Romans 8:22

“For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For wee know that the whole creation groaneth, and trauaileth in paine together vntill now.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For we know that the whole creation groaneth and travaileth in pain together until now.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For we are conscious that all living things are weeping and sorrowing in pain together till now.
- Basic English Bible

For we know that the whole creation groans together and travails in pain together until now.
- Darby Bible

For we know that the whole creation groaneth, and travaileth in pain together until now:
- Webster's Bible

For we know that the whole of Creation is groaning together in the pains of childbirth until this hour.
- Weymouth Bible

For we know that the whole creation groans and travails in pain together until now.
- World English Bible

And we witen, that ech creature sorewith, and trauelith with peyne til yit.
- Wycliffe Bible

for we have known that all the creation doth groan together, and doth travail in pain together till now.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Romans 8:22


8:22 For the whole creation groaneth together - With joint groans, as it were with one voice. And travaileth - Literally, is in the pains of childbirth, to be delivered of the burden of the curse. Until now - To this very hour; and so on till the time of deliverance.


People's Bible Notes for Romans 8:22


Ro 8:22 For we know that the whole creation groaneth, etc. The world is in travail, groaning for deliverance. That it is in travail is certain; there is unrest and crying for deliverance everywhere. It may not understand its trouble, nor even what it wants, but the meaning is that it is fallen, its wishes frustrated, and it is sighing for deliverance. These groans and sorrows are a prophecy of a time of deliverance when there shall be "new heavens, and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness" (2Pe 3:13).

Discussion for Romans 8

  • Lucas Anuforo
    Nothing will sperate us from the L O V E of G O D. Even this moment the world is passing through a difficult phase in the hands of populist government! May we not be weary, may we not be discouraged because He that is in us is greater than he that is the world. Praise be to His name...Amen!
  • Sonya
    Romans chapter 8 and 28 I love that verse it sticks out for me do anyone else agree
  • 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

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