Galatians 1:13-17 KJV/NIV - Online Parallel Bible

 
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13 For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted 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 profited in the Jews' religion above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of 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 pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by 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 heathen; immediately 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 which were apostles before me; but I went into Arabia, and returned again 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.