Romans 15:26
Good News Translation
For the churches in Macedonia and Achaia have freely decided to give an offering to help the poor among God's people in Jerusalem.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a contribution for the poor of the saints that are in Jerusalem.

New American Bible
For Macedonia and Achaia have decided to make some contribution for the poor among the holy ones in Jerusalem;

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a contribution for the poor of the saints that are in Jerusalem.

it.

Acts 11:27-30 And in these days there came prophets from Jerusalem to Antioch. . . .

2 Corinthians 8:1-9:15 Now we make known unto you, brethren, the grace of God that hath been given in the churches of Macedonia. . . .

Galatians 6:6-10 And let him that is instructed in the word communicate to him that instructeth him, in all good things. . . .

the poor.

Proverbs 14:21,31 He that despiseth his neighbour, sinneth: but he that sheweth mercy to the poor, shall be blessed. He that believeth in the Lord, loveth mercy. . . .

Proverbs 17:5 He that despiseth the poor, reproacheth his maker: and he that rejoiceth at another man's ruin, shall not be unpunished.

Zechariah 11:7,11 And I will feed the flock of slaughter for this, O ye poor of the flock. And I took unto me two rods, one I called Beauty, and the other I called a Cord, and I fed the flock. . . .

Matthew 25:40 And the king answering shall say to them: Amen I say to you, as long as you did it to one of these my least brethren, you did it to me.

Matthew 26:11 For the poor you have always with you: but me you have not always.

Luke 6:20 And he, lifting up his eyes on his disciples, said: Blessed are ye poor: for yours is the kingdom of God.

Luke 14:13 But when thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maimed, the lame and the blind.

1 Corinthians 16:15 And I beseech you, brethren, you know the house of Stephanus, and of Fortunatus, and of Achaicus, that they are the firstfruits of Achaia, and have dedicated themselves to the ministry of the saints:

2 Corinthians 9:12 Because the administration of this office doth not only supply the want of the saints, but aboundeth also by many thanksgivings in the Lord.

Philemon 1:5 Hearing of thy charity and faith, which thou hast in the Lord Jesus and towards all the saints:

James 2:5,6 Hearken, my dearest brethren: Hath not God chosen the poor in this world, rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which God hath promised to them that love him? . . .

Context
Paul's Travel Plans
25But now I shall go to Jerusalem, to minister unto the saints. 26For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a contribution for the poor of the saints that are in Jerusalem. 27For it hath pleased them: and they are their debtors. For, if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, they ought also in carnal things to minister to them.…
Cross References
Acts 9:13
But Ananias answered: Lord, I have heard by many of this man, how much evil he hath done to thy saints in Jerusalem.

Acts 16:9
And a vision was shewed to Paul in the night, which was a man of Macedonia standing and beseeching him and saying: Pass over into Macedonia and help us.

Acts 16:12
And from thence to Philippi, which is the chief city of part of Macedonia, a colony. And we were in this city some days conferring together.

Acts 18:12
But when Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews with one accord rose up against Paul and brought him to the judgment seat,

Acts 19:21
And when these things were ended, Paul purposed in the spirit, when he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, to go to Jerusalem, saying: After I have been there, I must see Rome also.

1 Corinthians 16:5
Now I will come to you, when I shall have passed through Macedonia. For I shall pass through Macedonia.

2 Corinthians 1:16
And to pass by you into Macedonia: and again from Macedonia to come to you, and by you to be brought on my way towards Judea.

2 Corinthians 2:13
I had no rest in my spirit, because I found not Titus my brother: but bidding them farewell, I went into Macedonia.

2 Corinthians 7:5
For also, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest: but we suffered all tribulation. Combats without: fears within.

2 Corinthians 8:1
Now we make known unto you, brethren, the grace of God that hath been given in the churches of Macedonia.

2 Corinthians 9:2
For I know your forward mind: for which I boast of you to the Macedonians, that Achaia also is ready from the year past. And your emulation hath provoked very many.

2 Corinthians 9:4
Lest, when the Macedonians shall come with me and find you unprepared, we (not to say ye) should be ashamed in this matter.

2 Corinthians 11:9
And, when I was present with you and wanted, I was chargeable to no man: for that which was wanting to me, the brethren supplied who came from Macedonia. And in all things I have kept myself from being burthensome to you: and so I will keep myself.

Philippians 4:15
And you also know, O Philippians, that in the beginning of the gospel, when I departed from Macedonia, no church communicated with me as concerning giving and receiving, but you only.

1 Thessalonians 1:7
So that you were made a pattern to all that believe in Macedonia and in Achaia.

1 Thessalonians 1:8
For from you was spread abroad the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and in Achaia but also in every place: your faith which is towards God, is gone forth, so that we need not to speak any thing.

1 Thessalonians 4:10
For indeed you do it towards all the brethren in all Macedonia. But we entreat you, brethren, that you abound more:

1 Timothy 1:3
As I desired thee to remain at Ephesus when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some not to teach otherwise:

Additional Translations
For Macedonia and Achaia were pleased to make a contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

For Macedonia and Achaia were pleased to make a certain contribution for the poor among the saints in Jerusalem.

For it has pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are at Jerusalem.

For it hath been the good pleasure of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor among the saints that are at Jerusalem.

for Macedonia and Achaia have been well pleased to make a certain contribution for the poor of the saints who [are] in Jerusalem.

For it hath been the good pleasure of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor among the saints that are at Jerusalem.

For it hath pleased them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor of the saints who are at Jerusalem.

for Macedonia and Greece have kindly contributed a certain sum in relief of the poor among God's people, in Jerusalem.

For it has been the good pleasure of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor among the saints who are at Jerusalem.

for it pleased Macedonia and Achaia well to make a certain contribution for the poor of the saints who are in Jerusalem;
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