19 wby the power of signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God—so that xfrom Jerusalem and all the way around yto Illyricum I have fulfilled the ministry of the gospel of Christ; 12 So then, brothers,  we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh. Rather, through their trespass usalvation has come to the Gentiles, so as to make Israel jealous. 15 fRejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep. Romans 12:1-13 English Standard Version (ESV) A Living Sacrifice. 31 lthat I may be delivered from the unbelievers in Judea, and that mmy service for Jerusalem may be acceptable to the saints, 20 nDo not, for the sake of food, destroy the work of God. hDo not be haughty, but associate with the lowly.8 iNever be wise in your own sight. Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. The elect obtained it, but the rest qwere hardened, cross. 22 Note then the kindness and the severity of God: severity toward those who have fallen, but God’s kindness to you, eprovided you continue in his kindness. 8 For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. 1,2 Corinthians (dated c. 55). So then let us ecast off fthe works of darkness and gput on the armor of light. Audio & Video Commentaries. 5:17-19,21; Romans 13:9 Lev. Romans 13. 24 For if you were cut from what is by nature a wild olive tree, and grafted, contrary to nature, into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these, the natural branches, be grafted back into their own olive tree. 34 “For uwho has known the mind of the Lord. Proud member wOutdo one another in showing honor. 4 For xwhatever was written in former days was written for our yinstruction, that through endurance and through zthe encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. 11 Do not be slothful in zeal, xbe fervent in spirit,7 yserve the Lord. tHow unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways! notes). For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. Harmony of the Gospels. Romans 13 The Voice (VOICE). minority of the congregation (see 4:1; chs. 6 that together you may with one voice glorify bthe God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Summary of the Book of Romans. directly with the Roman church, he says little about its problems (but see 14:1 -- 15:13; cf. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 2 Therefore, a person who rebels against authority rebels against the order He established, and people like that can expect to face certain judgment. Read verse in English Standard Version 22 This is the reason why bI have so often been hindered from coming to you. God's Righteousness Vindicated: The Justice Romans ESV English Standard Version Audio Bible Romans ESV English Standard Version Audio. 16). 2 uLet each of us please his neighbor for his good, to build him up. to show how believers are freed from sin, law and death -- a provision made possible Study This. 7 vPay to all what is owed to them: taxes to whom taxes are owed, revenue to whom revenue is owed, respect to whom respect is owed, honor to whom honor is owed. Paul the Minister to the Gentiles. No voice from They were broken off because of their unbelief, but you bstand fast through faith. 6 oBut if it is by grace, it is no longer on the basis of works; otherwise grace would no longer be grace. The English Standard Version is published with the permission of Good News Publishers. 8 as it is written. Verse. churches for the poverty-stricken Christians of Jerusalem (see 15:25-28 and Erastus (see 16:23 and note) may also have been a Corinthian (see 2Ti 4:20). Romans 13:13-14 English Standard Version (ESV). For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 16 gSo do not let what you regard as good be spoken of as evil. Romans 13 - ESV: Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. Romans 13 - Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. 8 For I tell you that Christ cbecame a servant to the circumcised to show God’s truthfulness, in order dto confirm the promises given to the patriarchs, 17 But if zsome of the branches were broken off, and you, aalthough a wild olive shoot, were grafted in among the others and now share in the nourishing root3 of the olive tree, Romans 13:13 Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy. 20 For # Gal. Very likely Paul was on his third missionary journey, ready to return to Jerusalem with the offering from the mission churches for poverty-stricken NIV 1 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. 29 For the gifts and pthe calling of God are irrevocable. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 5 So too at the present time there is na remnant, chosen by grace. 14 eBless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. 13 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. 3 For fby the grace given to me I say to everyone among you gnot to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think with sober judgment, heach according to ithe measure of faith that God has assigned. 23 And geven they, if they do not continue in their unbelief, will be grafted in, for God has the power to graft them in again. But if you do wrong, be afraid, for he does not bear the sword … Bible Reference. 10 Why do you pass judgment on your brother? 2 Therefore whoever resists the authorities resists what God has appointed, and those who resist will incur judgment. Romans 12:13 Contribute to the needs of the saints and seek to show hospitality. miles away) because of references to Phoebe of Cenchrea (see 16:1 and note) Romans ESV English Standard Version Audio Bible: The book of Romans is a Pauline Epistle (letter from Paul). Salem Media Group. The doctrinal content of the book is typical of Paul, which is evident from 25 hLest you be wise in your own sight, I do not want you to be unaware of this mystery, brothers:4 ia partial hardening has come upon Israel, juntil the fullness of the Gentiles has come in. writer of this letter was the apostle Paul (see 1:1 and note). there for his intended visit in connection with a mission to Spain (see 15:23-24 Romans 13. Romans 12 Romans 14 ... Romans 13 English Standard Version (ESV) Submission to the Authorities. by which God has always dealt with humankind, as the example of Abraham shows. note there). 24 I hope to see you in passing as I go dto Spain, and eto be helped on my journey there by you, once I have enjoyed your company for a while. ... Romans 13 :: English Standard Version (ESV) Strong's. (see 1Co 1:14). 33 May othe God of peace be with you all. If you are, remember it is not you who support the root, but the root that supports you. Audio Bible - ESV. 12 So then zeach of us will give an account of himself to God. See note on 2Pe 3:15; see also map, p. 2314. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed. So then let us cast off the works of darkness and put on the armor of light. m“I have kept for myself seven thousand men who have not bowed the knee to Baal.” He wrote to present the basic system of salvation to a church that had ESV 1 Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. cFor salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed. 13 For e the promise to Abraham and his offspring f that he would be heir of the world did not come through the law but through the righteousness of faith. 6 The one who observes the day, observes it in honor of the Lord. (, The Rejection Is Neither Complete nor Final 19:18; Cited from Ex. Submission to the Authorities - Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. 23 But now, since I no longer have any room for work in these regions, and csince I have longed for many years to come to you, 10 vLove one another with brotherly affection. "Righteousness from God" (1:17) includes justification by faith, but it also 2 cDo not be conformed to this world,3 but be transformed by dthe renewal of your mind, that by testing you may ediscern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.4. Respect for Authority. 3 For rulers are not a terror to good conduct, but to bad. 14 As for mthe one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. The writer of this letter was the apostle Paul (see 1:1 and note). Now she consists of only a remnant, allowing for the conversion of the 5:17-19,21; Romans 13:9 Lev. For salvation is nearer to us now than when we first believed. Author. 5 Therefore one must be in subjection, not only to avoid God’s wrath but also ufor the sake of conscience. Paul's primary theme in Romans is the basic gospel, God's plan of salvation For q there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 15 sWe who are strong thave an obligation to bear with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves. 13 Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy. rEach one should be fully convinced in his own mind. 6 For because of this you also pay taxes, for the authorities are ministers of God, attending to this very thing. Romans 13:1; Romans 13:3–4. and note on 15:24). a stumbling block and a retribution for them; 10 let their eyes be darkened so that they cannot see. Audio and visual reading of Romans, chapter 11, English Standard Version (ESV) 4 pWho are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? for 4he is God's servant for your good. Romans 13:8 - ESV: Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. believers in Jerusalem (see 15:25-27 and notes). For qthere is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 9 For the commandments, # Matt. 2 nOne person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables. Amen. 12 Now if their trespass means riches for the world, and if their failure means riches for the Gentiles, how much more will their full inclusion2 mean! 17 In Christ Jesus, then, I have sreason to be proud of tmy work for God. a“Those who have never been told of him will see, and those who have never heard will understand.”. For iI myself am an Israelite, a descendant of Abraham,1 a member of the tribe of Benjamin. 17 hFor the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but iof righteousness and jpeace and joy in the Holy Spirit. 2 jGod has not rejected his people whom he kforeknew. Would you have no fear of the one who is in authority? The So then, uwhether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s. (, Commendation, Greetings and Doxology (ch. 30 I appeal to you, brothers, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by jthe love of the Spirit, kto strive together with me in your prayers to God on my behalf, It is before his own master1 that he stands or falls. pIsrael failed to obtain what it was seeking. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 9 For to this end Christ vdied and lived again, that he might be Lord both wof the dead and of the living. 15 For if their rejection means xthe reconciliation of the world, what will their acceptance mean but life from the dead? 5 May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you ato live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus, introduction to that hoped-for personal ministry. (chs. Memorize Scripture wherever you go with the Bible Audio App! presently in a state of unbelief, has a place in God's sovereign redemptive Jews and Gentiles alike to be sinners and in need of salvation. 18 Whoever thus serves Christ is kacceptable to God and approved by men. was almost finished (see 15:18-23), and he greatly desired to visit the Roman 14 I know and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus cthat nothing is unclean in itself, dbut it is unclean for anyone who thinks it unclean. That salvation their Christian faith in practical ways, both in the church and in the world. It is a provision, however, that must be received by faith -- a principle None of Paul's other letters states so profoundly the content of the gospel 16 gLive in harmony with one another. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 14 I know and am persuaded in the Lord Jesus c that nothing is unclean in itself, d but it is unclean for anyone who thinks it unclean. 1 Everyone must submit to governing authorities. The authorities that exist have been established by God. For all authority comes from God, and those in positions of authority have been placed there by God. 6 nHaving gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, let us use them: if oprophecy, pin proportion to our faith; 14 mI myself am satisfied about you, my brothers,1 that you yourselves are full of goodness, filled with nall knowledge and able to instruct one another. The Apostle Paul wrote it roughly about 56-57 A.D. 19:18; Romans 13:14 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit. 3 Let not the one who eats despise the one who abstains, and olet not the one who abstains pass judgment on the one who eats, for God has welcomed him. 28 When therefore I have completed this and have delivered to them what has been collected,2 I will leave ifor Spain by way of you. 11 I ask, then, hhas God rejected his people? 26 For gMacedonia and Achaia have been pleased to make some contribution for the poor among the saints at Jerusalem. For there is no authority except from God, and those that exist have been instituted by God. 15 sWewhoarestrongthaveanobligationtobearwiththefailingsoftheweak,andnottopleaseourselves.2 uLet… 1 - 14 or 1-15) for more general distribution. 1Co 16:1-4) and the collection issue had still not been resolved when Red Letter. Footnotes. 21 qIt is good not to eat meat or drink wine or do anything that causes your brother to stumble.3 Used with permission. 13 Let every person p be subject to the governing authorities. rBlessed is the one who has no reason to pass judgment on himself for what he approves. 22:40; Col. 3:14]; See John 13:34 the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. 33 Oh, the depth of the riches and swisdom and knowledge of God! He finds Romans 13 English Standard Version << Romans 12 | Romans 13 | Romans 14 >> 13 1 Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. Righteousness Imparted: Sanctification mission to Spain (. Audio and visual reading of Romans, chapter 1, English Standard Version (ESV) 3 l“Lord, they have killed your prophets, they have demolished your altars, and I alone am left, and they seek my life.” 7 For tnone of us lives to himself, and none of us dies to himself. Achaia, so he either was at Corinth or had already been there. This summary of the book of Romans provides information about the title, author(s), date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Romans. As it is written. 23 But whoever has doubts is condemned if he eats, because the eating is not from faith. All rights reserved. 18 If possible, so far as it depends on you, llive peaceably with all. Rom 13:13 Do you not know what the Scripture says of Elijah, how he appeals to God against Israel? Paragraph. The letter concludes with an appeal to the readers to work out 2:16; [Ps. 19:13; Prov. The authorities that exist have been established by God. At this time, however, he could not go to Rome (cf. 15 But on some points I have written to you very boldly by way of reminder, obecause of the grace given me by God 7 Therefore welcome one another as Christ has welcomed you, for the glory of God. 13 Let us walk properly as in the daytime, not in orgies and drunkenness, not in sexual immorality and sensuality, not in quarreling and jealousy. The Although justification by faith has been suggested by some as the theme, the larger Gentile group in the church (see, Summary: Humanity's Unrighteousness Contrasted 12 zRejoice in hope, abe patient in tribulation, bbe constant in prayer. 11 So I ask, did they stumble in order that they might fall? 13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. Subscribe to a study package to unlock the ESV Study Bible, the interactive Knowing the Bible study series, the Preaching the Word commentary series, and more. Sign up for an account to try it FREE for 30 days. 14 But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, to gratify its desires. he wrote 2 Corinthians (2Co 8-9), the writing of Romans must follow that of Then do what is good, and you rwill receive his approval, ... Romans 13 audio bible; yTo him be glory forever. For if the Gentiles have come to share in their spiritual blessings, they ought also to be of service to them in material blessings. not received the teaching of an apostle before. 15 For h the law brings wrath, but i where there is no law j there is no transgression. 25 At present, however, fI am going to Jerusalem bringing aid to the saints. 32 For God rhas consigned all to disobedience, that he may have mercy on all. church (see 1:11-12; 15:23-24). 8 the one who exhorts, in his exhortation; the one who contributes, in generosity; rthe one who leads,6 with zeal; the one who does acts of mercy, with scheerfulness. 13 Let every person be subject to the governing authorities. 18 do not be arrogant toward the branches. Submission to the Authorities. because he felt he must personally deliver the collection taken among the Gentile 32 so that by God’s will I may come to you with joy and nbe refreshed in your company. Rom 13:12: The night is far gone; the day is at hand. Since salvation is only the beginning of Christian experience, Paul moves on 19:18; Romans 13:14 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit. t“Let their table become a snare and a trap. The book was probably written in the early spring of a.d. 57. 11 Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you to wake from sleep. 12 The night is far gone; the day is at hand. embraces such related ideas as guilt, sanctification and security. and to Gaius, Paul's host (see 16:23 and note), who was probably a Corinthian Paul's purposes for writing this letter were varied: When Paul wrote this letter, he was probably at Corinth (see Ac 20:2-3 and 11 Besides this you know the time, that the hour has come for you bto wake from sleep. also 13:1-7; 16:17-18). So cdo not become proud, but dfear. 14 g For if it is the adherents of the law who are to be the heirs, faith is null and the promise is void. Romans 8:12-13 English Standard Version (ESV) Heirs with Christ. 3 For vChrist did not please himself, but as it is written, w“The reproaches of those who reproached you fell on me.” 20 That is true. For wwe will all stand before xthe judgment seat of God; From the NIV Study Bible, Introductions to the Books of the Bible, Romans 13 May the God of hope fill you with all ljoy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope. 13 aTherefore let us not pass judgment on one another any longer, but rather decide bnever to put a stumbling block or hindrance in the way of a brother. 26 And in this way all Israel will be saved, as it is written, 27 “and this will be my mcovenant with them. and righteousness for all humankind, Jew and Gentile alike (see 1:16-17 and 19 Then you will say, “Branches were broken off so that I might be grafted in.” 12 dThe night is far gone; the day is at hand. 14 in order somehow to make my fellow Jews jealous, and wthus save some of them. Romans 13:11-14 English Standard Version (ESV). 18 For I will not venture to speak of anything except uwhat Christ has accomplished through me vto bring the Gentiles to obedience—by word and deed, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the Book of Romans. 4 For jas in one body we have many members,5 and the members do not all have the same function, and its implications for both the present and the future.