Bear ye one another's burdens (allhlwn ta barh bastazete). Keep on bearing (present active imperative of bastazw, old word, used of Jesus bearing his Cross in John 19:17 . Baro means weight as in Matthew 20:12 ; 2 Corinthians 4:17 . It is when one's load (portion, verse Galatians 6:5 ) is about to press one down. Then give help in carrying it. Fulfil (anaplhrwsate). First aorist active imperative of anaplhrow, to fill up, old word, and see on Matthew 23:32 ; 1 Thessalonians 2:16 ; 1 Corinthians 14:16 . Some MSS. have future indicative (anaplhrwsete).