16 1I commend unto you Phoebe our sister, who is a servant of the
church that is at Cenchreae:
2that ye receive her in the Lord, worthily
of the saints, and that ye assist her in whatsoever matter she may have need
of you: for she herself also hath been a helper of many, and of mine own
3Salute Prisca and Aquila my fellow-workers in Christ Jesus,
4who for my life laid down their own necks; unto whom not only I give
thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles:
the church that is in their house. Salute Epaenetus my beloved, who is the
first-fruits of Asia unto Christ.
6Salute Mary, who bestowed much labor
7Salute Andronicus and Junias, my kinsmen, and my
fellow-prisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also have been in
Christ before me.
8Salute Ampliatus my beloved in the Lord.
Urbanus our fellow-worker in Christ, and Stachys my beloved.
Apelles the approved in Christ. Salute them that are of the household
11Salute Herodion my kinsman. Salute them of the
household of Narcissus, that are in the Lord.
and Tryphosa, who labor in the Lord. Salute Persis the beloved, who labored
much in the Lord.
13Salute Rufus the chosen in the Lord, and his mother
14Salute Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermes, Patrobas, Hermas, and the
brethren that are with them.
15Salute Philologus and Julia, Nereus and
his sister, and Olympas, and all the saints that are with them.
one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ salute you.
17Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them that are causing the divisions
and occasions of stumbling, contrary to the doctrine which ye learned: and
turn away from them.
18For they that are such serve not our Lord Christ,
but their own belly; and by their smooth and fair speech they beguile the
hearts of the innocent.
19For your obedience is come abroad unto all men.
I rejoice therefore over you: but I would have you wise unto that which is
good, and simple unto that which is evil.
20And the God of peace shall
bruise Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be
21Timothy my fellow-worker saluteth you; and Lucius and Jason
and Sosipater, my kinsmen.
22I Tertius, who write the epistle, salute you
in the Lord.
23Gaius my host, and of the whole church, saluteth you.
Erastus the treasurer of the city saluteth you, and Quartus the brother.
24The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.
25Now to him that is able to establish you according to my gospel and the
preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery which
hath been kept in silence through times eternal,
26but now is manifested,
and by the scriptures of the prophets, according to the commandment of the
eternal God, is made known unto all the nations unto obedience of faith:
27to the only wise God, through Jesus Christ, to whom be the glory for