Parallel Verses

New American Standard Bible

For those who are according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.

King James Version

For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.

Holman Bible

For those whose lives are according to the flesh think about the things of the flesh, but those whose lives are according to the Spirit, about the things of the Spirit.

International Standard Version

For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit.

A Conservative Version

For those who are according to flesh think about the things of the flesh, but those according to Spirit the things of the Spirit.

American Standard Version

For they that are after the flesh mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.

Amplified

For those who are according to the flesh and are controlled by its unholy desires set their minds on and pursue those things which gratify the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit and are controlled by the desires of the Spirit set their minds on and seek those things which gratify the [Holy] Spirit.

An Understandable Version

For those people who are [controlled] by the flesh think about [i.e., desire] what the flesh wants; but those who are [controlled] by the Holy Spirit [desire] what the Holy Spirit wants.

Anderson New Testament

For those who are according to the flesh, mind the things of the flesh; but those who are according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.

Bible in Basic English

For those who are living in the way of the flesh give their minds to the things of the flesh, but those who go in the way of the Spirit, to the things of the Spirit.

Common New Testament

For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit.

Daniel Mace New Testament

for they that are sensually affected, abandon themselves to sensuality, but the spiritual pursue their spiritual entertainments.

Darby Translation

For they that are according to flesh mind the things of the flesh; and they that are according to Spirit, the things of the Spirit.

Godbey New Testament

For those being in harmony with depravity, do mind the things of depravity, and those in harmony with the Spirit, the things of the Spirit:

Goodspeed New Testament

People who are controlled by the physical think of what is physical, and people who are controlled by the spiritual think of what is spiritual.

John Wesley New Testament

They that are after the flesh, mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

For those that are according to the flesh know the things that are of the flesh; but those that are according to the Spirit, the things that are of the Spirit.

Julia Smith Translation

For they being according to the flesh mind things of the flesh; and they according to the Spirit the things of the Spirit.

King James 2000

For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.

Lexham Expanded Bible

For those who are [living] according to the flesh are intent on the things of the flesh, but those [who are living] according to the Spirit [are intent on] the things of the Spirit.

Modern King James verseion

For they who are according to the flesh mind the things of flesh, but they who are according to the Spirit the things of the Spirit.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

For they that are carnal, are carnally minded; But they that are spiritual are spiritually minded.

Moffatt New Testament

For those who follow the flesh have their interests in the flesh, and those who follow the Spirit have their interests in the Spirit.

Montgomery New Testament

For they who live after the flesh, give their attention to the things of the flesh; But they who live after the spirit, give their attention to spiritual things.

NET Bible

For those who live according to the flesh have their outlook shaped by the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit have their outlook shaped by the things of the Spirit.

New Heart English Bible

For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.

Noyes New Testament

For they who are according to the flesh have their mind on the things of the flesh; but they who are according to the Spirit, on the things of the Spirit.

Sawyer New Testament

For they who are according to the flesh mind the things of the flesh, but they who are according to the spirit the things of the spirit;

The Emphasized Bible

For, they who according to flesh have their being, the things of the flesh do prefer, but, they according to the spirit, the things of the spirit;

Thomas Haweis New Testament

For they who are after the flesh, mind the things of the flesh; but they who are after the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.

Twentieth Century New Testament

They who follow their earthly nature are earthly-minded, while they who follow the Spirit are spiritually minded.

Webster

For they that are according to the flesh, do mind the things of the flesh: but they that are according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.

Weymouth New Testament

For if men are controlled by their earthly natures, they give their minds to earthly things. If they are controlled by their spiritual natures, they give their minds to spiritual things.

Williams New Testament

For people who live by the standard set by their lower nature are usually thinking the things suggested by that nature, and people who live by the standard set by the Spirit are usually thinking the things suggested by the Spirit.

World English Bible

For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.

Worrell New Testament

For those who are according to the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but those who are according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit.

Worsley New Testament

For they who are after the flesh, mind the things of the flesh; but they who are led by the Spirit, do mind spiritual things.

Youngs Literal Translation

For those who are according to the flesh, the things of the flesh do mind; and those according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit;

Interlinear

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

ὤν οὖσα ὄν 
On 

being, when ... was, which is, that is, not tr,
which, who, the things, the son,
Usage: 128
Usage: 0

κατά 
Kata 
κατά 
Kata 
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
according to, after, against, in, by, daily , as,
Usage: 428
Usage: 428

the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

do mind
φρονέω 
Phroneo 
think, regard, mind, be minded, savour, be of the same mind Trans, be like minded ,
Usage: 27

the things



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

of the flesh
σάρξ 
Sarx 
Usage: 130

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

the Spirit
πνεῦμα 
Pneuma 
Usage: 334

References

Context Readings

Set Free From The Law Of Sin And Death

4 so that the requirement of the Law might be fulfilled in us, who do not walk according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. 5 For those who are according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who are according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit. 6 For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace,


Cross References

Galatians 5:19-25

Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality,

John 3:6

"That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

1 Corinthians 2:14

But a natural man does not accept the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually appraised.

Mark 8:33

But turning around and seeing His disciples, He rebuked Peter and said, "Get behind Me, Satan; for you are not setting your mind on God's interests, but man's."

Romans 8:9

However, you are not in the flesh but in the Spirit, if indeed the Spirit of God dwells in you But if anyone does not have the Spirit of Christ, he does not belong to Him.

Colossians 3:1-3

Therefore if you have been raised up with Christ, keep seeking the things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.

Romans 8:6-7

For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace,

Romans 8:12-14

So then, brethren, we are under obligation, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh--

1 Corinthians 15:48

As is the earthy, so also are those who are earthy; and as is the heavenly, so also are those who are heavenly.

2 Corinthians 10:3

For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war according to the flesh,

Ephesians 5:9

(for the fruit of the Light consists in all goodness and righteousness and truth),

Philippians 3:18-19

For many walk, of whom I often told you, and now tell you even weeping, that they are enemies of the cross of Christ,

2 Peter 2:10

and especially those who indulge the flesh in its corrupt desires and despise authority Daring, self-willed, they do not tremble when they revile angelic majesties,

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