Galatians 6:5
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English Standard Version
For each will have to bear his own load.

King James Bible
For every man shall bear his own burden.

American Standard Version
For each man shall bear his own burden.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For every one shall bear his own burden.

English Revised Version
For each man shall bear his own burden.

Webster's Bible Translation
For every man shall bear his own burden.

Weymouth New Testament
For every man will have to carry his own load.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Bear ye one another's burdens: every man shall bear his own burden. A kind of paradox of which Paul is fond. See Philippians 2:12, Philippians 2:13; 2 Corinthians 6:8-10; 2 Corinthians 7:10; 2 Corinthians 12:10. Paul means, no one will have occasion to claim moral superiority to his neighbor, for (γὰρ) each man's self-examination will reveal infirmities enough of his own, even though they may not be the same as those of his neighbor. His own burdens will absorb his whole attention, and will leave him no time to compare himself with others.

His own burden (τὸ ἴδιον φορτίον)

For ἴδιον own, see on 1 Timothy 6:1. With φορτίον burden comp. βάρη burdens, Galatians 6:2. It is doubtful whether any different shade of meaning is intended. Originally βάρη emphasizes the weight of the burden, φορτίον simply notes the fact that it is something to be born (φέρειν), which may be either light or heavy. See Matthew 11:30; Matthew 23:4; Psalm 37:4; Luke 11:46. Comp. Acts 27:10, the lading of a ship.

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Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Isaiah 3:10,11 Say you to the righteous, that it shall be well with him: for they shall eat the fruit of their doings...

Jeremiah 17:10 I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.

Jeremiah 32:19 Great in counsel, and mighty in work: for your eyes are open on all the ways of the sons of men...

Ezekiel 18:4 Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sins, it shall die.

Matthew 16:27 For the Son of man shall come in the glory of his Father with his angels; and then he shall reward every man according to his works.

Romans 2:6-9 Who will render to every man according to his deeds...

Romans 14:10-12 But why do you judge your brother? or why do you set at nothing your brother...

1 Corinthians 3:8 Now he that plants and he that waters are one: and every man shall receive his own reward according to his own labor.

1 Corinthians 4:5 Therefore judge nothing before the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness...

2 Corinthians 5:10,11 For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ; that every one may receive the things done in his body...

Revelation 2:23 And I will kill her children with death; and all the churches shall know that I am he which searches the reins and hearts...

Revelation 20:12-15 And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; and the books were opened: and another book was opened...

Revelation 22:12 And, behold, I come quickly; and my reward is with me, to give every man according as his work shall be.

Cross References
Proverbs 9:12
If you are wise, you are wise for yourself; if you scoff, you alone will bear it.

Romans 14:12
So then each of us will give an account of himself to God.

1 Corinthians 3:8
He who plants and he who waters are one, and each will receive his wages according to his labor.

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