Romans 1:9

“For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers;”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For God is my witnesse, whom I serue with my spirit in the Gospel of his Sonne, that without ceasing I make mention of you, alwayes in my prayers,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For God, whom I serve in my spirit in the {preaching of the} gospel of His Son, is my witness {as to} how unceasingly I make mention of you,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in the gospel of his Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you, always in my prayers
- American Standard Version (1901)

For God is my witness, whose servant I am in spirit in the good news of his Son, that you are at all times in my memory and in my prayers,
- Basic English Bible

For God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in the glad tidings of his Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you,
- Darby Bible

For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers,
- Webster's Bible

I call God to witness--to whom I render priestly and spiritual service by telling the Good News about His Son-- how unceasingly I make mention of you in His presence,
- Weymouth Bible

For God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in the Good News of his Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you always in my prayers,
- World English Bible

For God is a witnesse to me, to whom Y serue in my spirit, in the gospel of his sone,
- Wycliffe Bible

for God is my witness, whom I serve in my spirit in the good news of His Son, how unceasingly I make mention of you,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 1:9


1:9 God, whom I serve - As an apostle. In my spirit - Not only with my body, but with my inmost soul. In the gospel - By preaching it.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 1:9


Ro 1:9 For. This introduces a reason for his thankfulness. He feels so deep an interest in the cause of Christ in that great center that he prays for them daily. Serve with my spirit. Not an outward service, but of the whole heart, soul and life, in the gospel to which he is consecrated. The spirit is the highest part of a man's nature, and service with the spirit is the highest service. Make mention of you always. So, too, of the Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians and Thessalonians. See Eph 1:15,16 Php 1:3 Col 1:3 1Th 1:2. Such statements show the deep solicitude of the apostle for the saints.

Discussion for Romans 1

  • BSP
    In verse 25 they worshiped the creature over the Creator. No creation should take place over our relationship with God.
  • Alinna david
    I so much look into vers 23
  • Riccocoleman
    I believe what romans 1 verse 26
  • Parks
    To serve God yields righteousness-to discard his righteousness will make men serve another men including men made images.therefore death key-in. Romans chapter 1.
  • Vijaya Rani
    I urge people to read the word of God, particularly Romans 1:24 to 32. Paul reiterates the nature which God is expecting us to be by denying worldly nature.
  • Burris
    I like the book of Romans, we had this chapter in Sunday School the other Sunday ago, I notice the writer left out the 26 -29 verses. Its talking about how man has left his natural affection for a woman and has turn to man, men with men and women with women. the bible is right I don't care how many laws man make up and changed. We as Christian need to stand up for whats right.

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