Romans 15:3

“For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For euen Christ pleased not himselfe, but as it is written, The reproches of them that reproched thee, fell on mee.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For even Christ did not please Himself; but as it is written, "THE REPROACHES OF THOSE WHO REPROACHED YOU FELL ON ME."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For Christ also pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell upon me.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For Christ did not give pleasure to himself, but, as it is said, The bitter words of those who were angry with you came on me.
- Basic English Bible

For the Christ also did not please himself; but according as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproach thee have fallen upon me.
- Darby Bible

For even Christ pleased not himself; but, as it is written, The reproaches of them that reproached thee fell on me.
- Webster's Bible

For even the Christ did not seek His own pleasure. His principle was, "The reproaches which they addressed to Thee have fallen on me."
- Weymouth Bible

For even Christ didn't please himself. But, as it is written, "The reproaches of those who reproached you fell on me."
- World English Bible

For Crist pleside not to hym silf, as it is writun, The repreues of men dispisynge thee, felden on me.
- Wycliffe Bible

for even the Christ did not please himself, but, according as it hath been written, `The reproaches of those reproaching Thee fell upon me;'
- Youngs Literal Bible

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Wesley's Notes for Romans 15:3


15:3 But bore not only the infirmities, but reproaches, of his brethren; and so fulfilled that scripture. #Psa 69:9|


People's Bible Notes for Romans 15:3


Ro 15:3 For even Christ pleased not himself. Our duty to others is enforced by the example of Christ. He forgot himself in his work of saving men. As it is written. In Ps 69:9. The passage affirms that the Messiah, instead of pleasing himself, became the subject of "the reproaches of them who reproached" his Father.

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