Romans 8:21

“Because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the glorious liberty of the children of God.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Because the creature it selfe also shall bee deliuered from the bondage of corruption, into the glorious libertie of the children of God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

that the creation itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption into the liberty of the glory of the children of God.
- American Standard Version (1901)

That all living things will be made free from the power of death and will have a part with the free children of God in glory.
- Basic English Bible

that the creature itself also shall be set free from the bondage of corruption into the liberty of the glory of the children of God.
- Darby Bible

Because the creature itself also shall be delivered from the bondage of corruption, into the glorious liberty of the children of God.
- Webster's Bible

Yet there was always the hope that at last the Creation itself would also be set free from the thraldom of decay so as to enjoy the liberty that will attend the glory of the children of God.
- Weymouth Bible

that the creation itself also will be delivered from the bondage of decay into the liberty of the glory of the children of God.
- World English Bible

for the ilke creature schal be delyuered fro seruage of corrupcioun in to liberte of the glorie of the sones of God.
- Wycliffe Bible

that also the creation itself shall be set free from the servitude of the corruption to the liberty of the glory of the children of God;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 8:21


8:21 The creation itself shall be delivered - Destruction is not deliverance: therefore whatsoever is destroyed, or ceases to be, is not delivered at all. Will, then, any part of the creation be destroyed? Into the glorious liberty - The excellent state wherein they were created.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 8:21


Ro 8:21 Because the creature itself also shall be delivered. The Revised Version reads, "The creation was subjected . . . in hope that the creation itself also", etc. Though "subjected to vanity" (Ro 8:20), it still retained the hope of final deliverance. From the bondage of corruption. Decay and death. Into the glorious liberty. The Revised Version says, "The liberty of the glory". The present state is "bondage to corruption". The hope is deliverance from the bondage into "the liberty of the glory". In the day of the revelation of that glory, "all things shall become new" (Re 21:1,5).

Discussion for Romans 8

  • Deborah
    Deborah, I love it because God's Word not only spoke,to the hearts,of mankind, but even years beyond the events in the Bible we can see they were meant to be timeless prices of Art and the ability for anyone to follow is still like that of a,child.
  • Steve morrow
    ROMANS 8:11 BUT IF THE SPIRIT OF HIM THAT RAISED UP JESUS FROM THE DEAD DWELL IN YOU HE THAT RAISED UP CHRIST FROM THE DEAD SHALL ALSO QUICKEN YOUR MORTAL BODIES BY HIS SPIRIT THAT DWELLETH IN YOU***ISAIAH 30:1 WOE TO THE REBELLIOUS CHILDREN SAITH THE LORD THAT TAKE COUNSEL BUT NOT OF ME AND THAT COVER WITH A COVERING BUT --- NOT OF MY SPIRIT --- THAT THEY MAY ADD SIN TO SIN
  • Wounded
    I am not full of praise for you but criticism for your sing a song and feel his blessing. Not real conversion but phoney Christians like Pense. Sick. God demands more if not everything. What you say, what you do, how you are, whst you feel, in shirt everything. Anybody can dummy up a blissful smile and say praise, praise, but not everyone can please God. He is real and does not fall for lies
  • Steve morrow
    ROMANS 8:17 AND IF CHILDREN THEN HEIRS HEIRS OF GOD AND JOINT HEIRS WITH CHRIST IF SO BE THAT WE SUFFER WITH HIM THAT WE MAY ALSO BE GLORIFIED WITH HIM********LUKE 21:36 WATCH YOU THEREFORE AND PRAY ALWAYS THAT YOU BE ACCOUNTED WORTHY TO ESCAPE ALL THESE THINGS THAT SHALL COME TO PASS AND TO STAND BEFORE THE SON OF MAN
  • Steve morrow
    I ASK AND PRAY LORD JESUS FOR YOUR TEACHINGS --- REVELATION 22:19 AND IF ANY MAN SHALL TAKE AWAY FROM THE WORDS OF THE BOOK OF THIS PROPHECY --- GOD --- SHALL TAKE AWAY HIS PART ---OUT--- OF THE BOOK OF LIFE AND ---OUT--- OF THE HOLY CITY AND FROM THE THINGS THAT ARE WRITTEN IN THIS BOOK
  • Jeff Berry
    Joseph Matthews: Thank you for your response... My complete response was some how cut short.

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