Galatians 2:16-21 DBY

16 but knowing that a man is not justified on the principle of works of law [nor] a but by the faith of Jesus Christ, *we* also have believed on Christ Jesus, that we might be justified on the principle of [the] faith of Christ; and not of works of law; because on the principle of works of law no flesh shall be justified.

References for Galatians 2:16

    • s 2:16 - The Greek has the sense of 'but,' with an exclusive force, which I have endeavoured to render by 'nor' in brackets: see Rom. 7.7; 14.14; 1Cor. 7.17; Gal. 1.7. We may translate perhaps, 'but only.'
      17 Now if in seeking to be justified in Christ we also have been found sinners, then [is] Christ minister of sin? Far be the thought.
      18 For if the things I have thrown down, these I build again, I constitute myself a transgressor.
      19 For *I*, through law, have died to law, that I may b live to God.

      References for Galatians 2:19

        • t 2:19 - See Note to 'might bring,' ver. 4.
          20 I am crucified with Christ, and no longer live, *I*, c but Christ lives in me; but [in] that I now live in flesh, I live by faith, the [faith] of the Son of God, who has loved me and given himself for me.

          References for Galatians 2:20

            • u 2:20 - Or 'but I live, no longer I,' &c.
              21 I do not set aside the grace of God; for if righteousness [is] by law, then Christ has died for nothing.