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after . Greek. dia . App-104 .Galatians 2:1 . i.e. after his conversion. See App-180 . Compare Acts 15:1 , &c.
to. Greek. cis . App-104 .
with. Greek. meta . App-104 .
took . . . with . Greek. sumparalambano . See Acts 12:25 .
also. Read after Titus. Titus was one of the "certain other" of Acts 15:2 . This was the third visit, the second being that of Acts 11:29 , Acts 11:30 ; Acts 12:25 .
by according to. Greek. kata . App-104 .
revelation . Greek. apokalupsis . App-106 . The decision of Acts 15:2 was Divinely guided
communicated Greek. anatithemi . See Acts 25:14 (declared),
unto = to.
that = the.
gospel , See App-140 .
preach. Greek. kerueso . App-121 .
among, Greek. en . App-104 .
privately . See Acts 23:19 .
which were , &c. Literally who seemed. Greek. dokio . See verses: Galatians 2:6-48.2.8 .
lest . . . means . Greek. me pos.
in vain = for (Greek. eis) no effect. Compare 2 Corinthians 6:1 .
neither nut even. Gr oude .
with . Greek. sun . App-104 .
being = (though) being.
because of . Greek. dia . App-104 .Galatians 2:2 .
false brethren . Greek. pseudadelphos . See 2 Corinthians 11:26 .
unawares , &c. = brought in stealthily. Greek. pareiskatos . Only here.
came in privily . Greek. pareiserchomai , See Romans 5:20 .
spy out . Greek. kutaskopeo . Only here.
in . Greek. ein . App-101 ,
Christ Jesus. App-98 .
that = in order that. Greek. hina .
bring , &c. Greek. katadouloo . See 2 Corinthians 11:20 . Compare App-190 .
gave place = yielded. Greek. eiko . Only here.
subjection . Greek. hupotage . See 2 Corinthians 9:13 .
no, not = not even. Greek. oude. See Galatians 2:3 . This emphatic statement is the Figure of speech Negotio. App-6 .
for . Greek. pros . App-104 .
the truth , &r. Compare Galatians 2:14 .Colossians 1:5 , Colossians 1:6
continue . Greek. diameno . Elsewhere, Luke 1:22 ; Luke 22:28 , Hebrews 1:11 . 2 Peter 3:4 .
with . Greek. pros , as above.
of = from. Greek. apo . App-1 .
seemed . Greek. dokeo , as in Galatians 2:2 .
somewhat . Greek. ti , neut. of tis . App-123 .
were = once were.
maketh , &c. = matters (Greek. diaphero)
nothing (Greek. ouden) . Compare Galatians 4:1 . See Acts 27:27 .
God . App-98 .
no. Greek. ou . App-105 .
man's . Greek. anthropos . App-123 . Here is the Figure of speech Anacoluthon , App-6 . He breaks off at "somewhat", and resumes with "for", changing the construction.
for = but.
in conference added . Same as "conferred", Galatians 1:16 .
nothing . Greek. ouden , as above.
to me . This is emph. and in the Greek comes at the beginning of the sentence.
saw. Greek. eidon. App-133 .
was committed, &c. = I have been entrusted with. Greek. pisteuo . App-150 .
a , &c. = even as Peter (with that) of the circumcision.
wrought , &c. Greek. energeo . See Romans 7:5 , and compare App-172 .
in = by. No prep, Dat, case.
was mighty . Greek. energeo , as above.
me = me also.
toward . Greek. eis . App-104 .
James . See Galatians 1:19 .
Cephas . Compare Galatians 1:18 .
John . The only mention of him in Paul's epistles,
seemed . Compare verses: Galatians 2:2 , Galatians 2:6 .
pillars . Greek. stulos . Elsewhere, 1 Timothy 3:15 .Revelation 3:12 ; Revelation 10:1 . Applied by the Jews to teachers of the Law.
perceived . Greek. ginosko . App-132 .
grace . Greek. charis . App-184 .
unto . Greek. eis , App-104 .
heathen . Compare Galatians 1:16 .
poor . Greek. ptochos . App-127 . The Lord's poor. See John 12:8 .
also , &c. = was forward also.
was forward = was zealous. Greek. spoudazo . Elsewhere, Ephesians 4:3 . 1 Thessalonians 2:17 . 2 Timothy 2:15 ; 2 Timothy 4:9 , 1 Timothy 3:12; 1 Timothy 3:12 .Hebrews 4:11 . 2 Peter 1:10 , 2Pe 1:15 ; 2 Peter 3:14
Peter. The texts read Kephas, as in Galatians 1:18 ,
was come = came. This must have followed the council of Acts 15:0 , and preceded the dispute of Gal 15:36-40 .
withstood . Greek. anthistemi . Occurs fourteen times, five times withstand", nine times "resist".
to = against. Greek. kata . App-104 .
blamed = condemned. Greek. kataginosko Elsewhere, 1 John 3:20 , 1 John 3:21 .
before . Greek. pro . App-104 .
certain . Greek. tines App-124 .
from. Greek. apo . App-104 .
eat with. Greek. sunesthio . See Acts 10:41 .
withdrew = began to withdraw, Greek. hupostello, See Acts 20:20 .
of . Greek. ek . App-104 .
the other = the rest of. Greek. loipos . App-124 .
dissembled. with . Greek. sunupokrinomai . Only here. Compare App-122 .
likewise = also.
carried away . Greek. sunapagomai . See Romans 12:16 .
with = by.
dissimulation . Greek. hupokrisis .
walked . . . uprightly . Greek. orthopodeu . Only here.
not . Greek. ou . App-105 .
according to . Gr, pros . App-104 .
If. Greek. ei . App-118 .
being . Greek. huparcho . See Luke 9:48 .
livest . Greek. zao . See App-170 .
The meaning here is = if thou, a Jew, having become free from the Law, in Christ, See Galatians 5:1 , how unreasonable to compel Gentiles to judaize (adopt the rites and customs of the Jews)?
after the manner , &c. Gr, ethnikos . Only here. Compare the adjective in Matthew 6:7 ; Matthew 18:17
as do the Jews . Greek. Ioudaikos . Only here. Compare the adjective in Titus 1:14 .
live, &c. Gr, Ioudaiz :. Only here. Compare the noun in Galatians 1:13 , Galatians 1:14 .
sinners . Greek. hamartools . Compare App-128 and Matthew 9:10 .
Knowing. Greek. oida . App-132 .
justified . Greek. dikaioo App-191 .
by . Greek. ek . App-104 .
but by = except (Greek. ean me)
by (Greek. dia App-104 ).
faith . Greek. pistis . App-150 .
Jesus Christ . App-98 .
even we = we also.
have . Omit.
believed . Greek. pisteuo App-150 .
Christ . App-98 .
no flesh . Literally not (Greek. ou) all flesh. A Hebraism.
by = in. Greek. en . App-104 .
minister . Greek. diakonos . App-190 .
sin . Greek. hamartia . App-128 .
God forbid . See Luke 20:16 . Romans 3:4 .
make = prove.
transgressor . Greek. parabates . App-128 . There is an ellipsis here. Read "to have been a transgressor", i.e. in destroying.
through . Greek. dia . App-104 .
am dead = died.
am = have been.
crucified with . Greek. sustauroo See John 19:32 and Romans 6:6 .
not = no longer.
life . . . flesh. Compare 1 Corinthians 15:45 .
Son of God . App-98 .
loved. Greek. agapao. App-135 .
gave = gave up, as John 19:30 .
for . Greek. huper . App-104 .
frustrate . Greek. atheteo See Galatians 3:15 and John 12:48 .
righteousness. Greek. dikaiosune . App-191 .
by = through, as Galatians 2:19 .
is dead = died.
in vain . i.e. uselessly. Greek. dorean . See John 15:25 ,
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