Galatians 3:2
Modern Translations
New International Version
I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by believing what you heard?

New Living Translation
Let me ask you this one question: Did you receive the Holy Spirit by obeying the law of Moses? Of course not! You received the Spirit because you believed the message you heard about Christ.

English Standard Version
Let me ask you only this: Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law or by hearing with faith?

Berean Study Bible
I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law, or by hearing with faith?

New American Standard Bible
This is the only thing I want to find out from you: did you receive the Spirit by works of the Law, or by hearing with faith?

NASB 1995
This is the only thing I want to find out from you: did you receive the Spirit by the works of the Law, or by hearing with faith?

NASB 1977
This is the only thing I want to find out from you: did you receive the Spirit by the works of the Law, or by hearing with faith?

Amplified Bible
This is all I want to ask of you: did you receive the [Holy] Spirit as the result of obeying [the requirements of] the Law, or was it the result of hearing [the message of salvation and] with faith [believing it]?

Christian Standard Bible
I only want to learn this from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law or by believing what you heard?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I only want to learn this from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law or by hearing with faith?

Contemporary English Version
I want to know only one thing. How were you given God's Spirit? Was it by obeying the Law of Moses or by hearing about Christ and having faith in him?

Good News Translation
Tell me this one thing: did you receive God's Spirit by doing what the Law requires or by hearing the gospel and believing it?

GOD'S WORD® Translation
I want to learn only one thing from you. Did you receive the Spirit by your own efforts to live according to a set of standards or by believing what you heard?

International Standard Version
I want to learn only one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by doing the actions of the Law or by believing what you heard?

NET Bible
The only thing I want to learn from you is this: Did you receive the Spirit by doing the works of the law or by believing what you heard?
Classic Translations
King James Bible
This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

New King James Version
This only I want to learn from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

King James 2000 Bible
This only would I learn of you, Received you the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

New Heart English Bible
I just want to learn this from you. Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by hearing of faith?

World English Bible
I just want to learn this from you. Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by hearing of faith?

American King James Version
This only would I learn of you, Received you the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

American Standard Version
This only would I learn from you. Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

A Faithful Version
This only I desire to learn from you: did you receive the Spirit of God by works of law, or by the hearing of faith?

Darby Bible Translation
This only I wish to learn of you, Have ye received the Spirit on the principle of works of law, or of [the] report of faith?

English Revised Version
This only would I learn from you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

Webster's Bible Translation
This only would I learn from you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

Early Modern
Geneva Bible of 1587
This only would I learne of you, Receiued ye the Spirit by the workes of the Lawe, or by the hearing of faith preached?

Bishops' Bible of 1568
This only woulde I learne of you, whether ye receaued the spirite by the deedes of the lawe, or by the hearyng of the fayth?

Coverdale Bible of 1535
This onely wolde I lerne of you: Receaued ye the sprete by the dedes of the lawe, or by the preachinge of the faith?

Tyndale Bible of 1526
This only wolde I learne of you: receaved ye the sprete by the dedes of ye lawe or els by preachinge of ye faith?
Literal Translations
Literal Standard Version
I only wish to learn this from you: did you receive the Spirit by works of the Law, or by the hearing of faith?

Berean Literal Bible
I wish only to learn this from you: Did you receive the Spirit by works of the Law or by hearing of faith?

Young's Literal Translation
this only do I wish to learn from you -- by works of law the Spirit did ye receive, or by the hearing of faith?

Smith's Literal Translation
This only wish I to learn from you, Received ye the Spirit from the works of the law, or from the hearing of faith?

Literal Emphasis Translation
Only this I wish to learn from you: Did you receive the Spirit from out of the works of law or from out of hearing faith?

Catholic Translations
Douay-Rheims Bible
This only would I learn of you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

Catholic Public Domain Version
I wish to know only this from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

Translations from Aramaic
Aramaic Bible in Plain English
This only I wish to know of you: Did you receive The Spirit by the works of The Written Law or by the hearing of faith?

Lamsa Bible
This only I want to know from you, Did you receive the Spirit through the works of the law, or through obedience to faith?

NT Translations
Anderson New Testament
This only I wish to learn of you: Did you receive the Spirit by works of law, or by the hearing of faith?

Godbey New Testament
I only wish to learn this from you, Did you receive the Spirit by works of law, or by hearing of faith?

Haweis New Testament
This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or from hearing of the faith?

Mace New Testament
this one thing I desire to know of you, did you receive the spirit by the works of the law, or by the gospel preach'd to you?

Weymouth New Testament
Answer me this one question, "Is it on the ground of your obedience to the Law that you received the Spirit, or is it because, when you heard, you believed?"

Worrell New Testament
This only do I wish to learn of you: Did ye receive the Spirit by works of law, or by the hearing of faith?

Worsley New Testament
This only would I learn of you, Did ye receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?








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