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

  • Geraldine Cole
    2Corinthans chapter 5 v17 therefore if any man be in Christ he is a new creature old things are passed away behold all things are become new.v18 and all things are of God who has reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ. We become knew from the inside out as the Lord Jesus clean us up we lose the need to do the things we use to.thats the process we are new creature but Jesus gave us free will
  • Irene123
    To Robt. (B0b) on Matt. 28:19, Acts 2:38, etc. - I'm just curious - what scriptures do you use to back up your opinion? No judging here, just sincere curiosity.
  • Irene123
    To Bruce - May I ask you an 'honest' question - with no hidden agenda? I just take it from your comments and lack of mentioning it - that you don't believe speaking in tongues as the evidence of receiving the Holy Spirit is for these days? You have the right to your beliefs with no one 'commenting' on them. Jesus is our judge.
  • Robert
    Bob
    To Irene123
    Matt. 28:19 - using the words of Jesus (thru Peter) of Acts2:38; Matt. 16:19. Irene did you know that none of these verses that you used were written for you to follow. Look at Acts 9:15, Romans 16:25-26, Romans 11:13, and Gal 1:8-9. After Acts 7 even the Jews could no longer claim them. Their exalted nation status was set aside until the tribulation.
  • Bruce
    Everett:V:18: then after three years I went up to Jerusalem----.Acts9:26 and when Paul was come to Jerusalem---. Yes, he did see the apostles three years later.
  • Everett
    Definition of disciple; one who is taught or trained by another.
    Definition of apostle; one who was sent forth by Christ himself, or in the case of Barnabas by theHoly Spirit (Acts: 13,2)
    Paul did see the Apostles Acts 9:26-29

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