New International Version
That kind of persuasion does not come from the one 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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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
This persuasion - Of the necessity of your being circumcised and obeying the law of Moses, is not of him that calleth you. I never preached such a doctrine to you; I called you out of bondage to liberty, from a galling yoke to a cheerful service. Some translate πεισμονη, obedience or subjection. This subjection of yours to the Mosaic law is opposed to the will of God, and never was preached by me.
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