8 First, mI thank my God through Jesus Christ for you all, that nyour faith is spoken of throughout the whole world. 9 For oGod is my witness, pwhom I serve 2with my spirit in the gospel of His Son, that qwithout ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers, 10 making request if, by some means, now at last I may find a way in the will of God to come to you. 11 For I long to see you, that rI may impart to you some spiritual gift, so that you may be established—12 that is, that I may be encouraged together with you by sthe mutual faith both of you and me.
13 Now I do not want you to be unaware, brethren, that I often planned to come to you (but twas hindered until now), that I might have some ufruit among you also, just as among the other Gentiles. 14 I am a debtor both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to wise and to unwise. 15 So, as much as is in me, I am ready to preach the gospel to you who are in Rome also.
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