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Galatians 2 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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Paul Accepted by the Apostles

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:1 - Then after fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, taking Titus along with me.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:2 - I went up because of a revelation and set before them (though privately before those who seemed influential) the gospel that I proclaim among the Gentiles, in order to make sure I was not running or had not run in vain.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:3 - But even Titus, who was with me, was not forced to be circumcised, though he was a Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:4 - Yet because of false brothers secretly brought in—who slipped in to spy out our freedom that we have in Christ Jesus, so that they might bring us into slavery—

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:5 - to them we did not yield in submission even for a moment, so that the truth of the gospel might be preserved for you.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:6 - And from those who seemed to be influential (what they were makes no difference to me; God shows no partiality)—those, I say, who seemed influential added nothing to me.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:7 - On the contrary, when they saw that I had been entrusted with the gospel to the uncircumcised, just as Peter had been entrusted with the gospel to the circumcised

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:8 - (for he who worked through Peter for his apostolic ministry to the circumcised worked also through me for mine to the Gentiles),

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:9 - and when James and Cephas and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given to me, they gave the right hand of fellowship to Barnabas and me, that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:10 - Only, they asked us to remember the poor, the very thing I was eager to do.

Paul Opposes Peter

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:11 - But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:12 - For before certain men came from James, he was eating with the Gentiles; but when they came he drew back and separated himself, fearing the circumcision party.[fn]

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:13 - And the rest of the Jews acted hypocritically along with him, so that even Barnabas was led astray by their hypocrisy.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:14 - But when I saw that their conduct was not in step with the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas before them all, “If you, though a Jew, live like a Gentile and not like a Jew, how can you force the Gentiles to live like Jews?”

Justified by Faith

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:15 - We ourselves are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners;

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:16 - yet we know that a person is not justified[fn] by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the law, because by works of the law no one will be justified.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:17 - But if, in our endeavor to be justified in Christ, we too were found to be sinners, is Christ then a servant of sin? Certainly not!

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:18 - For if I rebuild what I tore down, I prove myself to be a transgressor.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:19 - For through the law I died to the law, so that I might live to God.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:20 - I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And 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.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:21 - I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness[fn] were through the law, then Christ died for no purpose.
ESV Footnotes
Or fearing those of the circumcision
Or counted righteous (three times in verse 16); also verse 17
Or justification
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