24 For we were saved in this hope, but (A)hope that is seen is not hope; for why does one still hope for what he sees? 25 But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with perseverance.

26 Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For (B)we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but (C)the Spirit Himself makes intercession [a]for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. 27 Now (D)He who searches the hearts knows what the mind of the Spirit is, because He makes intercession for the saints (E)according to the will of God.

28 And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those (F)who are the called according to His purpose. 29 For whom (G)He foreknew, (H)He also predestined (I)to be conformed to the image of His Son, (J)that He might be the firstborn among many brethren. 30 Moreover whom He predestined, these He also (K)called; whom He called, these He also (L)justified; and whom He justified, these He also (M)glorified.

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 8:26 NU omits for us