Galatians 6:12 DBY

12 As many as desire to have a fair appearance in [the] flesh, these compel you to be circumcised, only that they may not be persecuted because of the cross of Christ.

References for Galatians 6:12

    • h 6:12 - Or 'through.'

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      • a 6:1 - As 'mending,' Matt. 4.21: see Note g, 1Cor. 1.10.
      • b 6:2 - 'Bear' is in the present tense, 'fulfil' in the aorist: 'thus have it fulfilled:' see Rom. 6.13.
      • c 6:2 - Or 'Christ,' but the article is better here in English. The expression alludes to their fondness for law.
      • d 6:4 - Or 'in respect to.'
      • e 6:5 - The words for 'burden' in vers. 2 and 5 are different; ver. 2 is the same as Matt. 20.12; ver. 5 as Matt. 11.30.
      • f 6:10 - This supposes more positive activity of service than 'doing good,' in ver. 9, which is the character of conduct. 'Let us do good' here is the service and labour in which it is shown.
      • g 6:11 - Or perhaps 'in what large letters.' It was long for the apostle to write with his own hand, as he generally dictated to another.
      • h 6:12 - Or 'through.'
      • i 6:14 - Or 'through which.'
      • j 6:16 - See Note, ch. 5.25.