Galatians 5:1-12 LEB

Live in Freedom and Love One Another

1 For freedom Christ has set us free. Stand firm, therefore, and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery.

References for Galatians 5:1

      2 Look! I, Paul, tell you that if you become circumcised, Christ will profit you nothing!
      3 And again I testify to every man who becomes circumcised, that he is under obligation to keep the whole law.
      4 You are estranged from Christ, [you] who are attempting to be justifieda by the law; you have fallen from grace.

      References for Galatians 5:4

        • ƒ 5:4 - *The present tense has been translated as conative here ("are attempting")
          5 For through the Spirit by faith we eagerly await the hope of righteousness.
          6 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision counts for anything nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.
          7 You were running well. Who hindered you from obeying the truth?
          8 This persuasion [is] not from the one who calls you!
          9 A little leaven leavens the whole batch of dough.
          10 I have confidence in you in the Lord that you will think nothing different, but the one who is confusing you {will pay the penalty}b, whoever he may be.

          References for Galatians 5:10

            • „ 5:10 - Literally "will bear the [= his] condemnation"
              11 Now, brothers, if I am still preaching circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? In that case the stumbling block of the cross has been abolished.
              12 I wish that the ones who are disturbing you would also {castrate themselves}c!

              References for Galatians 5:12

                • … 5:12 - Literally "cut themselves off"