Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

I am a debtor both to Greeks and barbarians, both to wise and unintelligent:

New American Standard Bible

I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

King James Version

I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise.

Holman Bible

I am obligated both to Greeks and barbarians, both to the wise and the foolish.

International Standard Version

Both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to wise and to foolish people, I am a debtor.

A Conservative Version

I am debtor both to Greeks and to Barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

American Standard Version

I am debtor both to Greeks and to Barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

Amplified

I have a duty to perform and a debt to pay both to Greeks and to barbarians [the cultured and the uncultured], both to the wise and to the foolish.

An Understandable Version

I have a debt to pay [i.e., an obligation to preach] to Greeks and heathens; to the educated and to the ignorant.

Anderson New Testament

I am a debtor both to the Greeks and to the barbarians; both to the wise and to the unwise.

Bible in Basic English

I have a debt to Greeks and to the nations outside; to the wise and to those who have no learning.

Common New Testament

I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish:

Daniel Mace New Testament

I owe what service I can do to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians, to the learned, and to the illiterate.

Godbey New Testament

I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the barbarians; both to the wise, and the unwise:

Goodspeed New Testament

I owe a debt both to Greeks and to foreigners, to the cultivated and the uncultivated.

John Wesley New Testament

I am a debtor both to the Greeks and the barbarians, both to the wise and to the unwise.

Julia Smith Translation

Both to Greeks, and foreigners; both to wise and unwise, I am debtor.

King James 2000

I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise.

Lexham Expanded Bible

I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

Modern King James verseion

I am debtor both to the Greeks and to the foreigners, both to the wise and to the unwise.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to them which are no Greeks, unto the learned and also unto the unlearned.

Moffatt New Testament

To Greeks and to barbarians, to wise and to foolish alike, I owe a duty.

Montgomery New Testament

To Greeks and to barbarians, to the cultured and to the uncultured, I have a debt to discharge.

NET Bible

I am a debtor both to the Greeks and to the barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

New Heart English Bible

I have an obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

Noyes New Testament

I am debtor both to Greeks and barbarians, both to the wise and the unwise.

Sawyer New Testament

I am a debtor both to the Greeks and the Barbarians, both to the wise and the ignorant;

The Emphasized Bible

Both to Greeks and to Barbarians, both to wise and to unwise, a debtor, I am:

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Both to the Greeks and barbarians, both to the wise and the ignorant am I a debtor.

Twentieth Century New Testament

I have a duty to both the Greek and the Barbarian, to both the cultured and the ignorant.

Webster

I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the barbarians, both to the wise, and to the unwise.

Weymouth New Testament

I am already under obligations alike to Greek-speaking races and to others, to cultured and to uncultured people:

Williams New Testament

To Greeks and to all the other nations, to cultured and to uncultured people alike, I owe a duty.

World English Bible

I am debtor both to Greeks and to foreigners, both to the wise and to the foolish.

Worrell New Testament

I am debtor both to the Greeks and to the Barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish;

Worsley New Testament

For I am a debtor both to Greeks and barbarians, both to the learned and the unlearned:

Youngs Literal Translation

Both to Greeks and to foreigners, both to wise and to thoughtless, I am a debtor,

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
I am
εἰμί 
Eimi 
I am , am, it is I , be, I was , have been, not tr
Usage: 72

ὀφειλέτης 
Opheiletes 
Usage: 4




and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0
Usage: 0

to the Greeks
Ἕλλην 
hellen 
Usage: 27

and
τε 
Te 
τε 
Te 
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
and, both, then, whether, even, also, not tr s
Usage: 170
Usage: 170

to the Barbarians
βάρβαρος 
Barbaros 
Usage: 6

to the wise
σοφός 
Sophos 
Usage: 19

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 1:14

Images Romans 1:14

Context Readings

Paul Wants To Visit Rome

13 But I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, that I often proposed to come to you, (and have been hindered until the present time,) that I might have some fruit among you too, even as among the other nations also. 14 I am a debtor both to Greeks and barbarians, both to wise and unintelligent: 15 so, as far as depends on me, am I ready to announce the glad tidings to you also who are in Rome.



Cross References

Luke 10:21

In the same hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit and said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes: yea, Father, for thus has it been well-pleasing in thy sight.

Acts 9:15

And the Lord said to him, Go, for this man is an elect vessel to me, to bear my name before both nations and kings and the sons of Israel:

Acts 13:2-4

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

Acts 22:21

And he said to me, Go, for I will send thee to the nations afar off.

Acts 26:17-18

taking thee out from among the people, and the nations, to whom I send thee,

Acts 28:2

But the barbarians shewed us no common kindness; for, having kindled a fire, they took us all in because of the rain that was falling and because of the cold.

Acts 28:4

And when the barbarians saw the beast hanging from his hand, they said to one another, This man is certainly a murderer, whom, though saved out of the sea, Nemesis has not allowed to live.

Romans 1:22

professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

Romans 8:12

So then, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to flesh;

Romans 11:25

For I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, of this mystery, that ye may not be wise in your own conceits, that blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fulness of the nations be come in;

Romans 12:16

Have the same respect one for another, not minding high things, but going along with the lowly: be not wise in your own eyes:

Romans 13:8

Owe no one anything, unless to love one another: for he that loves another has fulfilled the law.

Romans 16:19

For your obedience has reached to all. I rejoice therefore as it regards you; but I wish you to be wise as to that which is good, and simple as to evil.

1 Corinthians 1:19-22

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and set aside the understanding of the understanding ones.

1 Corinthians 2:13

which also we speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit, communicating spiritual things by spiritual means.

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one deceive himself: if any one thinks himself to be wise among you in this world, let him become foolish, that he may be wise.

1 Corinthians 9:16-23

For if I announce the glad tidings, I have nothing to boast of; for a necessity is laid upon me; for it is woe to me if I should not announce the glad tidings.

1 Corinthians 14:11

If therefore I do not know the power of the sound, I shall be to him that speaks a barbarian, and he that speaks a barbarian for me.

1 Corinthians 14:16

Since otherwise, if thou blessest with the spirit, how shall he who fills the place of the simple Christian say Amen, at thy giving of thanks, since he does not know what thou sayest?

1 Corinthians 14:23-24

If therefore the whole assembly come together in one place, and all speak with tongues, and simple persons enter in, or unbelievers, will not they say ye are mad?

2 Corinthians 10:12

For we dare not class ourselves or compare ourselves with some who commend themselves; but these, measuring themselves by themselves, and comparing themselves with themselves, are not intelligent.

2 Corinthians 11:19

For ye bear fools readily, being wise.

Ephesians 5:15-17

See therefore how ye walk carefully, not as unwise but as wise,

Colossians 3:11

wherein there is not Greek and Jew, circumcision and uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, bondman, freeman; but Christ is everything, and in all.

2 Timothy 2:10

For this cause I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they also may obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

Titus 3:3

For we were once ourselves also without intelligence, disobedient, wandering in error, serving various lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

James 3:17-18

But the wisdom from above first is pure, then peaceful, gentle, yielding, full of mercy and good fruits, unquestioning, unfeigned.

Proverbs 1:22

How long, simple ones, will ye love simpleness, and scorners take pleasure in their scorning, and the foolish hate knowledge?

Proverbs 8:5

O ye simple, understand prudence; and ye foolish, understand sense.

Isaiah 35:8

And a highway shall be there and a way, and it shall be called, The way of holiness: the unclean shall not pass through it; but it shall be for these. Those that go this way even fools, shall not err therein.

Matthew 11:25

At that time, Jesus answering said, I praise thee, Father, Lord of the heaven and of the earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them to babes.

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