Choose a new font size and typeface

Customize your font sizeIncrease your font sizeDecrease your font sizeReturn to default font size

Choose a Bible text color
Read the Bible in blackRead the Bible in dark blueRead the Bible in blue

Customize your text type
Trebuchet MS
Times New Roman

Customize your Hebrew text type
SBL Hebrew
Times New Roman

Customize your Greek text type
Times New Roman

Close font preferences
The Blue Letter Bible

BLB Searches

Search the Bible

Search NKJV

Advanced Options

Search a pre-defined list

OR Select a range of biblical books



OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'



Advanced Options

Exact Match
Beginning of the Word
Any Part of the Word

Theological FAQs


Multi-Verse Retrieval

Search NKJV

Line-By-Line Order:
  Separate Line
  Verse Only
  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Number Delimiters:*
  No Number
  No Delimiter — 15
  Square — [15]
  Curly — {15}
  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
  Abbreviate Books
  Quotes around Verses
  Remove Square Brackets
  Sort Canonically

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'

Let's Connect


Daily Devotionals


The Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness.

Daily Bible Reading Plans


Recognizing the value of consistent reflection upon the Word of God in order to refocus one’s mind and heart upon Christ and His Gospel of peace, we provide several reading plans designed to cover the entire Bible in a year.

One-Year Plans

Two-Year Plan

Galatians 5 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

toggle collapse

Tools specific to Gal 5:1

Gal 5:1

Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free,fn and do not be entangled again with a yoke of bondage.

Tools specific to Gal 5:2

Gal 5:2

Indeed I, Paul, say to you that if you become circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing.

Tools specific to Gal 5:3

Gal 5:3

And I testify again to every man who becomes circumcised that he is a debtor to keep the whole law.

Tools specific to Gal 5:4

Gal 5:4

You have become estranged from Christ, you who attempt to be justified by law; you have fallen from grace.

Tools specific to Gal 5:5

Gal 5:5

For we through the Spirit eagerly wait for the hope of righteousness by faith.

Tools specific to Gal 5:6

Gal 5:6

For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision avails anything, but faith working through love.

Tools specific to Gal 5:7

Gal 5:7

You ran well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth?

Tools specific to Gal 5:8

Gal 5:8

This persuasion does not come from Him who calls you.

Tools specific to Gal 5:9

Gal 5:9

A little leaven leavens the whole lump.

Tools specific to Gal 5:10

Gal 5:10

I have confidence in you, in the Lord, that you will have no other mind; but he who troubles you shall bear his judgment, whoever he is.

Tools specific to Gal 5:11

Gal 5:11

And I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why do I still suffer persecution? Then the offense of the cross has ceased.

Tools specific to Gal 5:12

Gal 5:12

I could wish that those who trouble you would even cut themselves off!

Tools specific to Gal 5:13

Gal 5:13

For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

Tools specific to Gal 5:14

Gal 5:14

For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”fn

Tools specific to Gal 5:15

Gal 5:15

But if you bite and devour one another, beware lest you be consumed by one another!

Tools specific to Gal 5:16

Gal 5:16

I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh.

Tools specific to Gal 5:17

Gal 5:17

For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, so that you do not do the things that you wish.

Tools specific to Gal 5:18

Gal 5:18

But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.

Tools specific to Gal 5:19

Gal 5:19

Now the works of the flesh are evident, which are: adultery,fn fornication, uncleanness, lewdness,

Tools specific to Gal 5:20

Gal 5:20

idolatry, sorcery, hatred, contentions, jealousies, outbursts of wrath, selfish ambitions, dissensions, heresies,

Tools specific to Gal 5:21

Gal 5:21

envy, murders,fn drunkenness, revelries, and the like; of which I tell you beforehand, just as I also told you in time past, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God.

Tools specific to Gal 5:22

Gal 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

Tools specific to Gal 5:23

Gal 5:23

gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law.

Tools specific to Gal 5:24

Gal 5:24

And those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.

Tools specific to Gal 5:25

Gal 5:25

If we live in the Spirit, let us also walk in the Spirit.

Tools specific to Gal 5:26

Gal 5:26

Let us not become conceited, provoking one another, envying one another.
decorationGo to Top of Pagedecoration

NKJV Footnotes

NU-Text reads For freedom Christ has made us free; stand fast therefore.
Leviticus 19:18
NU-Text omits adultery.
NU-Text omits murders.

New King James Version, © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

The text of the New King James Version (NKJV) appearing on or deriving from this or any other web page is for personal use only. Any other use of the NKJV must be in conformity with the Quotation Policy for the New King James Version. For more information about the New King James Version, the Quotation Policy, and for inquiries about permission to use the New King James Version, go to

Search Bible
Click for Help   Click for QuickNav   Click for Advanced Search Options
Search NKJV

Search a pre-defined list

OR Select a range of biblical books



OR Custom Selection:

Use semicolons to separate groups:
'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22'

Your Bible Version is the NKJV
KJV - King James Version NKJV - New King James Version NLT - New Living Translation NIV - New International Version ESV - English Standard Version HCSB - Holman Christian Standard Bible NASB - New American Standard Bible NET - New English Translation RSV - Revised Standard Version ASV - American Standard Version YLT - Young's Literal Translation DBY - Darby Translation WEB - Webster's Bible HNV - Hebrew Names Version
RVR60 - Reina-Valera 1960VUL - Latin VulgatemGNT - Morphological Greek New TestamentTR - Textus Receptus
Go to Top There is no Go To Top button on mobile devices and tablets
Link to This PageCite This Page

Cite this page

MLA format

Note: MLA no longer requires the URL as part of their citation standard. Individual instructors or editors may still require the use of URLs.

APA format
Chicago format
Share this pageFollow the BLB

Share this page using one of these tools:




Or email this page to a friend:

Follow the Blue Letter Bible on:



Or subscribe to our Newsletter:

Printable Page
Line-By-Line Order:
  Separate Line
  Verse Only
  Reference Only
Reference Delimiters:
  None — Jhn 1:1 KJV
  Square — [Jhn 1:1 KJV]
  Curly — {Jhn 1:1 KJV}
  Parens — (Jhn 1:1 KJV)
Paragraph Order:
Number Delimiters:*
  No Number
  No Delimiter — 15
  Square — [15]
  Curly — {15}
  Parens — (15)
Other Options:
  Abbreviate Books
  Quotes around Verses
  Remove Square Brackets
Select All Verses
Clear All Verses

* 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order'



Blue Letter Bible



Email / username or password was incorrect!

Check your email for password retrieval

Enter Your
Email or Username




Why won't my login from the old site work?

Did you forget your password?

Register a new BLB account

Complete the form below to register  [?]

Error: That Email is already registered

Error: Please provide a valid Email

Error: Passwords should have at least 6 characters

Error: Passwords do not match

Error: Please provide a valid first name

Error: That username is already taken

Error: Usernames should only contain letters, numbers, dots, dashes, or underscores

Enter Your EmailUsername

First Name


[ Cancel ]


Thank you for registering. A verification email has been sent to the address you provided.

Error: That Email / Username is not registered

Enter Your Email or Username


Return to Login

Close Login
Psalm 138:2


Bible Search

Multiverse Retrieval

LexiConc Search

FAQ Search

Browse Dictionary Topics

Bible Reference

Encyclopedias / Dictionaries

Introductions to the Bible

Topical Indexes

Charts and Outlines


Maps / Images

Bible Commentaries

Text Commentaries

Audio & Video Commentaries

Theological Resources

Articles / Books

Women's Resources

Don Stewart

BLB Theological

Creeds, Catechisms, and Confessions





Digital Books

Mobile Apps for iPhone / iPad


BLB Offline CDs

Free Web Tools


Email Devotional Sign-Up

BLB Daily Promises

Day by Day by Grace

Morning and Evening

Daily Bible Reading Plan


Video Tutorials


Theological Questions

Website Support

iApp Support

Sponsorship Information

General Questions


Sowing Circle

Co-Laboring Ministries


About the BLB

Statement of Faith




Ministry FAQs


Donation Information

Contact the BLB

BLB Institute

BLB Blog

Email Newsletters



Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

©2015 Blue Letter Bible