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Chapter 16

 

16:1 But (de) I stand in place together with (sunistēmi) you (humin) Phebe (Phoibēn), the (tēn) sister (adelphēn) of us (hēmōn), you being (ousan) a minister (diakonon) also (kai) of the (tēs) assembly (ekklēsias), of the one (tēs) in (en) Cenchrea (Kenchreais);

 

16:2 in order that (hina) you may cause yourselves to receive (prosedexēsthe) of her (autēn) worthily (axiōs), in (en) [the] lord (kuriō).

 

And (kai) [may] the (tōn) holy ones (hagiōn) stand alongside (parastēte) to her (autē) in (en) perhaps (an) whatever (hō) practical issue (pragmati) she may need (chrēzē) of you (humōn).

 

Because (gar) she (autē) also (kai) was caused to become (egenēthē) a prostates4368 (prostatis) of many (pollōn), and (kai) her (autou) of myself (emou).

 

16:3 Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) Prisca (Priskan) and (kai) Aquila (Akulan), the (tous) workers together with (sunergous) me (mou) in (en) Christ (Christō) Jesus (Iēsou);

 

16:4 ones who (hoitines), over (huper) [the sake] of the (tēs) soul (psuchēs) of me (mou), put under (hupethēkan) [submission] the (ton) neck (trachēlon) of themselves (heautōn),

 

to whom (hois) absolutely not (ouk) only (monos) I (egō) give thanks well (eucharistō), BUT (alla), all (pasai) the (hai) assemblies (ekklēsiai) of the (tōn) ethnic groups (ethnōn) [do] also (kai),

 

16:5 and (kai) the (tēn) assembly (ekklēsian) down in (kat') [the] house (oikon) of them (autōn)!

 

Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) Epaenetus (Epainetos), the (ton) beloved (agapēton) of me (mou), one who (hos) is (estin) a beginning offering (aparchē) of the (tēs) Asia (Asias) into (eis) Christ (Christon).

 

(For a beginning offering see Rom. 8:23, 11:16, 16:5; 1 Cor. 15:20-23, 16:15; James 1:18; Rev. 14:4)

 

16:6 Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) Mariam (Marian), one who (hētis) labored (ekopiasen) much (polla) into (eis) you (humas).

 

16:7 Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) Andronicus (Andronikon) and (kai) Junia (Iounian), the (tous) related ones (sungeneis) of me (mou), and (kai) fellow captives (sunaichmalōtous) of me (mou), some who (hoitines) are (eisin) highly significant (episēmoi) among (en) the (tois) apostles (apostolois), ones who (hoi) before (pro) me (emou) also (kai) have come to pass (gegonan) in (en) Christ (Christō).

 

16:8 Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) Amplias (Ampliaton), the (ton) beloved (agapēton) of me (mou) in (en) [the] lord (kuriō).

 

16:9 Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) Urbanus (Ourbanon), the (ton) worker together with (sunergon) us (hēmōn) in (en) Christ (Christō), and (kai) Stachys (Stachun), the (ton) beloved (agapēton) of me (mou).

 

16:10 Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) Apelles (Apellēn), the (ton) approved one (dokimon) in (en) Christ (Christō).

 

Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) the ones (tous) out (ek) of the (tōn) Aristobulus (Aristoboulou).

 

16:11 Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) Herodion (Hērōdiōna), the (ton) related one (sungenē) of me (mou).

 

Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) the ones (tous) out (ek) of the (tōn) Narcissus (Narkissou), the ones (tous) being (ontas) in (en) [the] lord (kuriō).

 

16:12 Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) Tryphaena (Truphanan) and (kai) Tryphosa (Truphōsan), the ones (tas) laboring (kopiōsas) in (en) [the] lord (kuriō).

 

Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) Persis (Persida) the (tēn) beloved (agapētēn), one who (hētis) labored (ekopiasen) much (polla) in (en) [the] lord (kuriō).

 

16:13 Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) Rufus (Rhouphon), the (ton) called out one (eklekton) in (en) [the] lord (kuriō), and (kai) the (tēn) mother (mētera) of him (autou) and (kai) of me (mou).

 

16:14 Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) Asyncritus (Asugkriton), Phlegon (Phlegonta), Hermes (Hermēn), Patrobas (Petroban), Hermas (Herman), and (kai) the (tous) brothers (adelphous) with (sun) them (autois).

 

16:15 Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) Philologus (Philologon), and (kai) Julia (Ioulian), Nereus (Nērea) and (kai) the (tēn) sister (adelphēn) of him (autou), and (kai) Olympas (Olumpan), and (kai) all (pantas) the (tous) holy ones (hagious) together with (sun) them (autois).

 

16:16 Cause yourselves to embrace (aspasasthe) one another (allēlous) in (en) a holy (hagiō) kiss (philēmati).

 

All (pasai) the (hai) assemblies (ekklēsiai) of the (tou) Christ (Christou) cause themselves to embrace (aspazontai) you (humas).

 

16:17 But (de) I accost (parakalō) you (humas) brothers (adelphoi), to scope in on (skopein) the ones (tous) making (poiountas) the (tas) dichotomies (dichostasias) and (kai) the (ta) scandals (skandala) beside3844 (para) of the (tēn) orthodoxy (didachēn) of which (hēn) you learned (emathete), and (kai) recline out (ekklinete) from (ap’) them (autōn)!

 

16:18 Because (gar) the ones (hoi) like these (toioutoi) absolutely do not slave (ou douleuousin) for the (tō) lord (kuriō) of us (hēmōn), Christ (Christō), BUT (alla), for the (tē) belly (koilia) of themselves (heautōn)!   

And (kai) through (dia) the (tēs) benevolent word (chrēstologias), and (kai) eulogy (eulogias), they fake out (exapatōsin) the (tas) hearts (kardias) of the (tōn) ones not of evil (akakōn)!

 

16:19 Because (gar) the (hē) attentive hearing (hupakoē) of you (humōn) caused itself to become suitable (aphiketo) into (eis) all (pantas), therefore (oun) I rejoice (chairō) over (eph’) you (humin).

 

But (de) I desire (thelō) you (humas) to be (einai) wise (sophous) into (eis) the (to) good thing (agathon), but (de) unmixed185 (akeraious) into (eis) the (to) malicious thing (kakon).

 

16:20 But (de) the (ho) God (theos), the one (tēs) of peace (eirēnēs), He shall shatter (suntripsei) the (ton) Satan (Satanan) under (hupo) the (tous) feet (podas) of you (humōn), in (en) acceleration (tachei).

 

(For Christ Jesus' footstool, see Psalm 110:1; Mat. 22:44; Mark 12:36; Luke 20:43; Acts 2:35; *Rom. 16:20; 1 Cor. 15:25-28; Eph. 1:22; Heb. 1:13, 2:8, 10:13)

 

The (hē) grace (charis) of the (tou) lord (kuriou) of us (hēmōn), Jesus (Iēsou), [be] together with (meth’) you (humōn).

 

16:21 Timothy (Timotheos) causes himself to embrace (aspazetai) you (humas), the (ho) worker together with (sunergos) me (mou), and (kai) Lucius (Loikios), and (kai) Jason (Iasōn), and (kai) Sosipater (Sōsipatros), the (hoi) related ones (sungeneis) of me (mou).

 

16:22 I (egō) Tertius (Tertois), the one (ho) having written (grapsas) the (tēn) epistle (epistolēn) in (en) [the] lord (kuriō), cause myself to embrace (aspazomai) you (humas).

 

16:23-24 Gaius (Gaios), the (ho) outsider (xenos) of me (mou) and (kai) of the (tēs) whole (holēs) assembly (ekklēsias), causes himself to embrace (aspazetai) you (humas).

 

Erastus (Erastos), the (ho) house steward (oikonomos) of the (tēs) city (poleōs), and (kai) Quartus (Kouartos), the (ho) brother (adelphos), [each] causes himself to embrace (aspazetai) you (humas).

 

16:25 But (de) to the one (tō) inherently powering Himself (dunamenō) to stabilize (stērixai) you (humas) down according to (kata) the (to) Evangelism (euangelion) of me (mou), and (kai) the (to) thing preached (kērugma) of Jesus (Iēsous) Christ (Christou), down according to (kata) revelation (apokalupsin) of [the] Mystery (mustēriou), it having been hushed (sesigēmenou) [in] ageless (aiōniois) times (chronois),

 

16:26 but (de) it having been manifested (phanerōthentos) now (nun) through (dia) the (te) prophetic (prophētikon) writings (graphōn), down according to (kat’) an appointment (epitagēn) of the (tou) ageless (aiōniou) God (theou), it having been made known (gnōristhentos) into (eis) attentive hearing (hupakoēn) of belief (pisteōs) into (eis) all (panta) of the (ta) ethnic groups (ethnē),

 

16:27 to God (theō), alone (monō) wise (sophō), [is] the (hē) glory (doxa) into (eis) the (tous) ages (aiōnas), truly (amēn)!