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

  • A disciple
    Steve morrow, I agree with you 100%! It is one of many things that the "Western" world has thrown off and rejected, that the Lord commands obedience and subjection of the women in the Assembly. They somehow feel that they are above such things, and don't have to obey; but there is good reason for the woman being ordered to keep silence; and a real woman of God will not teach or dominate over men.
  • Steve morrow
    Irene 123 do you mean the words that you agree with --- not all the words??? ROMANS 15:18 FOR I WILL NOT DARE TO SPEAK OF ANY OF THOSE THINGS WHICH CHRIST HATH NOT WROUGHT BY ME TO MAKE THE GENTILES OBEDIENT BY WORD AND DEED 1 TIMOTHY 1:11 LET THE WOMAN LEARN IN SILENCE WITH ALL SUBJECTION 1:12 BUT I SUFFER NO A WOMAN TO TEACH NOR TO USURP AUTHORITY OVER THE MAN BUT TO BE IN SILENCE
  • Bruce
    THAT MAN SHALL NOT LIVE BY BREAD ALONE,BUT BY EVERY WORD OF GOD. Luke 4:4
  • Irene123
    People are always stating, concerning the Bible, "I believe", "I think", "my opinion": what Jesus said after His 40 days of fasting and praying when satan came to him was, "IT IS WRITTEN ..... "
  • Irene123
    To Joey on 12 15 '15 - What Peter wrote, what Paul wrote, what James wrote, what Jude wrote, are all from the 'mouth' of GOD. ALL scripture is given by inspiration of God. Who is - JESUS Jesus Jehovah in O.T. is God's name.
  • Irene123
    In Acts, Paul's conversion had not had time to reach Jerusalem when first he went there. In his letter he had been converted for quite some time and was well known and known of in Jesus' church, altho' he hadn't personally been to the Rome church as yet. The things of Rom. happened AFTER the things of Acts. "Come now, let us reason together ....." Isa.1:18.

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