Galatians 5:26

“Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Let vs not be desirous of vaine glory, prouoking one another, enuying one another.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Let us not become boastful, challenging one another, envying one another.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Let us not become vainglorious, provoking one another, envying one another.
- American Standard Version (1901)

Let us not be full of self-glory, making one another angry, having envy of one another.
- Basic English Bible

Let us not become vain-glorious, provoking one another, envying one another.
- Darby Bible

Let us not be desirous of vain-glory, provoking one another, envying one another.
- Webster's Bible

Let us not become vain-glorious, challenging one another, envying one another.
- Weymouth Bible

Let's not become conceited, provoking one another, and envying one another.
- World English Bible

let us not become vain-glorious -- one another provoking, one another envying!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Galatians 5:26


5:26 Be not desirous of vain glory - Of the praise or esteem of men. They who do not carefully and closely follow the Spirit, easily slide into this: the natural effects of which are, provoking to envy them that are beneath us, and envying them that are above us.


People's Bible Notes for Galatians 5:26


Ga 5:26 Let us not be desirous of vain glory. This was probably a well-known fault of the Galatians.

Discussion for Galatians 5

  • Ray321
    Galatians 5:16 This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. my brothers and sisters in Christ, we must read and pray to walk in the Spirit of God. The Word is Jesus and He will feed us and cleanse us with His Word so we don't fall into sin. Let's Pray for one another in love so we can grow in Grace thru the Lord Jesus Christ. Amen
  • Lu2677
    Steve M. Also; Galatians 5:13-14, V.13 "For, brethren, Ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but, by love serve one another."
  • Steve morrow
    MARK 8:35 FOR WHOSOEVER WILL SAVE HIS LIFE SHALL LOSE IT BUT WHOSOEVER SHALL LOSE HIS LIFE FOR MY SAKE AND THE GOSPELS THA SAME SHALL SAVE IT ***** GALATIANS 5:19 NOW THE WORKS OF THE FLESH ARE MANIFEST WHICH ARE THESE ADULTERY FORNICATION UNCLEANNESS LACIVIOUSNESS
  • Steve morrow
    GALATIANS 5:20 IDOLATRY WITCHCRAFT HATRED --- VARIANCE --- EMULATIONS WRATH STRIFE SEDITIONS HERESIES GALATIANS 5:21 ENVYINGS MURDERS DRUNKENNESS REVELINGS AND SUCH LIKE OF THE WHICH I TELL YOU BEFORE AS I HAVE ALSO TOLD YOU IN TIME PAST THAT THEY WHICH DO SUCH THINGS SHALL NOT INHERIT THE KINGDOM OF GOD
  • 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

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