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Galatians 1:23

    Galatians 1:23 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    But they had heard only, That he which persecuted us in times past now preacheth the faith which once he destroyed.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    But they had heard only, That he which persecuted us in times past now preaches the faith which once he destroyed.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    but they only heard say, He that once persecuted us now preacheth the faith of which he once made havoc;

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Only it came to their ears that he who at one time was cruel to us is now preaching the faith which before had been attacked by him;

    Webster's Revision

    but they only heard say, He that once persecuted us now preacheth the faith of which he once made havoc;

    World English Bible

    but they only heard: "He who once persecuted us now preaches the faith that he once tried to destroy."

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    but they only heard say, He that once persecuted us now preacheth the faith of which he once made havock;

    Clarke's Commentary on Galatians 1:23

    They had heard only - As a persecutor of the Church of Christ, I was well known; and as a convert to Christ I was not less so. The fame of both was great, even where I was personally unknown.

    Barnes' Notes on Galatians 1:23

    But they had heard only ... - They had not seen me; but the remarkable fact of my conversion had been reported to them. It was a fact that could hardly be concealed; see the note at Acts 26:26.