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Galatians 1 CSB/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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1 Paul, an apostle-not from men or by man, but by 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 brothers who are with me: To 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 to rescue us from this present evil age, 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 forever and ever. Amen. 5 to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
6 I am amazed that you are so quickly turning away from Him who called you by the grace of Christ, [and are turning] to 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 not that there is another [gospel], but there are some who are troubling you and want to change 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 even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel other than what we have preached to you, a curse be on him! 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, I now say again: if anyone preaches to you a gospel contrary to what you received, a curse be on him! 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 trying to win the favor of people, or God? Or am I striving to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a slave 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 Now I want you to know, brothers, that the gospel preached by me is not based on a human point of view. 11 I want you to know, brothers, that the gospel I preached is not something that man made up.
12 For I did not receive it from a human source and I was not taught it, but it came by a revelation from 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 you have heard about my former way of life in Judaism: I persecuted God's church to an extreme degree and tried to destroy 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 Judaism beyond many contemporaries among my people, because I was extremely zealous for the traditions of my ancestors. 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 God, who from my mother's womb set me apart and called me by His grace, was pleased 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, so that I could preach Him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with anyone. 16 to reveal his Son in me so that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I did not consult any man,
17 I did not go up to Jerusalem to those who had become apostles before me; instead I went to Arabia and came back to 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 did go up to Jerusalem to get to know Cephas, and I stayed with him 15 days. 18 Then after three years, I went up to Jerusalem to get acquainted with Peter and stayed with him fifteen days.
19 But I didn't see any of the other apostles except James, the Lord's brother. 19 I saw none of the other apostles--only James, the Lord's brother.
20 Now in what I write to you, I'm not lying. God is my witness. 20 I assure you before God that what I am writing you is no lie.
21 Afterwards, I went to the regions of Syria and Cilicia. 21 Later I went to Syria and Cilicia.
22 I remained personally unknown to the Judean churches in Christ; 22 I was personally unknown to the churches of Judea that are in Christ.
23 they simply kept hearing: "He who formerly persecuted us now preaches the faith he once tried to destroy." 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 because of me. 24 And they praised God because of me.