Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

For those He foreknew He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brothers.

New American Standard Bible

For those whom He foreknew, He also predestined to become conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brethren;

King James Version

For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

International Standard Version

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that the Son might be the firstborn among many brothers.

A Conservative Version

Because whom he foreknew, he also predestined to be of similar nature of the form of his Son, in order for him to be the firstborn son among many brothers.

American Standard Version

For whom he foreknew, he also foreordained to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren:

Amplified

For those whom He foreknew [of whom He was aware and loved beforehand], He also destined from the beginning [foreordaining them] to be molded into the image of His Son [and share inwardly His likeness], that He might become the firstborn among many brethren.

An Understandable Version

For [that class of] persons whom God knew beforehand He also predetermined to become conformed to the [spiritual] likeness of His Son, so that He could be the firstborn One among [His] many brothers [i.e., so He could be the preeminent example to all His followers. See Heb. 2:11].

Anderson New Testament

For those whom he foreknew, he predestinated to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the first-born among many brethren:

Bible in Basic English

Because those of whom he had knowledge before they came into existence, were marked out by him to be made like his Son, so that he might be the first among a band of brothers:

Common New Testament

For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for whom he before approv'd, he predispos'd to follow the example of his son, who was to conduct them all as their elder brother;

Darby Translation

Because whom he has foreknown, he has also predestinated to be conformed to the image of his Son, so that he should be the firstborn among many brethren.

Godbey New Testament

Because whom he did foreknow, he did also predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brethren:

Goodspeed New Testament

For those whom he had marked out from the first he predestined to be made like his Son, so that he should be the eldest of many brothers;

John Wesley New Testament

For whom he foreknew, he also predestinated, conformable to the image of his Son, that he might be the first-born among many brethren.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For unto those whom he knew beforehand, he also marked out beforehand the way that they might be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Julia Smith Translation

For whom he before knew, he also before determined of the form of the image of his Son, for him to be first born in many brethren.

King James 2000

For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Lexham Expanded Bible

because [those] whom he foreknew, he also predestined [to be] conformed to the image of his Son, so that he should be the firstborn among many brothers.

Modern King James verseion

For whom He foreknew, He also predestinated to be conformed to the image of His Son, for Him to be the First-born among many brothers.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For those which he knew before, he also ordained before, that they should be like fashioned unto the shape of his son, that he might be the first begotten son among many brethren.

Moffatt New Testament

For he decreed of old that those whom he predestined should share the likeness of his Son ??that he might be the firstborn of a great brotherhood.

Montgomery New Testament

For whom he foreknew, he also foreordained to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, so that he might be the eldest of a great brotherhood;

NET Bible

because those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that his Son would be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.

New Heart English Bible

For whom he foreknew, he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.

Noyes New Testament

For he determined beforehand that those whom he foreknew should be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brethren.

Sawyer New Testament

For whom he foreknew, he also predestinated to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, that he may be a first-born among many brothers;

The Emphasized Bible

For, whom he fore-approved, he also fore-appointed to be conformed unto the image of his Son, that he might be firstborn among many brethren, -

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For whom he foreknew, he predestinated also to a conformity with the image of his Son, that he might be the first-begotten among many brethren.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For those whom God chose from the first he also destined from the first to be transformed into likeness to his Son, so that his Son might be the eldest among many Brothers.

Webster

For whom he did foreknow, he also did predestinate to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the first-born among many brethren.

Weymouth New Testament

For those whom He has known beforehand He has also pre-destined to bear the likeness of His Son, that He might be the Eldest in a vast family of brothers;

Williams New Testament

For those on whom He set His heart beforehand He marked off as His own to be made like His Son, that He might be the eldest of many brothers;

World English Bible

For whom he foreknew, he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.

Worrell New Testament

because whom He foreknew He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, that He might be the first born among many brethren.

Worsley New Testament

for those whom he foreknew, He also predetermined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that He might be as the first-born among many brethren: and whom He before ordained, these He also called;

Youngs Literal Translation

because whom He did foreknow, He also did fore-appoint, conformed to the image of His Son, that he might be first-born among many brethren;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

ὅς ἥ ὅ 
Hos 
Usage: 980

προγινώσκω 
Proginosko 
Usage: 5

he
προορίζω 
Proorizo 

Usage: 6
Usage: 0


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

προορίζω 
Proorizo 
Usage: 6

to be conformed to
συμμορφός 
Summorphos 
Usage: 2

the image
εἰκών 
Eikon 
Usage: 20

of
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

his

Usage: 0

Son
υἱός 
Huios 
Usage: 213

εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267

might be
εἶναι 
Einai 
to be, be, was, is, am, are, were, not tr,
Usage: 97

the firstborn
πρωτοτόκος 
Prototokos 
Usage: 9

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

πολύς πολλός 
Polus 
Usage: 292

Images Romans 8:29

Prayers for Romans 8:29

Questions on Romans 8:29

Context Readings

Nothing Can Separate Us From God's Love

28 We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God: those who are called according to His purpose. 29 For those He foreknew He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son, so that He would be the firstborn among many brothers. 30 And those He predestined, He also called; and those He called, He also justified; and those He justified, He also glorified.



Cross References

Romans 11:2

God has not rejected His people whom He foreknew. Or don’t you know what the Scripture says in the passage about Elijah—how he pleads with God against Israel?

1 Corinthians 15:49

And just as we have borne
the image of the man made of dust,
we will also bear
the image of the heavenly man.

Ephesians 1:11

We have also received an inheritance in Him, predestined according to the purpose of the One who works out everything in agreement with the decision of His will,

Philippians 3:21

He will transform the body of our humble condition into the likeness of His glorious body, by the power that enables Him to subject everything to Himself.

1 Peter 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father and set apart by the Spirit for obedience and for sprinkling with the blood of Jesus Christ.May grace and peace be multiplied to you.

2 Corinthians 3:18

We all, with unveiled faces, are looking as in a mirror at the glory of the Lord and are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory; this is from the Lord who is the Spirit.

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.

Jeremiah 1:5

I chose you before I formed you in the womb;
I set you apart before you were born.
I appointed you a prophet to the nations.

Matthew 25:40

“And the King will answer them, ‘I assure you: Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of Mine, you did for Me.’

John 17:16

They are not of the world,
as I am not of the world.

Ephesians 1:4-5

For He chose us in Him, before the foundation of the world, to be holy and blameless in His sight. In love

1 Peter 1:20

He was chosen before the foundation of the world but was revealed at the end of the times for you

Exodus 33:12

Moses said to the Lord, “Look, You have told me, ‘Lead this people up,’ but You have not let me know whom You will send with me. You said, ‘I know you by name, and you have also found favor in My sight.’

Exodus 33:17

The Lord answered Moses, “I will do this very thing you have asked, for you have found favor in My sight, and I know you by name.”

Psalm 1:6

For the Lord watches over the way of the righteous,
but the way of the wicked leads to ruin.

Psalm 89:27

I will also make him My firstborn,
greatest of the kings of the earth.

Matthew 7:23

Then I will announce to them, ‘I never knew you! Depart from Me, you lawbreakers!

Matthew 12:50

For whoever does the will of My Father in heaven, that person is My brother and sister and mother.”

John 17:19

I sanctify Myself for them,
so they also may be sanctified by the truth.

John 17:22-23

I have given them the glory You have given Me.
May they be one as We are one.

John 17:26

I made Your name known to them
and will make it known,
so the love You have loved Me with
may be in them and I may be in them.

John 20:17

“Don’t cling to Me,” Jesus told her, “for I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to My brothers and tell them that I am ascending to My Father and your Father—to My God and your God.”

Romans 9:23

And what if He did this to make known the riches of His glory on objects of mercy that He prepared beforehand for glory

Romans 13:14

But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no plans to satisfy the fleshly desires.

1 Corinthians 2:7

On the contrary, we speak God’s hidden wisdom in a mystery, a wisdom God predestined before the ages for our glory.

Ephesians 4:24

you put on the new self, the one created according to God’s likeness in righteousness and purity of the truth.

Colossians 1:15-18

He is the image of the invisible God,
the firstborn over all creation.

2 Timothy 1:9

He has saved us and called us
with a holy calling,
not according to our works,
but according to His own purpose and grace,
which was given to us in Christ Jesus
before time began.

2 Timothy 2:19

Nevertheless, God’s solid foundation stands firm, having this inscription:The Lord knows those who are His, and
Everyone who names the name of the Lord
must turn away from unrighteousness.

Hebrews 1:5-6

For to which of the angels did He ever say, You are My Son; today I have become Your Father, or again, I will be His Father, and He will be My Son?

Hebrews 2:11-15

For the One who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one Father. That is why Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers,

Revelation 1:5-6

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead and the ruler of the kings of the earth.To Him who loves us and has set us free from our sins by His blood,

Revelation 13:8

All those who live on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name was not written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who was slaughtered.

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