Romans 16



Romans 16 provides personal greetings, commendations, and final instructions. Paul acknowledges the contributions of various individuals, warns against potential divisions, and closes the letter with a final expression of praise and a wish for the grace of the Lord to be with the Roman believers.


  1. Personal Greetings (Romans 16:1-16): Paul commends and greets various individuals in the Roman church, acknowledging their contributions and expressing his appreciation for their work in the Lord. He mentions both men and women who have been active in ministry and extends greetings to their households.

  2. Warning Against Division (Romans 16:17-20): Paul warns the Roman believers to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine they had been taught. He advises the believers to be wise about what is good and innocent about what is evil, emphasizing the God of peace will soon crush Satan under their feet.

  3. Final Greetings and Doxology (Romans 16:21-27): Paul concludes the letter by sending greetings from his companions and himself. He acknowledges the work of many individuals and expresses his desire for the grace of the Lord Jesus to be with them all. The chapter ends with a doxology, praising the wisdom of God and the revelation of the mystery now made known to all nations.