Galatians 5:5

“For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For we through the spirit waite for the hope of righteousnesse by faith.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

For we through the Spirit, by faith, are waiting for the hope of righteousness.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For we through the Spirit by faith wait for the hope of righteousness.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For we through the Spirit by faith are waiting for the hope of righteousness.
- Basic English Bible

For we, by [the] Spirit, on the principle of faith, await the hope of righteousness.
- Darby Bible

For we through the Spirit wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.
- Webster's Bible

*We* have not, for through the Spirit we wait with longing hope for an acceptance with God which is to come through faith.
- Weymouth Bible

For we, through the Spirit, by faith wait for the hope of righteousness.
- World English Bible

For we thoruy the spirit of bileue abiden the hope of riytfulnesse.
- Wycliffe Bible

for we by the Spirit, by faith, a hope of righteousness do wait for,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Galatians 5:5


5:5 For we - Who believe in Christ, Who are under the gospel dispensation. Through the Spirit - Without any of those carnal ordinances. Wait for - in sure confidence of attaining. The hope of righteousness - The righteousness we hope for, and full reward of it. This righteousness we receive of God through faith; and by faith we shall obtain the reward.


People's Bible Notes for Galatians 5:5


Ga 5:5 For we. We Christians, who trust in the gospel. Through the Spirit. Not through carnal ordinances, but strengthened by the Spirit. Wait for the hope of righteousness by faith. For the fulfillment of the hope which "righteousness by faith" instead of the law insures to us.

Discussion for Galatians 5

  • Douglas G Wells
    Which sprit are we go after the sprit of this earth and under. The earth or The Holy Sprit that the The God above the earth
  • 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
    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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