New American Standard Bible
Therefore, when I have finished this, and have put my seal on this fruit of theirs, I will go on by way of you to Spain.
King James Bible
When therefore I have performed this, and have sealed to them this fruit, I will come by you into Spain.
Darby Bible Translation
Having finished this therefore, and having sealed to them this fruit, I will set off by you into Spain.
World English Bible
When therefore I have accomplished this, and have sealed to them this fruit, I will go on by way of you to Spain.
Young's Literal Translation
This, then, having finished, and having sealed to them this fruit, I will return through you, to Spain;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Have sealed to them - That is, have "secured it" to them. To seal an instrument of writing, a contract, deed, etc. is to "authenticate it," to make it "sure." In this sense it is used here. Paul was going himself to see that it was placed "securely" in their hands.
This fruit - This result of the liberality of the Gentile churches - the fruit which their benevolence had produced.
I will come ... - This was Paul's full purpose; but it is not clear that he ever accomplished it; Note, Romans 15:24.
By you - Taking Rome in my way.
LibraryJuly 13. "Even Christ Pleased not Himself" (Rom. xv. 3).
"Even Christ pleased not Himself" (Rom. xv. 3). Let this be a day of self-forgetting ministry for Christ and others. Let us not once think of being ministered unto, but say ever with Him: "I am among you as He that doth serve." Let us not drag our burdens through the day, but drop all our loads of care and be free to carry His yoke and His burden. Let us make the happy exchange, giving ours and taking His. Let the covenant be: "Thou shalt abide for Me, I also for thee." So shall we lose our heaviest …
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Two Fountains, one Stream
The Scripture a Necessity.
The Early History of Particular Churches.
And they went and made the grave secure, and along with the guard they set a seal on the stone.
"He who has received His testimony has set his seal to this, that God is true.
Now after these things were finished, Paul purposed in the spirit to go to Jerusalem after he had passed through Macedonia and Achaia, saying, "After I have been there, I must also see Rome."
whenever I go to Spain-- for I hope to see you in passing, and to be helped on my way there by you, when I have first enjoyed your company for a while--
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