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Galatians 1:14


I 1  was advancing in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries in my nation, 2  and was 3  extremely zealous for the traditions of my ancestors. 4 


Isa 29:13; Isa 57:12; Jer 15:2; Mt 15:2,3,6; Mr 7:3-13; Ac 22:3; Ac 26:5,9; Php 3:4-6; Col 2:8; 1Pe 1:8

NET © Notes

tn Because of the length and complexity of the Greek sentence, a new sentence was started here in the translation. Here καί (kai) has not been translated because of differences between Greek and English style.

tn Or “among my race.”

tn Grk “was advancing beyond…nation, being.” The participle ὑπάρχων (Juparcwn) was translated as a finite verb due to requirements of contemporary English style.

sn The traditions of my ancestors refers to both Pharisaic and popular teachings of this time which eventually were codified in Jewish literature such as the Mishnah, Midrashim, and Targums.

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