Romans 8:28
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English Standard Version
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

King James Bible
And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

American Standard Version
And we know that to them that love God all things work together for good, even to them that are called according to his purpose.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And we know that to them that love God, all things work together unto good, to such as, according to his purpose, are called to be saints.

English Revised Version
And we know that to them that love God all things work together for good, even to them that are called according to his purpose.

Webster's Bible Translation
And we know that all things work together for good, to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

Weymouth New Testament
Now we know that for those who love God all things are working together for good--for those, I mean, whom with deliberate purpose He has called.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Work together (συνεργεῖ)

Or, are working together, now, while the creation is in travail. Together refers to the common working of all the elements included in πάντα all things.

For good

Jacob cried, all these things are against me. Paul, all things are working together for good.

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we know.

Romans 8:35-39 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril...

Romans 5:3,4 And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation works patience...

Genesis 50:20 But as for you, you thought evil against me; but God meant it to good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.

Deuteronomy 8:2,3,16 And you shall remember all the way which the LORD your God led you these forty years in the wilderness, to humble you, and to prove you...

Psalm 46:1,2 God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble...

Jeremiah 24:5-7 Thus said the LORD, the God of Israel; Like these good figs, so will I acknowledge them that are carried away captive of Judah...

Zechariah 13:9 And I will bring the third part through the fire, and will refine them as silver is refined, and will try them as gold is tried...

2 Corinthians 4:15-17 For all things are for your sakes, that the abundant grace might through the thanksgiving of many redound to the glory of God...

2 Corinthians 5:1 For we know that if our earthly house of this tabernacle were dissolved, we have a building of God, an house not made with hands...

Philippians 1:19-23 For I know that this shall turn to my salvation through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ...

2 Thessalonians 1:5-7 Which is a manifest token of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy of the kingdom of God...

Hebrews 12:6-12 For whom the Lord loves he chastens, and whips every son whom he receives...

James 1:3,4 Knowing this, that the trying of your faith works patience...

1 Peter 1:7,8 That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perishes, though it be tried with fire...

Revelation 3:19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

them.

Romans 5:5 And hope makes not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given to us.

Exodus 20:6 And showing mercy to thousands of them that love me, and keep my commandments.

Deuteronomy 6:5 And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might.

Nehemiah 1:5 And said, I beseech you, O LORD God of heaven, the great and terrible God...

Psalm 69:36 The seed also of his servants shall inherit it: and they that love his name shall dwell therein.

Mark 12:30 And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength...

1 Corinthians 2:9 But as it is written, Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, neither have entered into the heart of man...

James 1:12 Blessed is the man that endures temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life...

James 2:5 Listen, my beloved brothers, Has not God chosen the poor of this world rich in faith...

1 John 4:10,19 Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins...

1 John 5:2,3 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments...

the called.

Romans 8:30 Moreover whom he did predestinate, them he also called: and whom he called, them he also justified: and whom he justified...

Romans 1:6,7 Among whom are you also the called of Jesus Christ...

Romans 9:11,23,24 (For the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand...

Jeremiah 51:29 And the land shall tremble and sorrow: for every purpose of the LORD shall be performed against Babylon...

Acts 13:48 And when the Gentiles heard this, they were glad, and glorified the word of the Lord...

Galatians 1:15 But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace,

Ephesians 1:9,10 Having made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he has purposed in himself...

Ephesians 3:11 According to the eternal purpose which he purposed in Christ Jesus our Lord:

1 Thessalonians 5:9 For God has not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,

2 Thessalonians 2:13,14 But we are bound to give thanks always to God for you, brothers beloved of the Lord...

2 Timothy 2:19 Nevertheless the foundation of God stands sure, having this seal, The Lord knows them that are his. And...

1 Peter 5:10 But the God of all grace, who has called us to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that you have suffered a while, make you perfect...

Cross References
2 Samuel 16:12
It may be that the LORD will look on the wrong done to me, and that the LORD will repay me with good for his cursing today."

Acts 13:48
And when the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing and glorifying the word of the Lord, and as many as were appointed to eternal life believed.

Romans 1:7
To all those in Rome who are loved by God and called to be saints: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.

Romans 8:30
And those whom he predestined he also called, and those whom he called he also justified, and those whom he justified he also glorified.

Romans 11:29
For the gifts and the calling of God are irrevocable.

1 Corinthians 1:2
To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, both their Lord and ours:

1 Corinthians 1:9
God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

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