Galatians 3:27

“For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For as many of you as haue bene baptized into Christ, haue put on Christ.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ did put on Christ.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For all those of you who were given baptism into Christ did put on Christ.
- Basic English Bible

For ye, as many as have been baptised unto Christ, have put on Christ.
- Darby Bible

For as many of you as have been baptized into Christ, have put on Christ.
- Webster's Bible

for all of you who have been baptized into Christ, have clothed yourselves with Christ.
- Weymouth Bible

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
- World English Bible

For alle ye that ben baptisid, ben clothid with Crist.
- Wycliffe Bible

for as many as to Christ were baptized did put on Christ;
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Galatians 3:27


3:27 For as many of you as have testified your faith by being baptized in the name of Christ, have put on Christ - Have received him as your righteousness, and are therefore sons of God through him.


People's Bible Notes for Galatians 3:27


Ga 3:27 For. He now shows how their faith acted to bring them into Christ. As Dr. Schaff says, "Faith always implies surrender". Faith leads to obedience. The believer is baptized into Christ, and being found in him has put on Christ. Being in Christ, a member of his body, a part of the Son, the believer becomes a child of God. Compare Ro 6:3 1Co 10:2 Mt 28:19. Schaff, in loco, says: ``The baptized is surrounded by Christ and covered by his merits. . . . The figure of putting on Christ as a new dress afterwards gave rise to the custom of wearing white baptismal garments.''

Discussion for Galatians 3:27

  • Water baptism pictures Spirit baptism. When you believe in Jesus for salvation, Spirit baptism occurs as a matter of fact. Spirit baptism is immersion into Christ, thus clothing you with Christ Gal. 3 26 27 . The fact of this provision allows for the function of the life of faith disciples indeed that accesses the power of the Spirit. Cr. John Van Gelderen RevivalFocus Back to the Basics

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