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Galatians 2

Introduction

Overview

Galatians 2:1, He shows when he went up again to Jerusalem, and for what purpose; Galatians 2:3, and that Titus was not circumcised; Galatians 2:11, and that he resisted Peter, and told him the reason; Galatians 2:14, why he and others, being Jews, do believe in Christ to be justified by faith, and not by works; Galatians 2:20, and that they live not in sin, who are so justified.

Verse 1

fourteen: Galatians 1:18

I went: Acts 15:2-4

Barnabas: Galatians 2:13, Acts 4:36, Acts 4:37, Acts 11:25, Acts 11:30, Acts 12:25, Acts 13:2, Acts 13:50, Acts 14:12, Acts 15:25, Acts 15:36-39, 1 Corinthians 9:6, Colossians 4:10

Titus: Galatians 2:3, 2 Corinthians 8:16, 2 Corinthians 8:23, Titus 1:4

Reciprocal: Acts 15:1 - ye Acts 19:21 - these 2 Corinthians 2:13 - Titus Galatians 1:16 - immediately 2 Timothy 4:10 - Titus

Verse 2

by: Acts 16:9, Acts 16:10, Acts 18:9, Acts 23:11

communicated: Galatians 2:9, Galatians 1:16, Acts 15:4, Acts 15:12, 1 Corinthians 1:23, 1 Corinthians 2:2

privately: or, severally

which: Galatians 2:6, Galatians 2:9, Ecclesiastes 10:1, Acts 5:34, Philippians 2:29

I should: Matthew 10:16, 1 Corinthians 9:26, Philippians 2:16, 1 Thessalonians 3:5

Reciprocal: Exodus 18:23 - God Acts 15:2 - they determined Acts 26:16 - in the Romans 11:13 - the apostle Romans 16:7 - who Romans 16:25 - my gospel 1 Corinthians 9:24 - so run 1 Corinthians 15:14 - General 2 Corinthians 1:17 - according 2 Corinthians 12:1 - visions Galatians 4:11 - lest 1 Thessalonians 1:5 - our 1 Thessalonians 2:1 - in vain

Verse 3

Galatians 5:2-6, Acts 15:24, Acts 16:3, 1 Corinthians 9:20, 1 Corinthians 9:21

Reciprocal: Proverbs 28:4 - but John 12:20 - Greeks Acts 14:1 - Greeks Acts 15:1 - ye 1 Corinthians 2:15 - yet 2 Corinthians 2:13 - Titus Galatians 2:1 - Titus Galatians 2:14 - why Galatians 5:11 - if Galatians 6:12 - they constrain Philippians 3:2 - the Philippians 4:21 - The Titus 1:4 - Titus

Verse 4

because: Galatians 5:10, Galatians 5:12, Acts 15:1, Acts 15:24, Acts 20:30, 2 Corinthians 11:13, 2 Corinthians 11:17, 2 Corinthians 11:26, 1 John 4:1

unawares: 2 Timothy 3:6, 2 Peter 2:1, 2 Peter 2:2, Jude 1:4

liberty: Galatians 3:23-26, Galatians 5:1, Galatians 5:13, Psalms 51:12, Psalms 119:45, John 8:31-36, 2 Corinthians 3:17, 1 Peter 2:16, 2 Peter 2:19

bring: Galatians 4:3, Galatians 4:9, Galatians 4:10, Galatians 4:25, Isaiah 51:23, 2 Corinthians 11:20

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 13:6 - entice Ezra 4:2 - Let us Proverbs 28:10 - causeth Ezekiel 13:4 - like Daniel 11:34 - cleave Matthew 7:15 - which Matthew 13:25 - men Matthew 13:47 - and gathered Luke 5:38 - General Acts 9:26 - but Acts 15:19 - that Acts 15:31 - they rejoiced Romans 16:17 - cause 1 Corinthians 7:23 - be 1 Corinthians 9:21 - them 2 Corinthians 11:3 - so 2 Corinthians 11:29 - and I burn Galatians 1:7 - but Galatians 2:18 - General Philippians 1:15 - even Philippians 3:2 - the Colossians 2:4 - lest 2 Timothy 3:8 - resist Titus 1:10 - specially

Verse 5

we: Galatians 3:1, Galatians 3:2, Acts 15:2, Colossians 2:4-8, Jude 1:3

that: Galatians 2:14, Galatians 4:16, Ephesians 1:13, Colossians 1:5, 1 Thessalonians 2:13

Reciprocal: Numbers 29:25 - General 1 Kings 15:13 - his mother Nehemiah 6:4 - four times Jeremiah 15:19 - let them Matthew 15:12 - Knowest John 2:4 - what Acts 15:31 - they rejoiced 1 Corinthians 9:23 - for 2 Corinthians 5:16 - know we no 2 Corinthians 10:7 - even Galatians 2:11 - I withstood Galatians 2:18 - General 2 Timothy 3:8 - resist 2 John 1:1 - known

Verse 6

these who: Galatians 2:2, Galatians 2:9, Galatians 6:3, 2 Corinthians 11:5, 2 Corinthians 11:21-23, 2 Corinthians 12:11, Hebrews 13:7, Hebrews 13:17

it maketh: Galatians 2:11-14, Job 32:6, Job 32:7, Job 32:17-22, Matthew 22:16, Mark 6:17-20, Mark 12:14, Luke 20:21, 2 Corinthians 5:16

God: Job 34:19, Acts 10:34, Romans 2:11, 1 Peter 1:17

in: Galatians 2:10, Acts 15:6-29, 2 Corinthians 12:11

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 10:17 - regardeth 1 Kings 15:13 - his mother 2 Chronicles 19:7 - respect of persons Psalms 82:2 - accept Malachi 2:9 - have been partial in John 2:4 - what Romans 16:7 - who Galatians 1:16 - immediately Galatians 5:10 - whosoever James 1:26 - seem

Verse 7

when: Galatians 2:9, Acts 15:12, Acts 15:25, Acts 15:26, 2 Peter 3:15

the gospel of the uncircumcision: Galatians 1:16, Acts 13:46-48, Acts 18:6, Acts 28:28, Romans 1:5, Romans 11:13, 1 Thessalonians 2:4, 1 Timothy 2:7, 2 Timothy 1:11

Reciprocal: Genesis 42:1 - saw Mark 3:16 - Simon Acts 9:15 - to bear Acts 9:32 - as Acts 15:7 - God Acts 22:21 - for Romans 3:2 - committed Romans 15:16 - I should 1 Corinthians 1:1 - called 1 Corinthians 9:1 - I not an 1 Corinthians 9:17 - dispensation Philippians 1:17 - that Colossians 1:25 - according Colossians 4:11 - who 1 Timothy 1:11 - which 2 Timothy 1:14 - good

Verse 8

he: Acts 1:8, Acts 2:14-41, Acts 3:12-26, Acts 4:4, Acts 5:12-16, Acts 8:17

the same: Galatians 3:5, Acts 9:15, Acts 13:2-11, Acts 14:3-11, Acts 15:12, Acts 19:11, Acts 19:12, Acts 19:26, Acts 21:19, Acts 22:21, Acts 26:17, Acts 26:18, 1 Corinthians 1:5-7, 1 Corinthians 9:2, 1 Corinthians 15:10, 2 Corinthians 11:4, 2 Corinthians 11:5, Colossians 1:29

Reciprocal: Acts 16:3 - and took Romans 1:5 - apostleship Romans 12:3 - I say Romans 15:16 - I should Romans 15:18 - which 1 Corinthians 1:1 - called 1 Corinthians 9:1 - I not an Ephesians 3:2 - the dispensation Ephesians 3:7 - by Ephesians 3:8 - I Philippians 1:17 - that Colossians 1:25 - according Colossians 4:11 - who 1 Timothy 3:16 - preached 2 Peter 1:1 - an apostle

Verse 9

James: Acts 15:7, Acts 15:13, Acts 15:22-29

pillars: Galatians 2:2, Galatians 2:6, Galatians 2:12-14, Matthew 16:18, Ephesians 2:20, Revelation 3:12, Revelation 21:14-20

the grace: Romans 1:5, Romans 12:3, Romans 12:5, Romans 12:6, Romans 15:15, 1 Corinthians 15:10, Ephesians 3:8, Colossians 1:29, 1 Peter 4:10, 1 Peter 4:11

fellowship: 2 Corinthians 8:4, 1 John 1:3

we should: Acts 15:23-30

Reciprocal: Exodus 24:4 - twelve pillars 1 Kings 7:21 - And he set 2 Kings 10:15 - give me Ezra 10:19 - gave their hands Proverbs 9:1 - pillars Matthew 10:3 - James Mark 3:18 - James Luke 6:15 - James John 1:42 - called Acts 1:13 - James Acts 3:1 - Peter Acts 4:36 - Barnabas Acts 8:14 - Peter Acts 9:27 - Barnabas Acts 12:17 - James Acts 13:1 - Barnabas Acts 13:2 - Separate Acts 15:25 - Barnabas Acts 21:18 - unto Acts 26:17 - the Gentiles 1 Corinthians 1:12 - Cephas Galatians 2:7 - when Ephesians 3:2 - the dispensation 1 Timothy 2:7 - a teacher 1 Timothy 3:15 - the pillar James 1:1 - James James 1:26 - seem

Verse 10

that: Acts 11:29, Acts 11:30, Acts 24:17, Romans 15:25-27, 1 Corinthians 16:1, 1 Corinthians 16:2, 2 Corinthians 8:1 - 2 Corinthians 9:15, Hebrews 13:16, James 2:15, James 2:16, 1 John 3:17

Reciprocal: Leviticus 25:35 - then Esther 9:22 - sending portions Job 31:16 - withheld Psalms 41:1 - Blessed Matthew 6:2 - when Matthew 26:11 - ye have John 12:6 - not John 13:29 - that 2 Corinthians 8:4 - the ministering Galatians 2:6 - in

Verse 11

to Antioch: Acts 15:30-35

I withstood: Galatians 2:5, 2 Corinthians 5:16, 2 Corinthians 11:5, 2 Corinthians 11:21-28, 2 Corinthians 12:11, 1 Timothy 5:20, Jude 1:3

because: Exodus 32:21, Exodus 32:22, Numbers 20:12, Jeremiah 1:17, Jonah 1:3, Jonah 4:3, Jonah 4:4, Jonah 4:9, Matthew 16:17, Matthew 16:18, Matthew 16:23, Acts 15:37-39, Acts 23:1-5, James 3:2, 1 John 1:8-10

Reciprocal: Genesis 20:2 - said Exodus 23:2 - follow Leviticus 19:17 - rebuke 1 Samuel 27:10 - And David 2 Chronicles 26:18 - withstood Uzziah Nehemiah 5:7 - I rebuked Job 21:31 - declare Job 27:5 - justify Job 34:4 - choose Psalms 141:5 - the righteous Proverbs 9:8 - rebuke Proverbs 28:23 - General Proverbs 29:25 - fear Ecclesiastes 4:10 - if Ezekiel 3:21 - he shall Mark 12:14 - carest Luke 17:3 - rebuke John 9:22 - because John 18:25 - He Acts 14:26 - to Antioch Galatians 2:6 - it maketh Galatians 2:14 - I said Galatians 2:17 - are found Galatians 6:1 - overtaken 1 Timothy 5:1 - Rebuke

Verse 12

certain: Galatians 2:9, Acts 21:18-25

he did: Acts 10:28, Acts 11:3, Ephesians 2:15, Ephesians 2:19-22, Ephesians 3:6

he withdrew: Isaiah 65:5, Luke 15:2, 1 Thessalonians 5:22

fearing: Proverbs 29:25, Isaiah 57:11, Matthew 26:69-75

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:13 - thou Genesis 20:2 - said 1 Samuel 21:2 - The king 2 Kings 10:29 - made Israel Ecclesiastes 10:1 - a little Luke 5:38 - General John 7:13 - spake Acts 10:15 - What Acts 11:2 - they Acts 12:17 - James Acts 15:1 - certain Acts 15:13 - James Acts 21:24 - but Romans 14:2 - that 1 Corinthians 5:11 - or a drunkard 1 Corinthians 9:21 - them Galatians 2:14 - If thou Galatians 2:18 - General Colossians 2:16 - judge James 1:1 - James

Verse 13

the other: Genesis 12:11-13, Genesis 26:6, Genesis 26:7, Genesis 27:24, Ecclesiastes 7:20, Ecclesiastes 10:1, 1 Corinthians 5:6, 1 Corinthians 8:9, 1 Corinthians 15:33

carried: Job 15:12, 1 Corinthians 12:2, Ephesians 4:14, Hebrews 13:9

Reciprocal: Genesis 12:13 - thou 2 Samuel 16:19 - should I not serve 2 Kings 10:29 - made Israel Proverbs 10:9 - that walketh Isaiah 57:11 - of whom John 7:13 - spake Acts 4:36 - Barnabas Acts 9:27 - Barnabas Acts 10:15 - What Acts 13:1 - Barnabas Acts 15:1 - certain Galatians 2:1 - Barnabas Galatians 2:14 - If thou Colossians 2:16 - judge Hebrews 12:15 - and thereby

Verse 14

walked: Psalms 15:2, Psalms 58:1, Psalms 84:11, Proverbs 2:7, Proverbs 10:9

the truth: Galatians 2:5, Romans 14:14, 1 Timothy 4:3-5, Hebrews 9:10

I said: Galatians 2:11, Leviticus 19:17, Psalms 141:5, Proverbs 27:5, Proverbs 27:6, 1 Timothy 5:20

If thou: Galatians 2:12, Galatians 2:13, Acts 10:28, Acts 11:3-18

why: Galatians 2:3, Galatians 6:12, Acts 15:10, Acts 15:11, Acts 15:19-21, Acts 15:24, Acts 15:28, Acts 15:29

Reciprocal: 1 Kings 15:13 - his mother Proverbs 28:18 - walketh Romans 3:30 - General 2 Corinthians 11:29 - and I burn Galatians 3:1 - ye Galatians 4:12 - be Galatians 4:16 - because Philippians 3:18 - many 2 John 1:1 - known 2 John 1:4 - walking 3 John 1:4 - walk

Verse 15

Jews: Matthew 3:7-9, John 8:39-41, Romans 4:16, Ephesians 2:3

sinners: Matthew 9:11, Mark 7:26-28, Acts 22:21, Romans 3:9, Ephesians 2:11, Ephesians 2:12, Titus 3:3

Reciprocal: Matthew 15:26 - It is not John 9:34 - wast Acts 10:11 - and a Acts 10:45 - the Gentiles Romans 2:9 - of the Jew Romans 2:17 - thou art Romans 11:17 - being Philippians 3:7 - General

Verse 16

that: Galatians 2:19, Galatians 3:10-12, Galatians 5:4, Job 9:2, Job 9:3, Job 9:29, Job 25:4, Psalms 130:3, Psalms 130:4, Luke 10:25-29, Acts 13:38, Acts 13:39, Romans 3:19, Romans 3:20, Romans 3:27, Romans 3:28, Romans 4:2, Romans 4:13-15, Philippians 3:9

but: Galatians 3:13, Galatians 3:14, Galatians 3:22-24, Galatians 4:5, Romans 1:17, Romans 3:21-26, Romans 3:28, Romans 3:30, Romans 4:5, Romans 4:6, Romans 4:24, Romans 4:25, Romans 5:1, Romans 5:2, Romans 5:8, Romans 5:9, Romans 8:3, Romans 8:30-34, 1 Corinthians 6:11, 2 Corinthians 5:19-21, Philippians 3:9, Hebrews 7:18, Hebrews 7:19

we have: Galatians 2:20, John 6:68, John 6:69, John 20:31, Acts 4:12, 1 Peter 1:2, 1 Peter 1:8, 1 Peter 1:9, 1 Peter 1:18-21, 1 Peter 2:24, 1 Peter 3:18, 2 Peter 1:1, 1 John 1:7, 1 John 2:1, 1 John 2:2, Revelation 7:9, Revelation 7:14

for: Galatians 3:11, Psalms 143:2

Reciprocal: Habakkuk 2:4 - but Luke 18:14 - justified John 3:15 - whosoever Acts 15:11 - that Acts 20:21 - faith Acts 24:24 - the faith Romans 2:9 - of the Jew Romans 2:12 - in the law Romans 2:13 - justified Romans 3:22 - unto all Romans 10:10 - unto righteousness Galatians 2:21 - righteousness Galatians 3:24 - justified Ephesians 2:3 - we Philippians 3:7 - General 1 Timothy 2:7 - in faith Titus 3:5 - by works Titus 3:7 - being

Verse 17

while: Romans 9:30-33, Romans 11:7

are found: Galatians 2:11, Romans 6:1, Romans 6:2, 1 John 3:8-10

is: Matthew 1:21, Romans 15:8, 2 Corinthians 3:7-9, Hebrews 7:24-28, Hebrews 8:2, 1 John 3:5

God: Romans 3:4, Romans 3:6

Reciprocal: Romans 4:5 - But to Romans 6:15 - shall we 1 Corinthians 6:15 - God Galatians 3:21 - God forbid

Verse 18

Galatians 2:4, Galatians 2:5, Galatians 2:12-16, Galatians 2:21, Galatians 4:9-12, Galatians 5:11, Romans 14:15, 1 Corinthians 8:11, 1 Corinthians 8:12

Reciprocal: Romans 6:15 - shall we

Verse 19

through: Galatians 3:10, Galatians 3:24, Romans 3:19, Romans 3:20, Romans 4:15, Romans 5:20, Romans 7:7-11, Romans 7:14, Romans 7:22, Romans 7:23, Romans 8:2, Romans 10:4, Romans 10:5

dead: Romans 6:2, Romans 6:11, Romans 6:14, Romans 7:4, Romans 7:6, Romans 7:9, Colossians 2:20, Colossians 3:3, 1 Peter 2:24

that: Galatians 2:20, Romans 14:7, Romans 14:8, 1 Corinthians 10:31, 2 Corinthians 5:15, 1 Thessalonians 5:10, Titus 2:14, Hebrews 9:14, 1 Peter 4:1, 1 Peter 4:2, 1 Peter 4:6

Reciprocal: Deuteronomy 31:26 - a witness 2 Chronicles 34:19 - the words Psalms 19:8 - enlightening Mark 12:34 - Thou John 5:46 - had Acts 13:39 - from which Romans 3:31 - yea Galatians 2:16 - that Galatians 3:21 - for Colossians 3:1 - risen 2 Timothy 2:11 - For Hebrews 12:20 - For they James 2:9 - transgressors

Verse 20

crucified: Galatians 5:24, Galatians 6:14, Romans 6:4-6, Romans 8:3, Romans 8:4, Colossians 2:11-14

nevertheless: Romans 6:8, Romans 6:13, Romans 8:2, Ephesians 2:4, Ephesians 2:5, Colossians 2:13, Colossians 3:3, Colossians 3:4

but: John 14:19, John 14:20, John 17:21, 2 Corinthians 4:10, 2 Corinthians 4:11, 2 Corinthians 13:3, 2 Corinthians 13:5, Ephesians 3:17, Colossians 1:27, 1 Thessalonians 5:10, 1 Peter 4:2, Revelation 3:20

the life: 2 Corinthians 4:11, 2 Corinthians 10:3, 1 Peter 4:1, 1 Peter 4:2

I now: Galatians 2:16, Galatians 3:11, John 6:57, Romans 1:17, Romans 5:2, 2 Corinthians 1:24, 2 Corinthians 5:7, 2 Corinthians 5:15, Philippians 4:13, 1 Thessalonians 5:10, 1 Peter 1:8, 1 Peter 4:2

the Son: John 1:49, John 3:16, John 3:35, John 6:69, John 9:35-38, Acts 8:37, Acts 9:20, 1 Thessalonians 1:10, 1 John 1:7, 1 John 4:9, 1 John 4:10, 1 John 4:14, 1 John 5:10-13, 1 John 5:20

who: Galatians 1:4, Matthew 20:28, John 10:11, John 15:13, Romans 8:37, Ephesians 5:2, Ephesians 5:25, Titus 2:14, Revelation 1:5

Reciprocal: Leviticus 7:5 - General Leviticus 8:31 - eat it Leviticus 9:17 - the meat Deuteronomy 30:20 - thy life Psalms 85:13 - shall set Song of Solomon 2:16 - beloved Song of Solomon 5:2 - my head Song of Solomon 5:16 - my beloved Song of Solomon 7:10 - my Mark 8:34 - take Luke 1:35 - the Son of God John 3:15 - whosoever John 6:54 - eateth John 15:4 - Abide John 17:26 - and I Acts 20:21 - faith Acts 24:24 - the faith Acts 26:18 - faith Romans 6:3 - were Romans 6:6 - that our Romans 6:11 - but Romans 7:4 - ye also Romans 7:6 - serve Romans 14:7 - General 1 Corinthians 1:9 - the fellowship Galatians 2:19 - that Ephesians 2:16 - having Ephesians 3:18 - able Ephesians 3:19 - to know Philippians 1:22 - live Philippians 3:10 - and the fellowship Colossians 2:6 - walk Colossians 2:20 - if Colossians 3:1 - risen Colossians 3:11 - and 2 Timothy 2:11 - For 1 Peter 1:5 - through 1 John 5:12 - that hath the Revelation 1:18 - that liveth

Verse 21

do not: Galatians 2:18, Psalms 33:10, Mark 7:9, *marg. Romans 8:31

righteousness: Galatians 2:16, Galatians 3:21, Galatians 5:2-4, Romans 10:3, Romans 11:6, Hebrews 7:11

Christ: Isaiah 49:4, Jeremiah 8:8, 1 Corinthians 15:2, 1 Corinthians 15:14, 1 Corinthians 15:17

Reciprocal: Numbers 35:32 - General Job 15:4 - castest off Luke 7:30 - rejected John 15:25 - without Romans 3:4 - God forbid Romans 3:31 - do we Romans 4:14 - For if Romans 6:3 - were 2 Corinthians 6:1 - the Galatians 3:18 - if Galatians 5:4 - is Philippians 3:18 - enemies Titus 2:11 - the grace

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Torrey, R. A. "Commentary on Galatians 2". "Treasury of Scripture Knowledge". https://www.studylight.org/commentaries/eng/tsk/galatians-2.html.