Romans 16:6
New International Version
Greet Mary, who worked very hard for you.

New Living Translation
Give my greetings to Mary, who has worked so hard for your benefit.

English Standard Version
Greet Mary, who has worked hard for you.

Berean Study Bible
Greet Mary, who has worked very hard for you.

Berean Literal Bible
Greet Mary, who toiled much for you.

New American Standard Bible
Greet Mary, who has worked hard for you.

King James Bible
Greet Mary, who bestowed much labour on us.

Christian Standard Bible
Greet Mary, who has worked very hard for you.

Contemporary English Version
Greet Mary, who has worked so hard for you.

Good News Translation
Greetings to Mary, who has worked so hard for you.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Greet Mary, who has worked very hard for you.

International Standard Version
Greet Mary, who has worked very hard for you.

NET Bible
Greet Mary, who has worked very hard for you.

New Heart English Bible
Greet Mary, who labored much for you.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
Invoke the peace of Maria, who has labored much among you.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Greet Mary, who has worked very hard for you.

New American Standard 1977
Greet Mary, who has worked hard for you.

Jubilee Bible 2000
Greet Mary, who has laboured much with us.

King James 2000 Bible
Greet Mary, who bestowed much labor on us.

American King James Version
Greet Mary, who bestowed much labor on us.

American Standard Version
Salute Mary, who bestowed much labor on you.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Salute Mary, who hath laboured much among you.

Darby Bible Translation
Salute Maria, who laboured much for you.

English Revised Version
Salute Mary, who bestowed much labour on you.

Webster's Bible Translation
Greet Mary, who bestowed much labor on us.

Weymouth New Testament
to Mary who has laboured strenuously among you;

World English Bible
Greet Mary, who labored much for us.

Young's Literal Translation
Salute Mary, who did labour much for us;
Study Bible
Personal Greetings and Love
5Greet also the church that meets at their house. Greet my beloved Epenetus, who was the first convert to Christ in the province of Asia. 6Greet Mary, who has worked very hard for you. 7Greet Andronicus and Junias, my fellow countrymen and fellow prisoners. They are distinguished among the apostles, and they were in Christ before I was.…
Cross References
Matthew 5:47
And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing more than others? Do not even Gentiles do the same?

Romans 16:5
Greet also the church that meets at their house. Greet my beloved Epenetus, who was the first convert to Christ in the province of Asia.

Romans 16:7
Greet Andronicus and Junias, my fellow countrymen and fellow prisoners. They are distinguished among the apostles, and they were in Christ before I was.

1 Thessalonians 5:12
But we ask you, brothers, to acknowledge those who work diligently among you, who preside over you in the Lord and give you instruction.

Treasury of Scripture

Greet Mary, who bestowed much labor on us.

who.

Romans 16:12
Salute Tryphena and Tryphosa, who labour in the Lord. Salute the beloved Persis, which laboured much in the Lord.

Matthew 27:55
And many women were there beholding afar off, which followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto him:

1 Timothy 5:10
Well reported of for good works; if she have brought up children, if she have lodged strangers, if she have washed the saints' feet, if she have relieved the afflicted, if she have diligently followed every good work.







Lexicon
Greet
Ἀσπάσασθε (Aspasasthe)
Verb - Aorist Imperative Middle - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 782: To greet, salute, pay my respects to, welcome. To enfold in the arms, i.e. to salute, to welcome.

Mary,
Μαριάν (Marian)
Noun - Accusative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3137: Or Mariam of Hebrew origin; Maria or Mariam, the name of six Christian females.

who
ἥτις (hētis)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Nominative Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 3748: Whosoever, whichsoever, whatsoever.

has worked
ἐκοπίασεν (ekopiasen)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 3rd Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2872: From a derivative of kopos; to feel fatigue; by implication, to work hard.

very hard
πολλὰ (polla)
Adjective - Accusative Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 4183: Much, many; often.

for
εἰς (eis)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1519: A primary preposition; to or into, of place, time, or purpose; also in adverbial phrases.

you.
ὑμᾶς (hymas)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Accusative 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.
(6) On us.--The true reading seems to be, on you. The readers would know to what the Apostle referred. It is useless for us to attempt to conjecture.

Verses 6, 7. - Greet Mary, who bestowed much labour on you (ὑμᾶς, rather than, as in the Textus Receptus, ἡμᾶς). Salute Andrenicus and Junia (or Junias: it is uncertain whether this is masculine or feminine; if the latter, Junia might be the wife of Andronicus), my kinsmen, and my fellow-prisoners, who are of note among the apostles who also were in Christ before me. It is a question whether by "my kinsmen" (τοὺς συγγενεῖς μου) here and afterwards St. Paul means that the persons so called were his relations, or only that they were Jews (cf. Romans 9:3, where he speaks of the Jews generally as τῶν συγγενῶν μου κατὰ σάρκα. There are in all five persons so designated in this chapter. The designation "fellow-prisoners" implies that these two had been, like himself, at some time imprisoned for the faith, but it does not fellow that he and they had been in prison together. If, in speaking of them as "of note among the apostles (ἐπὶσημοι ἐν τοῖς ἀποστόλοις)," he means to designate them as themselves apostles, this is an instance of a wider use of the term "apostle" than is generally understood (see note under Romans 12:6, etc.). The phrase, however, will bear the interpretation that they were persons held in honour in the circle of the original twelve. The term, οἱ ἀποστόλοι, is certainly often used distinctively of them, as in Acts 9:27 and in Galatians 1:19, by St. Paul himself, the reference in both texts being to his own relations to them; and so here, speaking of two persons, who he also says had been in Christ before himself, he may only mean to point to their having been, as they still were, distinguished in association with the original apostles even before his own conversion. 16:1-16 Paul recommends Phebe to the Christians at Rome. It becomes Christians to help one another in their affairs, especially strangers; we know not what help we may need ourselves. Paul asks help for one that had been helpful to many; he that watereth shall be watered also himself. Though the care of all the churches came upon him daily, yet he could remember many persons, and send salutations to each, with particular characters of them, and express concern for them. Lest any should feel themselves hurt, as if Paul had forgotten them, he sends his remembrances to the rest, as brethren and saints, though not named. He adds, in the close, a general salutation to them all, in the name of the churches of Christ.
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