Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Romans 8:22 in English Standard Version "For we know that the whole creation has been groaning together in the pains of childbirth until now." Jer 12:4 How long will the land mourn and the grass of every field wither? For the evil of those who dwell in it the beasts and the birds are swept away, because they said, “He will not see our latter end.” Jer 12:11 They have made it a desolation; desolate, it mourns to me. The whole land is made desolate, but no man lays it to heart. Mr 16:15 And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.