New Living Translation
I want you to know, dear brothers and sisters, that I planned many times to visit you, but I was prevented until now. I want to work among you and see spiritual fruit, just as I have seen among other Gentiles.
King James Bible
Now I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that oftentimes I purposed to come unto you, (but was let hitherto,) that I might have some fruit among you also, even as among other Gentiles.
Darby Bible Translation
But I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, that I often proposed to come to you, (and have been hindered until the present time,) that I might have some fruit among you too, even as among the other nations also.
World English Bible
Now I don't desire to have you unaware, brothers, that I often planned to come to you, and was hindered so far, that I might have some fruit among you also, even as among the rest of the Gentiles.
Young's Literal Translation
And I do not wish you to be ignorant, brethren, that many times I did purpose to come unto you -- and was hindered till the present time -- that some fruit I might have also among you, even as also among the other nations.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:13 Brethren - A frequent, holy, simple, sweet, and yet grand, appellation. The apostles but rarely address persons by their names; 'O ye Corinthians, O Timotheus. St. Paul generally uses this appellation, Brethren; sometimes in exhortation, My beloved, or, My beloved brethren; St. James, Brethren, My brethren, My beloved brethren; St. Peter and Jude always, Beloved; St. John frequently, Beloved; once, Brethren; oftener than once, My little children. Though I have been hindered hitherto - Either by business, see Rom 15:22; or persecution, 1Thes 2:2; or the Spirit, Acts 16:7. That I might have some fruit - Of my ministerial labours. Even as I have already had from the many churches I have planted and watered among the other gentiles.
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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The harvesters are paid good wages, and the fruit they harvest is people brought to eternal life. What joy awaits both the planter and the harvester alike!
You didn't choose me. I chose you. I appointed you to go and produce lasting fruit, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask for, using my name.
During this time, when about 120 believers were together in one place, Peter stood up and addressed them.
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!"
There we found some believers, who invited us to spend a week with them. And so we came to Rome.
When we get together, I want to encourage you in your faith, but I also want to be encouraged by yours.
Now, dear brothers and sisters--you who are familiar with the law--don't you know that the law applies only while a person is living?
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