Galatians 2:17
Text Analysis
Strong'sGreekEnglishMorphology
1487 [e]Εἰ
ei
IfConj
1161 [e]δὲ
de
howeverConj
2212 [e]ζητοῦντες
zētountes
seekingV-PPA-NMP
1344 [e]δικαιωθῆναι
dikaiōthēnai
to be justifiedV-ANP
1722 [e]ἐν
en
inPrep
5547 [e]Χριστῷ
Christō
Christ,N-DMS
2147 [e]εὑρέθημεν
heurethēmen
have been foundV-AIP-1P
2532 [e]καὶ
kai
alsoConj
846 [e]αὐτοὶ
autoi
we ourselvesPPro-NM3P
268 [e]ἁμαρτωλοί,
hamartōloi
sinners,Adj-NMP
686 [e]ἆρα
ara
[is] thenConj
5547 [e]Χριστὸς
Christos
ChristN-NMS
266 [e]ἁμαρτίας
hamartias
of sinN-GFS
1249 [e]διάκονος;
diakonos
a minister?N-NMS
3361 [e]μὴ
NeverAdv
1096 [e]γένοιτο.
genoito
may it be!V-AOM-3S









Greek Texts
ΠΡΟΣ ΓΑΛΑΤΑΣ 2:17 Greek NT: Nestle 1904
εἰ δὲ ζητοῦντες δικαιωθῆναι ἐν Χριστῷ εὑρέθημεν καὶ αὐτοὶ ἁμαρτωλοί, ἆρα Χριστὸς ἁμαρτίας διάκονος; μὴ γένοιτο.

ΠΡΟΣ ΓΑΛΑΤΑΣ 2:17 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort 1881
εἰ δὲ ζητοῦντες δικαιωθῆναι ἐν Χριστῷ εὑρέθημεν καὶ αὐτοὶ ἁμαρτωλοί, ἆρα Χριστὸς ἁμαρτίας διάκονος; μὴ γένοιτο·

ΠΡΟΣ ΓΑΛΑΤΑΣ 2:17 Greek NT: Westcott and Hort / [NA27 and UBS4 variants]
εἰ δὲ ζητοῦντες δικαιωθῆναι ἐν Χριστῷ εὑρέθημεν καὶ αὐτοὶ ἁμαρτωλοί, ἆρα Χριστὸς ἁμαρτίας διάκονος; μὴ γένοιτο·

ΠΡΟΣ ΓΑΛΑΤΑΣ 2:17 Greek NT: RP Byzantine Majority Text 2005
Εἰ δέ, ζητοῦντες δικαιωθῆναι ἐν χριστῷ, εὑρέθημεν καὶ αὐτοὶ ἁμαρτωλοί, ἆρα χριστὸς ἁμαρτίας διάκονος; Μὴ γένοιτο.

ΠΡΟΣ ΓΑΛΑΤΑΣ 2:17 Greek NT: Greek Orthodox Church
Εἰ δὲ ζητοῦντες δικαιωθῆναι ἐν Χριστῷ εὑρέθημεν καὶ αὐτοὶ ἁμαρτωλοί, ἆρα Χριστὸς ἁμαρτίας διάκονος; μὴ γένοιτο.

ΠΡΟΣ ΓΑΛΑΤΑΣ 2:17 Greek NT: Tischendorf 8th Edition
εἰ δέ ζητέω δικαιόω ἐν Χριστός εὑρίσκω καί αὐτός ἁμαρτωλός ἆρα Χριστός ἁμαρτία διάκονος μή γίνομαι

ΠΡΟΣ ΓΑΛΑΤΑΣ 2:17 Greek NT: Scrivener's Textus Receptus 1894
εἰ δὲ, ζητοῦντες δικαιωθῆναι ἐν Χριστῷ, εὑρέθημεν καὶ αὐτοὶ ἁμαρτωλοί, ἆρα Χριστὸς ἁμαρτίας διάκονος; μὴ γένοιτο.

ΠΡΟΣ ΓΑΛΑΤΑΣ 2:17 Greek NT: Stephanus Textus Receptus 1550
εἰ δὲ ζητοῦντες δικαιωθῆναι ἐν Χριστῷ εὑρέθημεν καὶ αὐτοὶ ἁμαρτωλοί ἆρα Χριστὸς ἁμαρτίας διάκονος μὴ γένοιτο

Galatians 2:17 Hebrew Bible
ואם בבקשנו להצדק במשיח נמצא גם אנחנו חטאים הנה המשיח משרת החטא חלילה׃

Galatians 2:17 Aramaic NT: Peshitta
ܐܢ ܕܝܢ ܟܕ ܒܥܝܢܢ ܕܢܙܕܕܩ ܒܡܫܝܚܐ ܐܫܬܟܚܢ ܠܢ ܐܦ ܚܢܢ ܚܛܝܐ ܡܕܝܢ ܝܫܘܥ ܡܫܝܚܐ ܡܫܡܫܢܐ ܗܘ ܕܚܛܝܬܐ ܚܤ ܀

Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"But if, while seeking to be justified in Christ, we ourselves have also been found sinners, is Christ then a minister of sin? May it never be!

King James Bible
But if, while we seek to be justified by Christ, we ourselves also are found sinners, is therefore Christ the minister of sin? God forbid.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
But if we ourselves are also found to be "sinners" while seeking to be justified by Christ, is Christ then a promoter of sin? Absolutely not!
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