Personal Greetings

Romans 16

1 I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a servant 1 of the church at p Cenchreae, 2 that you q may welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints, and help her in whatever she may need from you, for she has been a patron of many and of myself as well.

3 Greet r Prisca and Aquila, my fellow workers in Christ Jesus, 4 who risked their necks for my life, to whom not only I give thanks but all the churches of the Gentiles give thanks as well. 5 Greet also s the church in their house. Greet my beloved Epaenetus, who was t the first convert 2 to Christ in Asia. 6 Greet Mary, who has worked hard for you. 7 Greet Andronicus and Junia, 3 my kinsmen and my u fellow prisoners. They are well known to the apostles, 4 and they were in Christ before me. 8 Greet Ampliatus, my beloved in the Lord. 9 Greet Urbanus, our fellow worker in Christ, and my beloved Stachys. 10 Greet Apelles, who is approved in Christ. Greet those v who belong to the family of Aristobulus. 11 Greet my kinsman Herodion. Greet those in the Lord who belong to the family of Narcissus. 12 Greet those workers in the Lord, Tryphaena and Tryphosa. Greet the beloved Persis, who has worked hard in the Lord. 13 Greet Rufus, chosen in the Lord; also his mother, who has been a mother to me as well. 14 Greet Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermes, Patrobas, Hermas, and the brothers 5 who are with them. 15 Greet Philologus, Julia, Nereus and his sister, and Olympas, and all the saints who are with them. 16 w Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ greet you.

  1. Cross References
    Acts 18:18
    After this, Paul stayed many days longer and then took leave of the brothers and set sail for Syria, and with him Priscilla and Aquila. At Cenchreae he had cut his hair, for he was under a vow.
  2. Cross References
    Philippians 2:29
    So receive him in the Lord with all joy, and honor such men.
  3. Cross References
    Acts 18:2
    And he found a Jew named Aquila, a native of Pontus, recently come from Italy with his wife Priscilla, because Claudius had commanded all the Jews to leave Rome. And he went to see them.
  4. Cross References
    1 Corinthians 16:19
    The churches of Asia send you greetings. Aquila and Prisca, together with the church in their house, send you hearty greetings in the Lord.
    Colossians 4:15
    Give my greetings to the brothers at Laodicea, and to Nympha and the church in her house.
    Philemon 1:2
    And Apphia our sister and Archippus our fellow soldier, and the church in your house:
  5. Cross References
    1 Corinthians 16:15
    Now I urge you, brothers - you know that the household of Stephanas were the first converts in Achaia, and that they have devoted themselves to the service of the saints -
  6. Cross References
    Colossians 4:10
    Aristarchus my fellow prisoner greets you, and Mark the cousin of Barnabas (concerning whom you have received instructions - if he comes to you, welcome him).
    Philemon 1:23
    Epaphras, my fellow prisoner in Christ Jesus, sends greetings to you.
  7. Cross References
    1 Corinthians 1:11
    For it has been reported to me by Chloe's people that there is quarreling among you, my brothers.
  8. Cross References
    1 Corinthians 16:20
    All the brothers send you greetings. Greet one another with a holy kiss.
    2 Corinthians 13:12
    Greet one another with a holy kiss.
    1 Thessalonians 5:26
    Greet all the brothers with a holy kiss.
    1 Peter 5:14
    Greet one another with the kiss of love. Peace to all of you who are in Christ.
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