Romans 1:14
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English Standard Version
I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

King James Bible
I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise.

American Standard Version
I am debtor both to Greeks and to Barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

Douay-Rheims Bible
To the Greeks and to the barbarians, to the wise and to the unwise, I am a debtor;

English Revised Version
I am debtor both to Greeks and to Barbarians, both to the wise and to the foolish.

Webster's Bible Translation
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:

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Vincent's Word Studies

Debtor (ὀφειλέτης)

All men, without distinction of nation or culture, are Paul's creditors, "He owes them his life, his person, in virtue of the grace bestowed upon him, and of the office which he has received." (Godet).

Greeks - Barbarians

Gentiles without distinction. Paul takes the conventional Greek division of all mankind into Greeks and non-Greeks. See on Acts 6:1. The question whether he includes the Romans among the Greeks or the Barbarians, is irrelevant.

Romans 1:14 Parallel Commentaries

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debtor.

Romans 8:12 Therefore, brothers, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.

Romans 13:8 Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loves another has fulfilled the law.

*Gr:

Acts 9:15 But the Lord said to him, Go your way: for he is a chosen vessel to me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings...

Acts 13:2-4 As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said...

Acts 22:21 And he said to me, Depart: for I will send you far hence to the Gentiles.

Acts 26:17,18 Delivering you from the people, and from the Gentiles, to whom now I send you...

1 Corinthians 9:16-23 For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid on me; yes, woe is to me, if I preach not the gospel!...

2 Timothy 2:10 Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sakes, that they may also obtain the salvation which is in Christ Jesus with eternal glory...

Greeks.

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...

1 Corinthians 14:11 Therefore if I know not the meaning of the voice, I shall be to him that speaks a barbarian...

Colossians 3:11 Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond nor free: but Christ is all...

both to.

Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,

Romans 11:25 For I would not, brothers, that you should be ignorant of this mystery, lest you should be wise in your own conceits...

Romans 12:16 Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.

Romans 16:19 For your obedience is come abroad to all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise to that which is good...

Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth...

Luke 10:21 In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth...

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 which the Holy Ghost teaches...

1 Corinthians 3:18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.

1 Corinthians 9:16 For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to glory of: for necessity is laid on me; yes, woe is to me, if I preach not the gospel!

2 Corinthians 10:12 For we dare not make ourselves of the number, or compare ourselves with some that commend themselves...

2 Corinthians 11:19 For you suffer fools gladly, seeing you yourselves are wise.

Ephesians 5:15-17 See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise...

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...

to the unwise.

Proverbs 1:22 How long, you simple ones, will you love simplicity? and the scorners delight in their scorning, and fools hate knowledge?

Proverbs 8:5 O you simple, understand wisdom: and, you fools, be you of an understanding heart.

Isaiah 35:8 And an highway shall be there, and a way, and it shall be called The way of holiness; the unclean shall not pass over it...

1 Corinthians 14:16,23,24 Else when you shall bless with the spirit, how shall he that occupies the room of the unlearned say Amen at your giving of thanks...

Titus 3:3 For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy...

Cross References
Acts 28:2
The native people showed us unusual kindness, for they kindled a fire and welcomed us all, because it had begun to rain and was cold.

1 Corinthians 9:16
For if I preach the gospel, that gives me no ground for boasting. For necessity is laid upon me. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!

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