Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

And not only that, but we ourselves who have the Spirit as the firstfruits—we also groan within ourselves, eagerly waiting for adoption, the redemption of our bodies.

New American Standard Bible

And not only this, but also we ourselves, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our body.

King James Version

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

International Standard Version

However, not only the creation, but we who have the first fruits of the Spirit also groan inwardly as we eagerly await our adoption, the redemption of our bodies.

A Conservative Version

And not only so, but also ourselves who have the first fruit of the Spirit. And we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for adoption, the redemption of our body.

American Standard Version

And not only so, but ourselves also, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for our adoption, to wit , the redemption of our body.

Amplified

And not only the creation, but we ourselves too, who have and enjoy the firstfruits of the [Holy] Spirit [a foretaste of the blissful things to come] groan inwardly as we wait for the redemption of our bodies [from sensuality and the grave, which will reveal] our adoption (our manifestation as God's sons).

An Understandable Version

And not just the world, but even we [Christians] ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Holy Spirit [i.e., the first installment of our inheritance from God] also groan within us, eagerly waiting to be adopted as [God's] children, and receive back our bodies [i.e., in the resurrection].

Anderson New Testament

and not only they, but ourselves also, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, the redemption of our body.

Bible in Basic English

And not only so, but we who have the first fruits of the Spirit, even we have sorrow in our minds, waiting for the time when we will take our place as sons, that is, the salvation of our bodies.

Common New Testament

And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.

Daniel Mace New Testament

and not only they, but even those who have the first fruits of the spirit, even we our selves do inwardly groan for the fruit of our adoption, by the deliverance of our body from corruption.

Darby Translation

And not only that, but even we ourselves, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, we also ourselves groan in ourselves, awaiting adoption, that is the redemption of our body.

Godbey New Testament

and not only so, but we ourselves, having the earnest of the Spirit, and we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption of sons, the redemption of our body.

Goodspeed New Testament

More than that, we ourselves, though we have in the Spirit a foretaste of the future, groan to ourselves as we wait to be declared God's sons, through the redemption of our bodies.

John Wesley New Testament

And not only they, but even we ourselves, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, the redemption of our body.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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 to say, the redemption of our body.

Julia Smith Translation

And not only, but also they having the first fruits of the Spirit, and we ourselves groan in ourselves, waiting for the adoption as a son, the redemption of our body.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

Not only [this], but we ourselves also, having the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves [while we] await eagerly [our] adoption, the redemption of our body.

Modern King James verseion

And not only so, but ourselves also, who have the firstfruit of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, awaiting adoption, the redemption of our body.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Not they only, but even we also: which have the first fruits of the spirit mourn in ourselves and wait for the adoption and look for the deliverance of our bodies.

Moffatt New Testament

and not only so, but even we ourselves, who have the Spirit as a foretaste of the future, even we sigh to ourselves as we wait for the redemption of the body that means our full sonship.

Montgomery New Testament

And not only that, we ourselves, although we are grasping the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves are inwardly groaning, while we are waiting for adoption, the redemption of our body.

NET Bible

Not only this, but we ourselves also, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we eagerly await our adoption, the redemption of our bodies.

New Heart English Bible

Not only so, but ourselves also, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for adoption, the redemption of our body.

Noyes New Testament

and not only so, but even we ourselves also, though having the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption as sons, for the redemption of our body.

Sawyer New Testament

and not only it, but we ourselves also who have the first fruit of the Spirit, even ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, the redemption of our bodies.

The Emphasized Bible

And, not only so, but, we ourselves, also, who have the first-fruit of the Spirit - weeven ourselves, within our own selves do sigh, - sonship ardently awaiting - the redeeming of our body; -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

And not only so, but ourselves also, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan in ourselves, expecting the adoption, the redemption of our body.

Twentieth Century New Testament

And not Nature only; but we ourselves also, though we have already a first gift of the Spirit-we ourselves are inwardly groaning, while we eagerly await our full adoption as Sons-the redemption of our bodies.

Webster

And not only they, but ourselves also, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.

Weymouth New Testament

And more than that, we ourselves, though we possess the Spirit as a foretaste and pledge of the glorious future, yet we ourselves inwardly sigh, as we wait and long for open recognition as sons through the deliverance of our bodies.

Williams New Testament

Not only that but this too, we ourselves who enjoy the Spirit as a foretaste of the future, even we ourselves, keep up our inner groanings while we wait to enter upon our adoption as God's sons at the redemption of our bodies.

World English Bible

Not only so, but ourselves also, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for adoption, the redemption of our body.

Worrell New Testament

and, not only so, but ourselves also, who have the first fruit of the Spirit, even we ourselves are groaning within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, the redemption of our body.

Worsley New Testament

And not only others, but those also who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit the redemption of our body.

Youngs Literal Translation

And not only so, but also we ourselves, having the first-fruit of the Spirit, we also ourselves in ourselves do groan, adoption expecting -- the redemption of our body;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And
δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

μόνον 
Monon 
only, alone, but
Usage: 62

they, but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461





ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 0
Usage: 0
Usage: 249


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ἔχω 
Echo 
have, be, need , , vr have
Usage: 479

ἀπαρχή 
Aparche 
Usage: 8

of the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334


and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

we
ἡμεῖς 
hemeis 
we, us, we ourselves
Usage: 120

στενάζω 
Stenazo 
Usage: 6

ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

ἀπεκδέχομαι 
Apekdechomai 
Usage: 7

the adoption
υἱοθεσία 
Huiothesia 
Usage: 5

to wit, the redemption
ἀπολύτρωσις 
Apolutrosis 
Usage: 9

of
σῶμα 
Soma 
Usage: 123

our
ἡμῶν 
hemon 
our, us, we, not tr,
Usage: 388

Devotionals

Devotionals about Romans 8:23

Devotionals containing Romans 8:23

Images Romans 8:23

Prayers for Romans 8:23

Context Readings

A Two-Stage Healing

22 For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together with labor pains until now. 23 And not only that, but we ourselves who have the Spirit as the firstfruits—we also groan within ourselves, eagerly waiting for adoption, the redemption of our bodies. 24 Now in this hope we were saved, yet hope that is seen is not hope, because who hopes for what he sees?



Cross References

Ephesians 1:14

He is the down payment of our inheritance, for the redemption of the possession, to the praise of His glory.

Romans 7:24

What a wretched man I am! Who will rescue me from this dying body?

Romans 8:19

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

Luke 21:28

But when these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is near!”

Romans 8:15-16

For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption, by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father!”

Galatians 5:5

For through the Spirit, by faith, we eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness.

Luke 20:36

For they cannot die anymore, because they are like angels and are sons of God, since they are sons of the resurrection.

Romans 5:5

This hope will not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.

Romans 8:25-26

But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with patience.

2 Corinthians 5:2-5

Indeed, we groan in this body, desiring to put on our dwelling from heaven,

2 Corinthians 7:5

In fact, when we came into Macedonia, we had no rest. Instead, we were troubled in every way: conflicts on the outside, fears inside.

Galatians 5:22-23

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,

Ephesians 4:30

And don’t grieve God’s Holy Spirit. You were sealed by Him for the day of redemption.

Ephesians 5:9

for the fruit of the light results in all goodness, righteousness, and truth

Philippians 1:21-23

For me, living is Christ and dying is gain.

Philippians 3:20-21

but our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Timothy 4:8

There is reserved for me in the future the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give me on that day, and not only to me, but to all those who have loved His appearing.

Titus 2:13

while we wait for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 9:28

so also the Messiah, having been offered once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time, not to bear sin, but to bring salvation to those who are waiting for Him.

1 Peter 1:7

so that the genuineness of your faith—more valuable than gold, which perishes though refined by fire—may result in praise, glory, and honor at the revelation of Jesus Christ.

1 John 3:2

Dear friends, we are God’s children now, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that when He appears, we will be like Him because we will see Him as He is.

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