Because of the sound of my groaning, my flesh sticks to my bones.
to hear a prisoner's groaning, to set free those condemned to die,
"How do you know me?" Nathanael asked. "Before Philip called you, when you were under the fig tree, I saw you," Jesus answered.
For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together with labor pains until now.
And not only that, but we ourselves who have the Spirit as the firstfruits-- we also groan within ourselves, eagerly waiting for adoption, the redemption of our bodies.
In the same way the Spirit also joins to help in our weakness, because we do not know what to pray for as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with unspoken groanings.
And He who searches the hearts knows the Spirit's mind-set, because He intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.
And, in fact, we groan in this one, longing to put on our house from heaven,