Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 I would that ye should know, brethren, how that I have oftentimes purposed to come unto you, but have been let hitherto, to have some fruit among you, as I have among other of the gentiles. 14 For I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to them which are no Greeks, unto the learned and also unto the unlearned. 15 Likewise, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the Gospel to you of Rome also.



Cross References

Luke 10:21

That same time rejoiced Jesus in the holy ghost, and said, "I confess unto thee father Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast opened them to the babes. Even so, father, for so pleased it thee.

Acts 9:15

The Lord said unto him, "Go thy ways: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the gentiles, and kings and the children of Israel:

Acts 13:2-4

As they ministered to the Lord and fasted; The holy ghost said, "Separate me Barnabas and Saul, for the work whereunto I have called them."

Acts 22:21

And he said unto me, 'Depart for I will send thee afar hence unto the gentiles.'"

Acts 26:17-18

delivering thee from the people, and from the gentiles, unto thee which now I send thee,

Acts 28:2

and the people of the country showed us no little kindness, for they kindled a fire and received us every one because of the present rain, and because of cold.

Acts 28:4

When the men of the country saw the worm hang on his hand, they said among themselves, "This man must needs be a murderer: Whom, though he have escaped the sea, yet vengeance suffereth not to live."

Romans 1:22

When they counted themselves wise, they became fools

Romans 8:12

Therefore, brethren, we are now debtors; not to the flesh, to live after the flesh:

Romans 11:25

I would not that this secret should be hid from you my brethren, lest ye should be wise in your own conceits: that partly blindness is happened in Israel, until the fullness of the gentiles be come in.

Romans 12:16

Be of like affection one towards another. Be not high minded, but make yourselves equal to them of the lower sort. Be not wise in your own opinions.

Romans 13:8

Owe nothing to any man: but to love one another. For he that loveth another, fulfilleth the law.

Romans 16:19

for your obedience extendeth to all men. I am glad no doubt of you. But yet I would have you wise unto that which is good. And to be innocent as concerning evil.

1 Corinthians 1:19-22

For it is written, "I will destroy the wisdom of the wise and will cast away the understanding of the prudent."

1 Corinthians 2:13

which things also we speak - not in the cunning words of man's wisdom, but with the cunning words of the holy ghost, making spiritual comparisons of spiritual things.

1 Corinthians 3:18

Let no man deceive himself. If any man seem wise among you, let him be a fool in this world, that he may be wise.

1 Corinthians 9:16-23

In that I preach the gospel, I have nothing to rejoice of. For necessity is put unto me. Woe is it unto me if I preach not the gospel.

1 Corinthians 14:11

If I know not what the voice meaneth, I shall be unto him that speaketh an alien: and he that speaketh shall be an alien unto me.

1 Corinthians 14:16

For else when thou blessest with the spirit, how shall he that occupieth the room of the unlearned say "amen" at thy giving of thanks? Seeing he understandeth not what thou sayest?

1 Corinthians 14:23-24

If therefore when all the congregation is come together, and all speak with tongues, there come in they that are unlearned, or they which believe not: will they not say that ye are out of your wits?

2 Corinthians 10:12

For we cannot find in our hearts to make ourselves of the number of them, or to compare ourselves to them, which laud themselves. Nevertheless, while they measure themselves with themselves, and compare themselves with themselves, they understand nought.

2 Corinthians 11:19

For ye suffer fools gladly because that ye yourselves are wise.

Ephesians 5:15-17

Take heed therefore that ye walk circumspectly - not as fools, but as wise -

Colossians 3:11

Where is neither gentile nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarous or Scythian, bond or free: But Christ is all in all things.

2 Timothy 2:10

Herefore I suffer all things, for the elects' sakes, that they might also obtain that salvation which is in Christ Jesus, with eternal glory.

Titus 3:3

For we ourselves also were in times past, unwise, disobedient, deceived, in danger to lusts, and to divers manners of voluptuousness, living in maliciousness and envy, full of hate, hating one another.

James 3:17-18

but the wisdom that is from above, is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without judging, and without simulation.

Proverbs 1:22

"O ye children, how long will ye love childishness? How long will the scorners delight in scorning, and the unwise be enemies unto knowledge?

Proverbs 8:5

Take heed unto knowledge, O ye ignorant; be wise in heart, O ye fools.

Isaiah 35:8

There shall be foot paths and common streets: this shall be called the holy way. No unclean person shall go through it, for the LORD himself shall go with them that way, and the ignorant shall not err.

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 prudent, and hast opened them unto babes,

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