1:1 Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;)
1:1 Paul, an apostle (not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father who raised Him from the dead),

1:2 And all the brethren which are with me, unto the churches of Galatia:
1:2 and all the brethren who are with me, To the churches of Galatia:

1:3 Grace [be] to you and peace from God the Father, and [from] our Lord Jesus Christ,
1:3 Grace to you and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ,

1:4 Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father:
1:4 who gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father,

1:5 To whom [be] glory for ever and ever. Amen.
1:5 to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen.

1:6 I marvel that ye are so soon removed from him that called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel:
1:6 I marvel that you are turning away so soon from Him who called you in the grace of Christ, to a different gospel,

1:7 Which is not another; but there be some that trouble you, and would pervert the gospel of Christ.
1:7 which is not another; but there are some who trouble you and want to pervert the gospel of Christ.

1:8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed.
1:8 But even if we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel to you than what we have preached to you, let him be accursed.

1:9 As we said before, so say I now again, If any [man] preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.
1:9 As we have said before, so now I say again, if anyone preaches any other gospel to you than what you have received, let him be accursed.

1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.
1:10 For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I still pleased men, I would not be a bondservant of Christ.

1:11 But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man.
1:11 But I make known to you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached by me is not according to man.

1:12 For I neither received it of man, neither was I taught [it], but by the revelation of Jesus Christ.
1:12 For I neither received it from man, nor was I taught it, but it came through the revelation of Jesus Christ.

1:13 For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:
1:13 For you have heard of my former conduct in Judaism, how I persecuted the church of God beyond measure and tried to destroy it.

1:14 And profited in the Jews' religion above many my equals in mine own nation, being more exceedingly zealous of the traditions of my fathers.
1:14 And I advanced in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries in my own nation, being more exceedingly zealous for the traditions of my fathers.

1:15 But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called [me] by his grace,
1:15 But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb and called me through His grace,

1:16 To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood:
1:16 to reveal His Son in me, that I might preach Him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately confer with flesh and blood,

1:17 Neither went I up to Jerusalem to them which were apostles before me; but I went into Arabia, and returned again unto Damascus.
1:17 nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me; but I went to Arabia, and returned again to Damascus.

1:18 Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to see Peter, and abode with him fifteen days.
1:18 Then after three years I went up to Jerusalem to see Peter, and remained with him fifteen days.

1:19 But other of the apostles saw I none, save James the Lord's brother.
1:19 But I saw none of the other apostles except James, the Lord's brother.

1:20 Now the things which I write unto you, behold, before God, I lie not.
1:20 (Now concerning the things which I write to you, indeed, before God, I do not lie.)

1:21 Afterwards I came into the regions of Syria and Cilicia;
1:21 Afterward I went into the regions of Syria and Cilicia.

1:22 And was unknown by face unto the churches of Judaea which were in Christ:
1:22 And I was unknown by face to the churches of Judea which were in Christ.

1:23 But they had heard only, That he which persecuted us in times past now preacheth the faith which once he destroyed.
1:23 But they were hearing only, "He who formerly persecuted us now preaches the faith which he once tried to destroy."

1:24 And they glorified God in me.
1:24 And they glorified God in me.