Galatians 5
Smith's Literal Translation Par ▾ 

Freedom in Christ

1Therefore in the liberty which Christ has freed us, stand ye, and be not again held in the yoke of servitude.

2Behold, I Paul say to you, that if ye be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing. 3And again to any man circumcised, I testify, that he is debtor to do the whole law. 4Ye were neglected from Christ, whoever are justified in the law; ye have fallen from grace. 5For we in spirit by faith expect the hope of justice. 6For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision has any power, nor uncircumcision; but faith being energetic through love.

7Ye were running well; who hindered you not to obey the truth? 8The confidence not from him calling you. 9A little leaven leavens the whole mixture. 10I have trusted to you in the Lord, that ye will have nothing different in mind; and he troubling you shall bear judgment, whoever he be. 11And I, brethren, if I yet proclaim circumcision, why am I. yet driven out? therefore the offence of the cross is left unemployed. 12I would also they shall be cut off who having risen up against you.

13For ye were called to liberty brethren; only not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but through love serve ye one another. 14For all the law is completed in one word, in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. 15And if ye bite and devour one another, see ye that ye be not laid waste by one another.

Walking by the Spirit
(Ezekiel 36:16–38; Romans 8:9–11)

16And I say, Walk in Spirit, and complete not the desire of the flesh. 17For the flesh desires against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are adverse to one another: that not the things ye would, these should ye do. 18And if ye are led by the Spirit, ye are not under the law. 19And the works of the flesh are manifest, which are; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, licentiousness, 20Idolatry, charm, enmities, strifes, jealousies, wraths, intriguings, seditions, sects. 21Envyings, slaughters, drunkenness, revelries, and the like: to these which I foretell you, as I have also said before, that they doing such shall not inherit the kingdom of God. 22And the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faith, 23Meekness, temperance: against such is no law. 24And they of Christ have crucified the flesh with the passions and desires.

25If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit. 26Let us not be vainglorious, provoking one another, envying one another.

The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments; Translated Literally From The Original Tongues by Julia E. Smith

Section Headings Courtesy Berean Bible

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