17 Peter motioned with his hand(A) for them to be quiet and described how the Lord had brought him out of prison. “Tell James(B) and the other brothers and sisters(C) about this,” he said, and then he left for another place.

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18 The next day Paul and the rest of us went to see James,(A) and all the elders(B) were present.

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19 I saw none of the other apostles—only James,(A) the Lord’s brother.

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James,(A) Cephas[a](B) and John, those esteemed as pillars,(C) gave me and Barnabas(D) the right hand of fellowship when they recognized the grace given to me.(E) They agreed that we should go to the Gentiles,(F) and they to the circumcised.

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Footnotes

  1. Galatians 2:9 That is, Peter; also in verses 11 and 14

12 For before certain men came from James,(A) he used to eat with the Gentiles.(B) But when they arrived, he began to draw back and separate himself from the Gentiles because he was afraid of those who belonged to the circumcision group.(C)

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