New Living Translation
Against its will, all creation was subjected to God's curse. But with eager hope,
King James Bible
For the creature was made subject to vanity, not willingly, but by reason of him who hath subjected the same in hope,
Darby Bible Translation
for the creature has been made subject to vanity, not of its will, but by reason of him who has subjected the same, in hope
World English Bible
For the creation was subjected to vanity, not of its own will, but because of him who subjected it, in hope
Young's Literal Translation
for to vanity was the creation made subject -- not of its will, but because of Him who did subject it -- in hope,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
8:20 The creation was made subject to vanity - Abuse, misery, and corruption. By him who subjected it - Namely, God, Gen 3:17, 5:29. Adam only made it liable to the sentence which God pronounced; yet not without hope.
LibraryOctober 11. "And He that Searcheth the Hearts Knoweth what is the Mind of the Spirit, Because He Maketh Intercession for the Saints According to the Will of God" (Rom. viii. 27).
"And He that searcheth the hearts knoweth what is the mind of the Spirit, because He maketh intercession for the saints according to the will of God" (Rom. viii. 27). The Holy Spirit becomes to the consecrated heart the Spirit of intercession. We have two Advocates. We have an Advocate with the Father, who prays for us at God's right hand; but the Holy Spirit is the Advocate within, who prays in us, inspiring our petitions and presenting them, through Christ, to God. We need this Advocate. We know …
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October 21. "Who Shall Separate us from the Love of Christ?" (Rom. viii. 35).
June 1. "That the Righteousness of the Law Might be Fulfilled in Us" (Rom. viii. 4).
October 13. "The Carnal Mind is Enmity against God" (Rom. viii. 7).
And to the man he said, "Since you listened to your wife and ate from the tree whose fruit I commanded you not to eat, the ground is cursed because of you. All your life you will struggle to scratch a living from it.
Lamech named his son Noah, for he said, "May he bring us relief from our work and the painful labor of farming this ground that the LORD has cursed."
You have made my life no longer than the width of my hand. My entire lifetime is just a moment to you; at best, each of us is but a breath." Interlude
"Everything is meaningless," says the Teacher, "completely meaningless!"
We were given this hope when we were saved. (If we already have something, we don't need to hope for it.
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