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Galatians 2:1-8 (New American Standard)

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The Council at Jerusalem

1 Then after an interval of fourteen years I 1went up again to Jerusalem with 2Barnabas, taking 3Titus along also. 2 aIt was because of a 4revelation that I went up; and I submitted to them the 5gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but I did so in private to those who were of reputation, for fear that I might be 6running, or had run, in vain. 3 But not even 7Titus, who was with me, though he was a Greek, was 8compelled to be circumcised. 4 But it was because of the 9false brethren secretly brought in, who 10had sneaked in to spy out our 11liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, in order to 12bring us into bondage. 5 But we did not yield in subjection to them for even an hour, so that 13the truth of the gospel would remain with you. 6 But from those who bwere of high 14reputation (what they were makes no difference to me; 15God cshows no partiality )-well, those who were of reputation contributed nothing to me. 7 But on the contrary, seeing that I had been 16entrusted with the 17gospel dto the uncircumcised, just as 18Peter had been eto the circumcised 8 (for He who effectually worked for Peter in his 19apostleship fto the circumcised effectually worked for me also to the Gentiles ),
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