Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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 [and loved and chose beforehand], He also predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son [and ultimately share in His complete sanctification], so that He would be the firstborn [the most beloved and honored] among many believers.

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.

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 And we know that to them loving God, all things work together for good, to them being called according to the setting up. 29 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. 30 And whom he before determined, these he also called: and whom he called, these he also justified: and whom he justified, these he also glorified.



Cross References

Romans 11:2

God has not rejected his people whom he foreknew. Or know ye not in Elias, what says the writing? how he addresses God against Israel, saying,

1 Corinthians 15:49

And as we have borne the image of the made of earth, we shall also bear the image of the celestial.

Ephesians 1:11

In whom also we were cast by lot, determined beforehand according to the purpose of him performing all things according to the counsel of his will:

Philippians 3:21

Who will change the body of our humiliation, for it to be conformable to the body of his glory, according to the operation by which he is able to place all things under himself.

1 Peter 1:2

According to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the consecration of the Spirit, to obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace to you, and peace, be multiplied.

2 Corinthians 3:18

And we all, shown as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, with the face uncovered, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, as from the Spirit of the Lord.

1 John 3:2

Dearly beloved, now are we the children of God, and it has not yet been manifested what we shall be: and we know that, if he be manifested, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.

Jeremiah 1:5

Before I shall form thee in the belly, I knew thee; and before thou shalt go forth from the womb I consecrated thee; I gave thee a prophet to the nations.

Matthew 25:40

And the king having answered, will say to them, Trull I say to you, Inasmuch as ye did to one of the least of my brethren, ye did to me.

John 17:16

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

Ephesians 1:4-5

As he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, for us to be holy and blameless before him in love:

1 Peter 1:20

Known truly before the foundation of the world, and made manifest in the last times for you,

Exodus 33:12

And Moses will say to Jehovah, See, thou sayest to me, Bring up this people: and thou madest not known to me whom thou wilt send with me. And thou saidst, I knew thee by name, and also thou didst find favor in mine eyes.

Exodus 33:17

And Jehovah will say to Moses, Also this word which thou spakest, I will do: for thou didst find grace in mine eyes and I shall know thee by name.

Psalm 1:6

For Jehovah shall know the way of the just: but the way of the unjust shall perish.

Psalm 89:27

Also I will give him the firstborn, the highest to the kings of the earth.

Matthew 7:23

And then shall I confess to them that I never knew you. Go away from me, ye working iniqnity.

Matthew 12:50

For whoever should do the will of my Father, him in the heavens, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.

John 17:19

And for them I render myself holy, that they also be rendered holy in the truth;

John 17:22-23

And I, the honour which thou hast given me, have-given them; that they might be one, as we are one.

John 17:26

And I made known to them thy name, and I will make known: that the love with which thou lovedst me might be in them, and I in them.

John 20:17

Jesus says to her, Touch me not; for I have not yet ascended to my Father: and go thou to my brethren, and say to them, I ascend to my Father, and your Father; to my God, and your God.

Romans 9:23

And that he might make known the riches of his glory upon the vessels of mercy, which he before prepared for glory

Romans 13:14

But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not consideration for the flesh, for the passions.

1 Corinthians 2:7

But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, hidden, which God determined beforehand, before the times to our glory:

Ephesians 4:24

And to put on the new man, created according to God in justice and sanctity of truth.

Colossians 1:15-18

Who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation:

2 Timothy 1:9

Who having saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, given us in Christ Jesus before eternal times,

2 Timothy 2:19

Truly the firm foundation of God has stood, having this seal, The Lord knows them being his. And, Let every one naming the name of Christ remove from iniquity.

Hebrews 1:5-6

For to which of the angels once said he, Thou art my Son, I have this day begotten thee? And again, I will be to him for Father, and he shall be to me for Son?

Hebrews 2:11-15

For be consecrating and they being consecrated all of one: for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brethren,

Revelation 1:5-6

And from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the first born from the dead, and the chief of the kings of the earth. To him having loved us, and washed us from our sins in his blood,

Revelation 13:8

And all they dwelling upon earth shall worship him, whose names have not been written in the book of life of the slain Lamb from the foundation of the world.

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