Parallel Verses

A Conservative Version

Paul, a bondman of Jesus Christ, a called apostle separated for the good-news of God

New American Standard Bible

Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,

King James Version

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,

Holman Bible

Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle and singled out for God’s good news

International Standard Version

From: Paul, a servant of Jesus the Messiah, called to be an apostle and set apart for God's gospel,

American Standard Version

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,

Amplified

Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus, called as an apostle (special messenger, personally chosen representative), set apart for [preaching] the gospel of God [the good news of salvation],

An Understandable Version

[This letter is from] Paul, a slave of Jesus Christ, [who was] called to be an apostle, [and] set apart for [preaching] the Gospel of God.

Anderson New Testament

PAUL, a servant of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,

Bible in Basic English

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, an Apostle by the selection of God, given authority as a preacher of the good news,

Common New Testament

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God

Daniel Mace New Testament

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, chosen to declare the gospel dispensation,

Darby Translation

Paul, bondman of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated to God's glad tidings,

Godbey New Testament

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called an apostle, having been separated unto the gospel of God,

Goodspeed New Testament

Paul, a slave of Jesus Christ, called as an apostle, set apart to declare God's good news,

John Wesley New Testament

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God,

Julia Smith Translation

Paul, servant of Jesus Christ, called sent, separated to the good news of God,

King James 2000

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,

Lexham Expanded Bible

Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, called [to be] an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,

Modern King James verseion

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated to the gospel of God

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Paul, the servant of Jesus Christ, called unto the office to be an apostle, put apart to preach the Gospel of God,

Moffatt New Testament

PAUL, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God

Montgomery New Testament

From Paul, a slave of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, set apart for a gospel of God,

NET Bible

From Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God.

New Heart English Bible

Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the Good News of God,

Noyes New Testament

Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, a called apostle, set apart to preach the gospel of God,

Sawyer New Testament

PAUL, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart to the gospel of God,??2 which he promised by his prophets in the Holy Scriptures,??3 concerning his Son born of the posterity of David as to the flesh,

The Emphasized Bible

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated unto the glad-message of God -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

PAUL, a servant of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, set apart for the Gospel of God,

Twentieth Century New Testament

To all in Rome who are dear to God and have been called to become Christ's People, From Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, who has been called to become an Apostle, and has been set apart to tell God's Good News.

Webster

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God,

Weymouth New Testament

Paul, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, called to be an Apostle, set apart to proclaim God's Good News,

Williams New Testament

Paul, a slave of Jesus Christ, called as an apostle, set apart to preach God's good news,

World English Bible

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, set apart for the Good News of God,

Worrell New Testament

Paul, a slave of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated unto the Gospel of God,

Worsley New Testament

Paul a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle,

Youngs Literal Translation

Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, having been separated to the good news of God --

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Παῦλος 
Paulos 
Usage: 162

δοῦλος 
Doulos 
Usage: 65

of Jesus
Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

κλητός 
Kletos 
Usage: 9

to be an apostle
ἀπόστολος 
Apostolos 
Usage: 78

ἀφορίζω 
Aphorizo 
Usage: 5

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

the gospel
εὐαγγέλιον 
Euaggelion 
Usage: 69

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 1:1

Images Romans 1:1

Prayers for Romans 1:1

Context Readings

Greeting

1 Paul, a bondman of Jesus Christ, a called apostle separated for the good-news of God 2 (which he fore-promised through his prophets in the holy scriptures)


Cross References

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said to him, Go, because this man is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name before Gentiles and kings, and sons of Israel.

Romans 15:16

for me to be a minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, serving the good-news of God like a priest, so that the offering up of the Gentiles might become acceptable, being sanctified in Holy Spirit.

1 Corinthians 1:1

Paul, a called apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Sosthenes the brother,

Romans 1:9

For God is my witness whom I serve in my spirit in the good-news of his Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you always in my prayers,

1 Corinthians 9:1

Am I not an apostle? Am I not free? Have I not seen Jesus Christ our Lord? Are ye not my work in Lord?

2 Corinthians 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Timothy the brother, to the congregation of God that is at Corinth, with all the sanctified who are in the whole of Achaia.

Titus 1:1

Paul, a bondman of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ, according to the faith of the chosen of God, and the knowledge of truth according to piety,

Acts 13:2-4

And while they were serving the Lord, and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, Separate to me now Barnabas and Saul for the work that I have called them.

Hebrews 5:4

And not any man takes the honor to himself, but being called by God, just as also Aaron.

Leviticus 20:24-26

But I have said to you, Ye shall inherit their land, and I will give it to you to possess it, a land flowing with milk and honey. I am LORD your God, who has separated you from the peoples.

Numbers 16:9-10

[Is it] a small thing to you, that the God of Israel has separated you from the congregation of Israel, to bring you near to himself, to do the service of the tabernacle of LORD, and to stand before the congregation to minister to

Deuteronomy 10:8

At that time LORD set apart the tribe of Levi, to bear the ark of the covenant of LORD, to stand before LORD to minister to him, and to bless in his name, to this day.

1 Chronicles 23:13

The sons of Amram: Aaron and Moses. And Aaron was separated that he should sanctify the most holy things, he and his sons, forever, to burn incense before LORD, to minister to him, and to bless in his name, forever.

Isaiah 49:1

Listen, O isles, to me, and hearken, ye peoples from far. LORD has called me from the womb. From the bowels of my mother he has made mention of my name.

Jeremiah 1:5

Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee, and before thou came forth out of the womb I sanctified thee. I have appointed thee a prophet to the nations.

Mark 16:15-16

And he said to them, Having gone into all the world, preach ye the good-news to the whole creation.

Luke 2:10-11

And the agent said to them, Fear not, for behold, I bring you good-news of great joy that will be to all the people,

John 12:26

If any man serves me, let him follow me, and where I am, there my helper will also be. And if any man serves me, the Father will value him.

John 13:14-16

If I then, the Lord and the teacher, have washed your feet, ye also ought to wash each other's feet.

John 15:15

I no longer call you bondmen, because the bondman does not know what his lord does. But I have called you friends, because all things that I heard from my Father, I made known to you.

Acts 13:9

But Saul (the man is also Paul) having been filled with Holy Spirit, and having gazed on him,

Acts 20:24

But I make nothing of the matter, nor do I hold my life precious to myself, so as to fully complete my course with joy, and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to solemnly testify the good-news of the grace of God.

Acts 21:40

And having permitted him, Paul, having stood on the steps, motioned his hand to the people. And when a great hush developed, he called out in the Hebrew language, saying,

Acts 22:7

And I fell to the ground, and heard a voice saying to me, Saul, Saul, why do thou persecute me?

Acts 22:13-15

having come near me, and having stood by, he said to me, Brother Saul, look up. And I looked up on him the same hour.

Acts 22:21

And he said to me, Depart, because I will send thee far away to Gentiles.

Acts 26:1

And Agrippa said to Paul, It is permitted thee to speak for thyself. Then Paul, having stretched forth his hand, made a defense.

Acts 26:14

And when we all fell to the ground, I heard a voice speaking to me, and saying in the Hebrew language, Saul, Saul, why do thou persecute me? It is hard for thee to kick against the goads.

Acts 26:16-18

But arise, and stand upon thy feet, for I appeared to thee for this, to appoint thee an assistant and a witness both of things that thou saw, and of the things that I will make visible to thee,

Acts 27:23

For there stood by me this night an agent of the God whose I am, whom also I serve,

Romans 1:5

through whom we received grace and apostleship for obedience of faith among all the nations on behalf of his name,

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the good-news of Christ, for it is the power of God for salvation to every man who believes, both to the Jew first, and to the Greek.

Romans 11:13

For I speak to you the Gentiles. Inasmuch as I am indeed an apostle of Gentiles, I enhance my ministry,

Romans 15:29

And I know that when I come to you, I will come in the fullness of the blessing of the good-news of the Christ.

Romans 16:18

For such kind serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly. And by their smooth words and elegant speech they deceive the hearts of the naive.

Romans 16:25

Now to him who is able to establish you according to my good-news, and the preaching of Jesus Christ according to a revelation of the mystery that has been kept secret for eternal times,

1 Corinthians 9:16-18

For if I preach the good-news, it is not a source of pride for me, for an obligation is laid upon me. And woe is to me if I do not preach the good-news.

1 Corinthians 15:8-10

and last of all, as to the untimely birth, he also appeared to me.

2 Corinthians 4:5

For we preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus as Lord, and ourselves are your bondmen through Jesus.

2 Corinthians 11:5

For I reckon to come short in nothing of those, superlative apostles.

2 Corinthians 12:11

I have become foolish, boasting. Ye compelled me, for I ought to have been commended by you. For I came short in nothing of those, superlative apostles, even though I am nothing.

Galatians 1:1

Paul, an apostle (not from men, nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised him from the dead),

Galatians 1:10-17

For do I now trust men or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I were still pleasing men I would not be a bondman of Christ.

Ephesians 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, to the sanctified who are at Ephesus, and faithful in Christ Jesus:

Ephesians 1:13

In whom ye also, having heard the word of the truth, the good-news of your salvation, in whom also having believed, ye were sealed with the Holy Spirit of the promise,

Ephesians 3:5-7

which in other generations was not made known to the sons of men, as it has now been revealed by Spirit to his holy apostles and prophets.

Ephesians 4:11

And indeed he gave the apostles, and the prophets, and the evangelists, and the shepherds and teachers

Philippians 1:1

Paul and Timothy, bondmen of Jesus Christ, to all the sanctified in Jesus Christ who are at Philippi, with the guardians and helpers:

Philippians 2:11

and that every tongue should acknowledge that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.

Philippians 3:6-7

regarding zeal, persecuting the church; regarding the righteousness in law, having become blameless.

Colossians 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ through the will of God, and Timothy the brother,

1 Thessalonians 2:2

But having suffered before and been mistreated in Philippi, as ye know, we were bold in our God to speak to you the good-news of God within much conflict.

2 Thessalonians 2:13-14

But we are indebted to express thanks to God always about you, brothers, beloved by Lord, because God chose you from the beginning for salvation, in sanctification of spirit and belief of truth,

1 Timothy 1:1

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ according to a commandment of God our Savior, and Lord Jesus Christ our hope,

1 Timothy 1:11-12

according to the good-news of the glory of the blessed God, of which I was entrusted.

1 Timothy 1:15-16

Faithful is the saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinful men, of whom I am foremost.

1 Timothy 2:7

For which I was appointed a herald and an apostle (I speak the truth in Christ, I do not lie), a teacher of Gentiles in faith and truth.

2 Timothy 1:11

for which I was appointed a herald, and an apostle, and a teacher of Gentiles.

Hebrews 7:26

For such a high priest is fitting for us, devout, innocent, undefiled, separated from sinners, and having become higher than the heavens.

James 1:1

James, a bondman of God and of Lord Jesus Christ, to the twelve tribes in the Dispersion, greeting.

2 Peter 1:1

Simon Peter, a bondman and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have received an equally precious faith with us in the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ:

Jude 1:1

Jude, a bondman of Jesus Christ, and brother of James, to the called, sanctified in God the Father, and kept for Jesus Christ:

Revelation 1:1

The Revelation of Jesus Christ that God gave him to show his bondmen what must happen quickly. And he signified it, having sent by his agent to his bondman John

Revelation 22:6

And he says to me, These words are faithful and true. And Lord, the God of the spirits of the prophets, sent his agent to show to his bondmen the things that must quickly come to pass.

Revelation 22:9

And he says to me, See thou not. I am thy fellow bondman, and of thy brothers the prophets, and of those who keep the words of this book. Worship God!

John 15:20

Remember the word that I said to you, A bondman is not greater than his lord. If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they kept my word, they will keep yours also.

Colossians 1:25

Of which I became a helper according to the administration of God, which was given to me for you to fulfill the word of God,

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