The Bible in Its Traditions

Galatians 5:16–26

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16  I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall by no means fulfill the lust of the flesh.

16  But I say, walk by the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.

16  So then, I say: Walk in the spirit, and you will not fulfill the desires of the flesh.

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17  For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these things oppose each other, so that you do not do the things that you wish.

17  For the flesh desires against the spirit, and the spirit against the flesh. And since these are against one another, you may not do whatever you want.

17  For the flesh craves that which is harmful to the Spirit, and the Spirit opposes the things of the flesh: and the two are contrary to one another, so that you are unable to do whatever you please.

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18  But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.

19  Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are: adultery, fornication, immorality, lewdness,

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20  idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, factions,

20  the serving of idols, drug use, hostility, contentiousness, jealousy, wrath, quarrels, dissensions, divisions,

20  Idolatry, witchcraft, enmity, strife, jealousy, anger, stubbornness, seditions, heresies,

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21  envies, murders, drinking bouts, revelries, and the like; which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

21  envyings, drunkenness, revellings, and such like; of which I forewarn you, even as I did forewarn you, that they who practise such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.

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22  But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

22  But the fruits of the Spirit are love, joy, peace, patience, gentleness, goodness, faith,

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23  gentleness, self-control-against such things there is no law.

23  meekness, self-control; against such there is no law.

23  meekness, faith, modesty, abstinence, chastity. There is no law against such things.

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24  And those who are Christ's have crucified the flesh with its passions and lusts.

24  And they that are of Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with the passions and the lusts thereof.

24  For those who are Christ’s have crucified their flesh, along with its vices and desires.

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25  If we live by the Spirit, let us also walk by the Spirit.

25  Let us therefore live in the Spirit, and surrender to the Spirit.

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26  Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.