Parallel Verses

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:

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.

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

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 deceived: God is not mocked; for whatever a man shall sow, that also shall he reap. 8 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: 9 but let us not lose heart in doing good; for in due time, if we do not faint, we shall reap.



Cross References

James 3:18

But the fruit of righteousness in peace is sown for them that make peace.

Job 4:8

Even as I have seen, they that plough iniquity and sow mischief, reap the same.

Ecclesiastes 11:6

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

Hosea 8:7

For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind: it hath no stalk; should it sprout, it would yield no meal; if so be it yield, strangers shall swallow it up.

Psalm 126:5-6

They that sow in tears shall reap with rejoicing:

Proverbs 22:8

He that soweth unrighteousness shall reap iniquity, and the rod of his wrath shall have an end.

Isaiah 32:20

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

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown wheat, and they reap thorns; they have put themselves to pain, and do not profit. Be ye therefore ashamed of your revenues, because of the fierce anger of Jehovah.

Hosea 10:13

Ye have ploughed wickedness, reaped iniquity, eaten the fruit of lies; for thou didst confide in thy way, in the multitude of thy mighty men.

Matthew 19:29

And every one who has left houses, or brethren, or sisters, or father, or mother, or wife, or children, or lands, for my name's sake, shall receive a hundredfold, and shall inherit life eternal.

Luke 18:30

who shall not receive manifold more at this time, and in the coming age life eternal.

John 4:14

but whosoever drinks of the water which I shall give him shall never thirst for ever, but the water which I shall give him shall become in him a fountain of water, springing up into eternal life.

John 4:36

He that reaps receives wages and gathers fruit unto life eternal, that both he that sows and he that reaps may rejoice together.

John 6:27

Work not for the food which perishes, but for the food which abides unto life eternal, which the Son of man shall give to you; for him has the Father sealed, even God.

Romans 6:13

Neither yield your members instruments of unrighteousness to sin, but yield yourselves to God as alive from among the dead, and your members instruments of righteousness to God.

Romans 6:21-22

What fruit therefore had ye then in the things of which ye are now ashamed? for the end of them is death.

Romans 8:13

for if ye live according to flesh, ye are about to die; but if, by the Spirit, ye put to death the deeds of the body, ye shall live:

Romans 13:14

But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not take forethought for the flesh to fulfil its lusts.

Galatians 6:7

Be not deceived: God is not mocked; for whatever a man shall sow, that also shall he reap.

1 Timothy 1:16

But for this reason mercy was shewn me, that in me, the first, Jesus Christ might display the whole long-suffering, for a delineation of those about to believe on him to life eternal.

Titus 3:7

that, having been justified by his grace, we should become heirs according to the hope of eternal life.

2 Peter 2:12

But these, as natural animals without reason, made to be caught and destroyed, speaking injuriously in things they are ignorant of, shall also perish in their own corruption,

2 Peter 2:19

promising them liberty, while they themselves are slaves of corruption; for by whom a man is subdued, by him is he also brought into slavery.

Jude 1:21

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

Revelation 22:11

Let him that does unrighteously do unrighteously still; and let the filthy make himself filthy still; and let him that is righteous practise righteousness still; and he that is holy, let him be sanctified still.

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