Romans 16:4

“Who have for my life laid down their own necks: unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

(Who haue for my life laid downe their owne neckes: vnto whome not onely I giue thankes, but also all the Churches of the Gentiles.)
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

who for my life risked their own necks, to whom not only do I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles;
- New American Standard Version (1995)

who for my life laid down their own necks; unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles:
- American Standard Version (1901)

Who for my life put their necks in danger; to whom not only I but all the churches of the Gentiles are in debt:
- Basic English Bible

(who for my life staked their own neck; to whom not *I* only am thankful, but also all the assemblies of the nations,)
- Darby Bible

Who have for my life laid down their own necks: to whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches of the Gentiles.
- Webster's Bible

friends who have endangered their own lives for mine. I am grateful to them, and not I alone, but all the Gentile Churches also.
- Weymouth Bible

who for my life, laid down their own necks; to whom not only I give thanks, but also all the assemblies of the Gentiles.
- World English Bible

which vndurputtiden her neckis for my lijf; to whiche not Y aloone do thankyngis, but also alle the chirchis of hethene men.
- Wycliffe Bible

who for my life their own neck did lay down, to whom not only I give thanks, but also all the assemblies of the nations --
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 16:4


16:4 Who have for my life, as it were, laid down their own necks - That is, exposed themselves to the utmost danger. But likewise all the churches of the gentiles - Even that at Rome, for preserving so valuable a life.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 16:4


Ro 16:4 Who have for my life laid down their own necks. It is evident that at some time they had endured great peril for Paul's sake. That only a small part of his perils have been recorded, we know from 2Co 11:23-27. But also all the churches of the Gentiles. Are under a debt of gratitude to Priscilla and Aquila.

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