Galatians 1:6-16 LEB

A Different Gospel

6 I am astonished that you are turning away so quickly from the one who called you by the grace of Christ to a different gospel,

References for Galatians 1:6

      7 not that [there] is a different [gospel], except there are some who are disturbing you and wanting to distort the gospel of Christ.
      8 But even if we or an angel from heaven should proclaim a gospel to you contrary to what we proclaimed to you, let him be accursed!
      9 As we said before, and now I say again, if anyone is proclaiming a gospel [to] you contrary to what you have received, let him be accursed!
      10 For am I now making an appeal to people or [to] God? Or am I seeking to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a slave of Christ.

      Paul’s Defense of His Apostleship

      11 For I make known to you, brothers, the gospel that has been proclaimed by me, that it is not {of human origin}a.

      References for Galatians 1:11

        • b 1:11 - Literally "according to man"
          12 For neither did I receive it from man, nor was I taught [it], but [I received it] through a revelation of Jesus Christ.
          13 For you have heard about my former way of life in Judaism, that to an extraordinary degree I was persecuting the church of God, and trying to destroy it,
          14 and was progressing in Judaism beyond many contemporaries in my nation, [because]b I was a far more zealous adherent of the traditions handed down by my forefathers.

          References for Galatians 1:14

            • c 1:14 - *Here "[because]" is supplied as a component of the participle ("was") which is understood as causal
              15 But when the one who set me apartc from my mother's womb and called [me] by his grace was pleased

              References for Galatians 1:15

                • d 1:15 - Some manuscripts have "when God who set me apart"
                  16 to reveal his Son in me in order that I would proclaim the gospel [about] him among the Gentiles, immediately I did not consult with flesh and blood,