Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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

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 Stop being deceived; God is not to be ridiculed. A person harvests whatever he plants: 8 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. 9 Let's not get tired of doing what is good, for at the right time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.



Cross References

James 3:18

And a harvest of righteousness is grown from the seed of peace planted by peacemakers.

Job 4:8

It's been my experience that those who plow the soil of iniquity and those who sow the seed of trouble will reap their harvest!

Ecclesiastes 11:6

Sow your seed in the morning, and don't stop working until evening, since you don't know which of your endeavors will do well, whether this one or that, or even if both will do equally well.

Hosea 8:7

"Because they sow the wind, they will reap the wind storm. The plant has no stalk and its bud yields no grain. Even if there's a harvest, foreigners will gobble it up.

Psalm 126:5-6

Those who weep while they plant will sing for joy while they harvest.

Proverbs 22:8

Whoever sows wickedness reaps trouble, and the anger he uses for a weapon will be destroyed.

Isaiah 32:20

How happy you will be, sowing your seed beside every stream, and letting your cattle and donkeys range freely!"

Jeremiah 12:13

They have sown wheat, but they have harvested thorns. They have tired themselves out, but they don't show a profit. Now be disappointed about your harvest because of the fierce anger of the LORD.

Hosea 10:13

You have plowed evil; you have reaped unrighteousness; you have eaten the fruit of hypocrisy; because you trusted in your own direction, and in the number of your mighty forces.

Matthew 19:29

In fact, everyone who has left his homes, brothers, sisters, father, mother, children, or fields because of my name will receive a hundred times as much and will inherit eternal life.

Luke 18:30

who will not receive many times as much in this world, as well as eternal life in the age to come."

John 4:14

But whoever drinks the water that I will give him will never become thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become a well of water for him, springing up to eternal life."

John 4:36

The one who harvests is already receiving his wages and gathering a crop for eternal life, so that the one who sows and the one who harvests may rejoice together.

John 6:27

Do not work for food that perishes but for food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set his seal on him."

Romans 6:13

Stop offering the parts of your body to sin as instruments of unrighteousness. Instead, offer yourselves to God as people who have been brought from death to life and the parts of your body as instruments of righteousness to God.

Romans 6:21-22

What benefit did you get from doing those things you are now ashamed of? For those things resulted in death.

Romans 8:13

For if you live according to human nature, you are going to die, but if by the Spirit you continuously put to death the activities of the body, you will live.

Romans 13:14

Instead, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus, the Messiah, and do not obey your flesh and its desires.

Galatians 6:7

Stop being deceived; God is not to be ridiculed. A person harvests whatever he plants:

1 Timothy 1:16

I am the worst of them. But for that very reason I received mercy, so that in me, as the worst sinner, the Messiah Jesus might demonstrate all of his patience as an example for those who would believe in him for eternal life.

Titus 3:7

And so, made heirs by his own grace, eternal life we now embrace.

2 Peter 2:12

These people, like irrational animals, are mere creatures of instinct that are born to be caught and killed. They insult what they don't understand, and like animals they, too, will be destroyed,

2 Peter 2:19

Promising them freedom, they themselves are slaves to depravity, for a person is a slave to whatever conquers him.

Jude 1:21

Remain in God's love as you look for the mercy of our Lord Jesus the Messiah, which brings eternal life.

Revelation 22:11

Let the one who does what is evil continue to do what is evil. Let the filthy person continue to be filthy. Let the righteous person continue to do what is right. And let the holy person continue to be holy."

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