|English Standard Version (© 2001)|
For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit.
King James Bible
For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.
American Standard Version
For they that are after the flesh mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.
Young's Literal Translation
For those who are according to the flesh, the things of the flesh do mind; and those according to the Spirit, the things of the Spirit;
Romans 8:5 Additional TranslationsVincent's Word Studies
They that are (οἱ ὄντες)
Wider in meaning than walk, which expresses the manifestation of the condition expressed by are.
Do mind (φρονοῦσιν)
The verb primarily means to have understanding; then to feel or think (1 Corinthians 13:11); to have an opinion (Romans 12:3). Hence to judge (Acts 28:22; Galatians 5:10; Philippians 3:15). To direct the mind to something, and so to seek or strive for (Matthew 16:23, note; Philippians 3:19; Colossians 3:2). So here. The object of their thinking and striving is fleshly.
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Galatians 5:17 For the desires of the flesh are against the Spirit, and the desires of the Spirit are against the flesh, for these are opposed to each other, to keep you from doing the things you want to do.
Galatians 5:19 Now the works of the flesh are evident: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality,
Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
Philippians 3:19 Their end is destruction, their god is their belly, and they glory in their shame, with minds set on earthly things.