New Living Translation
For I have a great sense of obligation to people in both the civilized world and the rest of the world, to the educated and uneducated alike.
King James Bible
I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise.
Darby Bible Translation
I am a debtor both to Greeks and barbarians, both to wise and unintelligent:
World English Bible
I am debtor both to Greeks and to foreigners, both to the wise and to the foolish.
Young's Literal Translation
Both to Greeks and to foreigners, both to wise and to thoughtless, I am a debtor,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:14 To the Greeks and the barbarians - He includes the Romans under the Greeks; so that this division comprises all nations. Both to the wise, and the unwise - For there were unwise even among the Greeks, and wise even among the barbarians. I am a debtor to all - I am bound by my divine mission to preach the gospel to them.
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)
Privilege and Obligation
Sin in the Heart the Source of Error in the Head
The people of the island were very kind to us. It was cold and rainy, so they built a fire on the shore to welcome us.
1 Corinthians 9:16
Yet preaching the Good News is not something I can boast about. I am compelled by God to do it. How terrible for me if I didn't preach the Good News!
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