Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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 the one who sows to his flesh [his sinful capacity, his worldliness, his disgraceful impulses] will reap from the flesh ruin and destruction, but the one 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.

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

Bearing fruit » Reaping what you sow

Bearing fruit » Those that sow to their flesh

Bearing fruit » Those that sow to the spirit

Corruption » Figurative » Of sin

Corruption » Who shall reap corruption

Deathless » Conditions of receiving » Sowing in the spirit

Eternal » Conditions of receiving » Sowing in the spirit

Everlasting » Conditions of receiving » Sowing in the spirit

Evil » Sowing » Sowing evil, on the part of the wicked

Flesh » Those that sow to their flesh

The flesh » General references to man's carnal nature

Harvest » Sins » According to the seed sown

Holy spirit » Those that sow to the spirit

Life » Conditions of receiving » Sowing in the spirit

Eternal life » Conditions of receiving » Sowing in the spirit

Eternal life » Saints » Shall reap, through the spirit

Man » Of Christ » Natural, the

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

Reaping » Illustrative of » Receiving the reward of wickedness

Reaping » Illustrative of » Receiving the reward of righteousness

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

Seed » Illustrative

Sin » Harvest of » According to the seed sown

Sins » Harvest » According to the seed sown

Sower » Figurative

Sowing » Spiritual, the blessings of

Sowing » Evil, on the part of the wicked

Sowing and reaping » Reaping, harvest of sin » Sowing, spiritual, the blessings of

Sowing and reaping » Sowing evil, on the part of the wicked

Sowing and reaping » Reaping, harvest of sin » According to the seed sown

Spiritual » Sowing » The blessings of

God, Trinity » Each person in, described as » Source of eternal life

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
For
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

his
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

Easton

Hastings

Images Galatians 6:8

Context Readings

Do Good To All People

7 Be not misled, God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows this he will also reap. 8 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. 9 And let us not be weary doing good, for in our own time we will reap, not desponding.



Cross References

James 3:18

And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace to those who make peace.

Job 4:8

According as I have seen, those who plow iniquity, and sow trouble, reap the same.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thy hand, for thou know not which shall prosper, whether this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.

Hosea 8:7

For they sow the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind. He has no standing grain. The blade shall yield no meal. If so be it yields, strangers shall swallow it up.

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy.

Proverbs 22:8

He who sows iniquity shall reap calamity, and the rod of his wrath shall fail.

Isaiah 32:20

Blessed are ye who sow beside all waters, who send forth the feet of the ox and the donkey.

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown wheat, and have reaped thorns. They have put themselves to pain, and profit nothing. And ye shall be ashamed of your fruits, because of the fierce anger of LORD.

Hosea 10:13

Ye have plowed wickedness. Ye have reaped iniquity. Ye have eaten the fruit of lies. For thou trusted in thy way, in the multitude of thy mighty men.

Matthew 19:29

And every man who has forsaken houses, or brothers, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, because of my name, will receive a hundredfold, and will inherit eternal life.

Luke 18:30

who will, no, not receive back manifold more in this time, and in the coming age eternal life.

John 4:14

but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will, no, not thirst into the age. But the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life.

John 4:36

And he who reaps receives a wage and gathers fruit for eternal life, so that both he who sows and he who reaps may rejoice together.

John 6:27

Work not for the food that perishes, but for the food that endures to eternal life, which the Son of man will give to you, for God the Father put a seal on this man.

Romans 6:13

And do not present your body-parts as instruments of unrighteousness to sin, but present yourselves to God, as living out of the dead, and your body-parts as instruments of righteousness to God,

Romans 6:21-22

What fruit therefore did ye have then, of which things ye are now ashamed? For the end of those things is death.

Romans 8:13

For if ye live according to flesh, ye are going to die, but if in spirit ye kill the deeds of the body, ye will live.

Romans 13:14

But clothe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no forethought for lusts of the flesh.

Galatians 6:7

Be not misled, God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows this he will also reap.

1 Timothy 1:16

But because of this I obtained mercy, so that in me, the foremost, Jesus Christ might show forth all longsuffering for an example of those who were going to believe in him for eternal life.

Titus 3:7

So that, having been made righteous by the grace of that man, we may become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

2 Peter 2:12

But these men, like irrational beasts of nature, having been born for capture and destruction, speaking evil at which things they do not understand, will be destroyed in their corruption,

2 Peter 2:19

promising them freedom, while they themselves are bondmen of corruption, for by what any man has been overcome, of this he has also been enslaved.

Jude 1:21

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

Revelation 22:11

Let the man doing wrong still do wrong, and let the filthy man still be filthy. And let the righteous man still do righteousness, and let the holy man still be holy.

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