Galatians 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.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

But though we, or an Angel from heauen, preach any other Gospel vnto you, then that which wee haue preached vnto you, let him be accursed.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

But even if we, or an angel from heaven, should preach to you a gospel contrary to what we have preached to you, he is to be accursed!
- New American Standard Version (1995)

But though we, or an angel from heaven, should preach unto you any gospel other than that which we preached unto you, let him be anathema.
- American Standard Version (1901)

But even if we, or an angel from heaven, were to be a preacher to you of good news other than that which we have given you, let there be a curse on him.
- Basic English Bible

But if even *we* or an angel out of heaven announce as glad tidings to you [anything] besides what we have announced as glad tidings to you, let him be accursed.
- Darby Bible

But though we, or an angel from heaven, should preach any other gospel to you than that which we have preached to you, let him be accursed.
- Webster's Bible

But if even we or an angel from Heaven should bring you a Good News different from that which we have already brought you, let him be accursed.
- Weymouth Bible

But even though we, or an angel from heaven, should preach to you any "good news" other than that which we preached to you, let him be cursed.
- World English Bible

But thouy we, or an aungel of heuene, prechide to you, bisidis that that we han prechid to you, be he acursid.
- Wycliffe Bible

but even if we or a messenger out of heaven may proclaim good news to you different from what we did proclaim to you -- anathema let him be!
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Galatians 1:8


1:8 But if we - I and all the apostles. Or an angel from heaven - If it were possible. Preach another gospel, let him be accursed - Cut off from Christ and God.


People's Bible Notes for Galatians 1:8


Ga 1:8 But though we, or an angel from heaven, etc. He supposes an impossibility in order to make his statement emphatic. These false teachers said, "Our gospel is of Peter, or of James". Paul replies, "Even though they, or we, or even an angel, preach another gospel, let him be accursed". Accursed. Anathema; given over to the judgments of God. He who corrupts divine truth is an enemy of God, and is under the curse. See 1Co 16:22.

Discussion for Galatians 1

  • Bruce
    Ben:Whoever preaches another "way" let him be accursed.period Not??? There is only one way, the narrow way through the blood of the lamb. Revelations 20:15
  • Lee Littleton
    I believe it is a wonderfull chapter to study and to learn more about the Bible and Christ Live I enjoy reading it and study it.
  • Wayne
    Ben, we have been called to hear the Word and do the word. For hearers and doers will be blessed. We haven't been called to be translaters, changing the meaning and message of the word. All scripture is given to us by the Holy Ghost.
  • Joseph clever
    Yes, indeed, God works our salvation if we surrender to him
  • Stephanie Green -Cammon
    I think Galatians, is ironic and a radical lesson .
    1. Being Pau,l was a persecuter of Christian and turned out to be a Apostle, /minister of Jesus Christ.
    2. Instead of looking at man for his stewardship he searched Christ, as his certifier.Although, I must say psychology this stance from this type of person/ thinker such as Paul, is not a true radical it is a given .
  • Geraldine cole
    U are right now that I think of it Mary had never been with a man the Holy Ghost came threw Mary 's Body to bring Jesus to the Earth threw a Women that had never laid with a Man .so she had No childern at that time.Now when she got married to Joesph their childern came from( flesh) and( blood ) Jesus came from the spirit of God so No he had No blood sister and brother like we do Amen

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