Parallel Bible results for Galatians 2

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Galatians 2

CSB 1 Then after 14 years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking Titus along also. NIV 1 Then after fourteen years, I went up again to Jerusalem, this time with Barnabas. I took Titus along also. CSB 2 I went up because of a revelation and presented to them the gospel I preach among the Gentiles-but privately to those recognized [as leaders]-so that I might not be running, or have run, in vain. NIV 2 I went in response to a revelation and, meeting privately with those esteemed as leaders, I presented to them the gospel that I preach among the Gentiles. I wanted to be sure I was not running and had not been running my race in vain. CSB 3 But not even Titus who was with me, though he was a Greek, was compelled to be circumcised. NIV 3 Yet not even Titus, who was with me, was compelled to be circumcised, even though he was a Greek. CSB 4 [This issue arose] because of false brothers smuggled in, who came in secretly to spy on our freedom that we have in Christ Jesus, in order to enslave us. NIV 4 This matter arose because some false believers had infiltrated our ranks to spy on the freedom we have in Christ Jesus and to make us slaves. CSB 5 But we did not yield in submission to these people for even an hour, so that the truth of the gospel would remain for you. NIV 5 We did not give in to them for a moment, so that the truth of the gospel might be preserved for you. CSB 6 But from those recognized as important (what they really were makes no difference to me; God does not show favoritism)-those recognized as important added nothing to me. NIV 6 As for those who were held in high esteem—whatever they were makes no difference to me; God does not show favoritism—they added nothing to my message. CSB 7 On the contrary, they saw that I had been entrusted with the gospel for the uncircumcised, just as Peter was for the circumcised. NIV 7 On the contrary, they recognized that I had been entrusted with the task of preaching the gospel to the uncircumcised, just as Peter had been to the circumcised. CSB 8 For He who was at work with Peter in the apostleship to the circumcised was also at work with me among the Gentiles. NIV 8 For God, who was at work in Peter as an apostle to the circumcised, was also at work in me as an apostle to the Gentiles. CSB 9 When James, Cephas, and John, recognized as pillars, acknowledged the grace that had been given to me, they gave the right hand of fellowship to me and Barnabas, [agreeing] that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised. NIV 9 James, Cephas and John, those esteemed as pillars, gave me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship when they recognized the grace given to me. They agreed that we should go to the Gentiles, and they to the circumcised. CSB 10 [They asked] only that we would remember the poor, which I made every effort to do. NIV 10 All they asked was that we should continue to remember the poor, the very thing I had been eager to do all along. CSB 11 But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face because he stood condemned. NIV 11 When Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned. CSB 12 For he used to eat with the Gentiles before certain men came from James. However, when they came, he withdrew and separated himself, because he feared those from the circumcision party. NIV 12 For before certain men came from James, he used to eat with the Gentiles. But when they arrived, he began to draw back and separate himself from the Gentiles because he was afraid of those who belonged to the circumcision group. CSB 13 Then the rest of the Jews joined his hypocrisy, so that even Barnabas was carried away by their hypocrisy. NIV 13 The other Jews joined him in his hypocrisy, so that by their hypocrisy even Barnabas was led astray. CSB 14 But when I saw that they were deviating from the truth of the gospel, I told Cephas in front of everyone, "If you, who are a Jew, live like a Gentile and not like a Jew, how can you compel Gentiles to live like Jews?" NIV 14 When I saw that they were not acting in line with the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in front of them all, “You are a Jew, yet you live like a Gentile and not like a Jew. How is it, then, that you force Gentiles to follow Jewish customs? CSB 15 We are Jews by birth and not "Gentile sinners"; NIV 15 “We who are Jews by birth and not sinful Gentiles CSB 16 yet we know that no one is justified by the works of the law but by faith in Jesus Christ. And we have believed in Christ Jesus, so that we might be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no human being will be justified. NIV 16 know that a person is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. So we, too, have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law, because by the works of the law no one will be justified. CSB 17 But if, while seeking to be justified by Christ, we ourselves are also found to be sinners, is Christ then a promoter of sin? Absolutely not! NIV 17 “But if, in seeking to be justified in Christ, we Jews find ourselves also among the sinners, doesn’t that mean that Christ promotes sin? Absolutely not! CSB 18 If I rebuild those things that I tore down, I show myself to be a lawbreaker. NIV 18 If I rebuild what I destroyed, then I really would be a lawbreaker. CSB 19 For through the law I have died to the law, that I might live to God. I have been crucified with Christ; NIV 19 “For through the law I died to the law so that I might live for God. CSB 20 and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the flesh, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me. NIV 20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. CSB 21 I do not set aside the grace of God; for if righteousness comes through the law, then Christ died for nothing. NIV 21 I do not set aside the grace of God, for if righteousness could be gained through the law, Christ died for nothing!”

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