Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is God’s power for salvation to everyone who believes, first to the Jew, and also to the Greek.

New American Standard Bible

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

King James Version

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

International Standard Version

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is God's power for the salvation of everyone who believes, of the Jew first and of the Greek as well.

A Conservative Version

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.

American Standard Version

For I am not ashamed of the gospel: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

Amplified

For I am not ashamed of the Gospel (good news) of Christ, for it is God's power working unto salvation [for deliverance from eternal death] to everyone who believes with a personal trust and a confident surrender and firm reliance, to the Jew first and also to the Greek,

An Understandable Version

I am not ashamed of the good news [i.e., the Gospel], because it is God's power for [bringing] salvation to every person who believes [in Jesus]; first to Jews and then to Greeks [i.e., unconverted Gentiles].

Anderson New Testament

For I am not ashamed of the Gospel: for it is the power of God in order to salvation, to every one that believes, to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

Bible in Basic English

For I have no feeling of shame about the good news, because it is the power of God giving salvation to everyone who has faith, to the Jew first, and then to the Greek.

Common New Testament

For I am not ashamed of the gospel: for it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for I am not ashamed of the gospel, since it is divinely effectual to salvation, to everyone that believes, to the Jew first, and then to the Gentile.

Darby Translation

For I am not ashamed of the glad tidings; for it is God's power to salvation, to every one that believes, both to Jew first and to Greek:

Godbey New Testament

For I am not ashamed of the gospel: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

Goodspeed New Testament

For I am not ashamed of the good news, for it is God's power for the salvation of everyone who has faith, of the Jew first and then of the Greek.

John Wesley New Testament

For I am not ashamed of the gospel; for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, both to the Jew and to the Gentile.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of the Christ; for it is the power of God to give saving health to every one that believes: to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Julia Smith Translation

For I am not ashamed of the good news of Christ: for it is the power of God to salvation to all believing; both to the Jew first, and the Greek.

King James 2000

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believes; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Modern King James verseion

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ, because it is the power of God unto salvation to all that believe; namely to the Jew, and also to the gentile.

Moffatt New Testament

For I am proud of the gospel; it is God's saving power for everyone who has faith, for the Jew first and for the Greek as well.

Montgomery New Testament

FOR I AM PROUD OF THE GOSPEL. IT IS GOD'S SAVING POWER FOR EVERY ONE WHO BELIEVES. FOR THE JEW FIRST, AND ALSO FOR THE GENTILE.

NET Bible

For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is God's power for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.

New Heart English Bible

For I am not ashamed of the Good News, for it is the power of God for salvation for everyone who believes; for the Jew first, and also for the Greek.

Noyes New Testament

For I am not ashamed of the gospel; for to every believer, to the Jew first and also to the Greek, it is the power of God unto salvation.

Sawyer New Testament

For I am not ashamed of the gospel; for it is the power of God to salvation to every one that believes, the Jew first and also the Greek.

The Emphasized Bible

For I am not ashamed of the joyful message; for it is God's power unto salvation, to every one that believeth, both to Jew firstand to Greek;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For I am not ashamed of the Gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God for salvation to every one who believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For I am not ashamed of the Good News; it is the power of God which brings Salvation to every one who believes in Christ, to the Jew first, but also to the Greek.

Webster

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God to salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

Weymouth New Testament

For I am not ashamed of the Good News. It is God's power which is at work for the salvation of every one who believes--the Jew first, and then the Gentile.

Williams New Testament

For I am not ashamed of the good news, for it is God's power for the salvation of everyone who trusts, of the Jew first and then of the Greek.

World English Bible

For I am not ashamed of the Good News of Christ, for it is the power of God for salvation for everyone who believes; for the Jew first, and also for the Greek.

Worrell New Testament

For I am not ashamed of the Gospel; for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believes; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek

Worsley New Testament

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ; for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth, both Jew and Greek:

Youngs Literal Translation

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

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

I am
ἐπαισχύνομαι 
Epaischunomai 
be ashamed
Usage: 7

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

ἐπαισχύνομαι 
Epaischunomai 
be ashamed
Usage: 7

of the gospel
εὐαγγέλιον 
Euaggelion 
Usage: 69

of Christ
Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

for
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

it is
ἐστί 
Esti 
is, are, was, be, have, not tr, , vr is
Usage: 585

the power
δύναμις 
Dunamis 
Usage: 95

of God
θεός 
theos 
Usage: 1151

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

σωτηρία 
Soteria 
Usage: 43

to every one
πᾶς 
Pas 
Usage: 704


which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

πιστεύω 
Pisteuo 
Usage: 163

to the Jew
Ἰουδαῖος 
Ioudaios 
Usage: 190

πρῶτον 
Proton 
first, at the first Trans, first of all,
Usage: 40

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


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

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 1:16

Images Romans 1:16

Prayers for Romans 1:16

Context Readings

Preaching In Galilee And The Call Of The Disciples

15 So I am eager to preach the good news to you also who are in Rome. 16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is God’s power for salvation to everyone who believes, first to the Jew, and also to the Greek. 17 For in it God’s righteousness is revealed from faith to faith, just as it is written: The righteous will live by faith.



Cross References

Psalm 40:9-10

I proclaim righteousness in the great assembly;
see, I do not keep my mouth closed
as You know, Lord.

Romans 2:9

affliction and distress for every human being who does evil, first to the Jew, and also to the Greek;

2 Timothy 1:8

So don’t be ashamed of the testimony about our Lord, or of me His prisoner. Instead, share in suffering for the gospel, relying on the power of God.

Mark 8:38

For whoever is ashamed of Me and of My words in this adulterous and sinful generation, the Son of Man will also be ashamed of him when He comes in the glory of His Father with the holy angels.”

2 Timothy 1:12

and that is why I suffer these things. But I am not ashamed, because I know the One I have believed in and am persuaded that He is able to guard what has been entrusted to me until that day.

Psalm 119:46

I will speak of Your decrees before kings
and not be ashamed.

Isaiah 53:1

Who has believed what we have heard?
And who has the arm of the Lord been revealed to?

Jeremiah 23:29

“Is not My word like fire”—this is the Lord’s declaration—“and like a hammer that pulverizes rock?

Luke 2:10-11

But the angel said to them, “Don’t be afraid, for look, I proclaim to you good news of great joy that will be for all the people:

Luke 9:26

For whoever is ashamed of Me and My words, the Son of Man will be ashamed of him when He comes in His glory and that of the Father and the holy angels.

Acts 3:26

God raised up His Servant and sent Him first to you to bless you by turning each of you from your evil ways.”

Romans 10:17

So faith comes from what is heard, and what is heard comes through the message about Christ.

1 Corinthians 1:18-24

For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but it is God’s power to us who are being saved.

1 Corinthians 2:4

My speech and my proclamation were not with persuasive words of wisdom but with a powerful demonstration by the Spirit,

1 Thessalonians 1:5-6

For our gospel did not come to you in word only, but also in power, in the Holy Spirit, and with much assurance. You know what kind of men we were among you for your benefit,

2 Timothy 1:16

May the Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, because he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chains.

1 Peter 4:16

But if anyone suffers as a “Christian,” he should not be ashamed but should glorify God in having that name.

Psalm 71:15-16

My mouth will tell about Your righteousness
and Your salvation all day long,
though I cannot sum them up.

Psalm 110:2

The Lord will extend Your mighty scepter from Zion.
Rule over Your surrounding enemies.

John 7:35

Then the Jews said to one another, “Where does He intend to go so we won’t find Him? He doesn’t intend to go to the Dispersion among the Greeks and teach the Greeks, does He?

Romans 4:11

And he received the sign of circumcision as a seal of the righteousness that he had by faith while still uncircumcised. This was to make him the father of all who believe but are not circumcised, so that righteousness may be credited to them also.

Romans 15:19

by the power of miraculous signs and wonders, and by the power of God’s Spirit. As a result, I have fully proclaimed the good news about the Messiah from Jerusalem all the way around to Illyricum.

Romans 15:29

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

1 Corinthians 2:2

For I didn’t think it was a good idea to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and Him crucified.

1 Corinthians 9:12

If others have this right to receive benefits from you, don’t we even more?However, we have not made use of this right; instead we endure everything so that we will not hinder the gospel of Christ.

1 Corinthians 9:18

What then is my reward? To preach the gospel and offer it free of charge and not make full use of my authority in the gospel.

1 Corinthians 14:24-25

But if all are prophesying and some unbeliever or uninformed person comes in, he is convicted by all and is judged by all.

1 Corinthians 15:2

You are also saved by it, if you hold to the message I proclaimed to you—unless you believed for no purpose.

2 Corinthians 2:12

When I came to Troas to preach the gospel of Christ, the Lord opened a door for me.

2 Corinthians 2:14-16

But thanks be to God, who always puts us on display in Christ and through us spreads the aroma of the knowledge of Him in every place.

2 Corinthians 4:4

In their case, the god of this age has blinded the minds of the unbelievers so they cannot see the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God.

2 Corinthians 9:13

They will glorify God for your obedience to the confession of the gospel of Christ, and for your generosity in sharing with them and with others through the proof provided by this service.

2 Corinthians 10:4-5

since the weapons of our warfare are not worldly, but are powerful through God for the demolition of strongholds. We demolish arguments

Galatians 1:7

not that there is another gospel, but there are some who are troubling you and want to change the good news about the Messiah.

Colossians 1:5-6

because of the hope reserved for you in heaven. You have already heard about this hope in the message of truth, the gospel

1 Thessalonians 2:13

This is why we constantly thank God, because when you received the message about God that you heard from us, you welcomed it not as a human message, but as it truly is, the message of God, which also works effectively in you believers.

1 Timothy 1:11

based on the glorious gospel of the blessed God, which was entrusted to me.

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any double-edged sword, penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It is able to judge the ideas and thoughts of the heart.

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