1a1It was for freedom that Christset us free ; therefore2keep standingfirm and do not be subjectagain to a 3yoke of slavery.
2Behold I, 4Paul, say to you that if you receive5circumcision, Christ will be of nobenefit to you.
And I 6testifyagain to everyman who receives7circumcision, that he is underobligation to 8keep the wholeLaw.
You have been severed from Christ, you whobare seeking to be justified by law ; you have 9fallen from grace.
For we cthrough the Spirit, dby faith, are 10waiting for the hope of righteousness.
For in 11ChristJesus12neithercircumcisionnoruncircumcisionmeansanything, but 13faithworkingthroughlove.
You were 14runningwell ; whohindered you from obeying the truth ?
8Thispersuasion did not come from 15Him who calls you.
916A littleleavenleavens the wholelump of dough.
1017I haveconfidenceein you in the Lord that you 18will adoptnootherview ; but the one who is 19disturbing you will bear his judgment, whoever he is.
But I, brethren, if I stillpreachcircumcision, why am I still20persecuted ? Then21the stumblingblock of the cross has been abolished.