However, since we have gifts that (A)differ according to the grace given to us, each of us is to use them properly: if (B)prophecy, [a]in proportion to one’s faith; if [b](C)service, in the act of serving; or the one who (D)teaches, in the act of teaching; or the one who [c](E)exhorts, in the work of [d]exhortation; the one who gives, with [e](F)generosity; (G)the one who [f]is in leadership, with diligence; the one who shows mercy, with (H)cheerfulness.

[g](I)Love must be free of hypocrisy. (J)Detest what is evil; cling to what is good. 10 Be (K)devoted to one another in brotherly love; [h]give preference to one another (L)in honor, 11 not lagging behind in diligence, (M)fervent in spirit, (N)serving the Lord; 12 (O)rejoicing in hope, (P)persevering in tribulation, (Q)devoted to prayer, 13 (R)contributing to the needs of the [i]saints, [j](S)practicing hospitality.

14 (T)Bless those who persecute [k]you; bless and do not curse.

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  1. Romans 12:6 Or in agreement with the faith
  2. Romans 12:7 Or office of service
  3. Romans 12:8 Or encourages
  4. Romans 12:8 Or encouragement
  5. Romans 12:8 Or sincere concern
  6. Romans 12:8 Or provides care
  7. Romans 12:9 Or Love has no
  8. Romans 12:10 Or outdo one another in showing honor
  9. Romans 12:13 Lit holy ones; i.e., God’s people
  10. Romans 12:13 Lit pursuing
  11. Romans 12:14 Two early mss do not contain you

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