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Galatians 1:11-24

ESV 11 For I would have you know, brothers, that the gospel that was preached by me is not man's gospel. NIV 11 I want you to know, brothers, that the gospel I preached is not something that man made up. ESV 12 For I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it, but I received it through a revelation of Jesus Christ. NIV 12 I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it; rather, I received it by revelation from Jesus Christ. ESV 13 For you have heard of my former life in Judaism, how I persecuted the church of God violently and tried to destroy it. NIV 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. ESV 14 And I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my own age among my people, so extremely zealous was I for the traditions of my fathers. NIV 14 I was advancing in Judaism beyond many Jews of my own age and was extremely zealous for the traditions of my fathers. ESV 15 But when he who had set me apart before I was born, and who called me by his grace, NIV 15 But when God, who set me apart from birth and called me by his grace, was pleased ESV 16 was pleased to reveal his Son to me, in order that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with anyone; NIV 16 to reveal his Son in me so that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I did not consult any man, ESV 17 nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me, but I went away into Arabia, and returned again to Damascus. NIV 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. ESV 18 Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to visit Cephas and remained with him fifteen days. NIV 18 Then after three years, I went up to Jerusalem to get acquainted with Peter and stayed with him fifteen days. ESV 19 But I saw none of the other apostles except James the Lord's brother. NIV 19 I saw none of the other apostles--only James, the Lord's brother. ESV 20 (In what I am writing to you, before God, I do not lie!) NIV 20 I assure you before God that what I am writing you is no lie. ESV 21 Then I went into the regions of Syria and Cilicia. NIV 21 Later I went to Syria and Cilicia. ESV 22 And I was still unknown in person to the churches of Judea that are in Christ. NIV 22 I was personally unknown to the churches of Judea that are in Christ. ESV 23 They only were hearing it said, "He who used to persecute us is now preaching the faith he once tried to destroy." NIV 23 They only heard the report: "The man who formerly persecuted us is now preaching the faith he once tried to destroy." ESV 24 And they glorified God because of me. NIV 24 And they praised God because of me.