Romans 16:23
New International Version
Gaius, whose hospitality I and the whole church here enjoy, sends you his greetings. Erastus, who is the city's director of public works, and our brother Quartus send you their greetings.

New Living Translation
Gaius says hello to you. He is my host and also serves as host to the whole church. Erastus, the city treasurer, sends you his greetings, and so does our brother Quartus.

English Standard Version
Gaius, who is host to me and to the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer, and our brother Quartus, greet you.

Berean Study Bible
Gaius, who has hosted me and all the church, sends you greetings. Erastus, the city treasurer, sends you greetings, as does our brother Quartus.

Berean Literal Bible
Gaius, the host of me and of all the church, greets you. Erastus, the steward of the city, greets you, and Quartus, the brother.

King James Bible
Gaius mine host, and of the whole church, saluteth you. Erastus the chamberlain of the city saluteth you, and Quartus a brother.

New King James Version
Gaius, my host and the host of the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the treasurer of the city, greets you, and Quartus, a brother.

New American Standard Bible
Gaius, host to me and to the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer, greets you, and Quartus, the brother.

NASB 1995
Gaius, host to me and to the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer greets you, and Quartus, the brother.

NASB 1977
Gaius, host to me and to the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer greets you, and Quartus, the brother.

Amplified Bible
Gaius, who is host to me and to the whole church here, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer, and our brother Quartus, greet you.

Christian Standard Bible
Gaius, who is host to me and to the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer, and our brother Quartus greet you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Gaius, who is host to me and to the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer, and our brother Quartus greet you.

American Standard Version
Gaius my host, and of the whole church, saluteth you. Erastus the treasurer of the city saluteth you, and Quartus the brother.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Caius, my host, and the whole church, saluteth you. Erastus, the treasurer of the city, saluteth you, and Quartus, a brother.

English Revised Version
Gaius my host, and of the whole church, saluteth you. Erastus the treasurer of the city saluteth you, and Quartus the brother.

Good News Translation
My host Gaius, in whose house the church meets, sends you his greetings; Erastus, the city treasurer, and our brother Quartus send you their greetings.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Gaius greets you. He is host to me and the whole church. Erastus, the city treasurer, greets you. Quartus, our brother in the Christian faith, greets you.

International Standard Version
Gaius, who is host to me and the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the city treasurer, and our brother Quartus greet you.

Literal Standard Version
Gaius greets you, my host, and of the whole Assembly; Erastus greets you, the steward of the city, and Quartus the brother.

NET Bible
Gaius, who is host to me and to the whole church, greets you. Erastus the city treasurer and our brother Quartus greet you.

New Heart English Bible
Gaius, my host and host of the whole church, greets you. Erastus, the treasurer of the city, greets you, as does Quartus, the brother.

Weymouth New Testament
Gaius, my host, who is also the host of the whole Church, greets you. So do Erastus, the treasurer of the city, and Quartus our brother.

World English Bible
Gaius, my host and host of the whole assembly, greets you. Erastus, the treasurer of the city, greets you, as does Quartus, the brother.

Young's Literal Translation
salute you doth Gaius, my host, and of the whole assembly; salute you doth Erastus, the steward of the city, and Quartus the brother,

Additional Translations ...
Study Bible
Greetings from Paul's Companions
22I, Tertius, who wrote down this letter, greet you in the Lord. 23Gaius, who has hosted me and all the church, sends you greetings. Erastus, the city treasurer, sends you greetings, as does our brother Quartus.

Cross References
Acts 19:22
He sent two of his helpers, Timothy and Erastus, to Macedonia, while he stayed for a time in the province of Asia.

Acts 19:29
Soon the whole city was in disarray. They rushed together into the theatre, dragging with them Gaius and Aristarchus, Paul's traveling companions from Macedonia.

Acts 20:4
Paul was accompanied by Sopater son of Pyrrhus from Berea, Aristarchus and Secundus from Thessalonica, Gaius from Derbe, Timothy, and Tychicus and Trophimus from the province of Asia.

Romans 16:24
The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.

1 Corinthians 1:14
I thank God that I did not baptize any of you except Crispus and Gaius,

2 Timothy 4:20
Erastus has remained at Corinth, and Trophimus I left sick in Miletus.

3 John 1:1
The elder, To the beloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth:


Treasury of Scripture

Gaius my host, and of the whole church, salutes you. Erastus the chamberlain of the city salutes you, and Quartus a brother.

Gaius.

1 Corinthians 1:14
I thank God that I baptized none of you, but Crispus and Gaius;

3 John 1:1-6
The elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth…

Erastus.

Acts 19:22
So he sent into Macedonia two of them that ministered unto him, Timotheus and Erastus; but he himself stayed in Asia for a season.

2 Timothy 4:20
Erastus abode at Corinth: but Trophimus have I left at Miletum sick.

the chamberlain.









(23) Gaius.--Three persons of this name are mentioned, Gains of Corinth (1Corinthians 1:14), Gains, a Macedonian (Acts 19:29), and Gaius of Derbe in Lycaonia (Acts 20:4). The Gaius of the Epistle would probably be identical with the first of these. The name was a common one.

Mine host, and of the whole church.--St. Paul was now lodging in the house of Gaius, as on his previous visit, first in that of Aquila and then in that of Justus (Acts 18:2; Acts 18:7). It would seem that Gaius lent his house for the meetings of the Church, or it is possible that St. Paul may be alluding, with graceful hyperbole, to the hospitality which he was always ready to exercise.

Erastus.--It is not quite easy to identify this Erastus with the one mentioned in Acts 19:22, 2Timothy 4:20, who there appears as a travelling companion of the Apostle. The office of "treasurer" to an important city like Corinth would naturally, we should suppose, involve a fixed residence.

Chamberlain.--A better word would seem to be treasurer. The officer hi question had charge of the revenues of the city. The title appears upon inscriptions.

A brother.--Rather, the brother. No special predicate seems to be needed, and therefore St. Paul (or Tertius) simply describes him as the Christian of that name.

Verses 23, 24. - Gaius mine host, and of the whole Church, saluteth you. Probably the person mentioned in 1 Corinthians 1:14 as baptized by St. Paul himself at Corinth. There is no reason for identifying him with those of the same name mentioned in Acts 19:29; Acts 20:4; 3 John 1. Gaius was a common name. He appears to have been one who exercised extensive hospitality to Christians, which the apostle was enjoying at the time of writing. Erastus the chamberlain (rather, treasurer) of the city (not to be identified with the Erastus of Acts 19:22 and 2 Timothy 4:20), and Quartus the brother. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ he with you all. Amen.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Lexicon
Gaius,
Γάϊος (Gaios)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 1050: Gaius, (a) a Corinthian, (b) a Macedonian, (c) a citizen of Derbe, (d) an Ephesian. Of Latin origin; Gaius, a Christian.

who
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

has hosted
ξένος (xenos)
Adjective - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3581: Apparently a primary word; foreign; by implication, a guest or entertainer.

me
μου (mou)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 1473: I, the first-person pronoun. A primary pronoun of the first person I.

and
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

all
ὅλης (holēs)
Adjective - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3650: All, the whole, entire, complete. A primary word; 'whole' or 'all', i.e. Complete, especially as noun or adverb.

the
τῆς (tēs)
Article - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

church,
ἐκκλησίας (ekklēsias)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 1577: From a compound of ek and a derivative of kaleo; a calling out, i.e. a popular meeting, especially a religious congregation.

sends you greetings.
Ἀσπάζεται (Aspazetai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 782: To greet, salute, pay my respects to, welcome. To enfold in the arms, i.e. to salute, to welcome.

Erastus,
Ἔραστος (Erastos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2037: Erastus, steward of Corinth, a Christian. From erao; beloved; Erastus, a Christian.

the
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

city
πόλεως (poleōs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4172: A city, the inhabitants of a city. Probably from the same as polemos, or perhaps from polus; a town.

treasurer,
οἰκονόμος (oikonomos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3623: A household manager, a steward, guardian.

sends you greetings,
Ἀσπάζεται (Aspazetai)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 782: To greet, salute, pay my respects to, welcome. To enfold in the arms, i.e. to salute, to welcome.

[as does]
καὶ (kai)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2532: And, even, also, namely.

[our]
(ho)
Article - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

brother
ἀδελφός (adelphos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 80: A brother, member of the same religious community, especially a fellow-Christian. A brother near or remote.

Quartus.
Κούαρτος (Kouartos)
Noun - Nominative Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 2890: Quartus, a Christian, brother of Erastus the Corinthian. Of Latin origin; Quartus, a Christian.


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