Galatians 5:1-12 NAS

Walk by the Spirit

1 1It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore 2keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a 3yoke of slavery.

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    • a 5:1 - Some authorities prefer to join with 4:31 and render "but with the freedom of the free woman Christ set us free"
      2 Behold I, 4Paul, say to you that if you receive 5circumcision, Christ will be of no benefit to you.

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      3 And I 6testify again to every man who receives 7circumcision, that he is under obligation to 8keep the whole Law.

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      4 You have been severed from Christ, you who are seeking to be justified by law; you have 9fallen from grace.

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      5 For we through the Spirit, by faith, are 10waiting for the hope of righteousness.

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        • c 5:5 - Lit "by"
        • d 5:5 - Lit "out of"
          7 You were 14running well; who hindered you from obeying the truth?

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          8 This persuasion did not come from 15Him who calls you.

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          9 16A little leaven leavens the whole lump of dough.

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          10 17I have confidence in you in the Lord that you 18will adopt no other view; but the one who is 19disturbing you will bear his judgment, whoever * he is.

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          11 But I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still 20persecuted? Then 21the stumbling block of the cross has been abolished.

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          12 I wish that 22those who are troubling you would even 23mutilate themselves.

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            • f 5:12 - Or "cut themselves off"