21 And He said to me, ‘Go! For I will send you far away (A)to the Gentiles.’

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17 (A)rescuing you (B)from the Jewish people and from the Gentiles, to whom I am sending you,

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through whom we have received grace and (A)apostleship [a]to bring about the (B)obedience of faith among (C)all the Gentiles for His name’s sake,

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Footnotes

  1. Romans 1:5 Lit for obedience

13 But I am speaking to you who are Gentiles. Inasmuch then as (A)I am an apostle of Gentiles, I magnify my ministry,

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16 to be (A)a minister of Christ Jesus to the Gentiles, ministering as a priest the (B)gospel of God, so that my (C)offering of the Gentiles may become acceptable, sanctified by the Holy Spirit.

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16 to reveal His Son in me so that I might (A)preach Him among the Gentiles, (B)I did not immediately consult with [a](C)flesh and blood,

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 1:16 I.e. human beings

But on the contrary, seeing that I had been (A)entrusted with the (B)gospel [a]to the uncircumcised, just as (C)Peter had been [b]to the circumcised (for He who effectually worked for Peter in his (D)apostleship [c]to the circumcised effectually worked for me also to the Gentiles), and recognizing (E)the grace that had been given to me, [d](F)James and (G)Cephas and John, who were (H)reputed to be (I)pillars, gave to me and (J)Barnabas the (K)right [e]hand of fellowship, so that we might (L)go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised. 10 They only asked us to remember the poor—(M)the very thing I also was eager to do.

Peter (Cephas) Opposed by Paul

11 But when (N)Cephas came to (O)Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he [f]stood condemned. 12 For prior to the coming of certain men from [g](P)James, he used to (Q)eat with the Gentiles; but when they came, he began to withdraw and hold himself aloof, (R)fearing [h]the party of the circumcision. 13 The rest of the Jews joined him in hypocrisy, with the result that even (S)Barnabas was carried away by their hypocrisy. 14 But when I saw that they (T)were not [i]straightforward about (U)the truth of the gospel, I said to (V)Cephas in the presence of all, “If you, being a Jew, (W)live like the Gentiles and not like the Jews, how is it that you compel the Gentiles to live like Jews? [j]

15 “We are (X)Jews by nature and not (Y)sinners from among the Gentiles; 16 nevertheless knowing that (Z)a man is not justified by the works of [k]the Law but through faith in Christ Jesus, even we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we may be justified by (AA)faith in Christ and not by the works of [l]the Law; since (AB)by the works of [m]the Law no [n]flesh will be justified. 17 But if, while seeking to be justified in Christ, we ourselves have also been found (AC)sinners, is Christ then a minister of sin? (AD)May it never be! 18 For if I rebuild what I have once destroyed, I (AE)prove myself to be a transgressor. 19 For through [o]the Law I (AF)died to [p]the Law, so that I might live to God. 20 I have been (AG)crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but (AH)Christ lives in me; and [q]the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in (AI)the Son of God, who (AJ)loved me and (AK)gave Himself up for me. 21 I do not nullify the grace of God, for (AL)if righteousness comes through [r]the Law, then Christ died needlessly.”

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 2:7 Lit of the uncircumcision
  2. Galatians 2:7 Lit of the circumcision
  3. Galatians 2:8 Lit of the circumcision
  4. Galatians 2:9 Or Jacob
  5. Galatians 2:9 Lit hands
  6. Galatians 2:11 Or was to be condemned; lit was one who was condemned, or, was self-condemned
  7. Galatians 2:12 Or Jacob
  8. Galatians 2:12 Or converts from the circumcised; lit those from the circumcision
  9. Galatians 2:14 Or progressing toward; lit walking straightly
  10. Galatians 2:14 Some close the direct quotation here, others extend it through v 21
  11. Galatians 2:16 Or law
  12. Galatians 2:16 Or law
  13. Galatians 2:16 Or law
  14. Galatians 2:16 Or mortal man
  15. Galatians 2:19 Or law
  16. Galatians 2:19 Or law
  17. Galatians 2:20 Or insofar as I
  18. Galatians 2:21 Or law

Paul’s Stewardship

For this reason I, Paul, (A)the prisoner of (B)Christ Jesus (C)for the sake of you (D)Gentiles—

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To me, (A)the very least of all [a]saints, this grace was given, to (B)preach to the Gentiles the unfathomable (C)riches of Christ,

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Footnotes

  1. Ephesians 3:8 Or holy ones

(A)For this I was appointed a [a]preacher and (B)an apostle ((C)I am telling the truth, I am not lying) as a teacher of (D)the Gentiles in faith and truth.

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Footnotes

  1. 1 Timothy 2:7 Or herald

17 But the Lord stood with me and (A)strengthened me, so that through me (B)the proclamation might [a]be (C)fully accomplished, and that all (D)the Gentiles might hear; and I was (E)rescued out of (F)the lion’s mouth.

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Footnotes

  1. 2 Timothy 4:17 Or be fulfilled

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