13 And ye know, how through [a]infirmity of the flesh, I preached the Gospel unto you at the first.

14 And the [b]trial of me which was in my flesh, ye despised not, neither abhorred: but ye received me as an Angel of God, yea, as [c]Christ Jesus.

15 [d]What was then your felicity? for I bear you record, that if it had been possible, ye would have plucked out your own eyes, and have given them unto me.

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  1. Galatians 4:13 Many afflictions.
  2. Galatians 4:14 Those daily troubles wherewith the Lord tried me amongst you.
  3. Galatians 4:14 For my ministry’s sake.
  4. Galatians 4:15 What a talk was there abroad in the world amongst men, how happy you were?

13 As you know, it was because of an illness(A) that I first preached the gospel to you, 14 and even though my illness was a trial to you, you did not treat me with contempt or scorn. Instead, you welcomed me as if I were an angel of God, as if I were Christ Jesus himself.(B) 15 Where, then, is your blessing of me now? I can testify that, if you could have done so, you would have torn out your eyes and given them to me.

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