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Paul is referring to James, the brother of Jesus as an apostle. A word for word translation appears here: ἕτερον δὲ τῶν ἀποστόλων οὐκ εἶδον εἰ μὴ Ἰάκωβον τὸν ἀδελφὸν τοῦ Κυρίου Other. moreover (but/also). of the. apostles. none. I saw. if. not. James. the. brother. of the. Lord. Biblehub (Sanday: Ellicott's Commentary) states: "From the form of ...


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According to Meyer's NT Commentary, many commentators have taken different positions on this question, those that view 15-21 as a continuation include Chrysostom, Theodoret, Jerome, Estius, Bengel, Rosenmüller, Tittmann, Knapp, Flatt, Winer, Rückert, Schott, Baumgarten-Crusius, de Wette and Möller, Hilgenfeld, Ewald and Holsten. Those opposed include ...


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The OP asked: Galatians 3:10 says that "as many as are of the works of the law [as opposed to those who live by faith] are under the curse." Is this different from being accursed [as described in 1:8]? This question about a possible difference between the sort of curse in Gal 1:8,9 and Gal 3:10 seems to have not been addressed so far. For reference ...


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The texts in question In Act 9:20-28 we read: Acts 9:20 Immediately he preached the Christ in the synagogues, that He is the Son of God. 21 Then all who heard were amazed, and said, "Is this not he who destroyed those who called on this name in Jerusalem, and has come here for that purpose, so that he might bring them bound to the chief ...


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To answer the questions, we must first review the concepts of spiritual death and spiritual life. According to the New Testament, all human beings on earth today are the biological descendants of Adam (Mark 10:6 and Acts 17:26). At the time when Adam sinned, God cursed the ground, and this cursing of the ground consigned Adam and his descendants to "return ...


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The answer is very simple. First, as already noted by the OP, the Hebrew word for seed (zera`) is both collective and singular. Throughout the Hebrew Bible the particular word occurs in the grammatical singular but with reference to the collective plural sense (and sometimes even to the singular sense); in these respects context is very important. For ...


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The referent of the phrase "Him who called you"could potentially be answered in several ways. (1)It could refer to Paul himself. He (along with Barnabas) was the missionairy who came to Galatia preaching the gospel. he was the instrument God used to awaken faith in the Galatians, see Acts 16:16. However Paul makes it clear in v8, he himself was not the ...


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In regard to τοῦ καλέσαντος ὑμᾶς “the one who called you” in Galatians 1:6, D. Francois Tolmie says: “As a rule, Paul uses this expression to refer to God, but it could also refer to himself in this case …” D. Francois Tolmie, Persuading the Galatians: A Text-centred Rhetorical Analysis of a Pauline Letter, 2005, pp39-40. For those who are ...


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The Idea in Brief When Paul was converted, he engaged the Jews in Damascus who rejected his testimony. Paul departed Damascus, and traveled to Arabia, which was the sanctuary of Elijah and Moses when they too were rejected by the Jewish people. After Paul had returned to Damascus, he faced not only more hostility, but death. He then escaped Damascus through ...


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In my opinion Galations 5:18-21 look more like a definition. But this goes close to the art of application of the Biblical texts and not to find a translation misunderstanding. To confirm and extend H3br3wHamm3r81 point of view look at James 2:17. So also faith, if it does not have works, is dead being by itself. This means "to believe" includes more ...


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A quick scan of the results on BlueLetter for G3362 will suffice to clarify the sense of the Greek as, "only if". Some examples: You shall enter the kingdom of God only if your righteousness exceeds that of the Pharisees (Matthew 5:20) You shall be forgiven your trespasses against the Father only if you forgive men their trespasses against you (Matthew ...


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The truths in the Bible are usually presented in a balanced way, i.e. it is objective and subjective. In simple terms, we can described it using three words: facts, faith, and experience. Facts are God's promises, His redemption, His works, and His free gifts. Faith denotes the way man believes in God, trusts in His work and redemption, and claims His ...


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"When he who had set me apart before I was born, and who called me by his grace, was pleased to reveal his Son to me ... I went away into Arabia, and returned again to Damascus. Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to visit Cephas and remained with him fifteen days ... ... Then I went into the regions of Syria and Cilicia. And I was still ...


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Part of Paul's intention that we may undervalue, if we view it as somewhat transcendental, is his desire to increase the praise from the earth to God, who admittedly deserves all praise. Paul lists praise to God as one desired result of this offering (2 Corinthians 9:12-13). He contrasts the world's religions with the fact that God deserves eternal praise ...


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I realize this is an older thread. But, I would like to point out that Paul, who was an Hebrew of the Hebrews (Phil. 3:5) having been raised in Judaism and zealous of the law, included himself among those who were in "bondage to the elements of the world" Ga:4:3: Even so we, when we were children, were in bondage under the elements of the world: And by ...


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According to Strong, χάριν (charin) (in v19) means "through favor of, that is, on account of". YLT reads "on account of the transgressions." The CLNT has it, "On behalf of transgressions" - it is as though "Transgressions" were one party in relationship to the other party, the Jews. Strong also suggests χείρ (cheir) can mean "the hand (literally or ...


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The following answer comes from the Recovery Version of the Bible: To live by the Spirit is to have our life dependent on and regulated by the Spirit, not by the law. This equals the walk by the Spirit in v. 16 but differs from the walk by the Spirit in this verse. To walk Lit., walk according to rules. The Greek word means to observe the elements ...



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