Galatians 1:16

“To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood:”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

To reueale his sonne in mee, that I might preach him among the heathen, immediatly I conferred not with flesh and blood:
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

to reveal His Son in me so that I might preach Him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with flesh and blood,
- New American Standard Version (1995)

to reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the Gentiles; straightway I conferred not with flesh and blood:
- American Standard Version (1901)

To give the revelation of his Son in me, so that I might give the news of him to the Gentiles; then I did not take the opinion of flesh and blood,
- Basic English Bible

was pleased to reveal his Son in me, that I may announce him as glad tidings among the nations, immediately I took not counsel with flesh and blood,
- Darby Bible

To reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the heathen; immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood:
- Webster's Bible

saw fit to reveal His Son within me in order that I might tell among the Gentiles the Good News concerning Him, at once I did not confer with any human being,
- Weymouth Bible

to reveal his Son in me, that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I didn't immediately confer with flesh and blood,
- World English Bible

and clepide bi his grace, to schewe his sone in me, that Y schulde preche hym among the hethene, anoon Y drowy me not to fleisch and blood; ne Y cam to Jerusalem to the apostlis,
- Wycliffe Bible

to reveal His Son in me, that I might proclaim him good news among the nations, immediately I conferred not with flesh and blood,
- Youngs Literal Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Galatians 1:16


1:16 To reveal his Son in me - By the powerful operation of his Spirit, #2Cor 4:6|; as well as to me, by the heavenly vision. That I might preach him to others - Which I should have been ill qualified to do, had I not first known him myself. I did not confer with flesh and blood - Being fully satisfied of the divine will, and determined to obey, I took no counsel with any man, neither with my own reason or inclinations, which might have raised numberless objections.


People's Bible Notes for Galatians 1:16


Ga 1:16 To reveal his Son in me. It was one thing to call him, as was done on the way to Damascus; another to reveal Christ to him. This was needful that he should be a witness of the resurrection to the Gentiles. I conferred not with flesh and blood. He did not go to men to learn more, or for counsel.

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