Galatians 5:7

“Ye did run well; who did hinder you that ye should not obey the truth?”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

Ye did run well; who did hinder you, that ye should not obey the trueth?
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

You were running well; who hindered you from obeying the truth?
- New American Standard Version (1995)

Ye were running well; who hindered you that ye should not obey the truth?
- American Standard Version (1901)

You were going on well; who was the cause of your not giving ear to what is true?
- Basic English Bible

Ye ran well; who has stopped you that ye should not obey the truth?
- Darby Bible

Ye did run well, who hindered you that ye should not obey the truth?
- Webster's Bible

You were running the race nobly! Who has interfered and caused you to swerve from the truth?
- Weymouth Bible

You were running well! Who interfered with you that you should not obey the truth?
- World English Bible

Ye runnen wel; who lettide you that ye obeyede not to treuthe?
- Wycliffe Bible

Ye were running well; who did hinder you -- not to obey the truth?
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Galatians 5:7


5:7 Ye did run well - In the race of faith. Who hath hindered you in your course, that ye should not still obey the truth?


People's Bible Notes for Galatians 5:7


Ga 5:7 Ye did run well. A figure from the Grecian games. Compare Ga 2:2 1Co 9:24 Heb 12:1. Who did hinder you that ye should not obey the truth? So as to stop your running. They had ceased to run by turning from the truth.

Discussion for Galatians 5

  • Steve morrow
    --- ALSO --- EPHESIANS 5:9 FOR THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS IN ALL GOODNESS AND RIGHTEOUSNESS AND TRUTH --- PROVERBS 8:8 ALL THE WORDS OF --MY MOUTH-- ARE IN RIGHTEOUSNESS THERE IS NOTHING FROWARD OR PERVERSE IN THEM --- PROVERBS 12:17 HE THAT SPEAKETH TRUTH SHOWETH FORTH RIGHTEOUSNESS BUT A FALSE WITNESS DECEIT
  • Peter A. Okebukola
    Galatians 5:22 Fruits of the spirit are love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, Meekness, temperance.
  • 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
  • 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

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