The Blue Letter Bible
Copy Options
Cite Print
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Close
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebook twitter

googleplus pinterest

reddit tumblr linkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

BLB Searches
Search the Bible
Search NLT
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  
 [?]

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

LexiConc
 [?]
 

Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word
Theological FAQs
 [?]
 
Multi-Verse Retrieval
x
Search NLT
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  

Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Sort Canonically  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect
x

Connect on Facebook Connect on Twitter Connect on Instagram Connect on Pinterest Connect on YouTube

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Daily Devotionals
x

Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans
x

Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Romans 8 :: New Living Translation (NLT)

toggle collapse
Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Choose a Bible text color
Read the Bible in blackRead the Bible in dark blueRead the Bible in blue

Customize your text type
Arial font
Trebuchet MS font
Georgia font
Times New Roman font

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Customize your Greek text type
Gentium font
Times New Roman font
Arial font

Close font preferences
Listen to the Bible

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:1 - So now there is no condemnation for those who belong to Christ Jesus.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:2 - And because you belong to him, the power[fn] of the life-giving Spirit has freed you[fn] from the power of sin that leads to death.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:3 - The law of Moses was unable to save us because of the weakness of our sinful nature.[fn] So God did what the law could not do. He sent his own Son in a body like the bodies we sinners have. And in that body God declared an end to sin’s control over us by giving his Son as a sacrifice for our sins.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:4 - He did this so that the just requirement of the law would be fully satisfied for us, who no longer follow our sinful nature but instead follow the Spirit.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:5 - Those who are dominated by the sinful nature think about sinful things, but those who are controlled by the Holy Spirit think about things that please the Spirit.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:6 - So letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:7 - For the sinful nature is always hostile to God. It never did obey God’s laws, and it never will.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:8 - That’s why those who are still under the control of their sinful nature can never please God.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:9 - But you are not controlled by your sinful nature. You are controlled by the Spirit if you have the Spirit of God living in you. (And remember that those who do not have the Spirit of Christ living in them do not belong to him at all.)

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:10 - And Christ lives within you, so even though your body will die because of sin, the Spirit gives you life[fn] because you have been made right with God.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:11 - The Spirit of God, who raised Jesus from the dead, lives in you. And just as God raised Christ Jesus from the dead, he will give life to your mortal bodies by this same Spirit living within you.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:12 - Therefore, dear brothers and sisters,[fn] you have no obligation to do what your sinful nature urges you to do.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:13 - For if you live by its dictates, you will die. But if through the power of the Spirit you put to death the deeds of your sinful nature,[fn] you will live.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:14 - For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children[fn] of God.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:15 - So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children.[fn] Now we call him, “Abba, Father.”[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:16 - For his Spirit joins with our spirit to affirm that we are God’s children.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:17 - And since we are his children, we are his heirs. In fact, together with Christ we are heirs of God’s glory. But if we are to share his glory, we must also share his suffering.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:18 - Yet what we suffer now is nothing compared to the glory he will reveal to us later.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:19 - For all creation is waiting eagerly for that future day when God will reveal who his children really are.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:20 - Against its will, all creation was subjected to God’s curse. But with eager hope,

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:21 - the creation looks forward to the day when it will join God’s children in glorious freedom from death and decay.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:22 - For we know that all creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:23 - And we believers also groan, even though we have the Holy Spirit within us as a foretaste of future glory, for we long for our bodies to be released from sin and suffering. We, too, wait with eager hope for the day when God will give us our full rights as his adopted children,[fn] including the new bodies he has promised us.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:24 - We were given this hope when we were saved. (If we already have something, we don’t need to hope[fn] for it.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:25 - But if we look forward to something we don’t yet have, we must wait patiently and confidently.)

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:26 - And the Holy Spirit helps us in our weakness. For example, we don’t know what God wants us to pray for. But the Holy Spirit prays for us with groanings that cannot be expressed in words.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:27 - And the Father who knows all hearts knows what the Spirit is saying, for the Spirit pleads for us believers[fn] in harmony with God’s own will.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:28 - And we know that God causes everything to work together[fn] for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:29 - For God knew his people in advance, and he chose them to become like his Son, so that his Son would be the firstborn[fn] among many brothers and sisters.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:30 - And having chosen them, he called them to come to him. And having called them, he gave them right standing with himself. And having given them right standing, he gave them his glory.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:31 - What shall we say about such wonderful things as these? If God is for us, who can ever be against us?

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:32 - Since he did not spare even his own Son but gave him up for us all, won’t he also give us everything else?

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:33 - Who dares accuse us whom God has chosen for his own? No one—for God himself has given us right standing with himself.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:34 - Who then will condemn us? No one—for Christ Jesus died for us and was raised to life for us, and he is sitting in the place of honor at God’s right hand, pleading for us.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:35 - Can anything ever separate us from Christ’s love? Does it mean he no longer loves us if we have trouble or calamity, or are persecuted, or hungry, or destitute, or in danger, or threatened with death?

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:36 - (As the Scriptures say, “For your sake we are killed every day; we are being slaughtered like sheep.”[fn])

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:37 - No, despite all these things, overwhelming victory is ours through Christ, who loved us.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:38 - And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons,[fn] neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:39 - No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.
NLT Footnotes
Greek the law; also in 8:2b.
Some manuscripts read me.
Greek our flesh; similarly in 8:4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12.
Or your spirit is alive.
Greek brothers; also in 8:29.
Greek deeds of the body.
Greek sons; also in 8:19.
Greek you received a spirit of sonship.
Abba is an Aramaic term for “father.”
Greek wait anxiously for sonship.
Some manuscripts read wait.
Greek for God’s holy people.
Some manuscripts read And we know that everything works together.
Or would be supreme.
Ps 44:22.
Greek nor rulers.

NLT

Holy Bible, New Living Translation copyright © 1996, 2004, 2007 by Tyndale House Foundation. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers Inc., Carol Stream, Illinois 60188. All rights reserved.

Full copyright information is provided here. Visit the New Living Translation website.

 
 
Home
Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NLT
KJVNKJVNLTNIVESVCSBNASB
Version Selector Up Arrow NETRSVASVYLTDBYWEBHNV
RVR60VULWLCLXXmGNTTR  

Search a pre-defined list


OR Select a range of biblical books

From:

To:


OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the NLT
Go to Top
Link to This PageCite This Page
Version Selector Up Arrow
Version Selector Up Arrow

Cite this page

MLA format Copy link to clipboard

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format Copy link to clipboard
Chicago format Copy link to clipboard
Close
Share this pageFollow the BLB
Version Selector Up Arrow

Share this page using one of these tools:

facebooktwitter

googlepluspinterest

reddittumblrlinkedin


Or email this page to a friend:

Version Selector Up Arrow

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:

facebooktwitter

pinterestgoogle+


Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
 
 
Left Context Bar Edge 1Left Context Bar BackgroundLeft Context Bar Edge 2Previous BookPrevious ChapterQuick NavNext ChapterNext BookCopy VersesCopy OptionsShow StrongsFormat by Verse or ParagraphListen to the BibleRed Letter OnRight Context Bar Edge 2Right Context Bar BackgroundRight Context Bar Edge 1
Line-By-Line Order:
Line-By-Line Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Line-By-Line Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Line-By-Line Separate Line  Separate Line
Line-By-Line Verse Only  Verse Only
Line-By-Line Reference Only  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
No Reference Delimiters  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
Square Reference Delimiters  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
Curly Reference Delimiters  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
Parenthesis Reference Delimiters  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Paragraph Verse-Reference  Verse-Reference
Paragraph Reference-Verse  Reference-Verse
Paragraph Reference-Only  Reference-Only
Number Delimiters:*
No Verse Numbers  No Number
No Verse Delimeters  No Delimiter — 15
Square Verse Delimiters  Square — [15]
Curly Verse Delimiters  Curly — {15}
Parenthesis Verse Delimiters  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
Abbreviate Books  Abbreviate Books
Quotes Around Verses  Quotes Around Verses
Remove Square Brackets  Remove Square Brackets
 
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Loading...

Interlinear
Bibles
Cross-Refs
Commentaries
Dictionaries
Miscellaneous
Verse Tools Arrow
Login to your account

Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

 

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

[ Cancel ]← Login to Your Account

Passwords should have at least 6 characters.
Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores.

Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or UsernameUsername or Email Address

 

← Return to Login

Close LoginCLOSE
Tap to Close