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Romans 8:25 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— But if we hope for that which we see not, [then] do we with patience wait for it.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— But if we hope for that we see not, [then] do we with patience wait for [it].
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— But if we hope for what we do not see, with perseverance we wait eagerly for it.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— But if we hope for what we see not, [then] with patience we wait for [it].
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— But if what we see not we hope, we expect in patience.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— If, however, what we do not behold we hope for, with endurance, are we ardently awaiting [it];—
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and if what we do not behold we hope for, through continuance we expect [it].
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— But if we hope for that which we see not, we wait for it with patience.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— But if wee hope for that wee see not, then doe wee with patience waite for it.
John Etheridge Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1849)
— But if we hope for that which is not seen, in patience we wait.
James Murdock Peshitta-Aramaic NT (1852)
— But if we hope for that which is not seen, we are in patient waiting.

Strong's Numbers & Red-LettersGreek New TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
But 1161
{1161} Prime
A primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.
if 1487
{1487} Prime
A primary particle of conditionality; if, whether, that, etc.
we hope y1679
[1679] Standard
From G1680; to expect or confide.
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
for x1679
(1679) Complement
From G1680; to expect or confide.
that 3739
{3739} Prime
Probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article G3588); the relative (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that.
we see 991
{0991} Prime
A primary verb; to look at (literally or figuratively).
<5719> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Active (See G5784)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 3019
not, 3756
{3756} Prime
A primary word; the absolutely negative (compare G3361) adverb; no or not.
[then] do we y553
[0553] Standard
From G0575 and G1551; to expect fully.
<0000> Grammar
The original word in the Greek or Hebrew is translated by more than one word in the English. The English translation is separated by one or more other words from the original.
with 1223
{1223} Prime
A primary preposition denoting the channel of an act; through (in very wide applications, local, causal or occasional). In composition it retains the same general import.
patience 5281
{5281} Prime
From G5278; cheerful (or hopeful) endurance, constancy.
wait for 553
{0553} Prime
From G0575 and G1551; to expect fully.
<5736> Grammar
Tense - Present (See G5774)
Voice - Middle or Passive Deponent (See G5790)
Mood - Indicative (See G5791)
Count - 618
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Romans 8:25

_ _ But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it — that is, then, patient waiting for it is our fitting attitude.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Romans 8:17-25.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

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Geneva Bible Translation Notes

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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;
Genesis 49:18 I have waited for thy salvation, O LORD.
Psalms 27:14 Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.
Psalms 37:7-9 Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass. ... For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth.
Psalms 62:1 [[To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David.]] Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him [cometh] my salvation.
Psalms 62:5-6 My soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation [is] from him. ... He only [is] my rock and my salvation: [he is] my defence; I shall not be moved.
Psalms 130:5-7 I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope. ... Let Israel hope in the LORD: for with the LORD [there is] mercy, and with him [is] plenteous redemption.
Isaiah 25:9 And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this [is] our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this [is] the LORD; we have waited for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.
Isaiah 26:8 Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O LORD, have we waited for thee; the desire of [our] soul [is] to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee.
Lamentations 3:25-26 The LORD [is] good unto them that wait for him, to the soul [that] seeketh him. ... [It is] good that [a man] should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.
Luke 8:15 But that on the good ground are they, which in an honest and good heart, having heard the word, keep [it], and bring forth fruit with patience.
Luke 21:19 In your patience possess ye your souls.
Colossians 1:11 Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness;
1 Thessalonians 1:3 Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;
2 Thessalonians 3:5 And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.
Hebrews 6:12 That ye be not slothful, but followers of them who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
Hebrews 6:15 And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise.
Hebrews 10:36 For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise.
Hebrews 12:1-3 Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset [us], and let us run with patience the race that is set before us, ... For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.
James 1:3-4 Knowing [this], that the trying of your faith worketh patience. ... But let patience have [her] perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.
James 5:7-11 Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. ... Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy.
Revelation 1:9 I John, who also am your brother, and companion in tribulation, and in the kingdom and patience of Jesus Christ, was in the isle that is called Patmos, for the word of God, and for the testimony of Jesus Christ.
Revelation 13:10 He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.
Revelation 14:12 Here is the patience of the saints: here [are] they that keep the commandments of God, and the faith of Jesus.
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Gn 49:18. Ps 27:14; 37:7; 62:1, 5; 130:5. Is 25:9; 26:8. Lm 3:25. Lk 8:15; 21:19. Ro 2:7; 8:23; 12:12. Col 1:11. 1Th 1:3. 2Th 3:5. He 6:12, 15; 10:36; 12:1. Jm 1:3; 5:7. Rv 1:9; 13:10; 14:12.

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