NIV: Or do you think Scripture says without reason that he jealously longs for the spirit he has caused to dwell in us?
NAS: Or do you think that the Scripture speaks to no purpose: "He jealously desires the Spirit which He has made to dwell in us"?
KJV: Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?
GWT: Do you think this passage means nothing? It says, "The Spirit that lives in us wants us to be his own."
ASV: Or think ye that the scripture speaketh in vain? Doth the spirit which he made to dwell in us long unto envying?
BBE: Or does it seem to you that it is for nothing that the holy Writings say, The spirit which God put into our hearts has a strong desire for us?
DBY: Think ye that the scripture speaks in vain? Does the Spirit which has taken his abode in us desire enviously?
DRB: Or do you think that the scripture saith in vain: To envy doth the spirit covet which dwelleth in you?
WBS: Do ye think that the scripture saith in vain, The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy?
WEB: Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, "The Spirit who lives in us yearns jealously"?
YLT: Do ye think that emptily the Writing saith, 'To envy earnestly desireth the spirit that did dwell in us,'
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