The men in Romans 16:23 were evidently all Corinthian believers. p. 799). Кварт Возможно, брат Ераста по плоти, но, скорее всего, последний из перечисленных здесь братьев во Христе. But whether there was such an house at Corinth near the place of public worship, or any where else for this purpose, is not certain; and to make Gains only an overseer over such an house, though a faithful one, greatly sinks his character; since one would conclude from hence, that his entertainment of the apostle, and other saints, was at his own expense. The community of love in Christ was actually operating under a whole new set of value judgments which counted all people, rich and poor, weak and powerful, wise and foolish, learned or unlearned, bond or free, Jews or Gentile - all people one in Jesus Christ. The pavement belongs to the first century A.D., and may well have been laid by Paul"s friend." We know nothing of Quartus. See Acts 19:29; Acts 20:4; 1 Corinthians 1:14. He accompanied Timothy in bearing Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians from Ephesus, and resided at Corinth, (2 Timothy 4:20.). Whether this be a reference to the circumstance that Caius gave his house for the meetings of the church (Grotius), or to the fact that, while the apostle lodged with him, there were at the same time very numerous visits of persons belonging to the church of Corinth, whom Caius hospitably received,—a view which corresponds better to the thoughtfully chosen designation—in any case ξένος does not stand to τῆς ἐκκλ. 16 Greet one another with a holy kiss. Erastus the city treasurer and our brother Quartus greet you. Gaius mine host, and (the host) of the whole church, saluteth you - (see Acts 20:4.) Such persons were in very high credit; and if Erastus was at this time treasurer, it would appear that Christianity was then in considerable repute in Corinth. , that, "they do not eat in the synagogue at all, but they eat, בבית הסמוך לבית הכנסת, "in a house near the synagogue", where they sit at the time of hearing the sanctification.'. They are not considered as forming a part of, the inspired volume, and are, accordingly, sometimes omitted. Romans 16:23. Occurs ten times, rendered "steward" in eight. While Christianity does not destroy the different orders in society, all Christians are brethren, and recognize each other as such, though of different nations and of different ranks. (McGuiggan p. 445) (1 Corinthians 1:26), Since Romans was written from Corinth, it is very likely that this Gaius is the one that Paul said he baptized (1 Corinthians 1:14) Three other persons with the same name are mentioned in the N.T. Gaius mine host - Who has received me into his house, and shown me hospitality. Gaius. Or, as the Vulgate renders, arcarius civitatis, 'the treasurer (or steward, [oikonomos,]) of the city;' he to whom the receipt and expenditure of the public money were entrusted. Erastus the chamberlain of the city saluteth you, and Quartus a brother. Gaius. "my host"-what a privilege to have Paul stay in your home! σίας: As the Epistle to the Romans was written from Corinth this hospitable Christian is probably the same who is mentioned in 1 Corinthians 1:14. The host of the whole church probably implies that the assemblies of the church were held in his house:—or perhaps, that his hospitality to Christians was universal. Romans 16:23. must have had some special connection with Rome. The city, of which he was chamberlain, was the city of Corinth, where the apostle and this Erastus were, when this epistle was wrote. That Gaius to whom the apostle John wrote, is commended for the like hospitality, 3 John 1:5,6. Then I noticed that the NIV omits verse 24 as well (putting it on the margin). Erastus, holding this office ( οἰκονόμος, the public treasurer, ὁ ἐπὶ τῆς δημοσίας τραπέζης, arcarius, Wetst., who quotes from inscriptions, νείλῳ οἰκονόμῳ ἀσίας,—Secundus, arkarius Reip. 23 Gaius, whose hospitality I and the whole church here enjoy, sends you his greetings. And MaimonidesF4Hilchot Sabbat, c. 29. sect. The chamberlain; treasurer of Corinth, the city from which Paul wrote this epistle. He accompanied Timothy in bearing Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians from Ephesus, and resided at Corinth, (. However, it seems very likely that it is the same Gaius the apostle baptized at Corinth, 1 Corinthians 1:14; and some have thought him to be the same that the Apostle John wrote his third epistle to, and indeed the characters of hospitality and generosity there given him well agree with this, who was not only the apostle's host that entertained him in a kind and liberal manner, but of all the saints: and of the whole church, saluteth you; that is, of the church at Corinth, to whom he was kind and hospitable, even to as many as stood in need of his assistance; or of the church of Christ in general, being beneficent and liberal to all Christian strangers that came that way, lodged them at his house, and provided every thing proper and convenient for them. To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use the convenient, Baker Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament, The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary, International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Erastus the chamberlain of the city saluteth you, "Erastus, commissioner for public works, laid this pavement at his own expense. The Gaius of the Epistle would probably be identical with the first of these. What happened to Romans 16:24? This Gaius is doubtless that Gaius whom Paul baptized with his own hands (1 Corinthians 1:14), and in whose house he was a guest when Romans was written. Erastus, the treasurer of the city, greets you, and Quartus, a brother. Thus, Romans is seen as a treasury of homilectic material. ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς Ἔραστος ὁ οἰκονόμος τῆς πόλεως καὶ Κούαρτος ὁ ἀδελφός. ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς Ἔραστος ὁ οἰκονόμος τῆς πόλεως καὶ Κούαρτος ὁ ἀδελφός. oikonomos. The notice of the office of Erastus, although in itself it may appear trifling, is in reality of great importance. ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς Ἔραστος ὁ οἰκονόμος τῆς πόλεως καὶ Κούαρτος ὁ ἀδελφός. Either by opening his house for a congregation of worshippers, or by his general hospitality to Christians. Ver. 2. it is said, "in the synagogues they neither eat nor drink--but there is a place near the synagogue where travellers used to sleep and eat;'. vii. Perhaps the same as in 2 Timothy 4:20. The omission (see var. Mine host, and of the whole church.—St. Pesachim, fol. (Acts 19:29; Acts 20:4; 3 John). Romans 16:23 “Gaius mine host, and of the whole church, saluteth you. In this place it means one who presided over the pecuniary affairs of the “city,” and should have been translated “the treasurer; the city treasurer;” an once of trust and of some importance, showing that, “all” who were converted at Corinth were not of the lowest rank. (Gr. The name Erastus was very frequent. The benediction repeated; see above on Romans 16:20. III. Bab. Erastus. He was Paul’s secretary, who wrote this letter as Paul dictated it, who inserts a personal greeting. Romans 16 Commentary; DEFENDER'S STUDY BIBLE. ‘Gaius my host, and of the whole church, salutes you.’. καὶ τῆς ἐκκλ. Gaius mine host] Baptized by Paul, for whom therefore, and for other good men, he thought he could never do enough, 1 Corinthians 1:14. Romans 14:20-23. 101. ), and he and Gaius (whose boundless hospitality implies means) are probably mentioned here as representing the Corinthian Church. ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 16:23 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς Γάϊος ὁ ξένος μου καὶ τῆς ἐκκλησίας ὅλης ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς Ἔραστος ὁ οἰκονόμος τῆς πόλεως καὶ Κούαρτος ὁ ἀδελφός, Romans 16:23 Hebrew Bibleגיוס המארח אותי ואת כל הקהלה שאל לשלומכם ארסטוס סכן העיר וקורטוס אחינו שאלים לשלומכם׃, Romans 16:23 Aramaic NT: Peshittaܫܐܠ ܒܫܠܡܟܘܢ ܓܐܝܘܤ ܡܩܒܠܢܝ ܘܕܟܠܗ ܥܕܬܐ ܫܐܠ ܒܫܠܡܟܘܢ ܐܪܤܛܘܤ ܪܒܝܬܐ ܕܡܕܝܢܬܐ ܘܩܘܐܪܛܘܤ ܐܚܐ ܀. Grotius, moreover, has rightly observed: “Vides jam ab initio, quamquam paucos, aliquos tamen fuisse Christianos in dignitate positos.” Comp. We may know that all Christians are brethren, but it is nevertheless useful to be reminded of this, as we may be prone to act towards them in an unbrotherly manner. Of the church in Cenchrea - In the apostolic age, some grave and pious women were appointed deaconnesses in every church. : As the Epistle to the Romans was written from Corinth this hospitable Christian is probably the same who is mentioned in 1 Corinthians 1:14. ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς Ἔραστος ὁ οἰκονόμος τῆς πόλεως καὶ Κούαρτος ὁ ἀδελφός. Quartus; this is no word of number, but it was his name: we had Tertius in the foregoing verse; and we read of Secundus, Acts 20:4. Erastus—The chamberlain or treasurer of Corinth. ◄ Romans 16:23 ► Gaius my host, and of the whole church, salutes you. St. Luke ( Acts 19:29;) mentions one Gaius of Macedonia, who was exposed to much violence at Ephesus in the tumult excited by Demetrius the silversmith against St. Paul and his companions; and it is very possible that this was the same person. For some further account of Gaius, see 1 Corinthians 1:14. 16:25-27 appears in MSS P 61 , א , B, C and D as well as the Greek text used by Clement of Rome ( A.D. 95). Erastus, who is the city’s director of public works, and our brother Quartus send you their greetings. ', "not the synagogue itself, but the chambers which were near the synagogue, are called the synagogue, and from thence they heard the consecration.'. Quartus a brother; not of Tertius, nor of Erastus, nor of the apostle according to the flesh, as some have thought, but a brother in a spiritual relation. ὅλ. The Epistle to the Romans or Letter to the Romans, often shortened to Romans, is the sixth book in the New Testament.Biblical scholars agree that it was composed by Paul the Apostle to explain that salvation is offered through the gospel of Jesus Christ.It is the longest of the Pauline epistles. Romans Images and Notes. It is saidF2T. But though it belongs to all Christians, yet it is not endlessly expressed. The name occurs in connection with Paul in 1 Corinthians 1:14; Acts 19:29; Acts 20:4. "and of the whole church"-a very hospitable man. Such another was Phoebe, Romans 16:2, who had been a helper, or a hostess, to many, and to myself, saith Paul, Multis hospitium praebuit. Not many of his station in life accepted and obeyed the gospel; but it is refreshing to know that Erastus was an exception. 8. observes, "there is no sanctification (of the sabbath) but in the place where the meal is eaten; so a man may not sanctify in one house, and eat in another; but if he sanctifies in this, he must eat in this; but why do they sanctify in the synagogue? This Gaius was plainly a man of some means as he was the host of all the church. All made his house their home; and he must have been a person of considerable property to be able to bear this expense; and of much piety and love to the cause of Christ, else he had not employed that property in this way. Распространенное имя во времена Нового Завета, означавшее, возможно, другого человека, нежели упоминаемого в Деян. (See Acts 19:22; 2 Timothy 4:20). Erastus, the city treasurer greets you, and Quartus, the brother. The city was Corinth, from whence the apostle wrote this Epistle. ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς Γάϊος ὁ ξένος μου καὶ τῆς ἐκκλησίας ὅλης. Romans 16:23. γάϊος, Gaius) a Corinthian, 1 Corinthians 1:14.— ὅλης, of the whole) For very many used to resort to Paul. 3 John). Romans 16:23New King James Version (NKJV) 23 Gaius, my host and the hostof the whole church, greets you. In the context of Romans 8:19 it could be legitimately interpreted to mean either everything that God has created or man specifically. But considering the great frequency of the name (see also 3 John 1:1; Constitt. 200- Using the Greek 'R' (P) as a designation for the Latin 'P' for 'Piso' totaled 100 in Greek initial system and combined with 'C' for 'Calpernius' from the Latin system (100), equaled 200. 1Кор. This may be the person mentioned in Acts 19:22; 2 Timothy 4:20; but in that case he had relinquished his office before the time. The chamberlain - A chamberlain is properly an officer who has charge of a chamber, or of chambers. This Gaius is probably the Gaius of Corinth (1 Corinthians 1:14). 23. Gaius mine host - Gaius in Greek is the same as Caius in Latin, which was a very common name among the Romans. of the city — doubtless of Corinth. 16 For d I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is e the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew f first and also to g the Greek. He is called the chamberlain οικονομος, which signifies the same as treasurer; he to whom the receipt and expenditure of the public money were intrusted. The name, a Greek one, occurs: Acts 19:22. chamberlain = treasurer. Quartus a brother - Whether the brother of Erastus or of Tertius we know not; probably nothing more is meant than that he was a Christian - one of the heavenly family, a brother in the Lord. But if the Erastus of the Acts was the same with the Erastus mentioned here, it is not likely that he now held the office, for this could not at all comport with his travelling with St. Paul. Bible in Basic English 16:23 Gaius, with whom I am living, whose house is open to all the church, sends his love, so does Erastus, the manager of … The land-steward, as Luke 16:1. Romans 16:5: Also greet the church in their house. Erastus the chamberlain of the city; or the receiver or steward of the city; one that had the management of the city’s stock or public treasure. also Reiche). Его полное имя было, скорее всего, «Гаий Титий Иуст» (Деян. The Apostle designates him as chamberlain, which might correspond in a good measure to treasurer. The personal greetings from Tertius are limited to the preceding verse. provided much hospitality. ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 16:23 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Editionἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς Γάϊος ὁ ξένος μου καὶ ὅλης τῆς ἐκκλησίας. Gaius also sent his salutations to the church at Rome. Mine host; at Corinth. Paul calls him at once his host and that of the whole church. Histories also speak of the name of Quintus, and Sextus, &c. Гаий Один из обращенных Павлом в Коринфе (ср. Romans 16:13, τὴν μητέρα αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐμοῦ. ], Romans 16:23. γάϊος] Perhaps the same who is mentioned in 1 Corinthians 1:14; it may at the same time be assumed, that the person mentioned in Acts 20:4 (not also he who appears in Acts 19:29) is not a different one, against which the circumstance that he was of Derbe is no proof. Romans 1:16–23 The Righteous Shall Live by Faith. Erastus the treasurer of the city saluteth you, and Quartus the brother. Polyc. Bava Bathra, fol. Romans 14:23, ESV: "But whoever has doubts is condemned if he eats, because the eating is not from faith.For whatever does not proceed from faith is sin." Other Gaius' in the New Testament are from Corinth (Romans 16:23, 1 Corinthians 1:14), from Macedonia (Acts 19:29); and from Derbe (Acts 20:4,5) Why: To give thanks for Gaius' faith, and his hospitality to visiting Christians Erastus the chamberlain of the city saluteth you, and Quartus a brother.” Romans 16:23 Gaius my host, and of the whole church, saluteth you. 2. because of travellers who eat and drink there. Ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς Γάϊος ὁ ξένος μου καὶ τῆς ἐκκλησίας ὅλης. A servant - The Greek word is a deaconness. ΠΡΟΣ ΡΩΜΑΙΟΥΣ 16:23 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς Γαῖος ὁ ξένος μου καὶ ὅλης τῆς ἐκκλησίας. Erastus the treasurer of the city saluteth you, and Quartus the brother. But they may be the same, and Paul may here be designating Erastus by an office which he had once held, but held no longer. A brother—The last and simplest title, perhaps meekly dictated by the owner. And of the whole church - Who has opened his house to entertain “all” Christians; or to show hospitality to them all. Romans 8:28 - And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to [his] purpose. N.T. That the Jews had places near their synagogues for such a purpose is, certain. See on Luke 16:1. He was baptized by Paul himself at Corinth 1 Corinthians 1:14; and was so highly esteemed by the church that John wrote an epistle to him; 3 John 1:1. Erastus the treasurer of the city saluteth you, and Quartus the brother. One day while outlining the book of Romans and studying the pericopes (literary paragraphs), I was surprised to find that many of my sources skipped Romans 16:24 going from verse 23 to verse 25. Quartus the brother; some Christian brother, known to the believers at Rome, but totally unknown to us. ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς Ἔραστος ὁ οἰκονόμος τῆς πόλεως, καὶ Κούαρτος ὁ ἀδελφός. 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