For κατεσθίειν devour, comp. In some verses he uses these phrases in contrast to the people are “without the Law” (Rom. Galatians 5:14. or dogs to worry sheep is not strange; but for sheep to distress Navigate Directly to Passage Galatians 5:15 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓] Galatians 5:15, NIV: "If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other." (It must be that they not only disagree on the substantive issue, but the way they go about disagreeing is a problem.) Galatians 5:18. 1. They did not have to obeyall the *Jewish laws. Galatians 5:15, ESV: "But if you bite and devour one another, watch out that you are not consumed by one another." Δάκνετε καὶ κατεσθίετε, μὴ ὑπὸ ἀλλήλων ἀναλωθῆτε. Rare in N.T. 14 For all the Law is fulfilled in one word, euen in this: Thou shalt loue thy neighbour as thy selfe. (14) An exhortation to the duties of charity, by the profit that follows from it, because no men proved worse for themselves than they that hate one another. how lamentable the extraordinary number of those, of whom the one cuts off the life of the other. Galatians 5:15 - But if you bite and devour one another, take care that you are not consumed by one another. ButRomans 6:1-14 says that *sin no longer controls us. But that was not an excuse for bad behaviour. In lxx metaphorically, Micah 3:5; Habakkuk 2:7. Galatians 4:12-20 Building up People in Their Faith. that is, either beware lest each other's particular peace and Your email address will not be published. One or the other sits on the throne of your life. Galatians 5:1 "Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage." 15 But if yee bite and deuoure one another, take heed ye be not consumed one of another. Resisting the Yoke of Slavery Through his allegorical interpretation of the story of Hagar and Sarah in chapter four, Paul has argued that in Christ, God has made us children of the free woman and not the slave woman. We can choose not to dowrong things. is the cement of it, which being loosened, threatens a Chuck Smith :: Sermon Notes for Galatians 5:15 ← Back to Chuck Smith's Bio & Resources "LIFE IN THE SPIRIT" I. Galatians 5:15, “But if you bite and devour one another,” now watch this now, “take care lest you be consumed by one another.” The word “if” there is first class condition, which means “since you are.” "Being led by the Spirit (Romans 8:14) is a necessary precursor to producing the fruit of the Spirit in us.John W. Ritenbaugh The Fruit of the Spirit 16 I say then: Walk in the Spirit, and you shall not fulfill the lust of the flesh. take heed that ye be not consumed one of another; that is, either beware lest each other's particular peace and comfort be destroyed, which is oftentimes done this way, though a person's state and condition God-ward may be safe; or lest their church state should be destroyed and come to nothing, since love is the cement of it, which being loosened, threatens a dissolution; for as no civil community, either public or private, divided against itself, can stand long, so no religious one; and for want of love the Lord threatens to remove, and sometimes does remove, the candlestick out of its place. 14 For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” [] 15 If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other. lest ye be consumed one of another—consumamini; Ah! 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