13 For you have heard of (A)my former life in Judaism, how (B)I persecuted the church of God violently and tried to destroy it. 14 And I was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my own age among my people, so extremely (C)zealous was I for (D)the traditions of my fathers. 15 But when he (E)who had set me apart (F)before I was born,[a] and who (G)called me by his grace, 16 was pleased to reveal his Son to[b] me, in order (H)that I might preach him among the Gentiles, I did not immediately consult with anyone;[c] 17 nor did I go up to Jerusalem to those who were apostles before me, but I went away into Arabia, and returned again to Damascus.

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 1:15 Greek set me apart from my mother's womb
  2. Galatians 1:16 Greek in
  3. Galatians 1:16 Greek with flesh and blood

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