16 For all that is in the world—the lust of the flesh, (A)the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—is not of the Father but is of the world.

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16 For all that is in the world, (A)the lust of the flesh and (B)the lust of the eyes and (C)the boastful pride of life, is not from the Father, but is from the world.

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16 For all that is in the world—the lust and sensual craving of the flesh and the lust and longing of the eyes and the boastful pride of life [pretentious confidence in one’s resources or in the stability of earthly things]—these do not come from the Father, but are from the world.

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16 For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh,(A) the lust of the eyes,(B) and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.

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16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world.

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Walking in the Spirit

16 I say then: (A)Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh. 17 For (B)the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, (C)so that you do not do the things that you wish.

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16 But I say, (A)walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out (B)the desire of the flesh. 17 For (C)the desire of the flesh is against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, (D)in order to keep you from doing whatever you want.

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16 But I say, walk habitually in the [Holy] Spirit [seek Him and be responsive to His guidance], and then you will certainly not carry out the desire of the [a]sinful nature [which responds impulsively without regard for God and His precepts]. 17 For the sinful nature has its desire which is opposed to the Spirit, and the [desire of the] Spirit opposes the [b]sinful nature; for these [two, the sinful nature and the Spirit] are in direct opposition to each other [continually in conflict], so that you [as believers] do not [always] do whatever [good things] you want to do.

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 5:16 Lit flesh.
  2. Galatians 5:17 Lit flesh.

16 So I say, walk by the Spirit,(A) and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh.(B) 17 For the flesh desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh.(C) They are in conflict with each other, so that you are not to do whatever[a] you want.(D)

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 5:17 Or you do not do what

16 This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.

17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would.

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

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For those who are in accord with the flesh set their minds on (A)the things of the flesh, but those who are in accord with the Spirit, (B)the things of the Spirit.

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For those who are living according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh [which gratify the body], but those who are living according to the Spirit, [set their minds on] the things of the Spirit [His will and purpose].

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Those who live according to the flesh have their minds set on what the flesh desires;(A) but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires.(B)

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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.

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14 But (A)put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and (B)make no provision for the flesh, to fulfill its lusts.

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14 But (A)put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh (B)in regard to its lusts.

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14 But clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for [nor even think about gratifying] the flesh in regard to its improper desires.

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14 Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ,(A) and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh.[a](B)

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 13:14 In contexts like this, the Greek word for flesh (sarx) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit.

14 But put ye on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make not provision for the flesh, to fulfil the lusts thereof.

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So then, those who are in the flesh cannot please God.

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and those who are (A)in the flesh cannot please God.

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