Parallel Verses

King James 2000

For the earnest expectation of the creation waits for the manifestation of the sons of God.

New American Standard Bible

For the anxious longing of the creation waits eagerly for the revealing of the sons of God.

King James Version

For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.

Holman Bible

For the creation eagerly waits with anticipation for God’s sons to be revealed.

International Standard Version

For the creation is eagerly awaiting the revelation of God's children,

A Conservative Version

For the eager expectation of the creation is waiting for the manifestation of the sons of God.

American Standard Version

For the earnest expectation of the creation waiteth for the revealing of the sons of God.

Amplified

For [even the whole] creation (all nature) waits expectantly and longs earnestly for God's sons to be made known [waits for the revealing, the disclosing of their sonship].

An Understandable Version

For [all] creation [Note: "Creation" here refers to the material heavens and earth, and is personified through verse 23] is eagerly waiting for the children of God to be revealed [i.e., in their glorious state].

Anderson New Testament

For the earnest expectation of the creature waits for the revelation of the sons of God.

Bible in Basic English

For the strong desire of every living thing is waiting for the revelation of the sons of God.

Common New Testament

For the creation waits with eager expectation for the revealing of the sons of God.

Daniel Mace New Testament

mankind impatiently desire that the divine being would display himself to his creatures,

Darby Translation

For the anxious looking out of the creature expects the revelation of the sons of God:

Godbey New Testament

For the earnest expectation of the creature awaits the revelation of the sons of God.

Goodspeed New Testament

For creation is waiting with eager longing for the sons of God to be disclosed.

John Wesley New Testament

For the earnest expectation of the creation waiteth for the revelation of the sons of God.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For the earnest hope of the creatures waits for the manifestation of the sons of God.

Julia Smith Translation

For the anxious expectation of the creation awaits the revelation of the sons of God.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For the eagerly expecting creation awaits eagerly the revelation of the sons of God.

Modern King James verseion

For the earnest expectation of the creation waits for the manifestation of the sons of God.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Also, the fervent desire of the creatures abideth looking when the sons of God shall appear;

Moffatt New Testament

Even the creation waits with eager longing for the sons of God to be revealed.

Montgomery New Testament

All nature even is waiting with eager longing for the unveiling of the vision of God's sons.

NET Bible

For the creation eagerly waits for the revelation of the sons of God.

New Heart English Bible

For the creation waits with eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed.

Noyes New Testament

For the earnest expectation of the creation is waiting for the manifestation of the sons of God.

Sawyer New Testament

For the earnest expectation of the creation waits for the revelation of the sons of God.

The Emphasized Bible

For, the eager outlook of creation, ardently awaiteth the revealing of the sons of God, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For the eager expectation of the creation is waiting for the revelation of the children of God.

Twentieth Century New Testament

All Nature awaits with eager expectation the appearing of the Sons of God.

Webster

For the earnest expectation of the creature waiteth for the manifestation of the sons of God.

Weymouth New Testament

For all creation, gazing eagerly as if with outstretched neck, is waiting and longing to see the manifestation of the sons of God.

Williams New Testament

For all nature is expectantly waiting for the unveiling of the sons of God.

World English Bible

For the creation waits with eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed.

Worrell New Testament

For the earnest longing of the creation is waiting for the revelation of the sons of God.

Worsley New Testament

For the earnest expectation of the world is waiting for the revelation of the sons of God:

Youngs Literal Translation

for the earnest looking out of the creation doth expect the revelation of the sons of God;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

ἀποκαραδοκία 
Apokaradokia 
Usage: 2

of the creature
κτίσις 
Ktisis 
Usage: 15

ἀπεκδέχομαι 
Apekdechomai 
Usage: 7

ἀποκάλυψις 
Apokalupsis 
Usage: 18

of the sons
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 8:19

Devotionals containing Romans 8:19

Images Romans 8:19

Prayers for Romans 8:19

Context Readings

The Glory That Is To Be Revealed

18 For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us. 19 For the earnest expectation of the creation waits for the manifestation of the sons of God. 20 For the creation was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who has subjected the same in hope,



Cross References

Philippians 1:20

According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.

1 John 3:2

Beloved, now are we the children of God, and it does not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.

Isaiah 65:17

For, behold, I create new heavens and a new earth: and the former shall not be remembered, nor come into mind.

Malachi 3:17-18

And they shall be mine, says the LORD of hosts, in that day when I make up my jewels; and I will spare them, as a man spares his own son that serves him.

Matthew 25:31-46

When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory:

Acts 3:21

Whom the heaven must receive until the times of restitution of all things, which God has spoken by the mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.

Romans 8:23

And not only they, but ourselves also, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, that is, the redemption of our body.

2 Peter 3:11-13

Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought you to be in all holy conduct and godliness,

Revelation 21:1-5

And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.

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