Romans 8:23
Good News Translation
But it is not just creation alone which groans; we who have the Spirit as the first of God's gifts also groan within ourselves as we wait for God to make us his children and set our whole being free.

Contemporary English Version
The Spirit makes us sure about what we will be in the future. But now we groan silently, while we wait for God to show that we are his children. This means that our bodies will also be set free.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And not only it, but ourselves also, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit: even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption of the sons of God, the redemption of our body.

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And not only it, but ourselves also, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit: even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption of the sons of God, the redemption of our body.

which have.

Romans 8:15,16 For you have not received the spirit of bondage again in fear: but you have received the spirit of adoption of sons, whereby we cry: Abba (Father). . . .

Romans 5:5 And hope confoundeth not: because the charity of God is poured forth in our hearts, by the Holy Ghost who is given to us.

2 Corinthians 5:5 Now he that maketh us for this very thing is God, who hath given us the pledge of the Spirit,

Galatians 5:22,23 But the fruit of the Spirit is, charity, joy, peace, patience, benignity, goodness, longanimity, . . .

Ephesians 1:14 Who is the pledge of our inheritance, unto the redemption of acquisition, unto the praise of his glory.

Ephesians 5:9 For the fruit of the light is in all goodness and justice and truth:

even we.

Romans 8:26 Likewise, the Spirit also helpeth our infirmity. For, we know not what we should pray for as we ought: but the Spirit himself asketh for us with unspeakable groanings,

Romans 7:24 Unhappy man that I am, who shall deliver me from the body of this death?

2 Corinthians 5:2-4 For in this also we groan, desiring to be clothed upon with our habitation that is from heaven. . . .

2 Corinthians 7:5 For also, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest: but we suffered all tribulation. Combats without: fears within.

Philippians 1:21-23 For to me, to live is Christ: and to die is gain. . . .

1 Peter 1:7 That the trial of your faith (much more precious than gold which is tried by the fire) may be found unto praise and glory and honour at the appearing of Jesus Christ.

waiting.

Romans 8:19,25 For the expectation of the creature waiteth for the revelation of the sons of God. . . .

Luke 20:36 Neither can they die any more for they are equal to the angels and are the children of God, being the children of the resurrection.

Philippians 3:20,21 But our conversation is in heaven: from whence also we look for the Saviour, our Lord Jesus Christ, . . .

2 Timothy 4:8 As to the rest, there is laid up for me a crown of justice which the Lord the just judge will render to me in that day: and not only to me, but to them also that love his coming. Make haste to come to me quickly.

Titus 2:13 Looking for the blessed hope and coming of the glory of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ.

Hebrews 9:28 So also Christ was offered once to exhaust the sins of many. The second time he shall appear without sin to them that expect him unto salvation.

1 John 3:2 Dearly beloved, we are now the sons of God: and it hath not yet appeared what we shall be. We know that when he shall appear we shall be like to him: because we shall see him as he is.

the redemption.

Luke 21:28 But when these things begin to come to pass, look up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is at hand.

Ephesians 1:14 Who is the pledge of our inheritance, unto the redemption of acquisition, unto the praise of his glory.

Ephesians 4:30 And grieve not the holy Spirit of God: whereby you are sealed unto the day of redemption.

Context
Future Glory
22For we know that every creature groaneth and travaileth in pain, even till now. 23And not only it, but ourselves also, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit: even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption of the sons of God, the redemption of our body. 24For we are saved by hope. But hope that is seen is not hope. For what a man seeth, why doth he hope for?…
Cross References
2 Chronicles 31:5
Which when it was noised abroad in the ears of the people, the children of Israel offered in abundance the firstfruits of corn, wine, and oil, and honey: and brought the tithe of all things which the ground bringeth forth.

Romans 5:3
And not only so: but we glory also in tribulation, knowing that tribulation worketh patience;

Romans 5:11
And not only so: but also we glory in God, through our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom we have now received reconciliation.

Romans 7:24
Unhappy man that I am, who shall deliver me from the body of this death?

Romans 8:15
For you have not received the spirit of bondage again in fear: but you have received the spirit of adoption of sons, whereby we cry: Abba (Father).

Romans 8:16
For the Spirit himself giveth testimony to our spirit that we are the sons of God.

Romans 8:19
For the expectation of the creature waiteth for the revelation of the sons of God.

1 Corinthians 1:7
So that nothing is wanting to you in any grace, waiting for the manifestation of our Lord Jesus Christ.

2 Corinthians 1:22
Who also hath sealed us and given the pledge of the Spirit in our hearts.

2 Corinthians 5:2
For in this also we groan, desiring to be clothed upon with our habitation that is from heaven.

2 Corinthians 5:4
For we also, who are in this tabernacle, do groan, being burthened; because we would not be unclothed, but clothed upon, that that which is mortal may be swallowed up by life.

2 Corinthians 5:5
Now he that maketh us for this very thing is God, who hath given us the pledge of the Spirit,

Galatians 5:5
For we in spirit, by faith, wait for the hope of justice.

1 John 3:2
Dearly beloved, we are now the sons of God: and it hath not yet appeared what we shall be. We know that when he shall appear we shall be like to him: because we shall see him as he is.

Additional Translations
Not only that, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.

And not only so, but we ourselves, even having the firstfruit of the Spirit, also groan ourselves in ourselves, awaiting divine adoption as sons, the redemption of our body.

And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.

And not only so, but ourselves also, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for our adoption, to wit , the redemption of our body.

And not only [that], but even we ourselves, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, we also ourselves groan in ourselves, awaiting adoption, [that is] the redemption of our body.

And not only so, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for our adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.

And not only they, but ourselves also, who have the first-fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.

And more than that, we ourselves, though we possess the Spirit as a foretaste and pledge of the glorious future, yet we ourselves inwardly sigh, as we wait and long for open recognition as sons through the deliverance of our bodies.

Not only so, but ourselves also, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for adoption, the redemption of our body.

And not only so, but also we ourselves, having the first-fruit of the Spirit, we also ourselves in ourselves do groan, adoption expecting -- the redemption of our body;
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