Romans 16:4
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English Standard Version
who risked their necks for my life, to whom not only I give thanks but all the churches of the Gentiles give thanks as well.

King James Bible
Who have for my life laid down their own necks: unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles.

American Standard Version
who for my life laid down their own necks; unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles:

Douay-Rheims Bible
(Who have for my life laid down their own necks: to whom not I only give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles,)

English Revised Version
who for my life laid down their own necks; unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles:

Webster's Bible Translation
Who have for my life laid down their own necks: to whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles.

Weymouth New Testament
friends who have endangered their own lives for mine. I am grateful to them, and not I alone, but all the Gentile Churches also.

Romans 16:4 Parallel
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Vincent's Word Studies

Who (οἵτινες)

The double relative, with an explanatory force: seeing that they.

Laid down their own necks (τὸν ἑαυτῶν τράχηλον ὑπέθηκαν)

Laid down is, literally, placed under (the axe). Whether the expression is literal or figurative, or if literal, when the incident occurred, cannot be determined.

Romans 16:4 Parallel Commentaries

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have.

Romans 5:7 For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die.

John 15:13 Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Philippians 2:30 Because for the work of Christ he was near to death, not regarding his life, to supply your lack of service toward me.

1 John 3:16 Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.

laid.

Joshua 10:24 And it came to pass, when they brought out those kings to Joshua, that Joshua called for all the men of Israel...

2 Samuel 22:41 You have also given me the necks of my enemies, that I might destroy them that hate me.

Micah 2:3 Therefore thus said the LORD; Behold, against this family do I devise an evil, from which you shall not remove your necks...

also.

Acts 15:41 And he went through Syria and Cilicia, confirming the churches.

Acts 16:5 And so were the churches established in the faith, and increased in number daily.

1 Corinthians 7:17 But as God has distributed to every man, as the Lord has called every one, so let him walk. And so ordain I in all churches.

1 Corinthians 16:1 Now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do you.

1 Thessalonians 2:14 For you, brothers, became followers of the churches of God which in Judaea are in Christ Jesus...

Revelation 1:4 John to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace be to you, and peace, from him which is, and which was, and which is to come...

Cross References
Acts 9:31
So the church throughout all Judea and Galilee and Samaria had peace and was being built up. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit, it multiplied.

Acts 15:26
men who have risked their lives for the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 16:3
Greet Prisca and Aquila, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus,

Romans 16:5
Greet also the church in their house. Greet my beloved Epaenetus, who was the first convert to Christ in Asia.

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