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Romans 8:21 NIV

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

References for Romans 8:21

    • ‡ 8:21 - Or "subjected it in hope. " 21"For"

      Study tools for Romans 8:21

      • a 8:2 - The Greek is singular; some manuscripts "me"
      • b 8:3 - In contexts like this, the Greek word for "flesh" ("sarx" ) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit; also in verses 4-13.
      • c 8:3 - Or "flesh, for sin"
      • d 8:10 - Or "you, your body is dead because of sin, yet your spirit is alive"
      • e 8:11 - Some manuscripts "bodies through"
      • f 8:15 - The Greek word for "adoption to sonship" is a term referring to the full legal standing of an adopted male heir in Roman culture; also in verse 23.
      • g 8:15 - Aramaic for "father"
      • h 8:21 - Or "subjected it in hope. " 21"For"
      • i 8:28 - Or "that all things work together for good to those who love God, who" ; or "that in all things God works together with those who love him to bring about what is good—with those who"
      • j 8:36 - Psalm 44:22
      • k 8:38 - Or "nor heavenly rulers"