Romans 8:25
New International Version
But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.

New Living Translation
But if we look forward to something we don’t yet have, we must wait patiently and confidently.)

English Standard Version
But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.

Berean Study Bible
But if we hope for what we do not yet see, we wait for it patiently.

Berean Literal Bible
But if we hope for what we do not see, we await in patience.

King James Bible
But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

New King James Version
But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with perseverance.

New American Standard Bible
But if we hope for what we do not see, through perseverance we wait eagerly for it.

NASB 1995
But if we hope for what we do not see, with perseverance we wait eagerly for it.

NASB 1977
But if we hope for what we do not see, with perseverance we wait eagerly for it.

Amplified Bible
But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait eagerly for it with patience and composure.

Christian Standard Bible
Now if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with patience.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with patience.

American Standard Version
But if we hope for that which we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
But if we hope for what is not seen, we wait patiently for it.

Contemporary English Version
However, we hope for something we have not yet seen, and we patiently wait for it.

Douay-Rheims Bible
But if we hope for that which we see not, we wait for it with patience.

English Revised Version
But if we hope for that which we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

Good News Translation
But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
But if we hope for what we don't see, we eagerly wait for it with perseverance.

International Standard Version
But if we hope for what we do not yet observe, we eagerly wait for it with patience.

Literal Standard Version
And if what we do not behold we hope for, through continuance we expect [it].

NET Bible
But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with endurance.

New Heart English Bible
But if we hope for that which we do not see, we wait for it with patience.

Weymouth New Testament
But if we hope for something which we do not see, then we eagerly and patiently wait for it.

World English Bible
But if we hope for that which we don't see, we wait for it with patience.

Young's Literal Translation
and if what we do not behold we hope for, through continuance we expect it.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Future Glory
24For in this hope we were saved; but hope that is seen is no hope at all. Who hopes for what he can already see? 25But if we hope for what we do not yet see, we wait for it patiently. 26In the same way, the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know how we ought to pray, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groans too deep for words.…

Cross References
Luke 8:15
But the seeds on good soil are those with a noble and good heart, who hear the word, cling to it, and by persevering produce a crop.

1 Thessalonians 1:3
and continually recalling before our God and Father your work of faith, your labor of love, and your enduring hope in our Lord Jesus Christ.


Treasury of Scripture

But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.

with patience.

Romans 8:23
And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.

Romans 2:7
To them who by patient continuance in well doing seek for glory and honour and immortality, eternal life:

Romans 12:12
Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer;









(25) If salvation were something that could be seen, something that could be grasped by sight, then there would be no room for hope. As it is we do not see it; we do hope for it; and, therefore, we patiently endure the sufferings that lie upon the road to it.



Parallel Commentaries ...


Greek
But
δὲ (de)
Conjunction
Strong's 1161: A primary particle; but, and, etc.

if
εἰ (ei)
Conjunction
Strong's 1487: If. A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.

we hope for
ἐλπίζομεν (elpizomen)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's 1679: To hope, hope for, expect, trust. From elpis; to expect or confide.

what
(ho)
Personal / Relative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's 3739: Who, which, what, that.

we do not yet see,
βλέπομεν (blepomen)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Plural
Strong's 991: (primarily physical), I look, see, perceive, discern. A primary verb; to look at.

we wait for [it]
ἀπεκδεχόμεθα (apekdechometha)
Verb - Present Indicative Middle or Passive - 1st Person Plural
Strong's 553: To expect eagerly, wait for eagerly, look for. From apo and ekdechomai; to expect fully.

patiently.
ὑπομονῆς (hypomonēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's 5281: Endurance, steadfastness, patient waiting for. From hupomeno; cheerful endurance, constancy.


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