Galatians 5:17 NIV

17 For the flesh desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh. They are in conflict with each other, so that you are not to do whatevera you want.

References for Galatians 5:17

    • z 5:17 - Or "you do not do what"

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      • a 5:13 - In contexts like this, the Greek word for "flesh" ("sarx" ) refers to the sinful state of human beings, often presented as a power in opposition to the Spirit; also in verses 16, 17, 19 and 24; and in 6:8.
      • b 5:14 - Lev. 19:18
      • c 5:17 - Or "you do not do what"