Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now being perfected by the flesh?

King James Version

Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?

Holman Bible

Are you so foolish? After beginning with the Spirit, are you now going to be made complete by the flesh?

International Standard Version

Are you so foolish? Having started out with the Spirit, are you now ending up with the flesh?

A Conservative Version

Are ye so foolish, having begun in Spirit, are ye now made perfect by flesh?

American Standard Version

Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now perfected in the flesh?

Amplified

Are you so foolish and so senseless and so silly? Having begun [your new life spiritually] with the [Holy] Spirit, are you now reaching perfection [by dependence] on the flesh?

An Understandable Version

Are you so foolish [as to believe that after] having begun [your Christian lives] through [the power of] the Holy Spirit, you can [now] become complete by [living according to your human strength]?

Anderson New Testament

Are you so thoughtless? After having begun in Spirit, do you make an end in flesh?

Bible in Basic English

Are you so foolish? having made a start in the Spirit, will you now be made complete in the flesh?

Common New Testament

Are you so foolish? Having begun with the Spirit, are you now being perfected by the flesh?

Daniel Mace New Testament

have you so little understanding, as having begun in the spiritual doctrine of the gospel, to turn again to the law?

Darby Translation

Are ye so senseless? having begun in Spirit, are ye going to be made perfect in flesh?

Godbey New Testament

Are you so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are you now made perfect in the flesh?

Goodspeed New Testament

Are you so senseless? Did you begin with the Spirit only to end now with the flesh?

John Wesley New Testament

Are ye so thoughtless? Having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

Are ye so foolish? having begun by the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?

Julia Smith Translation

Are ye so unwise? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now completed in the flesh?

King James 2000

Are you so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are you now made perfect by the flesh?

Lexham Expanded Bible

Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now trying to be made complete by the flesh?

Modern King James verseion

Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, do you now perfect yourself in the flesh?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Are ye so unwise, that after ye have begun in the spirit, ye would now end in the flesh?

Moffatt New Testament

Are you such fools? Did you begin with the spirit only to end now with the flesh?

Montgomery New Testament

Are you so without sense? After beginning with the Spirit, will you now end with the flesh?

NET Bible

Are you so foolish? Although you began with the Spirit, are you now trying to finish by human effort?

New Heart English Bible

Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now completed in the flesh?

Noyes New Testament

Are ye so foolish? Having begun with the Spirit, do ye now end with the flesh?

Sawyer New Testament

Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit do you now end in the flesh?

The Emphasized Bible

So thoughtless, are ye? Having made a beginning in Spirit, are ye, now, in flesh, to be made complete?

Thomas Haweis New Testament

Are ye so senseless? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect in the flesh?

Twentieth Century New Testament

Can you be so foolish? After beginning with what is spiritual, do you now end with what is external?

Webster

Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?

Weymouth New Testament

Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now going to reach perfection through what is external?

Williams New Testament

Are you so senseless? Did you begin by the Spirit, but are now approaching perfection by fleshly means?

World English Bible

Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now completed in the flesh?

Worrell New Testament

Are ye so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are ye now being made perfect in the flesh?

Worsley New Testament

Are ye so void of understanding? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?

Youngs Literal Translation

so thoughtless are ye! having begun in the Spirit, now in the flesh do ye end?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
Are ye
ἐστέ 
Este 
are, be, is, belong to, have been, not tr
Usage: 53

so
οὕτω 
Houto 
Usage: 146

ἀνόητος 
Anoetos 
Usage: 5

ἐνάρχομαι 
Enarchomai 
Usage: 2

in the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

are ye
ἐπιτελέω 
Epiteleo 
Usage: 10

νῦν 
Nun 
Usage: 102

ἐπιτελέω 
Epiteleo 
Usage: 10

Devotionals

Devotionals about Galatians 3:3

Images Galatians 3:3

Context Readings

Justified By The Law, Or Justified By Faith?

2 This is the only thing I want to find out from you: did you receive the Spirit by the works of the Law, or by hearing with faith? 3 Are you so foolish? Having begun by the Spirit, are you now being perfected by the flesh? 4 Did you suffer so many things in vain--if indeed it was in vain?


Cross References

Galatians 4:7-10

Therefore you are no longer a slave, but a son; and if a son, then an heir through God.

Galatians 5:4-8

You have been severed from Christ, you who are seeking to be justified by law; you have fallen from grace.

Galatians 6:12-14

Those who desire to make a good showing in the flesh try to compel you to be circumcised, simply so that they will not be persecuted for the cross of Christ.

Hebrews 7:16-19

who has become such not on the basis of a law of physical requirement, but according to the power of an indestructible life.

Hebrews 9:2

For there was a tabernacle prepared, the outer one, in which were the lampstand and the table and the sacred bread; this is called the holy place.

Hebrews 9:9-10

which is a symbol for the present time. Accordingly both gifts and sacrifices are offered which cannot make the worshiper perfect in conscience,



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