Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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;

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 good for those who love God, to those who are called according to his purpose. 29 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. 30 Whom he predestined, those he also called. Whom he called, those he also justified. Whom he justified, those he also glorified.



Cross References

Romans 11:2

God didn't reject his people, which he foreknew. Or don't you know what the Scripture says about Elijah? How he pleads with God against Israel:

1 Corinthians 15:49

As we have borne the image of those made of dust, let's also bear the image of the heavenly.

Ephesians 1:11

in whom also we were assigned an inheritance, having been foreordained according to the purpose of him who works all things after the counsel of his will;

Philippians 3:21

who will change the body of our humiliation to be conformed to the body of his glory, according to the working by which he is able even to subject all things to himself.

1 Peter 1:2

according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in sanctification of the Spirit, that you may obey Jesus Christ and be sprinkled with his blood: Grace to you and peace be multiplied.

2 Corinthians 3:18

But we all, with unveiled face beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are transformed into the same image from glory to glory, even as from the Lord, the Spirit.

1 John 3:2

Beloved, now we are children of God, and it is not yet revealed what we will be. But we know that, when he is revealed, we will be like him; for we will see him just as he is.

Jeremiah 1:5

"Before I formed you in the belly, I knew you. Before you came forth out of the womb, I sanctified you. I have appointed you a prophet to the nations."

Matthew 25:40

"The King will answer them, 'Most certainly I tell you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me.'

John 17:16

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

Ephesians 1:4-5

even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we would be holy and without blemish before him in love;

1 Peter 1:20

who was foreknown indeed before the foundation of the world, but was revealed at the end of times for your sake,

Exodus 33:12

Moses said to Yahweh, "Behold, you tell me, 'Bring up this people:' and you haven't let me know whom you will send with me. Yet you have said, 'I know you by name, and you have also found favor in my sight.'

Exodus 33:17

Yahweh said to Moses, "I will do this thing also that you have spoken; for you have found favor in my sight, and I know you by name."

Psalm 1:6

For Yahweh knows the way of the righteous, but the way of the wicked shall perish.

Psalm 89:27

I will also appoint him my firstborn, the highest of the kings of the earth.

Matthew 7:23

Then I will tell them, 'I never knew you. Depart from me, you who work iniquity.'

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

For their sakes I sanctify myself, that they themselves also may be sanctified in truth.

John 17:22-23

The glory which you have given me, I have given to them; that they may be one, even as we are one;

John 17:26

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

John 20:17

Jesus said to her, "Don't hold me, for I haven't yet ascended to my Father; but go to my brothers, and tell them, 'I am ascending 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 on vessels of mercy, which he prepared beforehand for glory,

Romans 13:14

But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, for its lusts.

1 Corinthians 2:7

But we speak God's wisdom in a mystery, the wisdom that has been hidden, which God foreordained before the worlds for our glory,

Ephesians 4:24

and put on the new man, who in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of truth.

Colossians 1:15-18

who is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of 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, which was given to us in Christ Jesus before times eternal,

2 Timothy 2:19

However God's firm foundation stands, having this seal, "The Lord knows those who are his," and, "Let every one who names the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness."

Hebrews 1:5-6

For to which of the angels did he say at any time, "You are my Son. Today have I become your father?" and again, "I will be to him a Father, and he will be to me a Son?"

Hebrews 2:11-15

For both he who sanctifies and those who are sanctified are all from one, for which cause he is not ashamed to call them brothers,

Revelation 1:5-6

and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us, and washed us from our sins by his blood;

Revelation 13:8

All who dwell on the earth will worship him, everyone whose name has not been written from the foundation of the world in the book of life of the Lamb who has been killed.

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