16:1 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a deaconess of the church at Cen'chre-ae,
16:1 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a deacon of the church at Cenchreae,

16:2 that you may receive her in the Lord as befits the saints, and help her in whatever she may require from you, for she has been a helper of many and of myself as well.
16:2 so that you may welcome her in the Lord as is fitting for the saints, and help her in whatever she may require from you, for she has been a benefactor of many and of myself as well.

16:3 Greet Prisca and Aq'uila, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus,
16:3 Greet Prisca and Aquila, who work with me in Christ Jesus,

16:4 who risked their necks for my life, to whom not only I but also all the churches of the Gentiles give thanks;
16:4 and who risked their necks for my life, to whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles.

16:5 greet also the church in their house. Greet my beloved Epae'netus, who was the first convert in Asia for Christ.
16:5 Greet also the church in their house. Greet my beloved Epaenetus, who was the first convert in Asia for Christ.

16:6 Greet Mary, who has worked hard among you.
16:6 Greet Mary, who has worked very hard among you.

16:7 Greet Androni'cus and Ju'nias, my kinsmen and my fellow prisoners; they are men of note among the apostles, and they were in Christ before me.
16:7 Greet Andronicus and Junia, my relatives who were in prison with me; they are prominent among the apostles, and they were in Christ before I was.

16:8 Greet Amplia'tus, my beloved in the Lord.
16:8 Greet Ampliatus, my beloved in the Lord.

16:9 Greet Urba'nus, our fellow worker in Christ, and my beloved Stachys.
16:9 Greet Urbanus, our co-worker in Christ, and my beloved Stachys.

16:10 Greet Apel'les, who is approved in Christ. Greet those who belong to the family of Aristobu'lus.
16:10 Greet Apelles, who is approved in Christ. Greet those who belong to the family of Aristobulus.

16:11 Greet my kinsman Hero'dion. Greet those in the Lord who belong to the family of Narcis'sus.
16:11 Greet my relative Herodion. Greet those in the Lord who belong to the family of Narcissus.

16:12 Greet those workers in the Lord, Tryphae'na and Trypho'sa. Greet the beloved Persis, who has worked hard in the Lord.
16:12 Greet those workers in the Lord, Tryphaena and Tryphosa. Greet the beloved Persis, who has worked hard in the Lord.

16:13 Greet Rufus, eminent in the Lord, also his mother and mine.
16:13 Greet Rufus, chosen in the Lord; and greet his mother--a mother to me also.

16:14 Greet Asyn'critus, Phlegon, Hermes, Pat'robas, Hermas, and the brethren who are with them.
16:14 Greet Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermes, Patrobas, Hermas, and the brothers and sisters who are with them.

16:15 Greet Philol'ogus, Julia, Nereus and his sister, and Olym'pas, and all the saints who are with them.
16:15 Greet Philologus, Julia, Nereus and his sister, and Olympas, and all the saints who are with them.

16:16 Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ greet you.
16:16 Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ greet you.

16:17 I appeal to you, brethren, to take note of those who create dissensions and difficulties, in opposition to the doctrine which you have been taught; avoid them.
16:17 I urge you, brothers and sisters, to keep an eye on those who cause dissensions and offenses, in opposition to the teaching that you have learned; avoid them.

16:18 For such persons do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by fair and flattering words they deceive the hearts of the simple-minded.
16:18 For such people do not serve our Lord Christ, but their own appetites, and by smooth talk and flattery they deceive the hearts of the simple-minded.

16:19 For while your obedience is known to all, so that I rejoice over you, I would have you wise as to what is good and guileless as to what is evil;
16:19 For while your obedience is known to all, so that I rejoice over you, I want you to be wise in what is good and guileless in what is evil.

16:20 then the God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
16:20 The God of peace will shortly crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.

16:21 Timothy, my fellow worker, greets you; so do Lucius and Jason and Sosip'ater, my kinsmen.
16:21 Timothy, my co-worker, greets you; so do Lucius and Jason and Sosipater, my relatives.

16:22 I Tertius, the writer of this letter, greet you in the Lord.
16:22 I Tertius, the writer of this letter, greet you in the Lord.

16:23 Ga'ius, who is host to me and to the whole church, greets you. Eras'tus, the city treasurer, and our brother Quartus, greet you.
16:23 Gaius, who is host to me and to the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer, and our brother Quartus, greet you.

16:24 (The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.)
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16:25 Now to him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which was kept secret for long ages
16:25 Now to God who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the proclamation of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that was kept secret for long ages

16:26 but is now disclosed and through the prophetic writings is made known to all nations, according to the command of the eternal God, to bring about the obedience of faith --
16:26 but is now disclosed, and through the prophetic writings is made known to all the Gentiles, according to the command of the eternal God, to bring about the obedience of faith--

16:27 to the only wise God be glory for evermore through Jesus Christ! Amen.
16:27 to the only wise God, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory forever! Amen.