Parallel Verses

Darby Translation

And in like manner the Spirit joins also its help to our weakness; for we do not know what we should pray for as is fitting, but the Spirit itself makes intercession with groanings which cannot be uttered.

New American Standard Bible

In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words;

King James Version

Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

Holman Bible

In the same way the Spirit also joins to help in our weakness, because we do not know what to pray for as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with unspoken groanings.

International Standard Version

In the same way, the Spirit also helps us in our weakness, since we do not know how to pray as we should. But the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans too deep for words,

A Conservative Version

And likewise also the Spirit helps our weaknesses, for we know not what we would pray for as we ought, but the Spirit itself intercedes for us with inexpressible groanings.

American Standard Version

And in like manner the Spirit also helpeth our infirmity: for we know not how to pray as we ought; but the Spirit himself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered;

Amplified

So too the [Holy] Spirit comes to our aid and bears us up in our weakness; for we do not know what prayer to offer nor how to offer it worthily as we ought, but the Spirit Himself goes to meet our supplication and pleads in our behalf with unspeakable yearnings and groanings too deep for utterance.

An Understandable Version

And in the same way, the Holy Spirit helps [us in] our weakness; for we do not know what we ought to pray for [Note: Some translators understand this as "how to pray"]. But the Holy Spirit goes to God on our behalf with groanings [in our hearts] that are not expressed [in words].

Anderson New Testament

In like manner, also, the Spirit helps our infirmities; for we know not what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit itself intercedes for us, with groanings unutterable.

Bible in Basic English

And in the same way the Spirit is a help to our feeble hearts: for we are not able to make prayer to God in the right way; but the Spirit puts our desires into words which are not in our power to say;

Common New Testament

Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groans that words cannot express.

Daniel Mace New Testament

The spirit likewise softens our afflictions: for being at a loss to apply for the most proper relief; the spirit it self affects us with those pious ejaculations, which we can't well express.

Godbey New Testament

And likewise the Spirit also helps our infirmity. For we know not what we should pray for as it behooves us: but the Spirit himself makes intercession with unutterable groanings:

Goodspeed New Testament

In the same way the Spirit helps us in our weakness, for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit itself pleads for us with inexpressible yearnings,

John Wesley New Testament

Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought; but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us, with groanings which cannot be uttered.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

And likewise also the Spirit helps our weakness; for we know not how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit itself makes entreaty for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

Julia Smith Translation

And likewise also the Spirit takes hold together, and assists our weaknesses: for what we would pray for as we ought, we know not, but the Spirit itself intercedes for us with inexpressible groanings.

King James 2000

Likewise the Spirit also helps our weakness: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought but the Spirit himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

Lexham Expanded Bible

And likewise also, the Spirit helps [us] in our weakness, for we do not know how to pray as one ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes [for us] [with] unexpressed groanings.

Modern King James verseion

Likewise the Spirit also helps our infirmities. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Likewise, the spirit also helpeth our infirmities. For we know not, what to desire as we ought: but the spirit maketh intercession mightily for us with groanings which cannot be expressed with tongue.

Moffatt New Testament

So too the Spirit assists us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray aright, but the Spirit pleads for us with sighs that are beyond words,

Montgomery New Testament

In the same way the Spirit also takes hold with us in our weakness; for we know knot how to pray as we ought; but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

NET Bible

In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness, for we do not know how we should pray, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with inexpressible groanings.

New Heart English Bible

In the same way, the Spirit also helps our weaknesses, for we do not know how to pray as we ought. But the Spirit himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

Noyes New Testament

In like manner the Spirit also helpeth our weakness; for we know not what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit itself intercedeth with groans which cannot be expressed in words.

Sawyer New Testament

And in like manner also the Spirit helps our weakness. For we know not what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit makes intercession for us with groanings unutterable;

The Emphasized Bible

In the selfsame way moreover, even the Spirit, helpeth together in our weakness, - for, what we should pray for as we ought, we know not, but, the Spirit itself, maketh intercession with sighings unutterable,

Thomas Haweis New Testament

In like manner also the Spirit affords assistance to our infirmities: for even this, what we should pray for as we ought, we know not: but the same Spirit more abundantly maketh intercession for us with groanings unutterable.

Twentieth Century New Testament

So, also, the Spirit supports us in our weakness. We do not even know how to pray as we should; but the Spirit himself pleads for us in sighs that can find no utterance.

Webster

Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit itself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

Weymouth New Testament

In the same way the Spirit also helps us in our weakness; for we do not know what prayers to offer nor in what way to offer them. But the Spirit Himself pleads for us in yearnings that can find no words,

Williams New Testament

In the same way the Spirit, too, is helping us in our weakness, for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself pleads for us with unspeakable yearnings,

World English Bible

In the same way, the Spirit also helps our weaknesses, for we don't know how to pray as we ought. But the Spirit himself makes intercession for us with groanings which can't be uttered.

Worrell New Testament

And, in like manner, the Spirit also helpeth our weakness; for we know not what to pray for as we ought; but the Spirit Himself maketh intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered.

Worsley New Testament

And the Spirit likewise helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we should pray for, as we ought: but the Spirit itself intercedes for us with unutterable groans.

Youngs Literal Translation

And, in like manner also, the Spirit doth help our weaknesses; for, what we may pray for, as it behoveth us, we have not known, but the Spirit himself doth make intercession for us with groanings unutterable,

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὡσαύτως 
Hosautos 
Usage: 12

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334
Usage: 334


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

συναντιλαμβάνομαι 
sunantilambanomai 
Usage: 2

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

ἀσθένεια 
Astheneia 
Usage: 21

for
γάρ 
Gar 
ὑπέρ 
Huper 
Usage: 825
Usage: 138

we know
εἴδω 
Eido 
Usage: 519

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

τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 344

προσεύχομαι 
Proseuchomai 
Usage: 61

as
καθό 
Katho 
according to, as, inasmuch as
Usage: 4

we ought
δεῖ 
Dei 
Usage: 72

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


Usage: 0

ὑπερεντυγχάνω 
Huperentugchano 
Usage: 1

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

with groanings
στεναγμός 
Stenagmos 
Usage: 2

Images Romans 8:26

Prayers for Romans 8:26

Context Readings

A Two-Stage Healing

25 But if what we see not we hope, we expect in patience. 26 And in like manner the Spirit joins also its help to our weakness; for we do not know what we should pray for as is fitting, but the Spirit itself makes intercession with groanings which cannot be uttered. 27 But he who searches the hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because he intercedes for saints according to God.



Cross References

Ephesians 6:18

praying at all seasons, with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching unto this very thing with all perseverance and supplication for all the saints;

Zechariah 12:10

And I will pour upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem the spirit of grace and of supplications; and they shall look on me whom they pierced, and they shall mourn for him, as one mourneth for an only son, and shall be in bitterness for him, as one that is in bitterness for his firstborn.

Matthew 20:22

And Jesus answering said, Ye know not what ye ask. Can ye drink the cup which I am about to drink? They say to him, We are able.

Luke 11:1-13

And it came to pass as he was in a certain place praying, when he ceased, one of his disciples said to him, Lord, teach us to pray, even as John also taught his disciples.

Romans 8:15

For ye have not received a spirit of bondage again for fear, but ye have received a spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.

James 4:3

Ye ask and receive not, because ye ask evilly, that ye may consume it in your pleasures.

Psalm 6:3

And my soul trembleth exceedingly: and thou, Jehovah, till how long?

Psalm 6:9

Jehovah hath heard my supplication; Jehovah receiveth my prayer.

Psalm 10:17

Jehovah, thou hast heard the desire of the meek, thou hast established their heart: thou causest thine ear to hear,

Psalm 42:1-5

{To the chief Musician. An instruction; of the sons of Korah.} As the hart panteth after the water-brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.

Psalm 55:1-2

{To the chief Musician. On stringed instruments: an instruction. Of David.} Give ear to my prayer, O God; and hide not thyself from my supplication.

Psalm 69:3

I am weary with my crying, my throat is parched; mine eyes fail while I wait for my God.

Psalm 77:1-3

{To the chief Musician. On Jeduthun. Of Asaph. A Psalm.} My voice is unto God, and I will cry; my voice is unto God, and he will give ear unto me.

Psalm 88:1-3

{A Song, a Psalm for the sons of Korah. To the chief Musician. Upon Mahalath Leannoth. An instruction. Of Heman the Ezrahite.} Jehovah, God of my salvation, I have cried by day and in the night before thee.

Psalm 102:5

By reason of the voice of my groaning, my bones cleave to my flesh.

Psalm 102:20

To hear the groaning of the prisoner, to loose those that are appointed to die;

Psalm 119:81-82

CAPH. My soul fainteth for thy salvation; I hope in thy word.

Psalm 143:4-7

And my spirit is overwhelmed within me; my heart within me is desolate.

Matthew 10:20

For ye are not the speakers, but the Spirit of your Father which speaks in you.

Luke 22:44

And being in conflict he prayed more intently. And his sweat became as great drops of blood, falling down upon the earth.

John 14:16

And I will beg the Father, and he will give you another Comforter, that he may be with you for ever,

Romans 7:24

O wretched man that I am! who shall deliver me out of this body of death?

Romans 15:1

But we ought, we that are strong, to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

2 Corinthians 5:2

For indeed in this we groan, ardently desiring to have put on our house which is from heaven;

2 Corinthians 5:4

For indeed we who are in the tabernacle groan, being burdened; while yet we do not wish to be unclothed, but clothed, that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.

2 Corinthians 12:5-10

Of such a one I will boast, but of myself I will not boast, unless in my weaknesses.

Galatians 4:6

But because ye are sons, God has sent out the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, crying, Abba, Father.

Ephesians 2:18

For through him we have both access by one Spirit to the Father.

Hebrews 4:15

For we have not a high priest not able to sympathise with our infirmities, but tempted in all things in like manner, sin apart.

Hebrews 5:2

being able to exercise forbearance towards the ignorant and erring, since he himself also is clothed with infirmity;

Jude 1:20-21

But ye, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,

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