Parallel Verses

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.

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 [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.

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 all [things] work together for good for those who love God, for those who are called according to [his] purpose, 29 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. 30 And [those] whom he predestined, these [he] also called, and [those] whom he called, these [he] also justified, and [those] whom he justified, these [he] also glorified.



Cross References

Romans 11:2

God has not rejected his people, whom he foreknew! Or do you not know, in [the passage about] Elijah, what the scripture says--how he appeals to God against Israel?

1 Corinthians 15:49

And just as we have borne the image of the [one who is] made of earth, we will also bear the image of the heavenly.

Ephesians 1:11

in whom also we were chosen, having been predestined according to the purpose of the One who works all [things] according to the counsel of his will,

Philippians 3:21

who will transform our humble body [to be] conformed to his glorious body, in accordance with the power that enables him even to subject all [things] to himself.

1 Peter 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctification of 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

And we all, with unveiled face, reflecting the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory into glory, just as from the Lord, the Spirit.

1 John 3:2

Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been revealed. We know that whenever he is revealed we will be like him, because we will see him just as he is.

Jeremiah 1:5

"Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you came out from [the] womb I consecrated you; I appointed you [as] a prophet to the nations."

Matthew 25:40

And the king will answer [and] say to them, 'Truly I say to you, in as much as you did [it] to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did [it] to me.'

John 17:16

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

Ephesians 1:4-5

just as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, [that] we should be holy and blameless before him in love,

1 Peter 1:20

who was foreknown before the foundation of the world, but has been revealed in these last times for you

Exodus 33:12

And Moses said to Yahweh, "See, you [are] saying to me, 'Take this people up.' But you have not let me know whom you will send with me, and you yourself have said, 'I know you by name, and you also have found favor in my eyes.'

Exodus 33:17

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Also I will do this thing that you have spoken, because you have found favor in my eyes and I have known you by name."

Psalm 1:6

for Yahweh knows [the] way of [the] righteous, but [the] way of [the] wicked will perish.

Psalm 89:27

I will also make him [the] firstborn, [the] highest of [the] kings of [the] earth.

Matthew 7:23

And then {I will say to them plainly}, 'I never knew you. Depart from me, you who practice lawlessness!'

Matthew 12:50

For whoever does the will of my Father [who is] in heaven, he is my brother and sister and mother."

John 17:19

And for them I sanctify myself, so that [they] themselves also may be sanctified in the truth.

John 17:22-23

And the glory that you have given to me, I have given to them, in order that they may be one, just as we [are] one--

John 17:26

And I made known to them your name, and will make [it] known, in order that the love [with] which you loved me may be in them, and I [may be] in them."

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, "Do not touch me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to my brothers and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, and my God and your God.'"

Romans 9:23

And [he did so] in order that he could make known the riches of his glory upon vessels of mercy that he prepared beforehand for glory,

Romans 13:14

But put on the Lord Jesus Christ and do not make provision for the desires of the flesh.

1 Corinthians 2:7

but we speak the hidden wisdom of God in a mystery, which God predestined before the ages for our glory,

Ephesians 4:24

and put on the new man (in accordance with God), who is created in righteousness and holiness from the truth.

Colossians 1:15-18

who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation,

2 Timothy 1:9

who saved us and called [us] with a holy calling, not according to our works but according to his own purpose and grace that was given to us in Christ Jesus {before time began},

2 Timothy 2:19

However, the solid foundation of God stands firm, having this seal: "The Lord knows those who are his," and "Everyone who names the name of the Lord must abstain from unrighteousness."

Hebrews 1:5-6

For to which of the angels did he ever say, "You are my son, today I have begotten you," and again, "I will be {his father}, and he will be {my son}"?

Hebrews 2:11-15

For both the one who sanctifies and the ones who are sanctified [are] all from one, for which reason he 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 the one who loves us and released us from our sins by his blood

Revelation 13:8

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

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