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Romans 8

1 [There is] therefore no condemnation to those in Christ Jesus 1. 2 For the law of the spirit of the zoe-life2 in Christ Jesus has freed me3 from the law of sin and death. 3 For the law [being] unable, in which we were weak through the flesh, God having sent his own son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, has condemned sin in the flesh, 4 in order that the justification of the law be fulfilled in us [who are] walking not according to [the] flesh, but according to [the] spirit. 5 For those being according to the flesh are inclined towards the [things] of the flesh, but those according to the spirit [towards] the [things] of the spirit. 6 For the inclination of the flesh [is] death, but the inclination of the spirit is zoe-life2 and peace, 7 because the inclination of the flesh [is] enmity towards God; for it is not subject to the law of God, for it is neither able. 8 So those being in the flesh are not able to please God. 9 But you are not in [the] flesh but in [the] spirit, if indeed the spirit of God dwells in you. But if anyone does not have [the] spirit of Christ, this [one] is not his. 10 . But if Christ [be] in you, on the one hand the body [is] dead because of the law, but on the other hand the spirit [is] zoe-alive2 because of justice. 11 So if the spirit of the [one] having raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, the [one] having raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also make zoe-alive your death-like bodies through his indwelling spirit in you. 12 Therefore, brothers, we are debtors, not to the flesh to zoe-live2 according to the flesh. 13 For if you zoe-live2 according to the flesh, you are [about] to be dying. But if by [the] spirit you are putting to death the deeds of the body, you will zoe-live2. 14 For as many as are led by [the] spirit of God, these are sons of God. 15 For you have not received [the] spirit of slavery again to fear, but you have received [the] spirit of sonship, in which we cry: Daddy, Father. 16 The spirit itself co-witnesses with our spirit that we are sons of God. 17 But if sons, also heirs; heirs on the one hand of God, but on the other, co-heirs of Christ, if indeed we co-suffer in order that we be co-glorified. 18 For I reckon that the sufferings of the present season4 are not worthy [to be compared] to the glory [about] to be revealed to us. 19 For the anticipation of creation eagerly awaits the revelation of the sons of God. 20 For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of the [one] having subjected [it], in hope, 21 because the same creation will also be freed from the slavery of corruption to the freedom of the glory of the sons of God. 22 For we know that all creation groans and travails together until now. 23 But not only [they], but we also having the first fruits of the spirit, also ourselves sigh in ourselves, eagerly awaiting sonship, the redemption of our bodies. 24 For we have been saved by hope, but hope [which is] seen is not hope, for what one sees, why also hope [for it]? 25 But if we hope for what we do not see, through endurance we eagerly await [it]. 26 But likewise the spirit also helps with our weakness. For what we should pray for we do not know as we ought, but the spirit itself intercedes with inexpressible groans. 27 And the [one] searching the hearts knows what [is] the inclination of the spirit, for he intercedes in behalf of the holy [ones] according to [the will of] God. 28 For we know that he works everything together for good by5 those agape-loving God, by6 those called according to [his] purposes. 29 Because whom he foreknew, he predestined [to be] conformed to the likeness of his son, so that he is [the] first born among many brothers. 30 So whom he predestined, these he also called, and whom he called, these he also justified, and whom he justified, these he also glorified. 33 What therefore will we say to these [things]? If God [is] in our behalf, who [is] against us? 32 Who indeed did not spare his own son, but delivered him up in behalf of us all, how will he not with him also give7 to us everything? 33 Who will accuse against the chosen of God? God is the [one] justifying. 34 Who [is] the [one] condemning? [Shall] Christ Jesus the [one] having died, rather having been raised, who is at the right of God, who intercedes in our behalf? 35 Who will separate us from the agape-love of Christ? Distress or affliction or persecution or famine or nakedness or peril or sword? 36 Just as it is written that:
For your sake we are put to death all day,
We are reckoned as sheep for [the] slaughter.

37 Rather in all these [things] we are super-conquerors through the [one] having agape-loved us. 38 For I am persuaded that neither death nor zoe-life2 nor angels nor rulers nor [things] present nor [things] [about] to be nor powers 39 nor height nor depth nor any other created [thing] will be able to separate us from the agape-love of God [which] is Christ Jesus our Lord.

1insert "who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the spirit." K; txt: HDℵB

2from ZOE "ZOH-ay" (ζωη)—Life 'collectively', interdependent, interconnected. Although it means 'life' in the conventional sense (for example: Matt.9:18, Matt.27:63, Luke.2:36, Acts.25:24, Rom.7:2, 2Cor.1:8, 1Thes.4:17, 1Tim.5:10, Rev.19:20), Jesus uses ZOE exclusively of 'life eternal' (with the possible exceptions of Luke.15:13, Luke.16:25). The other N.T. writers use ZOE in both senses—temporal and eternal, generally clear from the context. The Father is the 'zoe-living God' (see Matt.16:16). The Septuagint (LXX) in Gen.2:7 has "...[God] breathed into his nostrils the breath of zoe-life, and the man became a zoe-living psyche-life" (and see 1Cor.15:45); and Gen.3:20 (LXX) "And Adam called his wife's name ZOE, because she was the mother of all zoe-living." Contrast PSYCHE (ψυχη): an individual manifestation of life/consciousness. See John.12:25 where both ZOE and PSYCHE occur. Greek also has the word BIOS (βιoς ) for 'life' in the sense of biological processes.

3instead "you" Bℵit sy; txt: ACKD most lat

4KAIROS (καιρoς ) `opportune time', `proper time', `season'

5or "in", "for"

6or "in", "for"

7from GRACE