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

  • A disciple
    "God sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh, and for sin, condemned sin in the flesh:" This was the word from the very beginning, how God would send the Saviour to undo what the devil had done to man. This is what Jesus meant by; "Whoever believes in me, is not condemned" God's thoughts toward us are of saving us from our sins, and making us like Himself, and He give us eternal life.
  • Stephende
    In this chapter Paul presents a "either/or" argument whether we live in the Spirit or the flesh. To live in the Spirit is not yours for the taking but God gives it as He will to those woh truly love the Father, glory be to him. Our will whilst we live in the flesh is corrupt, tainted by lies, corruption, greed, idolatry, lust of the flesh, evil leaders AKA Trump, insincere righteousness, ect
  • Irene123
    To Mari B. on 10, 2016 - God bless you for your BOLD stand for the TRUTH - ACTS 2:38.
  • Steve morrow
    ROM 8:39--HOW DOES GOD DEFINE HIS LOVE--JOHN 15:9 AS THE FATHER HATH LOVED ME SO HAVE I LOVED YOU CONTINUE YE IN MY LOVE 15:10 IF YOU KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS YOU SHALL ABIDE IN MY LOVE EVEN AS I HAVE KEPT MY FATHERS COMMANDMENTS AND ABIDE IN HIS LOVE 1 JOHN 5:3 FOR THIS IS THE LOVE OF GOD THAT WE KEEP HIS COMMANDMENTS AND HIS COMMANDMENTS ARE NOT GRIEVOUS PRO 3:5 LEAN NOT UNTO THINE OWN UNDERSTANDING
  • Brodeirck Green
    The one thing that I know from my own experience with God is that He will always be there when I need Him. Other than turning your back on Him denouncing Him , there is no sin that He won't forgive you for, so in knowing that there should be NO ONE or NOTHING that will be able to seperate you from the Love of God.
  • Niveah Blanchard
    Life, Nor Death it is like you own star world like you can live but die