For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed [is] every one that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.
it has been written
to having been written
And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live in them.
Now to Abraham and his seed were the promises made. He saith not, And to seeds, as of many; but as of one, And to thy seed, which is Christ.
And this I say, [that] the covenant, that was confirmed before of God in Christ, the law, which was four hundred and thirty years after, cannot disannul, that it should make the promise of none effect.
Now a mediator is not [a mediator] of one, but God is one.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus.
Howbeit then, when ye knew not God, ye did service unto them which by nature are no gods.
And my temptation which was in my flesh ye despised not, nor rejected; but received me as an angel of God, [even] as Christ Jesus.
They zealously affect you, [but] not well; yea, they would exclude you, that ye might affect them.
you may be zealous
Tell me, ye that desire to be under the law, do ye not hear the law?
For it is written, Rejoice, [thou] barren that bearest not; break forth and cry, thou that travailest not: for the desolate hath many more children than she which hath an husband.
it has been written
Nevertheless what saith the scripture? Cast out the bondwoman and her son: for the son of the bondwoman shall not be heir with the son of the free woman.
he might sharehold
So then, brethren, we are not children of the bondwoman, but of the free.
This persuasion [cometh] not of him that calleth you.
[This] I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.
But if ye be led of the Spirit, ye are not under the law.
Envyings, murders, drunkenness, revellings, and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told [you] in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the kingdom of God.
they will sharehold
Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.
But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another.
Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.
Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers;
Far above all principality, and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come:
of being named
For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: [it is] the gift of God:
Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Which in other ages was not made known unto the sons of men, as it is now revealed unto his holy apostles and prophets by the Spirit;
it was made known
But ye have not so learned Christ;
Neither filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not convenient: but rather giving of thanks.
For this ye know, that no whoremonger, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and of God.
With good will doing service, as to the Lord, and not to men:
And, ye masters, do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing that your Master also is in heaven; neither is there respect of persons with him.
a taking on face value
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high [places. ]
The one preach Christ of contention, not sincerely, supposing to add affliction to my bonds:
But if I live in the flesh, this [is] the fruit of my labour: yet what I shall choose I wot not.
For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;
it was to amelioration
Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God:
he was of the opinion
Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain.
For all seek their own, not the things which are Jesus Christ's.
For indeed he was sick nigh unto death: but God had mercy on him; and not on him only, but on me also, lest I should have sorrow upon sorrow.
Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you, to me indeed [is] not grievous, but for you [it is] safe.
For we are the circumcision, which worship God in the spirit, and rejoice in Christ Jesus, and have no confidence in the flesh.
Not as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended of Christ Jesus.
Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but [this] one thing [I do,] forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before,
to have deduced
Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, [therewith] to be content.
Not because I desire a gift: but I desire fruit that may abound to your account.
For this cause we also, since the day we heard [it,] do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;
For I would that ye knew what great conflict I have for you, and [for] them at Laodicea, and [for] as many as have not seen my face in the flesh;
Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.
And not holding the Head, from which all the body by joints and bands having nourishment ministered, and knit together, increaseth with the increase of God.
Which things have indeed a shew of wisdom in will worship, and humility, and neglecting of the body; not in any honour to the satisfying of the flesh.
Where there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcision nor uncircumcision, Barbarian, Scythian, bond [nor] free: but Christ [is] all, and in all.
And whatsoever ye do, do [it] heartily, as to the Lord, and not unto men;
But he that doeth wrong shall receive for the wrong which he hath done: and there is no respect of persons.
a taking on face value
For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake.
to achieved fullness
For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we need not to speak any thing.
For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain:
For our exhortation [was] not of deceit, nor of uncleanness, nor in guile:
But as we were allowed of God to be put in trust with the gospel, even so we speak; not as pleasing men, but God, which trieth our hearts.
we have been positively assessed
So being affectionately desirous of you, we were willing to have imparted unto you, not the gospel of God only, but also our own souls, because ye were dear unto us.
we were finding good
For this cause also thank we God without ceasing, because, when ye received the word of God which ye heard of us, ye received [it] not [as] the word of men, but as it is in truth, the word of God, which effectually worketh also in you that believe.
he works internally
But we, brethren, being taken from you for a short time in presence, not in heart, endeavoured the more abundantly to see your face with great desire.
For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness.
He therefore that despiseth, despiseth not man, but God, who hath also given unto us his holy Spirit.
But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.
of brotherly love
But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope.
For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive [and] remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep.
But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you.
For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.
they might escape
But ye, brethren, are not in darkness, that that day should overtake you as a thief.
it might take down
Ye are all the children of light, and the children of the day: we are not of the night, nor of darkness.
For God hath not appointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,
Remember ye not, that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things?
And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.
And that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men: for all [men] have not faith.
For yourselves know how ye ought to follow us: for we behaved not ourselves disorderly among you;
Not because we have not power, but to make ourselves an ensample unto you to follow us.
For even when we were with you, this we commanded you, that if any would not work, neither should he eat.
we were relaying
And if any man obey not our word by this epistle, note that man, and have no company with him, that he may be ashamed.
Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers,
Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, [and] lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity.
But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.
And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in the transgression.
(For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God?)
But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
of [one] unsteadfast
And withal they learn [to be] idle, wandering about from house to house; and not only idle, but tattlers also and busybodies, speaking things which they ought not.
For the scripture saith, Thou shalt not muzzle the ox that treadeth out the corn. And, The labourer [is] worthy of his reward.
Likewise also the good works [of some] are manifest beforehand; and they that are otherwise cannot be hid.
in the same manner
For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
of limitless potential
Who hath saved us, and called [us] with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before the world began,
For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.
The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus; for he oft refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain:
And if a man also strive for masteries, [yet] is he not crowned, except he strive lawfully.
Wherein I suffer trouble, as an evil doer, [even] unto bonds; but the word of God is not bound.
If we believe not, [yet] he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself.
we were dubious
But in a great house there are not only vessels of gold and of silver, but also of wood and of earth; and some to honour, and some to dishonour.
And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all [men,] apt to teach, patient,
having the didactive knack
enduring bad stuff
But they shall proceed no further: for their folly shall be manifest unto all [men,] as theirs also was.
For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;
they will endure
Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his appearing.
he will duly give
Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost;
And as a vesture shalt thou fold them up, and they shall be changed: but thou art the same, and thy years shall not fail.
they will be transformed