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1 Paul, an apostle (not from men, neither through man, but through Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead), 1 Paul, an apostle--sent not from men nor by man, but by Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead--
2 and all the brethren that are with me, unto the churches of Galatia: 2 and all the brothers with me, To the churches in Galatia:
3 Grace to you and peace from God the Father, and our Lord Jesus Christ, 3 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ,
4 who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us out of this present evil world, according to the will of our God and Father: 4 who gave himself for our sins to rescue us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,
5 to whom [be] the glory for ever and ever. Amen. 5 to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
6 I marvel that ye are so quickly removing from him that called you in the grace of Christ unto a different gospel; 6 I am astonished that you are so quickly deserting the one who called you by the grace of Christ and are turning to a different gospel--
7 which is not another [gospel] only there are some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ. 7 which is really no gospel at all. Evidently some people are throwing you into confusion and are trying to pervert the gospel of Christ.
8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, should preach unto you any gospel other than that which we preached unto you, let him be anathema. 8 But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach a gospel other than the one we preached to you, let him be eternally condemned!
9 As we have said before, so say I now again, if any man preacheth unto you any gospel other than that which ye received, let him be anathema. 9 As we have already said, so now I say again: If anybody is preaching to you a gospel other than what you accepted, let him be eternally condemned!
10 For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? or am I striving to please men? if I were still pleasing men, I should not be a servant of Christ. 10 Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ.
11 For I make known to you, brethren, as touching the gospel which was preached by me, that it is not after man. 11 I want you to know, brothers, that the gospel I preached is not something that man made up.
12 For neither did I receive it from man, nor was I taught it, but [it came to me] through revelation of Jesus Christ. 12 I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it; rather, I received it by revelation from Jesus Christ.
13 For ye have heard of my manner of life in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and made havoc of it: 13 For you have heard of my previous way of life in Judaism, how intensely I persecuted the church of God and tried to destroy it.
14 and I advanced in the Jews' religion beyond many of mine own age among my countrymen, being more exceedingly zealous for the traditions of my fathers. 14 I was advancing in Judaism beyond many Jews of my own age and was extremely zealous for the traditions of my fathers.
15 But when it was the good pleasure of God, who separated me, [even] from my mother's womb, and called me through his grace, 15 But when God, who set me apart from birth and called me by his grace, was pleased
16 to reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the Gentiles; straightway I conferred not with flesh and blood: 16 to reveal his Son in me so that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I did not consult any man,
17 neither went I up to Jerusalem to them that were apostles before me: but I went away into Arabia; and again I returned unto Damascus. 17 nor did I go up to Jerusalem to see those who were apostles before I was, but I went immediately into Arabia and later returned to Damascus.
18 Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to visit Cephas, and tarried with him fifteen days. 18 Then after three years, I went up to Jerusalem to get acquainted with Peter and stayed with him fifteen days.
19 But other of the apostles saw I none, save James the Lord's brother. 19 I saw none of the other apostles--only James, the Lord's brother.
20 Now touching the things which I write unto you, behold, before God, I lie not. 20 I assure you before God that what I am writing you is no lie.
21 Then I came unto the regions of Syria and Cilicia. 21 Later I went to Syria and Cilicia.
22 And I was still unknown by face unto the churches of Judaea which were in Christ: 22 I was personally unknown to the churches of Judea that are in Christ.
23 but they only heard say, He that once persecuted us now preacheth the faith of which he once made havoc; 23 They only heard the report: "The man who formerly persecuted us is now preaching the faith he once tried to destroy."
24 and they glorified God in me. 24 And they praised God because of me.