Galatians 3:2
Strong's Lexicon
I would like
θέλω (thelō)
Verb - Present Indicative Active - 1st Person Singular
Strong's Greek 2309: To will, wish, desire, be willing, intend, design.

to learn
μαθεῖν (mathein)
Verb - Aorist Infinitive Active
Strong's Greek 3129: Prolongation from a primary verb, another form of which, matheo, is used as an alternate in certain tenses; to learn.

just
μόνον (monon)
Adverb
Strong's Greek 3440: Alone, but, only. Neuter of monos as adverb; merely.

[one thing]
τοῦτο (touto)
Demonstrative Pronoun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3778: This; he, she, it.

from
ἀφ’ (aph’)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 575: From, away from. A primary particle; 'off, ' i.e. Away, in various senses.

you:
ὑμῶν (hymōn)
Personal / Possessive Pronoun - Genitive 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 4771: You. The person pronoun of the second person singular; thou.

Did you receive
ἐλάβετε (elabete)
Verb - Aorist Indicative Active - 2nd Person Plural
Strong's Greek 2983: (a) I receive, get, (b) I take, lay hold of.

the
τὸ (to)
Article - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 3588: The, the definite article. Including the feminine he, and the neuter to in all their inflections; the definite article; the.

Spirit
Πνεῦμα (Pneuma)
Noun - Accusative Neuter Singular
Strong's Greek 4151: Wind, breath, spirit.

by
ἐξ (ex)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

works
ἔργων (ergōn)
Noun - Genitive Neuter Plural
Strong's Greek 2041: From a primary ergo; toil; by implication, an act.

of the Law,
νόμου (nomou)
Noun - Genitive Masculine Singular
Strong's Greek 3551: From a primary nemo; law, genitive case, specially, (including the volume); also of the Gospel), or figuratively.

or
(ē)
Conjunction
Strong's Greek 2228: Or, than. A primary particle of distinction between two connected terms; disjunctive, or; comparative, than.

by
ἐξ (ex)
Preposition
Strong's Greek 1537: From out, out from among, from, suggesting from the interior outwards. A primary preposition denoting origin, from, out.

hearing
ἀκοῆς (akoēs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 189: Hearing, faculty of hearing, ear; report, rumor. From akouo; hearing.

with faith ?
πίστεως (pisteōs)
Noun - Genitive Feminine Singular
Strong's Greek 4102: Faith, belief, trust, confidence; fidelity, faithfulness.

Parallel Strong's
Holman Christian Standard Bible
I only want to learn this from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law or by hearing with faith?

New American Standard Bible
This is the only thing I want to find out from you: did you receive the Spirit by the works of the Law, or by hearing with faith?

King James Bible
This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?
Parallel Verses
New International Version
I would like to learn just one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by believing what you heard?

New Living Translation
Let me ask you this one question: Did you receive the Holy Spirit by obeying the law of Moses? Of course not! You received the Spirit because you believed the message you heard about Christ.

English Standard Version
Let me ask you only this: Did you receive the Spirit by works of the law or by hearing with faith?

New American Standard Bible
This is the only thing I want to find out from you: did you receive the Spirit by the works of the Law, or by hearing with faith?

King James Bible
This only would I learn of you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

Holman Christian Standard Bible
I only want to learn this from you: Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law or by hearing with faith?

International Standard Version
I want to learn only one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by doing the actions of the Law or by believing what you heard?

NET Bible
The only thing I want to learn from you is this: Did you receive the Spirit by doing the works of the law or by believing what you heard?

American Standard Version
This only would I learn from you. Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

English Revised Version
This only would I learn from you, Received ye the Spirit by the works of the law, or by the hearing of faith?

Young's Literal Translation
this only do I wish to learn from you -- by works of law the Spirit did ye receive, or by the hearing of faith?






Cross References
Romans 10:17
So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

1 Corinthians 9:21
To them that are without law, as without law, (being not without law to God, but under the law to Christ,) that I might gain them that are without law.

Galatians 3:3
Are ye so foolish? having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh?

Galatians 3:14
That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

Hebrews 4:2
For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it.

Hebrews 6:4
For it is impossible for those who were once enlightened, and have tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Ghost,

Galatians 1:1
Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;)

Galatians 3:1
O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?

Galatians 2:21
I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.

Galatians 2:20
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

Galatians 3:4
Have ye suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain.
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