Parallel Verses

Noyes New Testament

But I say, Walk by the Spirit, and ye will not fulfill the desires 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 habitually in the [Holy] Spirit [seek Him and be responsive to His guidance], and then you will certainly not carry out the desire of the sinful nature [which responds impulsively without regard for God and His precepts].

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.

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.

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;

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 ye bite and devour one another, beware lest ye be consumed by one another. 16 But I say, Walk by the Spirit, and ye will not fulfill the desires of the flesh. 17 For the flesh hath desires against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these oppose one another, that ye may not do the things that ye would.



Cross References

Galatians 5:24-25

And they who belong to Christ Jesus crucified the flesh with the passions and lusts.

Romans 6:12

Let not then sin reign in your mortal body, bringing you into subjection to its lusts,

Romans 8:12-14

So then, brethren, we are debtors not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh.

Romans 13:13-14

Let us walk becomingly, as in the day; not in reveling and drunkenness, not in lewdness and wantonness, not in strife and envy;

Ephesians 2:3

among whom even we all had our way of life in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the thoughts, and were by nature children of wrath, even as others;

Romans 8:4-5

so that what is required by the Law might be accomplished in us, who walk not according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.

1 Corinthians 7:29

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

2 Corinthians 7:1

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

Galatians 3:17

And what I mean is this; that a covenant that was before ratified by God, the Law, which came four hundred and thirty years after, cannot annul, so as to make void the promise;

Galatians 5:19-21

Now the works of the flesh are manifest; such as fornication, uncleanness, wantonness,

Galatians 6:8

for he that soweth to his flesh, shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit, shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.

Colossians 2:11

in whom also ye have been circumcised with a circumcision not performed by hand, in putting off the body of the flesh in the circumcision of Christ,

Colossians 3:5-10

Make dead therefore your members which are upon the earth, fornication, uncleanness, lust, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry;

1 Peter 1:14

as children of obedience, not conforming yourselves to the former lusts in your ignorance;

1 Peter 1:22

Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth unto unfeigned brotherly love, love one another from the heart, fervently;

1 Peter 2:11

Beloved, I exhort you, as sojourners and strangers, to abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

1 Peter 4:1-4

Christ then having suffered in the flesh, do ye also arm yourselves with the same mind; for he that hath suffered in the flesh hath ceased from sin;

1 Peter 4:6

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

1 John 2:15-16

Love not the world, nor the things in the world. If any one loveth the world, the love of the Father is not in him;

Jude 1:19-21

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

Romans 8:1

There is then now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

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