But on the contrary, seeing that I had been entrusted with the gospel to the uncircumcised, just as Peter had been
to the circumcised
(for He who was at work for Peter in his
apostleship to the circumcised was at work for me also to the Gentiles),
and recognizing the grace that had been given to me, James and Cephas and John, who were reputed to be pillars, gave to me and Barnabas the right hand of fellowship, so that we might go
to the Gentiles, and they to the circumcised.
us to remember the poor—the very thing I also was eager to do.
But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned.
For prior to the coming of some men from James, he used to eat with the Gentiles; but when they came, he began
to withdraw and separate himself, fearing those from the circumcision.
The rest of the Jews joined him in hypocrisy, with the result that even Barnabas was carried away by their hypocrisy.
But when I saw that they were not straightforward about the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in the presence of all, 'If you, being a Jew, live like the Gentiles and not like the Jews, how is it that
you compel the Gentiles to live like Jews?