Romans 11:13

“For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For I speake to you Gentiles, in as much as I am the Apostle of the Gentiles, I magnifie mine office:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But I am speaking to you who are Gentiles. Inasmuch then as I am an apostle of Gentiles, I magnify my ministry,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But I speak to you that are Gentiles. Inasmuch then as I am an apostle of Gentiles, I glorify my ministry;
- American Standard Version (1901)

But I say to you, Gentiles, in so far as I am the Apostle of the Gentiles, I make much of my position:
- Basic English Bible

For I speak to you, the nations, inasmuch as *I* am apostle of nations, I glorify my ministry;
- Darby Bible

For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify my office:
- Webster's Bible

But to you Gentiles I say that, since I am an Apostle specially sent to the Gentiles, I take pride in my ministry,
- Weymouth Bible

For I speak to you who are Gentiles. Since then as I am an apostle to Gentiles, I glorify my ministry;
- World English Bible

But Y seie to you, hethene men, for as longe as Y am apostle of hethene men, Y schal onoure my mynysterie,
- Wycliffe Bible

For to you I speak -- to the nations -- inasmuch as I am indeed an apostle of nations, my ministration I do glorify;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 11:13


11:13 I magnify my office - Far from being ashamed of ministering to the gentiles, I glory therein; the rather, as it may be a means of provoking my brethren to jealousy.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 11:13


Ro 11:13 I speak to you Gentiles. As an apostle to the Gentiles he reminded them of what they owed to the falling away of the Jews. Magnify mine office. Was active in his office seeking to convert as many Gentiles as possible, hoping thus "to provoke to emulation" his Jewish brethren (Ro 11:14).

Discussion for Romans 11:13

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