Galatians 5:22

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But the fruit of the spirit is loue, ioy, peace, long suffering, gentlenesse, goodnesse, faith,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
- American Standard Version (1901)

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, a quiet mind, kind acts, well-doing, faith,
- Basic English Bible

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, fidelity,
- Darby Bible

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
- Webster's Bible

The Spirit, on the other hand, brings a harvest of love, joy, peace; patience towards others, kindness, benevolence;
- Weymouth Bible

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
- World English Bible

But the fruyt of the spirit is charite, ioye, pees, pacience, long abidyng,
- Wycliffe Bible

And the fruit of the Spirit is: Love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, faith,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Galatians 5:22


5:22 Love - The root of all the rest. Gentleness - Toward all men; ignorant and wicked men in particular. Goodness - The Greek word means all that is benign, soft, winning, tender, either in temper or behaviour.


People's Bible Notes for Galatians 5:22


Ga 5:22,23 But the fruit of the Spirit. The fruits named are not our fruits, but of the Spirit in us. If we bear these fruits we show that we have the Spirit. There are four groups: Love. The Christian grace which works out the whole law. Joy, peace. The normal state of the Christian. Longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness. The graces which relate to others. Temperance. Or self-control. The last fruit looks to oneself. It implies not only abstinence from injurious drinks and food, but control of the temper, the tongue, the desires, the passion for money or power.

Discussion for Galatians 5

  • Mbugua kamau
    Comment*This chapter teaches us about standing fast in liberty, having faith in love and walking in spirit because we are not under the law we who believe in christ.
  • Patricia
    What the law could not fulfill grace and mercy did. The distinction between flesh and the spirit shows us that the two cannot walk together. I thank God we are given the power through Jesus Christ Our Lord to pull off the old man (sinful nature) and walk in the newness of Life. Many times I've missed the mark but by His love and mercy He has picked me up to start over again. "Be Encouraged".
  • A WRETCH LOOKING FOR SALVATION
    Chapter 5 verse 1 , Just happened to be the verse of the day after my last relapse into drug addiction and gave me a feeling that the Lord was speaking to me . It gave me a renewed hope that this time I will finally walk the straight path that I long for . I hope that all who suffer addiction will see this and find a way to live in God's law and have peace in their lives.
  • Lilian
    Jesus already took our sins, pain, worries, our unrighteousness and curse by his blood HE ALREADY MADE EVERYTHING NEW WHEN HE DIED ON THE CROSS. Our Job now is to believe Jesus that He is the Son of God, Follow Jesus and Live like Jesus . Avoid the Old SIN AND MUST DO REPENTANCE. PRAISE HIM AND THANK HIM EVERYDAY for HE IS WORTHY. JESUS THE ONLY JEHOVAH THE PROVIDER, OUR PEACE AMEN
  • Karen
    Jesus told the woman who was saved from being stoned to death, Go and sin no more...... Hebrews 10:26 is a warning to the believer. Stop sinning or you will send yourselves to hell. Those who refuse to stop sinning because they have believed the lie that grace covers them, will one day find themselves in hell for all eternity. You are as good as your last day on earth. If you are a born again Christian and die while in the sin of adultery? You cannot enter heaven. If you are a born again Christian who dies while in the sin of telling a lie? You cannot enter heaven. If you are a born again Christian who dies of an overdose or while drunk? You will not enter heaven. The Believer in Jesus Christ is to be holy even as our heavenly Father is holy. Without holiness no one will see the LORD....... Live holy and be ye separated from this world. False teachers abound. Stop listening to a wide road false Gospel and believe the Word of God over the word of men! The path is narrow. Obey God and keep His Commandments that when the day comes you will not hear Jesus say to you, "Depart from me, ye worker of iniquity, I never knew you."
  • Paulette
    Food for taught my soul is richly bless just by reading the book of Galatians. God as been so good to all of us, for those of us that choose to follow him Paul line out it clear as to how our Christian walk is. if we just remains faithful to God word our life will never be the same.