Galatians 4:17 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Galatians 4:17, NIV: Those people are zealous to win you over, but for no good. What they want is to alienate you from us, so that you may have zeal for them.
Galatians 4:17, ESV: They make much of you, but for no good purpose. They want to shut you out, that you may make much of them.
Galatians 4:17, KJV: They zealously affect you, but not well; yea, they would exclude you, that ye might affect them.
Galatians 4:17, NASB: They eagerly seek you, not in a commendable way, but they want to shut you out so that you will seek them.
Galatians 4:17, NLT: Those false teachers are so eager to win your favor, but their intentions are not good. They are trying to shut you off from me so that you will pay attention only to them.
Galatians 4:17, CSB: They court you eagerly, but not for good. They want to exclude you from me, so that you would pursue them.