22 For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together with labor pains(A) until now. 23 Not only that,(B) but we ourselves who have the Spirit as the firstfruits(C)—we also groan within ourselves,(D) eagerly waiting for adoption,(E) the redemption of our bodies.(F) 24 Now in this hope(G) we were saved, but hope(H) that is seen is not hope, because who hopes for what he sees? 25 Now if we hope for what we do not see,(I) we eagerly wait for it with patience.

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