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Galatians 1:11

    Galatians 1:11 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But I certify you, brethren, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But I certify you, brothers, that the gospel which was preached of me is not after man.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For I make known to you, brethren, as touching the gospel which was preached by me, that it is not after man.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Because I say to you, my brothers, that the good news of which I was the preacher is not man's.

    Webster's Revision

    For I make known to you, brethren, as touching the gospel which was preached by me, that it is not after man.

    World English Bible

    But I make known to you, brothers, concerning the Good News which was preached by me, that it is not according to man.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For I make known to you, brethren, as touching the gospel which was preached by me, that it is not after man.

    Definitions for Galatians 1:11

    Gospel - Good news.

    Clarke's Commentary on Galatians 1:11

    But I certify you, brethren, etc. - I wish you fully to comprehend that the Gospel which I preached to you is not after man; there is not a spark of human invention in it, nor the slightest touch of human cunning.

    Barnes' Notes on Galatians 1:11

    But I certify you - I make known to you; or, I declare to you; see 1 Corinthians 15:1. Doubtless this had been known to them before, but he now assures them of it, and goes into an extended illustration to show them that he had not received his authority from man to preach the gospel To state and prove this is the main design of this chapter.

    Is not after man - The Greek text: "Not according to man"; see Galatians 1:1. That is, he was not appointed by man, nor did he have any human instructor to make known to him what the gospel was. He had neither received it from man, nor had it been debased or adulterated by any human admixtures. He had received it directly from the Lord Jesus.

    Wesley's Notes on Galatians 1:11

    1:11 But I certify you, brethren - He does not till now give them even this appellation. That the gospel which was preached by me among you is not according to man - Not from man, not by man, not suited to the taste of man.