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Romans 16 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Sister Phoebe Commended
Final Commendations and Greetings
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:1 - I commend to you Phoebe our sister, who is a servant of the church in Cenchrea,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:2 - that you may receive her in the Lord in a manner worthy of the saints, and assist her in whatever business she has need of you; for indeed she has been a helper of many and of myself also.
Greeting Roman Saints
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:3 - Greet Priscilla and Aquila, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:4 - who risked their own necks for my life, to whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:5 - Likewise greet the church that is in their house. Greet my beloved Epaenetus, who is the firstfruits of Achaia[fn] to Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:6 - Greet Mary, who labored much for us.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:7 - Greet Andronicus and Junia, my countrymen and my fellow prisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:8 - Greet Amplias, my beloved in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:9 - Greet Urbanus, our fellow worker in Christ, and Stachys, my beloved.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:10 - Greet Apelles, approved in Christ. Greet those who are of the household of Aristobulus.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:11 - Greet Herodion, my countryman.[fn] Greet those who are of the household of Narcissus who are in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:12 - Greet Tryphena and Tryphosa, who have labored in the Lord. Greet the beloved Persis, who labored much in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:13 - Greet Rufus, chosen in the Lord, and his mother and mine.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:14 - Greet Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermas, Patrobas, Hermes, and the brethren who are with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:15 - Greet Philologus and Julia, Nereus and his sister, and Olympas, and all the saints who are with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:16 - Greet one another with a holy kiss. The[fn] churches of Christ greet you.
Avoid Divisive Persons
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:17 - Now I urge you, brethren, note those who cause divisions and offenses, contrary to the doctrine which you learned, and avoid them.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:18 - For those who are such do not serve our Lord Jesus[fn] Christ, but their own belly, and by smooth words and flattering speech deceive the hearts of the simple.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:19 - For your obedience has become known to all. Therefore I am glad on your behalf; but I want you to be wise in what is good, and simple concerning evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:20 - And the God of peace will crush Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen.
Greetings from Paul’s Friends
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:21 - Timothy, my fellow worker, and Lucius, Jason, and Sosipater, my countrymen, greet you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:22 - I, Tertius, who wrote this epistle, greet you in the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:23 - Gaius, my host and the host of the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the treasurer of the city, greets you, and Quartus, a brother.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:24 - The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:25 - Now to Him who is able to establish you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery kept secret since the world began
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:26 - but now made manifest, and by the prophetic Scriptures made known to all nations, according to the commandment of the everlasting God, for obedience to the faith—
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:27 - to God, alone wise, be glory through Jesus Christ forever. Amen.[fn]
NKJV Footnotes
NU-Text reads Asia.
Or relative
NU-Text reads All the churches.
NU-Text and M-Text omit Jesus.
NU-Text omits this verse.
M-Text puts Romans 16:25–27 after Romans 14:23.

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