Then after a lapse of fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking Titus also with [me];
and I went up according to revelation, and I laid before them the glad tidings which I preach among the nations, but privately a to those conspicuous [among them], lest in any way I run or had run in vain;
(but neither was Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, compelled to be circumcised;)
and [it was] on account of the false brethren brought in surreptitiously, who came in surreptitiously to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might b bring us into bondage;
to whom we yielded in subjection not even for an hour, that the truth of the glad tidings might remain with you.
But from those who were conspicuous as being somewhat -- whatsoever they were, it makes no difference to me: God does not accept man's person; for to me those who were conspicuous communicated nothing; c