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nd be spent for you ; though the is not weak, but is mighty in you. more abundantly I love you, the t 4 For though he was crucified ess I be loved.
through weakness, yet he liveth 16 But be it so, I did not burden by the power of God. For we also you: nevertheless, being crafty, I are weak in him, but we shall live caught you with guile.
with him by the power of God 13 Did I make a gain of you by toward you. any of them whom I sent unto you? d 5 Examine yourselves, whether
18 I desired Titus, and with him ye be in the faith; prove your own I sent a brother. Did Titus make selves. Know ye not your own a gain of you? walked we not in selves, how that Jesus Christ is in the same spirit ? walked we not in you, except ye be reprobates ? the same steps ?
6 But I trust that ye shall know 19 Again, think ye that we ex- that we are not reprobates. cuse ourselves unto you? we 7 Now I pray to God that ye do speak before God in Christ: but no evil; not that we should apwe do all things, dearly beloved, pear approved, but that ye should for your edifying.
do that which is honest, though p 20 For I fear, lest, when I come, we be as reprobates. I shall not find you such as i 8 For we can do nothing against would, and that I shall be found the truth, but for the truth. unto you such as ye would not: 16 9 For we are glad, when we are lest there be debates, envyings, weak, and ye are strong: and this wraths, strifes, backbitings, whis- also we wish, even your perfection. perings, swellings, tumults:
10 Therefore I write these things P 21 And lest, when I come again, being absent, lest being present I my God will humble me among should use sharpness, according you, and that I shall bewail many to the power which the Lord hath which have sinned already, and given me to edification, and not to have not repented of the unclean-destruction. ness, and fornication, and lascivi- d 11 Finally, brethren, farewell. ousness, which they have com- Be perfect, be of good comfort, be mitted.
of one mind, live in peace ; and · CHAP. XIII.
the God of love and peace shall be f THIS is the third time I am with you.
I coming to you: In the mouth 12 Greet one another with a of two or three witnesses shall holy kiss. every word be established. | 13 All the saints salute you.
2 I told you before, and foretell|6 14 The grace of the Lord Jesus you, as if I were present, the se- Christ, and the love of God, and cond time ; and being absent, now the communion of the Holy Ghost, I write to them which heretofore be with you all. Amen. have sinned, and to all other, that, The second epistle to the Coif I come again, I will not spare: rinthians was written from Phi.
3 Since ye seek a proof of Christ lippi, a city of Macedonia, by speaking in me, which to you-ward' Titus and Lucas.
1 The Epistle of PAUL, the Apostle, to the GALATIANS. CHAP. I.
I who raised him from the dead ;) * DAUL, an apostle, (not of 2 And all the brethren which are
I men, neither by man, but by with me, unto the churches of Ga. Jesus Christ, and God the Father,l latia:
1 3 Grace be to you, and peace & 17 Neither went I up to Jerusafrom God the Father, and from lem to them which were apostles our Lord Jesus Christ,
before me: but I went into Arabia, 1 4 Who gave himself for our sins, and returned again to Damascus. that he might deliver us from this f 18 Then after three years I present evil world, according to went up to Jerusalem to see Peter, the will of God and our Father: and abode with him fifteen days. d 5 To whom be glory for ever 19 But other of the apostles saw and ever. Amen.
I none, save James the Lord's 6 I marvel that ye are so soon brother, removed from him that called you 20 Now the things which I write into the grace of Christ, unto ano- unto you, behold, before God, I ther gospel :
lie not. c 7 Which is not another ; but lg 21 Afterwards I came into the there be some that trouble you, regions of Syria and Cilicia; and would pervert the gospel of 22 And was unknown by face Christ.
unto the churches of Judea which w 8 But though we, or an angel were in Christ: from heaven, preach any other_23 But they had heard only, gospel unto you than that whichThat he which persecuted us in we have preached unto you, let times past, now preacheth the him be accursed.
faith which once he destroyed. 9 As we said before, So say I d 24 And they glorified God in me now again, If any man preach any
CHAP. II. other gospel unto you than that ye frTHEN fourteen years after I • have received, let him be accursed. I went up again to Jerusalem p 10 For do I now persuade men, with Barnabas, and took Titus or God? or do I seek to please with me also. men ? for if I yet pleased men, I 2 And I went up by revelation, should not be the servant of Christ. and communicated unto them that t 11 But I certify you, brethren. I gospel which I preach a
ach among the that the gospel which was preach Gentiles, but privately to them ed of me is not after man:
which were of reputation, lest by t 12 For I neither received it of any means I should run, or had man, neither was I taught it, but run, in vain. by the revelation of Jesus Christ. 3 But neither Titus, who was
13 For ye have heard of my with me, being a Greek, was comconversation in time past in the pelled to be circumcised: Jews' religion, how that beyond 4 And that because of false bremeasure I persecuted the church thren unawares brought in, who of God, and wasted it;
came in privily to spy out our 14 And profited in the Jews' re- liberty which we have in Christ ligion above many my equals in Jesus, that they might bring us mine own nation, being more ex. into bondage: ceedingly zealous of the traditions a 5 To whom we gave place by of my fathers :
subjection, no, not for an hour ; t 15 But when it pleased God, who that the truth of the gospel might separated me from my mother's continue with you. womb, and called me by his grace, t 6 But of those, who seemed to d 16 To reveal his Son in me, that be somewhat, whatsoever they I might preach him among the were, it maketh no matter to me: heathen ; immediately I conferred God accepteth no man's person: not with flesh and blood:
| for they who seemed to be some.
what, in conference added nothing, works of the law shall no flesh be to me:
justified. 7 But contrariwise, when they 17 But if, while we seem to be saw that the gospel of the uncir- justified by Christ, we ourselves cumcision was committed unto also are found sinners, is therefore me, as the gospel of the circum-Christ the minister of sin ? God cision was unto Peter ;
forbid. t 8 (For he that wrought effectu- 18 For if I build again the things ally in Peter to the apostleship of which I destroyed, I make myself the circumcision, the same was a transgressor. mighty in me toward the Gentiles:) d 19 For I through the law am t 9 And when James, Cephas, dead to the law, that I might live and John, who seemed to be pil. unto God. lars, perceived the grace that was e 20 I am crucified with Christ: given unto me, they gave to me nevertheless, I live ; yet not I, but and Barnabas the right hands of Christ liveth in me: and the life fellowship; that we should go unto which I now live in the flesh, I the heathen, and they unto the live by the faith of the Son of God, circumcision.
who loved me, and gave himself d 10 Only they would that we for me. should remember the poor ; the t 21 I do not frustrate the grace same which I also was forward of God: for if righteousness come to do.
| by the law, then Christ is dead in g 11 But when Peter was come to vain. . Antioch, I withstood him to the
CHAP. III. face, because he was to be blamed.n FOOLISH Galatians, who
f 12 For, before that certain came U hath bewitched you, that ye from James, he did eat with the should not obey the truth, before Gentiles: but when they were whose eyes Jesus Christ hath come, he withdrew, and separated been evidently set forth, crucified himself, fearing them which were among you? of the circumcision.
It 2 This only would I learn of p 13 And the other Jews dissem-you, Received ye the Spirit by the bled likewise with him ; insomuch works of the law, or by the hearing that Barnabas was also carried of faith? away with their dissimulation. I 3 Are ye so foolish ? having be
14 But when I saw that they gun in the Spirit, are ye now made walked not uprightly according to perfect by the flesh ?" the truth of the gospel, I said unto. the truth of the gospel. I said unto 4 Have ve suffered so many Peter before them all, If thou, being things in vain ? if it be yet in vain. a Jew, livest after the manner of 5 He therefore that ministereth Gentiles, and not as do, the Jews, to you the Spirit, and worketh miwhy compellest thou the Gentiles racles among you, doeth he it by to live as do the Jews ?
the works of the law, or by the 15 We who are Jews by nature, hearing of faith? and not sinners of the Gentiles, 16 6 Even as Abraham believed t 16 Knowing that a man is not God, and it was accounted to him justified by the works of the law, for righteousness. but by the faith of Jesus Christ, 7 Know ye therefore, that they even we have believed in Jesus, which are of faith. the same are Christ, that we might be justified the children of Abraham. by the faith of Christ, and not by t 8 And the scripture, foreseeing the works of the law: for by the that God would justify the heathen
through faith, preached before the made ; and it was ordained by an gospel unto Abraham, saying, Ingels in the hand of a mediator. thee shall all nations be blessed. 7 20 Now, a mediator is not a no
9 So then they which be of faith diator of one; but God is one. are blessed with faithful Abraham. 21 Is the law then against the w 10 For as many as are of the promises of God? God forbid: for works of the law, are under the if there had been a law given curse: for it is written, Cursed is which could have given life, verily every one that continueth not in righteousness should have been by all things which are written in the the law. book of the law to do them. lt 22 But the scripture hath con ( 11 But that no man is justified cluded all under sin, that the proby the law in the sight of God, it mise by faith of Jesus Christ might is evident: for, The just shall live be given to them that believe. by faith.
123 But before faith came, we 12 And the law is not of faith : were kept under the law, shut up but, The man that doeth them shall unto the faith which should after live in them.
wards be revealed. t 13 Christ hath redeemed us from t 24 Wherefore the law was our the curse of the law, being made school-master to bring us unto a curse for us: for it is written, Christ, that we might be justified Cursed is every one that hangeth by faith. on a tree:
25 But after that faith is come, b 14 That the blessing of Abra- we are no longer under a schoolham might come on the Gentiles master. through Jesus Christ ; that we t 26 For ye are all the children of might receive the promise of the God by faith in Christ Jesus. Spirit through faith.
| 27 For as many of you as have 15 Brethren, I speak after the been baptized into Christ, hare manner of men ; Though it be but put on Christ. a man's covenant, yet if it be con- 28 There is neither Jew nor firmed, no man disannulleth or Greek, there is neither bond nor addeth thereto.
free, there is neither male nor fet 16 Now to Abraham and his male: for ye are all one in Christ seed were the promises made. He Jesus. saith not, And to seeds, as of 6 29 And if ye be Christ's, then many ; but as of one, And to thy are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs seed, which is Christ.
according to the promise. 17 And this I say, That the co
CHAP. IV. venant that was confirmed before NTOW I say, That the heir, as of God in Christ, the law, which IV long as he is a child, differwas four hundred and thirty years eth nothing from a servant though after, cannot disannul, that it he be lord of all. should make the promise of none 2 But is under tutors and goeffect.
vernors until the time appointed 18 For if the inheritance be of of the father. the law it is no more of promise :: 3 Even so we, when we were but God gave it to Abraham by children, were in bondage under promise.
the elements of the world: i 19 Wherefore then serveth the t 4 But when the fulness of the law? It was added because of time was come, God sent forth his transgressions, till the seed should Son, made of a woman, made un. come to whom the promise was der the law,
5 To redeem them that were you now, and to change my voice, inder the law, that we might re- for I stand in doubt of you. eive the adoption of sons. I 21 Tell me, ye that desire to be
6 And because ye are sons, God under the law, do ye not hear the lath sent forth the Spirit of his law ? Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, 22 For it is written, that AbraFather.
ham had two sons ; the one by a b7 Wherefore thou art no more a bond-maid, the other by a freeservant, but a son ; and if a son, woman. then an heir of God through Christ. c 23 But he who was of the bondC 8 Howbeit then, when ye knew woman, was born after the flesh; not God, ye did service unto them but he of the free-woman was by which by nature are no gods. promise. t 9 But now, after that ye have 24 Which things are an allegoknown God, or rather are known ry: for these are the two coveof God, how turn ye again to nants; the one from the mount Sithe weak and beggarly elements, nai, which gendereth to bondage, whereunto ye desire again to be in I which is Agar. bondage ?
18 25 For this Agar is mount Sinai 10 Ye observe days, and months, in Arabia, and answereth to Jeruand times, and years.
salem which now is, and is in 11 I am afraid of you, lest I bondage with her children. have bestowed upon you labour in 26 But Jerusalem which is above vain.
Jis free, which is the mother of us all. 12 Brethren, I beseech you, be 27 For it is written, Rejoice, thou as I am ; for I am as ye are : ye barren that bearest not ; break have not injured me at all. forth and try, thou that travailest
13 Ye know how through in- not: for the desolate hath many firmity of the flesh I preached the more children than she which gospel unto you at the first. Thath a husband. d 14 And my temptation which 6 28 Now we, brethren, as Isaac was in my flesh ye despised not, was, are the children of promise. nor rejected ; but received me as an c 29 But as then he that was born angel of God, even as Christ Jesus. after the flesh persecuted him that
15 Where is then the blessed- was born after the Spirit, even so ness ye spake of? for I bear you it is now. record, that if it had been possible, d 30 Nevertheless, what saith the ye would have plucked out your scripture? Cast out the bondown eyes, and have given them woman and her son: for the son of to me.
the bond-woman shall not be heir c 16 Am I therefore become your with the son of the free-woman. enemy because I tell you the truth? 31 So then, brethren, we are
17 They zealously affect you, but not children of the bond-woman, not well; yea, they would exclude but of the free. you, that ye might affect them.
CHAP. V. d 18 But it is good to be zealously DCVTAND fast therefore in the affected always in a good thing, liberty wherewith Christ hath and not only when I am present made us free, and be not entangled with you.
again with the yoke of bondage. t 19 My little children, of whom 2 Behold, I Paul say unto you, I travail in birth again, until Christ that if ye be circumcised, Christ be formed in you,
shall profit you nothing. 20 I desire to be present with 3 For I testify again to every man