Romans 8:20-23 NIV

20 For the creation was subjected to frustration, not by its own choice, but by the will of the one who subjected it,1 in hope

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21 thata the creation itself will be liberated from its bondage to decay2 and brought into the glorious freedom of the children of God.3

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    • i 8:21 - ,21 Or "subjected it in hope. 21 For"
      22 We know that the whole creation has been groaning4 as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time.

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      23 Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit,5 groan6 inwardly as we wait eagerly7 for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.8

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