Galatians 1:10
Good News Translation
Does this sound as if I am trying to win human approval? No indeed! What I want is God's approval! Am I trying to be popular with people? If I were still trying to do so, I would not be a servant of Christ.

Contemporary English Version
I am not trying to please people. I want to please God. Do you think I am trying to please people? If I were doing that, I would not be a servant of Christ.

Douay-Rheims Bible
For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? If I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? If I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

do I now.

Acts 4:19,20 But Peter and John answering, said to them: If it be just, in the sight of God, to hear you rather than God, judge ye. . . .

Acts 5:29 But Peter and the apostles answering, said: We ought to obey God rather than men.

2 Corinthians 5:9-11 And therefore we labour, whether absent or present, to please him. . . .

1 Thessalonians 2:4 But as we were approved by God that the gospel should be committed to us: even so we speak, not as pleasing men but God, who proveth our hearts.

persuade.

1 Samuel 21:7 Now a certain man of the servants of Saul was there that day, within the tabernacle of the Lord: and his name was Doeg, an Edomite, the chiefest of Saul's herdsmen.

Matthew 28:14 And if the governor shall hear of this, we will persuade him and secure you.

Acts 12:20 And he was angry with the Tyrians and the Sidonians. But they with one accord came to him: and, having gained Blastus who was the king's chamberlain, they desired peace, because their countries were nourished by him.

Romans 2:8 But to them that are contentious and who obey not the truth but give credit to iniquity, wrath and indignation.

*Gr:

1 John 3:9 Whosoever is born of God committeth not sin: for his seed abideth in him. And he cannot sin, because he is born of God.

do I seek.

2 Corinthians 12:19 Of old, think you that we excuse ourselves to you? We speak before God in Christ: but all things, my dearly beloved, for your edification.

1 Thessalonians 2:4 But as we were approved by God that the gospel should be committed to us: even so we speak, not as pleasing men but God, who proveth our hearts.

for if.

Matthew 22:16 And they sent to him their disciples with the Herodians, saying: Master, we know that thou art a true speaker and teachest the way of God in truth. Neither carest thou for any man: for thou dost not regard the person of men.

Romans 15:1,2 Now, we that are stronger ought to bear the infirmities of the weak and not to please ourselves. . . .

1 Corinthians 10:33 As I also in all things please all men, not seeking that which is profitable to myself but to many: that they may be saved.

Ephesians 6:6 Not serving to the eye, as it were pleasing men: but, as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart.

Colossians 3:22 Servants, obey in all things your masters according to the flesh: not serving to the eye, as pleasing men: but in simplicity of heart, fearing God.

James 4:4 Adulterers, know you not that the friendship of this world is the enemy of God? Whosoever therefore will be a friend of this world becometh an enemy of God.

the servant.

Romans 1:1 Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God.

Context
Paul Preaches the Gospel
9As we said before, so now I say again: If any one preach to you a gospel, besides that which you have received, let him be anathema. 10For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? If I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ. 11For I give you to understand, brethren, that the gospel which was preached by me is not according to man.…
Cross References
Matthew 6:24
No man can serve two masters. For either he will hate the one, and love the other: or he will sustain the one, and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.

Romans 1:1
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God.

1 Corinthians 10:33
As I also in all things please all men, not seeking that which is profitable to myself but to many: that they may be saved.

Ephesians 6:6
Not serving to the eye, as it were pleasing men: but, as the servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart.

Philippians 1:1
Paul and Timothy, the servants of Jesus Christ: to all the saints in Christ Jesus who are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons.

1 Thessalonians 2:4
But as we were approved by God that the gospel should be committed to us: even so we speak, not as pleasing men but God, who proveth our hearts.

Additional Translations
Am I now seeking the approval of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ.

For presently do I seek approval of men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I were still pleasing men, I would not be a servant of Christ.

For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? or am I striving to please men? if I were still pleasing men, I should not be a servant of Christ.

For do I now seek to satisfy men or God? or do I seek to please men? If I were yet pleasing men, I were not Christ's bondman.

For am I now persuading men, or God? or am I seeking to please men? if I were still pleasing men, I should not be a servant of Christ.

For do I now persuade men, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if I yet pleased men, I should not be the servant of Christ.

For is it man's favour or God's that I aspire to? Or am I seeking to please men? If I were still a man-pleaser, I should not be Christ's bondservant.

For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? For if I were still pleasing men, I wouldn't be a servant of Christ.

for now men do I persuade, or God? or do I seek to please men? for if yet men I did please -- Christ's servant I should not be.
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