Galatians 4:17
Good News Translation
Those other people show a deep interest in you, but their intentions are not good. All they want is to separate you from me, so that you will have the same interest in them as they have in you.

Contemporary English Version
Those people may be paying you a lot of attention, but it isn't for your good. They only want to keep you away from me, so you will pay them a lot of attention.

Douay-Rheims Bible
They are zealous in your regard not well: but they would exclude you, that you might be zealous for them.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

They are zealous in your regard not well: but they would exclude you, that you might be zealous for them.

zealously.

Galatians 6:12,13 For as many as desire to please in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised, only that they may not suffer the persecution of the cross of Christ. . . .

Matthew 23:15 Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you go round about the sea and the land to make one proselyte. And when he is made, you make him the child of hell twofold more than yourselves.

Romans 10:2 For I bear them witness that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge.

Romans 16:18 For they that are such serve not Christ our Lord but their own belly: and by pleasing speeches and good words seduce the hearts of the innocent.

1 Corinthians 11:2 Now I praise you, brethren, that in all things you are mindful of me and keep my ordinances as I have delivered them to you.

2 Corinthians 11:3,13-15 But I fear lest, as the serpent seduced Eve by his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted and fall from the simplicity that is in Christ. . . .

Philippians 2:21 For all seek the things that are their own not the things that are Jesus Christ's.

2 Peter 2:3,18 And through covetousness shall they with feigned words make merchandise of you. Whose judgment now of a long time lingereth not: and their perdition slumbereth not. . . .

exclude you.

1 Corinthians 4:8,18 You are now full: you are now become rich: you reign without us; and I would to God you did reign, that we also might reign with you. . . .

Context
Paul's Fears for the Galatians
16Am I then become your enemy, because I tell you the truth? 17They are zealous in your regard not well: but they would exclude you, that you might be zealous for them. 18But be zealous for that which is good in a good thing always: and not only when I am present with you.…
Cross References
Galatians 4:16
Am I then become your enemy, because I tell you the truth?

Galatians 4:18
But be zealous for that which is good in a good thing always: and not only when I am present with you.

Additional Translations
Those people are zealous for you, but not in a good way. Instead, they want to isolate you from us, so that you will be zealous for them.

They zealously seek you, not rightly. But they desire to isolate you from us, so that you might be zealous after them.

They zealously affect you, but not well; yes, they would exclude you, that you might affect them.

They zealously seek you in no good way; nay, they desire to shut you out, that ye may seek them.

They are not rightly zealous after you, but desire to shut you out [from us], that ye may be zealous after them.

They zealously seek you in no good way; nay, they desire to shut you out, that ye may seek them.

They zealously affect you, but not well; for, they would exclude you, that ye may affect them.

These men pay court to you, but not with honourable motives. They want to exclude you, so that you may pay court to them.

They zealously seek you in no good way. No, they desire to alienate you, that you may seek them.

they are zealous for you -- yet not well, but they wish to shut us out, that for them ye may be zealous;
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