1 Brethren, if anybody be detected in any misconduct, you who are spiritual should restore such a one in a spirit of meekness. And let each of you keep watch over himself, lest he also fall into temptation.
1 (A)Brethren, even if (a)anyone is caught in any trespass, you who are (B)spiritual, (C)restore such a one (D)in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted.
1 Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.
1 Brothers, if a person is caught doing something wrong, those of you who are spiritual should restore that person gently. Watch out for yourself so that you are not tempted as well.
2 Always carry one another's burdens, and so obey the whole of Christ's Law.
2 Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.
2 Practice carrying each other's burdens. In this way you will fulfill the law of the Messiah.
3 For if there is any one who thinks himself to be somebody when he is nobody, he is deluding himself.
3 For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.
3 For if anyone thinks he is something when he is really nothing, he is only fooling himself.
4 But let every man scrutinize his own conduct, and then he will find out, not with reference to another but with reference to himself, what he has to boast of.
4 But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.
4 Each person must examine his own actions, and then he can boast about his own accomplishments and not about someone else.
6 But let those who receive instruction in Christian truth share with their instructors all temporal blessings.
6 Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.
6 The person who is taught the word should share all his goods with his teacher.
7 Do not deceive yourselves. God is not to be scoffed at. For whatever a man sows, that he will also reap.
7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
7 Don’t be deceived: God is not mocked. For whatever a man sows he will also reap,
7 Stop being deceived; God is not to be ridiculed. A person harvests whatever he plants:
8 He who sows in the field of his lower nature, will from that nature reap destruction; but he who sows to serve the Spirit will from the Spirit reap the Life of the Ages.
8 For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.
8 The person who sows through human means will harvest decay from human means, but the person who sows in the Spirit will harvest eternal life from the Spirit.
9 Let us not abate our courage in doing what is right; for in due time we shall reap a reward, if we do not faint.
9 And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
9 Let's not get tired of doing what is good, for at the right time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
10 So then, as we have opportunity, let us labour for the good of all, and especially of those who belong to the household of the faith.
10 As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.
10 So then, whenever we have the opportunity, let's practice doing good to everyone, especially to the family of faith.
11 See in what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand.
11 Ye see how large a letter I have written unto you with mine own hand.
11 Look at what large letters I use as I write to you in my own handwriting.
11 Look at how large these letters are because I am writing with my own hand!
12 All who desire to display their zeal for external observances try to compel you to receive circumcision, but their real object is simply to escape being persecuted for the Cross of Christ.
12 As many as desire to make a fair shew in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of Christ.
12 These people who want to impress others by their external appearance are trying to force you to be circumcised, simply to avoid being persecuted for the cross of the Messiah.
13 For these very men do not really keep the Law of Moses, but they would have you receive circumcision in order that they may glory in *your* bodies.
13 For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law; but desire to have you circumcised, that they may glory in your flesh.
13 Why, not even those who are circumcised obey the Law! They simply want you to be circumcised so that they can boast about your external appearance.
14 But as for me, God forbid that I should glory in anything except the Cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, upon which the world is crucified to me, and I am crucified to the world.
14 But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world.
14 But as for me, I will never boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. The world has been crucified to me through the cross, and I to the world.
14 But may I never boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world!
15 For neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is of any importance; but only a renewed nature.
15 For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature.
15 For neither circumcision nor uncircumcision matters. Rather, what matters is being a new creation.
16 And all who shall regulate their lives by this principle--may peace and mercy be given to them--and to the true Israel of God.
16 And as many as walk according to this rule, peace be on them, and mercy, and upon the Israel of God.
16 Now may peace be on all those who live by this principle, and may mercy be on the Israel of God.
17 From this time onward let no one trouble me; for, as for me, I bear, branded on my body, the scars of Jesus as my Master.
17 From henceforth let no man trouble me: for I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus.
17 Let no one make any more trouble for me, because I carry the scars of Jesus on my own body.
18 May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirits, brethren. Amen.
18 Brethren, the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen.
18 May the grace of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, be with your spirit, brothers! Amen.
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