1aYou foolish1Galatians, who has bewitched you, beforewhoseeyesJesusChrist2was publiclyportrayed as crucified?
2This is the onlything I want to find out from you: did you receive the Spirit by the works of bthe Law, or by c3hearing with faith?
Are you sofoolish? Having begundby the Spirit, are you nowebeing perfected by the flesh?
Did you fsuffersomanythings in vain -4ifindeed it was in vain?
5Sothen, does He who 5provides you with the Spirit and 6worksgmiraclesamong you, do it by the works of hthe Law, or by i7hearing with faith?
6jEvenso8Abraham9BELIEVEDGOD, AND IT WAS RECKONED TO HIM AS RIGHTEOUSNESS.
7Therefore, kbe sure that 10it is those who are of faithwho are 11sons of Abraham.
The Scripture, foreseeing that Godlwould justify the mGentiles by faith, preached the gospelbeforehand to Abraham, saying, "12ALL THE NATIONS WILL BE BLESSED IN YOU.
9Sothen13those who are of faith are blessed with nAbraham, the believer.
For as many as are of the works of othe Law are under a curse; for it is written, "14CURSED IS EVERYONEWHO DOES NOT ABIDE BY ALLTHINGSWRITTEN IN THE BOOK OF THE LAW, TO PERFORM11Now that 15noone is justifiedpby qthe LawbeforeGod is evident; for, "r16THE RIGHTEOUSMAN SHALL LIVE BY FAITH."
12sHowever, the Law is not tof faith; on the contrary, "17HE WHO PRACTICES THEM SHALL LIVEuBY THEM."
13Christ18redeemed us from the curse of the Law, having become a curse for us-for it is written, "19CURSED IS EVERYONE WHO HANGS ON 20A vTREE "-
in order that 21in ChristJesus the blessing of Abraham might wcome to the Gentiles, so that we 22would receive23the promise of the Spiritthroughfaith.