Romans 15:17
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English Standard Version
In Christ Jesus, then, I have reason to be proud of my work for God.

King James Bible
I have therefore whereof I may glory through Jesus Christ in those things which pertain to God.

American Standard Version
I have therefore my glorifying in Christ Jesus in things pertaining to God.

Douay-Rheims Bible
I have therefore glory in Christ Jesus towards God.

English Revised Version
I have therefore my glorying in Christ Jesus in things pertaining to God.

Webster's Bible Translation
I have therefore cause for glorying through Jesus Christ, in those things which pertain to God.

Weymouth New Testament
I can therefore glory in Christ Jesus concerning the work for God in which I am engaged.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Whereof I may glory (τὴν καύχησιν)

Rather, as Rev., my glorying, denoting the act. The ground of glorying would be καύχημα as in Romans 4:2; Galatians 6:4, etc.

Those things which pertain to God (τὰ πρὸς τὸν Θεόν)

A technical phrase in Jewish liturgical language to denote the functions of worship (Hebrews 2:17; Hebrews 5:1). According with the sacerdotal ideas of the previous verse.

Romans 15:17 Parallel Commentaries

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

whereof.

Romans 4:2 For if Abraham were justified by works, he has whereof to glory; but not before God.

2 Corinthians 2:14-16 Now thanks be to God, which always causes us to triumph in Christ, and makes manifest the aroma of his knowledge by us in every place...

2 Corinthians 3:4-6 And such trust have we through Christ to God-ward...

2 Corinthians 7:4 Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my glorying of you: I am filled with comfort...

2 Corinthians 11:16-30 I say again, Let no man think me a fool; if otherwise, yet as a fool receive me, that I may boast myself a little...

2 Corinthians 12:1,11 It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord...

*etc:

in.

Hebrews 5:1 For every high priest taken from among men is ordained for men in things pertaining to God...

Cross References
Philippians 3:3
For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in the flesh--

Hebrews 2:17
Therefore he had to be made like his brothers in every respect, so that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people.

Hebrews 5:1
For every high priest chosen from among men is appointed to act on behalf of men in relation to God, to offer gifts and sacrifices for sins.

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