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 5:5

  • Charles for verse 5
    the Spirit comes to dwell with you and latter comes to dwell in you as a believer in christs death and resurection.so you can only expirience the blessed hope of righteouness through the
    Spirit when Jesus and the Father have came to indwell you which is the hope of righteousness.

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