So, as much as in me is, I am ready to preach the gospel to you that are at Rome also.
So, as much as in me is, I am ready,.... This explains what he was a debtor to one and another for, namely,
to preach the gospel; expresses the readiness of his mind to that work, whatever difficulties lay in his way; and declares what a willing mind he had to preach it also to the Romans, as elsewhere:
to you that are at Rome also; the metropolis of the Roman empire, a very public place, the seat of Satan, and where was the heat of persecution.