New American Standard Bible
This persuasion did not come from Him who calls you.
King James Bible
This persuasion cometh not of him that calleth you.
Darby Bible Translation
The persuasibleness is not of him that calls you.
World English Bible
This persuasion is not from him who calls you.
Young's Literal Translation
the obedience is not of him who is calling you!
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
This persuasion - This belief that it is necessary to obey the laws of Moses, and to intermingle the observance of Jewish rites with the belief of the Christian doctrines in order to be saved.
Not of him that calleth you - That is, of God, who had called them into his kingdom. That it refers to God and not to Paul is plain. They knew well enough that Paul had not persuaded them to it, and it was important now to show them that it could not be traced to God, though they who taught it pretended to be commissioned by him.
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Text: Galatians 5, 16-24. 16 But I say, Walk by the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. 17 For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are contrary the one to the other; that ye may not do the things that ye would. 18 But if ye are led by the Spirit, ye are not under the law. 19 Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these: fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, 20 idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousies, wraths, …
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And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.
and these whom He predestined, He also called; and these whom He called, He also justified; and these whom He justified, He also glorified.
I am amazed that you are so quickly deserting Him who called you by the grace of Christ, for a different gospel;
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