Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

I say then, walk by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.

New American Standard Bible

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh.

King James Version

This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.

International Standard Version

So I say, live by the Spirit, and you will never fulfill the desires of the flesh.

A Conservative Version

But I say, walk in Spirit and ye will, no, not fulfill a lust of flesh.

American Standard Version

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.

Amplified

But I say, walk and live [habitually] in the [Holy] Spirit [responsive to and controlled and guided by the Spirit]; then you will certainly not gratify the cravings and desires of the flesh (of human nature without God).

An Understandable Version

But, I am saying to you, live in harmony with the Holy Spirit's [desire for you] and [then] you will not [always] be giving in to the wrong desires of your body.

Anderson New Testament

I say this: Walk in the Spirit, and you will not fulfill the desires of the flesh.

Bible in Basic English

But I say, Go on in the Spirit, and you will not come under the rule of the evil desires of the flesh.

Common New Testament

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.

Daniel Mace New Testament

I say then, conduct yourselves by the spirit, and you will not then gratify the animal passions.

Darby Translation

But I say, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall no way fulfil flesh's lust.

Godbey New Testament

And I say, Walk about in the Spirit, and do not perfect the lust of carnality.

Goodspeed New Testament

I mean this: Live by the Spirit, and then you will not indulge your physical cravings.

John Wesley New Testament

I say then, walk by the Spirit, and fulfil not the desire of the flesh.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.

Julia Smith Translation

And I say, Walk in Spirit, and complete not the desire of the flesh.

King James 2000

This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.

Lexham Expanded Bible

But I say, live by the Spirit, and you will never carry out the desire of the flesh.

Modern King James verseion

I say, then, Walk in the Spirit and you shall not fulfill the lusts of the flesh.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

I say, walk in the spirit, and fulfil not the lusts of the flesh.

Moffatt New Testament

I mean, lead the life of the Spirit; then you will never satisfy the passions of the flesh.

Montgomery New Testament

This is my meaning. Let your steps be guided by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.

NET Bible

But I say, live by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desires of the flesh.

New Heart English Bible

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desires of the flesh.

Noyes New Testament

But I say, Walk by the Spirit, and ye will not fulfill the desires of the flesh.

Sawyer New Testament

And I say, walk in the Spirit and perform not the desire of the flesh.

The Emphasized Bible

I say, moreover - by Spirit, be walking, and, fleshly coveting, ye will in nowise fulfil;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

But I say, Walk in the Spirit, and ye will not fulfil the lust of the flesh.

Twentieth Century New Testament

This is what I have to say--Let your steps be guided by the Spirit, and then you will never gratify the cravings of your earthly nature.

Webster

This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye will not fulfill the lust of the flesh.

Weymouth New Testament

This then is what I mean. Let your lives be guided by the Spirit, and then you will certainly not indulge the cravings of your lower natures.

Williams New Testament

I mean this: Practice living by the Spirit and then by no means will you gratify the cravings of your lower nature.

World English Bible

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you won't fulfill the lust of the flesh.

Worrell New Testament

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and ye will not fulfill the desire of the flesh.

Worsley New Testament

I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye will not fulfil the desire of the flesh:

Youngs Literal Translation

And I say: In the Spirit walk ye, and the desire of the flesh ye may not complete;

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
This I say
λέγω 
Lego 
Usage: 1045

δέ 
De 
but, and, now, then, also, yet, yea, so, moreover, nevertheless, for, even, , not tr
Usage: 2184

περιπατέω 
Peripateo 
walk, go, walk about, be occupied
Usage: 77

in the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

and

and, also, even, both, then, so, likewise, not tr., , vr and
Usage: 0

ye shall
τελέω 
Teleo 
Usage: 21

not
οὐ 
Ou 
not, no, cannot ,
Usage: 1032

τελέω 
Teleo 
Usage: 21

the lust
ἐπιθυμία 
Epithumia 
Usage: 35

Devotionals

Devotionals about Galatians 5:16

Devotionals containing Galatians 5:16

References

Images Galatians 5:16

Prayers for Galatians 5:16

Context Readings

Live By The Spirit And Reject The Deeds Of The Flesh

15 But if you bite and devour one another, watch out, or you will be consumed by one another. 16 I say then, walk by the Spirit and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh. 17 For the flesh desires what is against the Spirit, and the Spirit desires what is against the flesh; these are opposed to each other, so that you don’t do what you want.



Cross References

Galatians 5:24-25

Now those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

Romans 6:12

Therefore do not let sin reign in your mortal body, so that you obey its desires.

Romans 8:12-14

So then, brothers, we are not obligated to the flesh to live according to the flesh,

Romans 13:13-14

Let us walk with decency, as in the daylight: not in carousing and drunkenness; not in sexual impurity and promiscuity; not in quarreling and jealousy.

Ephesians 2:3

We too all previously lived among them in our fleshly desires, carrying out the inclinations of our flesh and thoughts, and we were by nature children under wrath as the others were also.

Romans 8:4-5

in order that the law’s requirement would be accomplished in us who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit.

1 Corinthians 7:29

And I say this, brothers: The time is limited, so from now on those who have wives should be as though they had none,

2 Corinthians 7:1

Therefore, dear friends, since we have such promises, let us cleanse ourselves from every impurity of the flesh and spirit, completing our sanctification in the fear of God.

Galatians 3:17

And I say this: The law, which came 430 years later, does not revoke a covenant that was previously ratified by God and cancel the promise.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, moral impurity, promiscuity,

Galatians 6:8

because the one who sows to his flesh will reap corruption from the flesh, but the one who sows to the Spirit will reap eternal life from the Spirit.

Colossians 2:11

You were also circumcised in Him with a circumcision not done with hands, by putting off the body of flesh, in the circumcision of the Messiah.

Colossians 3:5-10

Therefore, put to death what belongs to your worldly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desire, and greed, which is idolatry.

1 Peter 1:14

As obedient children, do not be conformed to the desires of your former ignorance.

1 Peter 1:22

By obedience to the truth, having purified yourselves for sincere love of the brothers, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

1 Peter 2:11

Dear friends, I urge you as strangers and temporary residents to abstain from fleshly desires that war against you.

1 Peter 4:1-4

Therefore, since Christ suffered in the flesh, equip yourselves also with the same resolve—because the one who suffered in the flesh has finished with sin

1 Peter 4:6

For this reason the gospel was also preached to those who are now dead, so that, although they might be judged by men in the fleshly realm, they might live by God in the spiritual realm.

1 John 2:15-16

Do not love the world or the things that belong to the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.

Jude 1:19-21

These people create divisions and are unbelievers, not having the Spirit.

Romans 8:1

Therefore, no condemnation now exists for those in Christ Jesus,

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