Romans 1:12

“That is, that I may be comforted together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

That is, that I may be comforted together with you, by the mutual faith both of you and me.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

that is, that I may be encouraged together with you {while} among you, each of us by the other's faith, both yours and mine.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that is, that I with you may be comforted in you, each of us by the other's faith, both yours and mine.
- American Standard Version (1901)

That is to say, that all of us may be comforted together by the faith which is in you and in me.
- Basic English Bible

that is, to have mutual comfort among you, each by the faith [which is] in the other, both yours and mine.
- Darby Bible

That is, that I may be comforted together with you, by the mutual faith both of you and me.
- Webster's Bible

in other words that while I am among you we may be mutually encouraged by one another's faith, yours and mine.
- Weymouth Bible

that is, that I with you may be encouraged in you, each of us by the other's faith, both yours and mine.
- World English Bible

that ye be confermyd, that is, to be coumfortid togidere in you, bi feith that is bothe youre and myn togidere.
- Wycliffe Bible

and that is, that I may be comforted together among you, through the faith in one another, both yours and mine.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 1:12


1:12 That is, I long to be comforted by the mutual faith both of you and me - He not only associates the Romans with, but even prefers them before, himself. How different is this style of the apostle from that of the modern court of Rome!


People's Bible Notes for Romans 1:12


Ro 1:12 That is. Such a result would minister to the mutual comfort of Paul and the church. If they are "established", he will be comforted in them. The idea is that his faith will be a comfort and strength to them, and he will be encouraged and strengthened by their faith. Thus they will be mutual helpers. How different the humble apostolic style of address from that of a Roman bishop!

Discussion for Romans 1

  • Charles fiorucci
    the depravity of man is in romans 1-24-32 a clear picture of our culture
    hell awaits them what a sad state yet they think it is an acceptable
    life style and GOD will pass by there sin how sad 1cor6-9 also
    mentions sodomy and other sins which are practiced without
    real repentance in faith in jesus christ for salvation will
    be in hell based upon GOds word not mine
  • Zenaida
    We please Godby our faith and through faith alone, not by faith through works.
  • Bee
    Verses 11, 12 talk about the encouraging and positive results of meeting together with fellow believers. We not only receive encouragement but we want to make sure to give it to others to help them be firm in the faith.
  • Irene123
    to mockingbird on Romans .... ?; sorry, forgot the ch. anyway your comment was very good. I'm sure there is no way of your replying to this comment (I've never seen such on here). you sound like an apostolic ..... ?
  • MockingBird
    Faith is pleasing to God : Faith is the righteousness of God : Jesus is our righteousness and Jesus walked in Faith toward God : It is from Faith to Faith : This is a continual walk with God : You cannot have faith without being obedient to what you hear : Doing : From Faith to Faith . If you be willing and obedient , you shall eat the good of the land .
  • Gj
    In Romans 1 Paul humble himself explaining his call as an apostle in a servant manner. He do not boast about being a called apostle by God but a servant called of God. He greet them by telling of their faithful and how the whole world knew of it. We learn much just reading and meditating on Chapter 1. We learn of our indebtedness to all people, and that all have a need of Salvation. God be praised

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