Parallel Verses

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.

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

In the same way the Spirit [comes to us and] helps us in our weakness. We do not know what prayer to offer or how to offer it as we should, but the Spirit Himself [knows our need and at the right time] intercedes on our behalf with sighs and groanings too deep for words.

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.

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.

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.

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 And if what we see not, we hope for, by patience we wait. 26 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. 27 And he searching hearts knows what the thought of the Spirit, for according to God he supplicates for the holy ones.



Cross References

Ephesians 6:18

By all prayer and supplication praying in all time in Spirit, and for this same watching vigilantly in all perseverance and supplication for the holy:

Zechariah 12:10

And I poured out upon the house of David and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem the spirit of grace and supplications: and they looked to me whom they pierced, and they mourned for him as mourning for the only begotten, and being embittered for him as being embittered for the first-born.

Matthew 20:22

And Jesus having answered, said, Ye know not what ye ask: can ye drink the cup which I am about to drink, and be immersed with the immersion which I am immersed? They say to him, We can.

Luke 11:1-13

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

Romans 8:15

For ye have not received the Spirit of servitude again for fear; but have received the Spirit of adoption as a son, in which we cry, Abba, Father.

James 4:3

Ye ask, and receive not, because ye ask wickedly that ye might expend upon your sensual pleasures.

Psalm 6:3

My soul trembled exceedingly: and thou, O Jehovah, how long?

Psalm 6:9

Jehovah heard my supplication; Jehovah will receive my prayer

Psalm 10:17

Thou heardest the desire of the poor, O Jehovah: thou wilt prepare their heart, thou wilt cause thine ear to attend.

Psalm 42:1-5

To the overseer instructing for the sons of Borah. As the stag will long for the channels of waters, thus will my soul long for thee, O God.

Psalm 55:1-2

To the overseer upon the stringed instrument, instruction to David. Give ear O God, to my prayer; thou wilt not hide thyself from my supplication.

Psalm 69:3

I was wearied in my calling, my throat was dried up: mine eyes failed waiting for my God.

Psalm 77:1-3

To the overseer for Jeduthun: to Asaph a chanting. My voice to God, and I will cry with my voice to God, and he gave ear to me.

Psalm 88:1-3

A song of chanting to the sons of Korah to the overseer upon the lute, for affliction of instruction, for Heman the Ezrabite. O Jehovah, God of my salvation, the day have I cried in the night before thee.

Psalm 102:5

From the voice of my groaning my bone did cleave to my flesh.

Psalm 102:20

To hear the groaning of the bound; to loose the sons of death.

Psalm 119:81-82

My soul failed for thy, salvation: I hoped for thy word.

Psalm 143:4-7

And my spirit will languish upon me, and my heart will be desolate within me.

Matthew 10:20

For ye yourselves are not speaking, but the spirit of your father speaking in you.

Luke 22:44

And being in a violent struggle, he prayed more intently: and his sweat was as clots of blood coming down upon the earth.

John 14:16

And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Intercessor, that should remain with you forever;

Romans 7:24

I an oppressed man: who shall save me from the body of this death?

Romans 15:1

And we the able ought to bear the weaknesses of the unable and not please ourselves.

2 Corinthians 5:2

For also in this we groan, longing to have our dwelling from heaven put on:

2 Corinthians 5:4

For also being in the tent we groan, being loaded: since we wish not to be unclothed, but to be clothed, that the mortal should be swallowed up of life.

2 Corinthians 12:5-10

Of such a one will I boast: and of myself I will not boast, except in my weakness.

Galatians 4:6

And because ye are sons, God sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.

Ephesians 2:18

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

Hebrews 4:15

For we have not a chief priest unable to suffer with our weaknesses; but tried in all things as a resemblance, without sin.

Hebrews 5:2

Being able to moderate the passions to the ignorant, and deceived; since he also is surrounded with weakness.

Jude 1:20-21

And ye, dearly beloved, building up yourselves in your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,

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