Parallel Verses

King James 2000

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

Holman Bible

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

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, take heed that you be not consumed one of another. 16 This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh. 17 For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that you cannot do the things that you would.



Cross References

Galatians 5:24-25

And they that are Christ's have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.

Romans 6:12

Let not sin therefore reign in your mortal body, that you should obey it in its lusts.

Romans 8:12-14

Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live after the flesh.

Romans 13:13-14

Let us walk honestly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in debauchery and wantonness, not in strife and envying.

Ephesians 2:3

Among whom also we all had our behavior in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.

Romans 8:4-5

That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

1 Corinthians 7:29

But this I say, brethren, the time is short: it remains, that both they that have wives be as though they had none;

2 Corinthians 7:1

Having therefore these promises, dearly beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God.

Galatians 3:17

And this I say, that the covenant, that was confirmed before by God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of no effect.

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, impurity, licentiousness,

Galatians 6:8

For he that sows to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that sows to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.

Colossians 2:11

In whom also you are circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, in putting off the body of the sins of the flesh by the circumcision of Christ:

Colossians 3:5-10

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry:

1 Peter 1:14

As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance:

1 Peter 1:22

Seeing you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto sincere love of the brethren, see that you love one another with a pure heart fervently:

1 Peter 2:11

Dearly beloved, I beseech you as aliens and exiles, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

1 Peter 4:1-4

Since therefore Christ has suffered for us in the flesh, arm yourselves likewise with the same mind: for he that has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin;

1 Peter 4:6

For this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit.

1 John 2:15-16

Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Jude 1:19-21

These are they who separate themselves, sensual, having not the Spirit.

Romans 8:1

There is therefore now no condemnation to them who are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

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