility, love, and

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2 And be not conformed world: but be ye transformed by renewing of your mind, that ye may dprove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

3 For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, fnot to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think 2 soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.

4 For as we have many members in one body, and all members have not the same office:

61 Jn. 2. 15. Tit. 3. 5.

d Eph. 5. 10,


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to sobriety. h1 Co. 7. 17. Eph. 4 7. Co. 12 12. Eph. 4. 4, 16. k Jn. 17. 21. 1 Co. 6. 15 & 12. 20, 27. Eph. 1. 23. Eph. 4 25.

5 So we, being many, kare one body in Co. 12. 4. Christ, and every one members one of another.

6 Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;

7. Or ministry, let us wait on our ministering: or he that teacheth, on teaching;

8 Or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that 3giveth, let him do it 4 with simplicity; he that ruleth, with diligence; he that sheweth mercy, with cheerfulness. 9 Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.

10 Be kindly affectioned one to another 5 with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another;

7 Lk. 20. 22. o Ac. 2. 18.

p Mt. 22. 21. Lk. 20. 25. Mt. 17. 25.


4 Or, liberally. Jn. 13. 34.

Col. 3. 14.

1 Tim. 1. 5. Ex. 20. 1317.

5 Or, in the love of the brethren. Lev. 19. 18. Mt. 19. 19 & 22. 39. Ga. 5. 14. Jas. 2. 8.

u Mt. 22. 40. v Lk. 18. 1.

11 Not slothful in business; fervent in 1 Co. 16. 1. spirit; serving the Lord;

12 Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer; 13 Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.

14 Bless them which persecute you: bless, and curse not.

15 Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.

16 Be of the same mind one toward

2 Co. 9. 1, 12. Ga. 2. 19.

r1 Co. 15. 34.

Eph. 5. 14. 1 Th. 5. 6. y Mt. 5. 44. z Jn. 9.


a Eph. 5. 11. b ch. 15, 5.

2 Co. 6. 7.

Eph. 6. 11, 13. 11h. 5. 5, 8.

another. Mind not high things, but Ps. 131. 1.

6 condescend to men of low estate. not wise in your own conceits.


17 Recompense to no man evil for evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all

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Or, be contented with

mean things.

e Pro. 3. 7.
ch, 11. 25.

7 Or, decently.

Mt. 5. 39.

91 Co. 6. 9
2 Co. 8. 21.

your-Ga. 3. 27.
Mk. 9. 50.

20 Therefore "if thine enemy hunger, feed him; if he thirst, give him drink: for in so doing thou shalt heap coals of fire on his head.

21 Be not overcome of evil, but overcome evil with good.


TET every soul be subject unto the

Lev. 19. 18.
Deu. 32. 35.
He. 10. 30.

ch. 15. 1.

1 Co. 8. 9, 11.

8 Or, not to

judge his
doubt ful

n Pro. 25, 21,

o Col. 2. 16.
P Tit. 3. 1.
1 Pe. 2. 13.

subjection to the powers.

power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.

2 Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God. and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation.

3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and 9 thou shalt have praise of the same:

4 For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon him that doeth evil.

5 Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake.

6 For for this cause pay ye "tribute also: for they are God's ministers, attending continually upon this very thing.

7 P Render therefore to all their dues: tribute to whom tribute is due; custom to whom custom; fear to whom fear; honour to whom honour.

8 Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for "he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law.

9 For this, "Thou shalt not commit adultery, Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not steal, Thou shalt not bear false witness, Thou shalt not covet; and if there be any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended in this saying, namely, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. 10 Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore "love is the fulfilling of the law.

11 And that, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep: for now is our salvation nearer than when we believed.

12 The night is far spent, the day is at hand let us therefore cast off the works of darkness, and let us put on the armour of light.

13 Let us walk 7honestly, as in the day; not in rioting and drunkenness, not in chambering and wantonness, not in strife and envying.

14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.

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holden up: for God is able to make him stand.

5 "One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day alike. Let every man be 1 fully persuaded in his own mind.

a Ga. 4. 10.

b Ga. 6. 1. 1Th. 5. 14.

ch. 11. 1. 10, fully

asnured. d | Co. 10. 33 2 Or, observeth.

14. 19. Phil. 2. 5. P. 69, 9.

1 Co. 10. 31. 1 Tim. 4. 3,

6 He that 2 regardeth the day, regardethech. it unto the Lord; and he that regardeth not the day, to the Lord he doth not regard it. He that eateth, eateth to the Lord, for he giveth God thanks; and he that eateth not, to the Lord he eatethich. 4. 23, 24. not, and giveth God thanks. 1 Co. 9. 9, 10 & 10. 6, 11.

7 For k none of us liveth to himself, and no man dieth to himself.


2 Tim. 3. 16, 17.

Ps. 119. 50.

8 For whether we live, we live unto the Lord; and whether we die, we die uuto 2 Co. 5. 15. the Lord: whether we live therefore, or die, we are the Lord's.

9 For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be ° Lord both Pof the dead and living.

10 But why dost thou judge thy brother? or why dost thou set at nought thy brother? for we shall all stand before the judgment seat of Christ.

11 For it is written, "As I live, saith the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.

12 So then "every one of us shall give account of himself to God.

13 Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumblingblock or an occasion to fall in his brother's way. 14 I know, and am persuaded by the Lord Jesus, that there is nothing unclean of itself: but to him that esteemeth any thing to be unclean, to him it is unclean.

15 But if thy brother be grieved with thy meat, now walkest thou not 5charitably. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died.

16 Let not then your good be spoken of:

Ga. 2. 20. 1 Th. 5. 10. I ch. 12. 16.

3 Or, after the example of. m ch. 8. 34. 2 Co. 1. 3 & 11. 31. Eph. 1. 3. Ac. 10. 38. p Ac. 10. 42. ch. 14. 1, 3.

Mt. 15. 24. . Mt. 25. 31, 32.

ch. 2. 16.

t 2 Co. 1. 20. u Isa. 45. 23. v 2 Sa. 22. 50. Ps. 19. 49. w Mt. 12. 36, 1 Pe. 4. 5. Deu, 32, 43. v1 Co. 8. 13

& 10. 32

P. 117. 1. a Isa. 11. 10.

b Ac. 10. 15.

4 Gr. common.

1 Co. 8.7, 10. 5 Gr. according to charity.


17 For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost.

18 For he that in these things serveth Christ is acceptable to God, and approved

of men.

19 Let us therefore ifollow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith jone may edify another.

20 For meat destroy not the work of God. All things indeed are pure; but it is evil for that man who eateth with offence. 21 "It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.

22 Hast thou faith? have it to thyself before God. Happy is he that condemneth not himself in that thing which he alloweth.

23 And he that 7doubteth is damned if he eat, because he eateth not of faith: for whatsoever is not of faith is sin.

Co. 8. 11.

e 2 Pe. 1. 12.
1 Ja. 2. 21.

1 Co. 8. 8.
ch. 1. 5.

h Ac. 9. 15.

ch. 11. 13.

2 Tim. 2. 22.

He. 12. 14

6 Or, sacrificing.

ch. 15. 2

2 Co. 12 19.
1 Th. 5. 11.
ver. 31.

2 Co. 8. 12. I Tit. 1. 15.

Co. 8912

n 1 Co. & 13.

Ac. 15, 12

& 21. 19.
Ga. 28.

Pch 1.5

& 16. 26.

2 Ac. 19. 11.

and putteth
a difference

Calling of the Gentiles.


VE then that are strong ought to

and not to please ourselves.

2 d Let every one of us please his neighbour for his good to edification.

3f For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, 9 The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me. 4 For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.

5 Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be likeminded one toward another 3according to Christ Jesus:

6 That ye may with one mind and one mouth glorify God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.

7 Wherefore receive ye one another, as Christ also received us to the glory of God. 8 Now I say that "Jesus Christ was a minister of the circumcision for the truth of God, to confirm the promises made unto the fathers:

9 And that the Gentiles might glorify God for his mercy; as it is written, "For this cause I will confess to thee among the Gentiles, and sing unto thy name. 10 And again he saith, Rejoice, ye Gentiles, with his people.

11 And again, Praise the Lord, all ye Gentiles; and laud him, all ye people. 12 And again, Esaias saith, "There shall be a root of Jesse, and he that shall rise to reign over the Gentiles; in him shall the Gentiles trust.

13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.

14 And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are ful of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.

15 Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort," as putting you in mind, because of the. grace that is given to me of God,

16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the 6 offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.

17 I have therefore whereof I may glory through Jesus Christ in those things. which pertain to God.

18 For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ hath not wrought by me, "to make the Gentiles obedient, by word and deed,

19 Through mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God; so that from Jerusalem, and round about. unto Illyricum, I have fully preached the gospel of Christ.

20 Yea, so have I strived to preach the

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gospel, not where Christ was named, a ver. 11, 21. lest I should build upon another man's foundation:

21 But as it is written, dTo whom he was not spoken of, they shall see: and they that have not heard shall understand. 22 For which cause also I have been 1much hindered from coming to you. 23 But now having no more place in these parts, and having a great desire these many years to come unto you;

24 Whensoever I take my journey into Spain, I will come to you: for I trust to see you in my journey, and to be brought on my way thitherward by you, if first I be somewhat filled 3 with your company. 25 But now I igo unto Jerusalem to minister unto the saints.

b 1 Co. 3. 10. 2 Co. 10. 13, 15, 16.

2 Co. 5. 17.
Isa. 52. 15.

1 Or, many

ways, or, oftentimes. e I Th. 2. 18. 2 Co. 11. 10. Ac. 19. 21.

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ch. 1. 11.
ver. 32.

2 Or, friends.
Ac. 15. 3.
Gr. with you.
Ac. 19. 21
& 20. 3, 22
& 24. 17.

Mk. 15. 21. k Ac. 19. 21. 1 Th. 1. 7, 8.

2 Co. 9. 2.

26 For it hath pleased them of k Ma-Ac. 21 17. cedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are at Jerusalem.

ver. 2.
ch. 11. 17.

Co. 16. 20.

2 Co. 13. 12. 1 Th. 5. 26.

p1 Co. 9. 11 1 Co. 3. 3.

rch. 14. 13. s Jn. 6. 27.

27 It hath pleased them verily; and their debtors they are. For if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, P their duty is also to minister unto them in carnal things. 28 When therefore I have performed this, and have sealed to them this fruit, I will come by you into Spain. 29 And I am sure that, when I comech. 1. 11. unto you, I shall come in the fulness of the blessing of the gospel of Christ.

30 Now I beseech you, brethren, for the Lord Jesus Christ's sake, and for the love of the Spirit, that ye strive together with me in your prayers to God for me; 31 That I may be delivered from them that 4 do not believe in Judæa; and that my service which I have for Jerusalem may be accepted of the saints;

32 That I may come unto you with joy by the will of God, and may with you be refreshed.

33 Now the God of peace be with you all. Amen.



COMMEND unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at "Cenchrea:

2 That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh Psaints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever business she hath need of you: for she hath been a succourer of many, and of myself also.

3 Greet "Priscilla and Aquila my helpers in Christ Jesus:

4 Who have for my life laid down their own necks: unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles.

5 Likewise greet the church that is in their house. Salute my wellbeloved Epænetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia unto Christ.

6 Greet Mary, who bestowed much labour on us.

ch. 1. 13.
2 Th. 3. 6, 14.

Tit. 3. 10.

Phil. 3. 19.

r ch. 1. 8.
y 2 Co. 1. 11.
Col. 4. 12.

Ac. 20. 22, 23.

2 Co. 1. 10. 2 Th. 3. 2 a Mt. 10, 16. 1 Co. 14. 20.

4 Or, are disobedient.

5 Or, harmless. 6 Or, tread. ever. 16.

ch. 15. 33.

d 1 Co. 16. 23. 1 Th. 5. 28. e ch. 1. 10. f Ac. 16. 1.

g ch. 16, 20. Phil. 4. 9.

1 Th. 5. 23, A Ac. 13, 1?

Ac. 17.5-9.
Ac. 20. 4.

1 Co. 16 21.

Co. 1. 14.
2 Tim. 4. 20.

n Ac. 18. 18.

Phil. 2. 29. P ver. 15. Eph. 3. 20. 2 Th. 2. 17 & 3. 3

8 Phil. 4 3

ch. 2. 16.
Ac. 18, 2
Eph. L. 9
& 3. 3, 4, 5, 9.
Col. 1. 26, 27.
1 Co. 2. 7.
ch. 1. 2.

yl Co. 16. 19.
Col. 4. 15
Philem. 2.
z 1 Co. 16. 15.

aal Tim. 1.17. |


7 Salute Andronicus and Junia, "my kinsmen, and my fellowprisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me.

8 Greet Amplias my beloved in the Lord. 9 Salute Urbane, our helper in Christ, and Stachys my beloved.

10 Salute Apelles approved in Christ. Salute them which are of Aristobulus' 2 household.

11 Salute Herodion my kinsman. Greet them that be of the 2household of Narcissus, which are in the Lord.

12 Salute Tryphena and Tryphosa, who labour in the Lord. Salute the beloved Persis, which laboured much in the Lord. 13 Salute Rufus chosen in the Lord, and his mother and mine.

14 Salute Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermas, Patrobas, Hermes, and the brethren which are with them.

15 Salute Philologus, and Julia, Nereus, and his sister, and Olympas, and all the saints which are with them.

16 Salute one another with an holy kiss. The churches of Christ salute you. 17 Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and fences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and "avoid them.


18 For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but " their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple.

19 For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf; but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and 5 simple concerning evil.

20 And the God of peace shall 6 bruise Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.

21 Timotheus my workfellow, and h Lucius, and Jason, and Sosipater, my kinsmen, salute you.

22 I Tertius, kwho wrote this epistle, salute you in the Lord.

23 Gaius mine host, and of the whole church, saluteth you. Erastus the chamberlain of the city saluteth you, and Quartus a brother.

24 The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.

25 Now to him that is of power "to stablish you according to my gospel, and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery," which was kept secret since the world began,

26 But now is made manifest, and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, made known to all nations for the obedience of faith:

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 Cenchres.

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