American Standard Version
For the creation was subjected to vanity, not of its own will, but by reason of him who subjected it, in 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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LibraryAugust 6. "As Many as are Led by the Spirit of God they are the Sons of God" (Rom. viii. 14).
"As many as are led by the Spirit of God they are the sons of God" (Rom. viii. 14). The blessed Holy Spirit is our Guide, our Leader, and our Resting-place. There are times when He presses us forward into prayer, into service, into suffering, into new experiences, new duties, new claims of faith, and hope, and love, but there are times when He arrests us in our activity, and rests us under His overshadowing wing, and quiets us in the secret place of the Most High, teaching us some new lessons, breathing …
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September 27. "The Glorious Liberty of the Children of God" (Rom. viii. 21).
The Intercession of Christ
And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in toil shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
and he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us in our work and in the toil of our hands, which cometh because of the ground which Jehovah hath cursed.
Behold, thou hast made my days as handbreadths; And my life-time is as nothing before thee: Surely every man at his best estate is altogether vanity. Selah
Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher; vanity of vanities, all is vanity.
For in hope were we saved: but hope that is seen is not hope: for who hopeth for that which he seeth?
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