Parallel Verses

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

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.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

I am debtor both to the Greeks and to 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.

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 do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, that often I intended to come to you, and was prevented until now, in order that I might have some fruit among you also, just as also among the rest of the Gentiles. 14 I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish. 15 Thus {I am eager} to proclaim the gospel also to you who [are] in Rome.



Cross References

Luke 10:21

At [that] same time he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these [things] from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to young children. Yes, Father, for this was pleasing before you.

Acts 9:15

But the Lord said to him, "Go, because this man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel.

Acts 13:2-4

And [while] they were serving the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, "Set apart now for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them."

Acts 22:21

And he said to me, 'Go, because I will send you far away to the Gentiles!'"

Acts 26:17-18

rescuing you from the people and from the Gentiles to whom I am sending you,

Acts 28:2

And the local inhabitants showed {extraordinary} kindness to us, for they lit a fire [and] welcomed us all, because of the rain that had begun and because of the cold.

Acts 28:4

And when the local people saw the creature hanging from his hand, they began saying to one another, "Doubtless this man is a murderer whom, [although he] was rescued from the sea, Justice has not permitted to live!"

Romans 1:22

Claiming to be wise, they became fools,

Romans 8:12

So then, brothers, we are obligated not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh.

Romans 11:25

For I do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, of this mystery, so that you will not be wise {in your own sight}, that a partial hardening has happened to Israel, until the full number of the Gentiles has come in,

Romans 12:16

Think the same [thing] toward one another; {do not think arrogantly}, but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise {in your own sight}.

Romans 13:8

Owe nothing to anyone, except to love one another, for the one who loves someone else has fulfilled the law.

Romans 16:19

For [the report of] your obedience has reached to all; therefore I am rejoicing over you, and I want you to be wise toward what [is] good, but innocent toward what [is] evil.

1 Corinthians 1:19-22

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and the intelligence of the intelligent I will confound."

1 Corinthians 2:13

[things] which we also speak, not in words taught by human wisdom, but in [words] taught by the Spirit, explaining spiritual [things] to spiritual [people].

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no one deceive himself. If anyone thinks [himself] to be wise among you in this age, let him become a fool, in order that he may become wise.

1 Corinthians 9:16-23

For if I proclaim the gospel, it is not to me a reason for boasting, for necessity is imposed on me. For woe is to me if I do not proclaim the gospel.

1 Corinthians 14:11

Therefore, if I do not know the meaning of the language, I will be a barbarian to the one who is speaking, and the one who is speaking [will be] a barbarian in my [judgment].

1 Corinthians 14:16

For otherwise, if you praise in [your] spirit, how will the one who fills the place of the outsider say the "amen" at your thanksgiving, because he does not know what you are saying?

1 Corinthians 14:23-24

Therefore, if the whole church comes together at the same [time] and all speak with tongues, and outsiders or unbelievers enter, will they not say that you are out of your minds?

2 Corinthians 10:12

For we do not dare to classify or to compare ourselves with some who commend themselves, but [they] themselves, [when they] measure themselves by themselves and compare themselves with themselves, do not understand.

2 Corinthians 11:19

For [because you] are wise, you put up with foolish people gladly!

Ephesians 5:15-17

Therefore, consider carefully how you live, not as unwise but as wise,

Colossians 3:11

where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, barbarian, Scythian, slave, [or] free, but Christ [is] all, and in all.

2 Timothy 2:10

Because of this, I endure all [things] for the sake of the chosen, in order that they also may obtain salvation [which is] in Christ Jesus with eternal glory.

Titus 3:3

For we also were once foolish, disobedient, led astray, enslaved to various desires and pleasures, spending our lives in wickedness and envy, despicable, hating one another.

James 3:17-18

But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceful, gentle, obedient, full of mercy and good fruits, nonjudgmental, without hypocrisy,

Proverbs 1:22

"{How long}, O simple ones, will you love simplicity? And [how long] will scoffers delight in their scoffing, and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 8:5

Learn prudence, O simple ones; fools, learn {intelligence}.

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 travel through it, but it [is] for them, he who walks [on the] way; and fools shall not wander about.

Matthew 11:25

At that time Jesus answered [and] said, "I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these [things] from the wise and intelligent, and have revealed them to young children.

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