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Romans 8:23 NRS

23 and not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly while we wait for adoption, the redemption of our bodies.

Study tools for Romans 8:23

  • a 8:2 - Or [spirit]
  • b 8:2 - Here the Greek word [you] is singular number; other ancient authorities read [me] or [us]
  • c 8:3 - Or [and as a sin offering]
  • d 8:4 - Or [spirit]
  • e 8:5 - Or [spirit]
  • f 8:5 - Or [spirit]
  • g 8:6 - Or [spirit]
  • h 8:9 - Or [spirit]
  • i 8:10 - Or [spirit]
  • j 8:11 - Other ancient authorities read [the Christ] or [Christ Jesus] or [Jesus Christ]
  • k 8:11 - Other ancient authorities read [on account of]
  • l 8:12 - Gk [brothers]
  • m 8:15 - Aramaic for [Father]
  • n 8:16 - Or +V15+W[a spirit of adoption, by which we cry, "Abba! Father!" +V16+WThe Spirit itself bears witness]
  • o 8:24 - Or [by]
  • p 8:24 - Other ancient authorities read [awaits]
  • q 8:26 - Other ancient authorities add [for us]
  • r 8:27 - Gk [the one]
  • s 8:27 - Gk [he] or [it]
  • t 8:27 - Gk [according to God]
  • u 8:28 - Other ancient authorities read [God makes all things work together for good], or [in all things God works for good]
  • v 8:29 - Gk [among many brothers]
  • w 8:34 - Or [Is it Christ Jesus . . . for us?]