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Galatians 5:13

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For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.


- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition

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Other Translations of Galatians 5:13

For brethren, ye haue beene called vnto liberty, onely vse not libertie for an occasion to the flesh, but by loue serue one another.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For you were called to freedom, brethren; only {do} not {turn} your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For ye, brethren, were called for freedom; only `use' not your freedom for an occasion to the flesh, but through love be servants one to another.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Because you, brothers, were marked out to be free; only do not make use of your free condition to give the flesh its chance, but through love be servants one to another.
- Basic English Bible

For *ye* have been called to liberty, brethren; only [do] not [turn] liberty into an opportunity to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
- Darby Bible

For, brethren, ye have been called to liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another.
- Webster's Bible

You however, brethren, were called to freedom. Only do not turn your freedom into an excuse for giving way to your lower natures; but become bondservants to one another in a spirit of love.
- Weymouth Bible

For you, brothers, were called for freedom. Only don't use your freedom for gain to the flesh, but through love be servants to one another.
- World English Bible

For, britheren, ye ben clepid in to fredom; oneli yyue ye not fredom in to occasioun of fleisch, but bi charite of spirit serue ye togidere.
- Wycliffe Bible

For ye -- to freedom ye were called, brethren, only not the freedom for an occasion to the flesh, but through the love serve ye one another,
- Youngs Literal Bible

 

Wesley's Notes for Galatians 5:13

5:13 Ye have been called to liberty - From sin and misery, as well as from the ceremonial law. Only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh - Take not occasion from hence to gratify corrupt nature. But by love serve one another - And hereby show that Christ has made you free.

 

People's Bible Notes for Galatians 5:13

Ga 5:13 Ye have been called unto liberty. The liberty of children of God. [Use not] liberty for an occasion to the flesh. Do not think that because you are free, you are free to do evil. Let not liberty becomes license. But by love serve one another. But love each other so well that there will be mutual service and helpfulness.

 

Comments for Galatians 5:13

Samuel Onyebuchi's comment on 2014-01-04 10:47:06:

I pray that, GOD will give me LOVE enough so that, I will be able to over look the mistake of others and LOVE them as CHRIST LOVED me! and in other hand; I pray that, Liberty will not be a Licenc for me to do evil or to hort others In JESUS Name Amen.

 

Cheryl. C.'s comment on 2014-01-04 09:05:31:

Praise the Lord I have been called into liberty : free from sin : but that does not give me the right to yield to my fleshly desires :my liberty is not a license to give an occasion to sin .I am called to love and serve. Praise the Lord for his Grace and Goodness !!!!!

 


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