Romans 8:18

“For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For I reckon, that the sufferings of this present time, are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be reuealed in vs.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed to us-ward.
- American Standard Version (1901)

I am of the opinion that there is no comparison between the pain of this present time and the glory which we will see in the future.
- Basic English Bible

For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy [to be compared] with the coming glory to be revealed to us.
- Darby Bible

For I reckon, that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.
- Webster's Bible

Why, what we now suffer I count as nothing in comparison with the glory which is soon to be manifested in us.
- Weymouth Bible

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which will be revealed toward us.
- World English Bible

And Y deme, that the passiouns of this tyme ben not worthi to the glorie to comynge, that schal be schewid in vs.
- Wycliffe Bible

For I reckon that the sufferings of the present time [are] not worthy [to be compared] with the glory about to be revealed in us;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 8:18


8:18 For I reckon - This verse gives the reason why he but now mentioned sufferings and glory. When that glory shall be revealed in us, then the sons of God will be revealed also.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 8:18


Ro 8:18 The sufferings of this present time. The Christian of our time has little conception of the sufferings of the ancient saints, counted as outcasts, despised, persecuted, slain. See Ro 8:36 2Co 11:23-28. Yet Paul counted these as nothing in view of the hope of eternal glory. The glory which shall be revealed in us. In the saints when they shall have received the inheritance which God bestows in Christ. The comforts of the saint in the midst of suffering are now given: (1) The hope of glory for which all creation, ruined by the Fall, is looking. (2) The present help of the Spirit. (3) The overruling providence of God.

Discussion for Romans 8

  • Olga
    "there is no condemnation for those that are in Christ" that statement continues to say and assert that those who don't live by the flesh but by the spirit of God. my question towards everyone and I is do you live by the spirit? thank you Jesus for redemption
  • Min R Richardson
    Rom :8 Because we were born in sin we live by the flesh. So in order to walk in the spirit we must be born of the spirit. This is why Christ died so we can have the spirt of Christ living is us. Through Christ we can walk in the spirit and not the flesh.
  • Lilian
    We must be Born Again in the Spirit and not in the flesh . For our flesh are sinful and will only die but only thru the Holy Spirit our body will be quicken up because of the righteousness. Thanks to the blood of Jesus. Amen
  • Craig
    Rom. 8:9b is very important, "if you have not the Spirit of Christ, you are none of his."
  • Ama
    for his word says seek ye first his kingdom, in seeking the kingdom on this earth is not easy lot of trials and temptations, but we should remember that he says in all things we are more than conquerors so we need not to be afraid but to wait for the all other things that is the glory that we will be getting after this, and it can never be compared to what we went through in seeking the kingdom.
  • Lilian
    Jesus had anointed us therefore no one can separate his anointed one from his love. For God is love we must love our neighbor as He loves us this is the strong words that he commanded us . Thanks to blood of Jesus that shed for us praise God forever amen