Romans 16:1 I commede vnto you Phebe oure sister (which is a minister of the congregacion of Chenchrea) Romans 16:2 that ye receave her in the Lorde as it becommeth saynctes and that ye assist her in whatsoever busynes she neadeth of youre ayde. For she hath suckered many and myne awne selfe also.
Paul willeth the brethren to greet many,
Romans 16:3 Grete Prisca and Aquila my helpers in Christ Iesu Romans 16:4 which have for my lyfe layde doune their awne neckes. Vnto which not I only geve thankes but also the congregacion of the getyls. Romans 16:5 Lyke wyse grete all the copany that is in thy housse. Salute my welbeloved Epenetos which is the fyrst frute amoge them of Achaia. Romans 16:6 Grete Mary which bestowed moche labour on vs. Romans 16:7 Salute Andronicus and Iunia my cosyns which were presoners with me also which are wele taken amoge the Apostles and were in Christ before me. Romans 16:8 Grete Amplias my beloved in ye Lorde. Romans 16:9 Salute Vrban oure helper in Christ and Stachys my beloved. Romans 16:10 Salute Appelles approved in Christ. Salute them which are of Aristobolus housholde. Romans 16:11 Salute Herodion my kynsma. Grete them of the housholde of Narcissus which are in the Lorde. Romans 16:12 Salute Triphena and Triphosa which wemen dyd labour in ye Lorde. Salute ye beloved Persis which laboured in the Lorde. Romans 16:13 Salute Rufus chosen tn the Lorde and his mother and myne. Romans 16:14 Grete Asincritus Phlegon Herman Patrobas Hermen and the brethren which are wt them. Romans 16:15 Salute Philologus and Iulia Nereus and his sister and Olimpha and all the saynctes which are with them. Romans 16:16 Salute one another with an holy kysse. The congregacions of Christ salute you.
and adviseth them to take heed of those which cause dissension and offences:
Romans 16:17 I beseche you brethre marke them which cause division and geve occasions of evyll contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned: and avoyde them. Romans 16:18 For they yt are suche serve not ye Lorde Iesus Christ: but their awne bellyes and with swete preachinges and flatteringe wordes deceave the hertes of the innocetes. Romans 16:19 For youre obedience extendeth to all men. I am glad no dout of you. But yet I wolde have you wyse vnto yt which is good and to be innocetes concerninge evyll. Romans 16:20 The God of peace treade Satan vnder youre fete shortly. The grace of oure Lorde Iesu Christ be with you.
and, after their sundry salutations, endeth with praise and thanks to God.
Romans 16:21 Thimotheus my worke felow and Lucius and Iason and Sopater my kynsmen salute you. Romans 16:22 I Tertius salute you which wrote this epistle in the Lorde. Romans 16:23 Gaius myne hoste and the hoste of all the congregacions saluteth you. Erastus the chamberlayne of ye cite saluteth you. And Quartus a brother saluteth you. Romans 16:24 The grace of oure Lorde Iesu Christ be wt you all. Amen. Romans 16:25 To him that is of power to stablisshe you accordinge to my gospell and preachinge of Iesus Christ in vtteringe of the mistery which was kept secret sence the worlde begane Romans 16:26 but now is opened by ye scriptures of prophesie at the commaundement of the everlastinge god to stere vp obedience to the faith publisshed amonge all nacions: Romans 16:27 To the same God which alone is wyse be prayse thorowe Iesus Christ for ever. Amen.