Parallel Verses

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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

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

Both to Greeks and to barbarians (to the cultured and to the uncultured), both to the wise and the foolish, I have an obligation to discharge and a duty to perform and a debt to pay.

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.

Darby Translation

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

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 Now I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that many times I purposed to come unto you (but up until now I have been unable) that I might have some fruit among you also, even as among other Gentiles. 14 I am debtor both to the Greeks and to the Barbarians; both to the wise and to the unwise. 15 So, as much as in me is, I am ready to announce the gospel to you that are at Rome also.



Cross References

Luke 10:21

In that same hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent and hast revealed them unto babes; even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said unto him, Go; for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;

Acts 13:2-4

As they ministered to the Lord and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work unto which I have called them.

Acts 22:21

And he said unto me, Depart, for I will send thee far from here unto the Gentiles.

Acts 26:17-18

delivering thee from the people and from the Gentiles, unto whom now I send thee

Acts 28:2

And the barbarous people showed us no little kindness; for they kindled a great fire and received all of us because of the present rain and because of the cold.

Acts 28:4

And when the barbarians saw the venomous beast hang on his hand, they said among themselves, No doubt this man is a murderer, whom, though he has escaped the sea, yet vengeance does not suffer him to live.

Romans 1:22

Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools

Romans 8:12

Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh.

Romans 11:25

For I would not, brethren, that ye ignore this mystery, that ye not be arrogant regarding yourselves: that blindness in part has happened in Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles are come in.

Romans 12:16

Be unanimous among yourselves, not high minded, but accommodating the humble. Do not be wise in your own opinion.

Romans 13:8

Owe no one anything, but love one unto another; for he that loves his neighbour has fulfilled the law.

Romans 16:19

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

1 Corinthians 1:19-22

For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.

1 Corinthians 2:13

Which things also we speak, not in the words which man's wisdom teaches, but with doctrine of the Holy Spirit, jointly fitting spiritual things by spiritual means.

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one deceive himself. If any one among you seems to be wise in this age, let them become a fool that they may be wise.

1 Corinthians 9:16-23

For though I preach the gospel, I have no reason to glory, for it is an obligation laid upon me; for woe is me, if I do not preach the gospel!

1 Corinthians 14:11

Therefore, if I ignore the virtue of the voice, I shall be unto him that speaks as a barbarian, and he that speaks shall be a barbarian unto me.

1 Corinthians 14:16

Else when thou shalt bless with the spirit, how shall he that occupies the place of the ignorant say, Amen, at thy giving of thanks, seeing he understands not what thou sayest?

1 Corinthians 14:23-24

If, therefore, the whole congregation is come together into one place and all speak with tongues, and there come in those that are unlearned or unbelievers, will they not say that ye are mad?

2 Corinthians 10:12

For we dare not mix ourselves in with or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves, but they do not understand that they are measuring themselves by themselves and comparing themselves among themselves.

2 Corinthians 11:19

For ye suffer fools gladly, seeing ye yourselves are wise.

Ephesians 5:15-17

See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,

Colossians 3:11

where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian nor Scythian, slave nor free: but Christ is all and in all.

2 Timothy 2:10

Therefore, I endure all things for the sake of the elect, that they may also obtain the saving health which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

Titus 3:3

For we ourselves also were foolish in another time, rebellious, deceived, serving diverse lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.

James 3:17-18

But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, modest, benevolent, full of mercy and of good fruits, not judgmental, unfeigned.

Proverbs 1:22

How long, ye simple ones, will ye love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and the fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 8:5

O ye simple, understand prudence; and, ye fools, be ye of an understanding heart.

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 over it; and for those in it there shall be someone to go with them, in such a manner that the foolish shall not err therein.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus answered and said, I praise thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because thou hast hid these things from the wise and understanding and hast revealed them unto children.

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