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 ?