New Living Translation
For I long to visit you so I can bring you some spiritual gift that will help you grow strong in the Lord.
King James Bible
For I long to see you, that I may impart unto you some spiritual gift, to the end ye may be established;
Darby Bible Translation
For I greatly desire to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to establish you;
World English Bible
For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift, to the end that you may be established;
Young's Literal Translation
for I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift, that ye may be established;
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:11 That I may impart to you - Face to face, by laying on of hands, prayer, preaching the gospel, private conversation. Some spiritual gift - With such gifts the Corinthians, who had enjoyed the presence of St. Paul, abounded, 1Cor 1:7; 12:1; 14:1. So did the Galatians likewise, Gal 3:5; and, indeed, all those churches which had had the presence of any of the apostles had peculiar advantages in this kind, from the laying on of their hands, Acts 19:6; 8:17, and c., 2Tim 1:6. But as yet the Romans were greatly inferior to them in this respect; for which reason the apostle, in the twelfth chapter also, says little, if any thing, of their spiritual gifts. He therefore desires to impart some, that they might be established; for by these was the testimony of Christ confirmed among them. That St. Peter had no more been at Rome than St. Paul, at the time when this epistle was wrote, appears from the general tenor thereof, and from this place in particular: for, otherwise, what St. Paul wishes to impart to the Romans would have been imparted already by St. Peter.
LibraryThe Witness of the Resurrection
'Declared to be the Son of God with power, ... by the resurrection of the dead.'--ROMANS i. 4 (R.V.). It is a great mistake to treat Paul's writings, and especially this Epistle, as mere theology. They are the transcript of his life's experience. As has been well said, the gospel of Paul is an interpretation of the significance of the life and work of Jesus based upon the revelation to him of Jesus as the risen Christ. He believed that he had seen Jesus on the road to Damascus, and it was that appearance …
Alexander Maclaren—Romans, Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V)
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Afterward Paul felt compelled by the Spirit to go over to Macedonia and Achaia before going to Jerusalem. "And after that," he said, "I must go on to Rome!"
When we get together, I want to encourage you in your faith, but I also want to be encouraged by yours.
But now I have finished my work in these regions, and after all these long years of waiting, I am eager to visit you.
2 Corinthians 1:15
Since I was so sure of your understanding and trust, I wanted to give you a double blessing by visiting you twice--
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