Galatians 5:20

“Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Idolatrie, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, factions,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousies, wraths, factions, divisions, parties,
- American Standard Version (1901)

Worship of images, use of strange powers, hates, fighting, desire for what another has, angry feelings, attempts to get the better of others, divisions, false teachings,
- Basic English Bible

idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strifes, jealousies, angers, contentions, disputes, schools of opinion,
- Darby Bible

Idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance, emulations, wrath, strife, seditions, heresies,
- Webster's Bible

enmity, strife, jealousy, outbursts of passion, intrigues, dissensions, factions, envyings;
- Weymouth Bible

idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strife, jealousies, outbursts of anger, rivalries, divisions, heresies,
- World English Bible

witchecraftis, enmytees, striuyngis, indignaciouns, wraththis, chidingis, discenciouns, sectis, enuyes,
- Wycliffe Bible

idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, strifes, emulations, wraths, rivalries, dissensions, sects,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Galatians 5:20


5:20 Idolatry, witchcraft - That this means witchcraft, strictly speaking, (not poisoning,) appears from its being joined with the worship of devil - gods, and not with murder. This is frequently and solemnly forbidden in the Old Testament. To deny therefore that there is, or ever was, any such thing, is, by plain consequence, to deny the authority both of the Old and New Testament. Divisions - In domestic or civil matters. Heresies are divisions in religious communities.


People's Bible Notes for Galatians 5:20


Ga 5:20 Witchcraft. Sorcery or magic, whether a superstition or deception, was prevalent in all the ancient world. See PNT "Ac 19:19".

Discussion for Galatians 5

  • Steve morrow
    GALATIANS 5:16 THIS I SAY THEN WALK IN THE SPIRIT AND YOU SHALL NOT FULFILL THE LUST OF THE FLESH 5:25 IF WE LIVE IN THE SPIRIT LET US ALSO WALK IN THE SPIRIT EPHESIANS 4:17 THIS I SAY THEREFORE AND TESTIFY IN THE LORD THAT YOU HENCEFORTH WALK NOT AS OTHER GENTILES WALK IN THE VANITY OF THEIR MIND
  • Steve morrow
    galatians 5:7 you did run well who did hinder you that you should not obey the truth 5:8 this persuasion cometh not of HIM that calleth you 5:7 A LITTLE LEAVEN LEAVENETH THE WHOLE LUMP----2 THESSALONIANS 2:10 AND WITH ALL DECEIVABLENESS OF UNRIGHTEOUSNESS IN THEM --- THAT PERISH --- BECAUSE THEY RECEIVED NOT THE LOVE OF THE TRUTH THAT THEY MIGHT BE SAVED
  • Steve morrow
    lucy --- galatians 5:7 you did run well who did hinder you that you should not obey the truth 5:8 this persuasion cometh not of him that calleth you ( Irene ? ) titus 1:16 they profess that they know GOD but in works they deny HIM being abominable and disobedient and unto every good work reprobate --- JOHN 14:15 IF YOU LOVE ME KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS
  • CYNTHIA henderson
    I know love,meekness longsuffing goodness peace joy is God cause he love happiness he gives and keeps giving that's love even when you don't deserve it.
  • Bro. Daniel FC
    To Irene: Thanks, God bless !
  • Irene
    Isn't that a beautiful verse? Thank-you for sharing it with me and anyone else that sees it. I knew about Num. 6:24-27, and I've seen this one, but it didn't register for some reason. Have a good day, Bro. Dan ........

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