Bible: Romans 16:1-16

Personal Greetings

16:1 Now I commend to you our sister Phoebe, who is a servant 1  of the church in Cenchrea, 16:2 so that you may welcome her in the Lord in a way worthy of the saints and provide her with whatever help she may need from you, for she has been a great help to many, including me.

16:3 Greet Prisca and Aquila, 2  my fellow workers in Christ Jesus, 16:4 who risked their own necks for my life. Not only I, but all the churches of the Gentiles are grateful to them. 16:5 Also greet the church in their house. Greet my dear friend Epenetus, 3  who was the first convert 4  to Christ in the province of Asia. 5  16:6 Greet Mary, who has worked very hard for you. 16:7 Greet Andronicus and Junia, 6  my compatriots 7  and my fellow prisoners. They are well known 8  to the apostles, 9  and they were in Christ before me. 16:8 Greet Ampliatus, my dear friend in the Lord. 16:9 Greet Urbanus, our fellow worker in Christ, and my good friend Stachys. 16:10 Greet Apelles, who is approved in Christ. Greet those who belong to the household of Aristobulus. 16:11 Greet Herodion, my compatriot. 10  Greet those in the household of Narcissus who are in the Lord. 16:12 Greet Tryphena 11  and Tryphosa, laborers in the Lord. Greet my dear friend 12  Persis, who has worked hard in the Lord. 16:13 Greet Rufus, chosen in the Lord, and his mother who was also a mother to me. 13  16:14 Greet Asyncritus, Phlegon, Hermes, Patrobas, Hermas, and the brothers and sisters 14  with them. 16:15 Greet Philologus and Julia, Nereus and his sister, and Olympas, and all the believers 15  who are with them. 16:16 Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ greet you.

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