New International Version
Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows.
King James Bible
Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
Darby Bible Translation
Be not deceived: God is not mocked; for whatever a man shall sow, that also shall he reap.
World English Bible
Don't be deceived. God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.
Young's Literal Translation
Be not led astray; God is not mocked; for what a man may sow -- that also he shall reap,
Galatians 6:7 Parallel
CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
Be not deceived - Neither deceive yourselves, nor permit yourselves to be deceived by others. He seems to refer to the Judaizing teachers.
God is not mocked - Ye cannot deceive him, and he will not permit you to mock him with pretended instead of real services.
Whatsoever a man soweth - Whatsoever kind of grain a man sows in his field, of that shall he reap; for no other species of grain can proceed from that which is sown. Darnel will not produce wheat, nor wheat, darnel.
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LibrarySeptember 19. "In Due Season we Shall Reap if we Faint Not" (Gal. vi. 9).
"In due season we shall reap if we faint not" (Gal. vi. 9). If the least of us could only anticipate the eternal issues that will probably spring from the humblest services of faith, we should only count our sacrifices and labors unspeakable heritages of honor and opportunity, and would cease to speak of trials and sacrifices for God. The smallest grain of faith is a deathless and incorruptible germ, which will yet plant the heavens and cover the earth with harvests of imperishable glory. Lift up …
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As I have observed, those who plow evil and those who sow trouble reap it.
Would it turn out well if he examined you? Could you deceive him as you might deceive a mortal?
But you have planted wickedness, you have reaped evil, you have eaten the fruit of deception. Because you have depended on your own strength and on your many warriors,
1 Corinthians 6:9
Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor men who have sex with men
2 Corinthians 9:6
Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.
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