17For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, that you may not do the things that you desire.
For
StrongsID:
g1063
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
γάρ
Transliteration:
gár
Pronounciation:
gar
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle; properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles):--and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
the
flesh
StrongsID:
g4561
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
σάρξ
Transliteration:
sárx
Pronounciation:
sarx
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
probably from the base of σαρόω; flesh (as stripped of the skin), i.e. (strictly) the meat of an animal (as food), or (by extension) the body (as opposed to the soul (or spirit), or as the symbol of what is external, or as the means of kindred), or (by implication) human nature (with its frailties (physically or morally) and passions), or (specially), a human being (as such):--carnal(-ly, + -ly minded), flesh(-ly).
lusteth
StrongsID:
g1937
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἐπιθυμέω
Transliteration:
epithyméō
Pronounciation:
ep-ee-thoo-meh'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from ἐπί and θυμός; to set the heart upon, i.e. long for (rightfully or otherwise):--covet, desire, would fain, lust (after).
against
StrongsID:
g2596
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
κατά
Transliteration:
katá
Pronounciation:
kat-ah'
Part of Speech:
Preposition
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle; (prepositionally) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined):--about, according as (to), after, against, (when they were) X alone, among, and, X apart, (even, like) as (concerning, pertaining to touching), X aside, at, before, beyond, by, to the charge of, (charita-)bly, concerning, + covered, (dai-)ly, down, every, (+ far more) exceeding, X more excellent, for, from … to, godly, in(-asmuch, divers, every, -to, respect of), … by, after the manner of, + by any means, beyond (out of) measure, X mightily, more, X natural, of (up-)on (X part), out (of every), over against, (+ your) X own, + particularly, so, through(-oughout, -oughout every), thus, (un-)to(-gether, -ward), X uttermost, where(-by), with. In composition it retains many of these applications, and frequently denotes opposition, distribution, or intensity.
the
Spirit
StrongsID:
g4151
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
πνεῦμα
Transliteration:
pneûma
Pronounciation:
pnyoo'-mah
Part of Speech:
Noun Neuter
Strongs Glossary:
from πνέω; a current of air, i.e. breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively, a spirit, i.e. (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, demon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy Spirit:--ghost, life, spirit(-ual, -ually), mind. Compare ψυχή.
and
StrongsID:
g1161
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
δέ
Transliteration:
Pronounciation:
deh
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.:--also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
the
Spirit
StrongsID:
g4151
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
πνεῦμα
Transliteration:
pneûma
Pronounciation:
pnyoo'-mah
Part of Speech:
Noun Neuter
Strongs Glossary:
from πνέω; a current of air, i.e. breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively, a spirit, i.e. (human) the rational soul, (by implication) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, demon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy Spirit:--ghost, life, spirit(-ual, -ually), mind. Compare ψυχή.
against
StrongsID:
g2596
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
κατά
Transliteration:
katá
Pronounciation:
kat-ah'
Part of Speech:
Preposition
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle; (prepositionally) down (in place or time), in varied relations (according to the case (genitive, dative or accusative) with which it is joined):--about, according as (to), after, against, (when they were) X alone, among, and, X apart, (even, like) as (concerning, pertaining to touching), X aside, at, before, beyond, by, to the charge of, (charita-)bly, concerning, + covered, (dai-)ly, down, every, (+ far more) exceeding, X more excellent, for, from … to, godly, in(-asmuch, divers, every, -to, respect of), … by, after the manner of, + by any means, beyond (out of) measure, X mightily, more, X natural, of (up-)on (X part), out (of every), over against, (+ your) X own, + particularly, so, through(-oughout, -oughout every), thus, (un-)to(-gether, -ward), X uttermost, where(-by), with. In composition it retains many of these applications, and frequently denotes opposition, distribution, or intensity.
the
flesh
StrongsID:
g4561
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
σάρξ
Transliteration:
sárx
Pronounciation:
sarx
Part of Speech:
Noun Feminine
Strongs Glossary:
probably from the base of σαρόω; flesh (as stripped of the skin), i.e. (strictly) the meat of an animal (as food), or (by extension) the body (as opposed to the soul (or spirit), or as the symbol of what is external, or as the means of kindred), or (by implication) human nature (with its frailties (physically or morally) and passions), or (specially), a human being (as such):--carnal(-ly, + -ly minded), flesh(-ly).
and
StrongsID:
g1161
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
δέ
Transliteration:
Pronounciation:
deh
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle (adversative or continuative); but, and, etc.:--also, and, but, moreover, now (often unexpressed in English).
these
StrongsID:
g5023
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ταῦτα
Transliteration:
taûta
Pronounciation:
tow'-tah
Part of Speech:
Strongs Glossary:
nominative or accusative case neuter plural of οὗτος; these things:--+ afterward, follow, + hereafter, X him, the same, so, such, that, then, these, they, this, those, thus.
are
contrary
StrongsID:
g480
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἀντίκειμαι
Transliteration:
antíkeimai
Pronounciation:
an-tik'-i-mahee
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
from ἀντί and κεῖμαι; to lie opposite, i.e. be adverse (figuratively, repugnant) to:--adversary, be contrary, oppose.
the
one
to
the
other
StrongsID:
g240
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἀλλήλων
Transliteration:
allḗlōn
Pronounciation:
al-lay'-lone
Part of Speech:
Reciprocal Pronoun
Strongs Glossary:
Genitive plural from ἄλλος reduplicated; one another:--each other, mutual, one another, (the other), (them-, your-)selves, (selves) together (sometimes with μετά or πρός).
so
that
StrongsID:
g2443
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἵνα
Transliteration:
hína
Pronounciation:
hin'-ah
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
probably from the same as the former part of ἑαυτοῦ (through the demonstrative idea; compare ὁ); in order that (denoting the purpose or the result):--albeit, because, to the intent (that), lest, so as, (so) that, (for) to. Compare ἵνα μή.
ye
cannot
StrongsID:
g3363
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἵνα μή
Transliteration:
hína mḗ
Pronounciation:
hin'-ah may
Part of Speech:
Conjunction
Strongs Glossary:
i.e. ἵνα and μή; in order (or so) that not:--albeit not, lest, that, no(-t, (-thing)).
do
StrongsID:
g4160
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ποιέω
Transliteration:
poiéō
Pronounciation:
poy-eh'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
apparently a prolonged form of an obsolete primary; to make or do (in a very wide application, more or less direct):--abide, + agree, appoint, X avenge, + band together, be, bear, + bewray, bring (forth), cast out, cause, commit, + content, continue, deal, + without any delay, (would) do(-ing), execute, exercise, fulfil, gain, give, have, hold, X journeying, keep, + lay wait, + lighten the ship, make, X mean, + none of these things move me, observe, ordain, perform, provide, + have purged, purpose, put, + raising up, X secure, shew, X shoot out, spend, take, tarry, + transgress the law, work, yield. Compare πράσσω.
the
things
StrongsID:
g5023
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ταῦτα
Transliteration:
taûta
Pronounciation:
tow'-tah
Part of Speech:
Strongs Glossary:
nominative or accusative case neuter plural of οὗτος; these things:--+ afterward, follow, + hereafter, X him, the same, so, such, that, then, these, they, this, those, thus.
that
StrongsID:
g302
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ἄν
Transliteration:
án
Pronounciation:
an
Part of Speech:
Particle, Disjunctive Particle
Strongs Glossary:
a primary particle, denoting a supposition, wish, possibility or uncertainty:--(what-, where-, wither-, who-)soever. Usually unexpressed except by the subjunctive or potential mood. Also contracted for ἐάν.
ye
StrongsID:
g3739
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
ὅς
Transliteration:
hós
Pronounciation:
ho
Part of Speech:
Relative Pronoun
Strongs Glossary:
probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article ὁ); the relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that:--one, (an-, the) other, some, that, what, which, who(-m, -se), etc. See also οὗ.
would
StrongsID:
g2309
Language:
Greek
Lemma:
θέλω
Transliteration:
thélō
Pronounciation:
eth-el-eh'-o
Part of Speech:
Verb
Strongs Glossary:
apparently strengthened from the alternate form of αἱρέομαι; to determine (as an active option from subjective impulse; whereas βούλομαι properly denotes rather a passive acquiescence in objective considerations), i.e. choose or prefer (literally or figuratively); by implication, to wish, i.e. be inclined to (sometimes adverbially, gladly); impersonally for the future tense, to be about to; by Hebraism, to delight in:--desire, be disposed (forward), intend, list, love, mean, please, have rather, (be) will (have, -ling, - ling(-ly)).