Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

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

King James Version

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.

Holman Bible

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.

International Standard Version

The person who sows through human means will harvest decay from human means, but the person who sows in the Spirit will harvest eternal life from the Spirit.

A Conservative Version

Because he who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

American Standard Version

For he that soweth unto his own flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth unto the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap eternal life.

Amplified

For he who sows to his own flesh (lower nature, sensuality) will from the flesh reap decay and ruin and destruction, but he who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

An Understandable Version

If he engages in things to satisfy his own sinful desires, he will be [spiritually] destroyed for such conduct, but the one who engages in things to please the Holy Spirit will receive never ending life [as a result].

Anderson New Testament

For he that sows for his flesh shall from the flesh, reap corruption; but he that sows for his spirit shall from the Spirit reap life eternal.

Bible in Basic English

Because he who puts in the seed of the flesh will of the flesh get the reward of death; but he who puts in the seed of the Spirit will of the Spirit get the reward of eternal life.

Common New Testament

For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption; but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

Daniel Mace New Testament

he that soweth to his vices, shall reap the deadly fruit of his vices; but he that sows to the spirit, shall of the spirit reap everlasting life.

Darby Translation

For he that sows to his own flesh, shall reap corruption from the flesh; but he that sows to the Spirit, from the Spirit shall reap eternal life:

Godbey New Testament

because the one sowing to his own flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but the one sowing to the Spirit, shall of the Spirit reap eternal life.

Goodspeed New Testament

The man who sows to gratify his physical cravings will reap destruction from them, and the man who sows to benefit the spirit will reap eternal life from the Spirit.

John Wesley New Testament

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

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For he that sows to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption, but he that sows in the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap eternal life.

Julia Smith Translation

For he sowing to his flesh of the flesh shall reap corruption; but he sowing to the Spirit, of the Spirit shall reap eternal life.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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

Modern King James verseion

For he sowing to his flesh will reap corruption from the flesh. But he sowing to the Spirit will reap life everlasting from the Spirit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

He that soweth in his flesh, shall of the flesh reap corruption: but he that soweth in the spirit shall, of the spirit, reap life everlasting.

Moffatt New Testament

he who sows for his flesh will reap destruction from the flesh, and he who sows for the Spirit will reap life eternal from the Spirit.

Montgomery New Testament

The man who is sowing to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption; but he who is sowing to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap life eternal.

NET Bible

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

New Heart English Bible

For he who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption. But he who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

Noyes New Testament

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.

Sawyer New Testament

for he that sows for his flesh, shall of the flesh reap destruction; but he that sows for the Spirit, shall of the Spirit reap life eternal.

The Emphasized Bible

Because, he that soweth into his own flesh, out of the flesh, shall reap corruption, whereas, he that soweth into the Spirit, out of the Spirit, shall reap age-abiding life.

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For he that soweth unto his flesh, shall of the flesh reap corruption, and he that soweth to the Spirit, shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.

Twentieth Century New Testament

For he who sows the field of his earthly nature will from that earthly nature reap corruption; while he who sows the field of the spirit will from that spirit reap Immortal Life.

Webster

For he that soweth to his flesh shall from the flesh reap corruption: but he that soweth to the Spirit, shall from the Spirit reap life everlasting.

Weymouth New Testament

He who sows in the field of his lower nature, will from that nature reap destruction; but he who sows to serve the Spirit will from the Spirit reap the Life of the Ages.

Williams New Testament

The person who sows to gratify his lower nature will reap destruction from that lower nature, and the person who sows to gratify his higher nature will reap eternal life from the Spirit.

World English Bible

For he who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption. But he who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

Worrell New Testament

because 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 eternal.

Worsley New Testament

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

Youngs Literal Translation

because he who is sowing to his own flesh, of the flesh shall reap corruption; and he who is sowing to the Spirit, of the Spirit shall reap life age-during;

Themes

Carnal Mindedness » General references

Corruption » Figurative: » Of sin

Deathless » Conditions of Receiving » Sowing in the Spirit

Eternal » Life » Conditions of Receiving » Sowing in the Spirit

Everlasting » Life » Conditions of Receiving » Sowing in the Spirit

Evil » Sowing

Flesh, the » General references to man's carnal nature

Harvest » Sin's » According to the Seed Sown

Holy Spirit » General references

Immortality » General references

Life » Eternal » Conditions of Receiving » Sowing in the Spirit

Life » Everlasting » Conditions of Receiving » Sowing in the Spirit

Life » Everlasting » General references

Life, Eternal » Conditions of Receiving » Sowing in the Spirit

Life, Eternal » Saints » Shall reap, through the Spirit

Man » Natural, the

Punishment of the Wicked, the » Is the fruit of their sin

Reaping » Illustrative of » Receiving the reward of righteousness

Reaping » Illustrative of » Receiving the reward of wickedness

Seed » Sowing, illustrative of » Men's works producing a corresponding recompence

Sin » Harvest of » According to the Seed Sown

Sin's » Harvest » According to the Seed Sown

Sowing » Evil, on the part of the wicked

Sowing » Spiritual, the blessings of

Sowing and Reaping » REAPING, harvest of sin » According to the Seed Sown

Sowing and Reaping » SOWING EVIL, on the part of the wicked

Sowing and Reaping » SOWING, SPIRITUAL, the blessings of

Trinity, the » EACH PERSON IN, DESCRIBED AS » Source of eternal life

Wicked » Punishment of: » General references

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
ὅτι 
Hoti 
Usage: 764

he that

which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 0

σπείρω 
Speiro 
Usage: 15

to
εἰς 
Eis 
εἰς 
Eis 
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
into, to, unto, for, in, on, toward, against,
Usage: 1267
Usage: 1267

ἑαυτοῦ 
heautou 
Usage: 249

σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

θερίδω 
therizo 
θερίδω 
therizo 
Usage: 11
Usage: 11

of
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
ἐκ ἐξ 
Ek 
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
of, from, out of, by, on, with,
Usage: 709
Usage: 709

the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

θερίδω 
therizo 
θερίδω 
therizo 
Usage: 11
Usage: 11

φθορά 
Phthora 
Usage: 9

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

σπείρω 
Speiro 
Usage: 15

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334
Usage: 334

ζωή 
Zoe 
Usage: 88

References

Images Galatians 6:8

Context Readings

Do Good To All People

7 Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap. 8 For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life. 9 Let us not lose heart in doing good, for in due time we will reap if we do not grow weary.



Cross References

James 3:18

And the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.

Job 4:8

"According to what I have seen, those who plow iniquity And those who sow trouble harvest it.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

Sow your seed in the morning and do not be idle in the evening, for you do not know whether morning or evening sowing will succeed, or whether both of them alike will be good.

Hosea 8:7

For they sow the wind And they reap the whirlwind The standing grain has no heads; It yields no grain. Should it yield, strangers would swallow it up.

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who sow in tears shall reap with joyful shouting.

Proverbs 22:8

He who sows iniquity will reap vanity, And the rod of his fury will perish.

Isaiah 32:20

How blessed will you be, you who sow beside all waters, Who let out freely the ox and the donkey.

Jeremiah 12:13

"They have sown wheat and have reaped thorns, They have strained themselves to no profit But be ashamed of your harvest Because of the fierce anger of the LORD."

Hosea 10:13

You have plowed wickedness, you have reaped injustice, You have eaten the fruit of lies Because you have trusted in your way, in your numerous warriors,

Matthew 19:29

"And everyone who has left houses or brothers or sisters or father or mother or children or farms for My name's sake, will receive many times as much, and will inherit eternal life.

Luke 18:30

who will not receive many times as much at this time and in the age to come, eternal life."

John 4:14

but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him shall never thirst; but the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life."

John 4:36

"Already he who reaps is receiving wages and is gathering fruit for life eternal; so that he who sows and he who reaps may rejoice together.

John 6:27

"Do not work for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to eternal life, which the Son of Man will give to you, for on Him the Father, God, has set His seal."

Romans 6:13

and do not go on presenting the members of your body to sin as instruments of unrighteousness; but present yourselves to God as those alive from the dead, and your members as instruments of righteousness to God.

Romans 6:21-22

Therefore what benefit were you then deriving from the things of which you are now ashamed? For the outcome of those things is death.

Romans 8:13

for if you are living according to the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you are putting to death the deeds of the body, you will live.

Romans 13:14

But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts.

Galatians 6:7

Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.

1 Timothy 1:16

Yet for this reason I found mercy, so that in me as the foremost, Jesus Christ might demonstrate His perfect patience as an example for those who would believe in Him for eternal life.

Titus 3:7

so that being justified by His grace we would be made heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

2 Peter 2:12

But these, like unreasoning animals, born as creatures of instinct to be captured and killed, reviling where they have no knowledge, will in the destruction of those creatures also be destroyed,

2 Peter 2:19

promising them freedom while they themselves are slaves of corruption; for by what a man is overcome, by this he is enslaved.

Jude 1:21

keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting anxiously for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to eternal life.

Revelation 22:11

"Let the one who does wrong, still do wrong; and the one who is filthy, still be filthy; and let the one who is righteous, still practice righteousness; and the one who is holy, still keep himself holy."



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