And you will be brought before governors and kings 1 because of me, as a witness to them and the Gentiles.
For he will be handed over 1 to the Gentiles; he will be mocked, 2 mistreated, 3 and spat on. 4
For just as it is written, “the name of God is being blasphemed among the Gentiles because of you.” 1
but we preach about a crucified Christ, 1 a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles.
“Therefore be advised 1 that this salvation from God 2 has been sent to the Gentiles; 3 they 4 will listen!” 5
Through him 1 we have received grace and our apostleship 2 to bring about the obedience 3 of faith 4 among all the Gentiles on behalf of his name.
Then 1 they 2 told me: “You must prophesy again about many peoples, nations, 3 languages, and kings.”
and will turn him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged severely 1 and crucified. 2 Yet 3 on the third day, he will be raised.”
And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached throughout the whole inhabited earth as a testimony to all the nations, 1 and then the end will come.
When they heard this, 1 they ceased their objections 2 and praised 3 God, saying, “So then, God has granted the repentance 4 that leads to life even to the Gentiles.” 5
When they arrived and gathered the church together, they reported 1 all the things God 2 had done with them, and that he had opened a door 3 of faith for the Gentiles.
When Paul 1 had greeted them, he began to explain 2 in detail 3 what God 4 had done among the Gentiles through his ministry.
that 1 the Christ 2 was to suffer and be the first to rise from the dead, to proclaim light both to our people 3 and to the Gentiles.” 4
I ask then, they did not stumble into an irrevocable fall, 1 did they? Absolutely not! But by their transgression salvation has come to the Gentiles, to make Israel 2 jealous.
Now I am speaking to you Gentiles. Seeing that I am an apostle to the Gentiles, I magnify my ministry,
and thus the Gentiles glorify God for his mercy. 1 As it is written, “Because of this I will confess you among the Gentiles, and I will sing praises to your name.” 2
It is actually reported that sexual immorality exists among you, the kind of immorality that is not permitted even among the Gentiles, so that someone is cohabiting with 1 his father’s wife.
to reveal his Son in 1 me so that I could preach him 2 among the Gentiles, I did not go to ask advice from 3 any human being, 4
To me – less than the least of all the saints 1 – this grace was given, 2 to proclaim to the Gentiles the unfathomable riches of Christ
because they hinder us from speaking to the Gentiles so that they may be saved. Thus they constantly fill up their measure of sins, 1 but wrath 2 has come upon them completely. 3