Parallel Verses

Bible in Basic English

Because in Christ Jesus, having circumcision or not having circumcision are equally of no profit; but only faith working through love.

New American Standard Bible

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working through love.

King James Version

For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.

Holman Bible

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision accomplishes anything; what matters is faith working through love.

International Standard Version

for in union with the Messiah Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision matters. What matters is faith expressed through love.

A Conservative Version

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails anything nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.

American Standard Version

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision; but faith working through love.

Amplified

For [if we are] in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but only faith activated and expressed and working through love.

An Understandable Version

For in [our relationship with] Christ neither the practice of circumcision nor refraining from its practice matters in any way; but [all that really matters is having a genuine] faith [in Christ] that causes us to work [for Him] out of a genuine love [for Him and others].

Anderson New Testament

For, in Christ Jesus, neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision, but faith that works by love.

Common New Testament

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is of any avail, but faith working through love.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for in the christian-dispensation, neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision, but an active benevolent faith.

Darby Translation

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision has any force, nor uncircumcision; but faith working through love.

Godbey New Testament

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision or uncircumcision avails anything; but faith working through divine love.

Goodspeed New Testament

For in union with Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor the want of it counts for anything, but only faith acting through love.

John Wesley New Testament

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but faith which worketh by love.

Julia Smith Translation

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision has any power, nor uncircumcision; but faith being energetic through love.

King James 2000

For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision counts for anything nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.

Modern King James verseion

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision has any strength, but faith working through love.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For in Jesus Christ, neither is circumcision anything worth, neither yet uncircumcision: but faith, which by love is mighty in operation.

Moffatt New Testament

in Christ Jesus circumcision is not valid, neither is uncircumcision, but only faith active in love.

Montgomery New Testament

because in Christ neither circumcision has any value, nor uncircumcision, but faith which works through love.

NET Bible

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision carries any weight -- the only thing that matters is faith working through love.

New Heart English Bible

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision amounts to anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.

Noyes New Testament

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision; but faith working by love.

Sawyer New Testament

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails any thing nor uncircumcision, but faith which works by love.

The Emphasized Bible

For, in Christ Jesus, neither, circumcision, availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith, through love, energising.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but faith exerting its energy by love.

Twentieth Century New Testament

If a man is in union with Christ Jesus, neither is circumcision nor the omission of it anything, but faith, working through love, is everything.

Webster

For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.

Weymouth New Testament

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is of any importance; but only faith working through love.

Williams New Testament

For in union with Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor lack of it counts for anything; but only faith that is spurred on to action by love.

World English Bible

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision amounts to anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.

Worrell New Testament

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.

Worsley New Testament

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but faith which worketh by love.

Youngs Literal Translation

for in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith through love working.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
γάρ 
Gar 
for, , not tr
Usage: 825

in
ἐν 
En 
in, by, with, among, at, on, through,
Usage: 2128

Ἰησοῦς 
Iesous 
Usage: 969

Χριστός 
christos 
Usage: 557

οὔτε 
Oute 
neither, nor, nor yet, no not, not, yet not,
Usage: 68

περιτομή 
Peritome 
Usage: 34

ἰσχύω 
Ischuo 
can , be able, avail, prevail, be whole, cannot , can do, may,
Usage: 19

any
τίς 
Tis 
Usage: 373

οὔτε 
Oute 
neither, nor, nor yet, no not, not, yet not,
Usage: 68

ἀκροβυστία 
Akrobustia 
Usage: 20

but
ἀλλά 
Alla 
but, yea, yet, nevertheless, howbeit, nay, therefore, save, not tr,
Usage: 461

πίστις 
Pistis 
Usage: 221

ἐνεργέω 
Energeo 
Usage: 21

by
διά 
Dia 
by, through, with, for, for ... sake, therefore , for this cause , because,
Usage: 527

Devotionals

Devotionals containing Galatians 5:6

Context Readings

Live In Freedom And Love One Another

5 For we through the Spirit by faith are waiting for the hope of righteousness. 6 Because in Christ Jesus, having circumcision or not having circumcision are equally of no profit; but only faith working through love. 7 You were going on well; who was the cause of your not giving ear to what is true?


Cross References

1 Corinthians 7:19

Circumcision is nothing, and its opposite is nothing, but only doing the orders of God is of value.

1 Thessalonians 1:3

Having ever in mind your work of faith and acts of love and the strength of your hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, before our God and Father;

Galatians 6:15

For having circumcision is nothing, and not having circumcision is nothing, but only a new order of existence.

Galatians 3:28

There is no Jew or Greek, servant or free, male or female: because you are all one in Jesus Christ.

Colossians 3:11

Where there is no Greek or Jew, no one with circumcision or without circumcision, no division between nations, no servant or free man: but Christ is all and in all.

1 John 3:14-20

We are conscious that we have come out of death into life because of our love for the brothers. He who has no love is still in death.

Matthew 25:31-40

But when the Son of man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, then will he be seated in his glory:

Romans 2:25-29

It is true that circumcision is of use if you keep the law, but if you go against the law it is as if you had it not.

Romans 3:29-31

Or is God the God of Jews only? is he not in the same way the God of Gentiles? Yes, of Gentiles:

2 Corinthians 5:14

For it is the love of Christ which is moving us; because we are of the opinion that if one was put to death for all, then all have undergone death;

Galatians 5:2-3

See, I Paul say to you, that if you undergo circumcision, Christ will be of no use to you.

Hebrews 11:8

By faith Abraham did as God said when he was ordered to go out into a place which was to be given to him as a heritage, and went out without knowledge of where he was going.

Hebrews 11:17-19

By faith Abraham made an offering of Isaac, when he was tested: and he with whom the agreement had been made gave up as an offering the only son of his body,

James 2:14-26

What use is it, my brothers, for a man to say that he has faith, if he does nothing? will such a faith give him salvation?

1 Peter 1:8

To whom your love is given, though you have not seen him; and the faith which you have in him, though you do not see him now, gives you joy greater than words and full of glory:

1 John 4:18-21

There is no fear in love: true love has no room for fear, because where fear is, there is pain; and he who is not free from fear is not complete in love.

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