Gal. 2:18 KJV (With Strong’s)

gar (Greek #1063)
properly, assigning a reason (used in argument, explanation or intensification; often with other particles)
KJV usage: and, as, because (that), but, even, for, indeed, no doubt, seeing, then, therefore, verily, what, why, yet.
Pronounce: gar
Origin: a primary particle
ei (Greek #1487)
if, whether, that, etc.
KJV usage: forasmuch as, if, that, (al-)though, whether. Often used in connection or composition with other particles, especially as in 1489, 1490, 1499, 1508, 1509, 1512, 1513, 1536, 1537. See also 1437.
Pronounce: i
Origin: a primary particle of conditionality
I build
oikodomeo (Greek #3618)
to be a house-builder, i.e. construct or (figuratively) confirm
KJV usage: (be in) build(-er, -ing, up), edify, embolden.
Pronounce: oy-kod-om-eh'-o
Origin: from the same as 3619
palin (Greek #3825)
(adverbially) anew, i.e. (of place) back, (of time) once more, or (conjunctionally) furthermore or on the other hand
KJV usage: again.
Pronounce: pal'-in
Origin: probably from the same as 3823 (through the idea of oscillatory repetition)
the things
tauta (Greek #5023)
these things
KJV usage: + afterward, follow, + hereafter, X him, the same, so, such, that, then, these, they, this, those, thus.
Pronounce: tow'-tah
Origin: nominative or accusative case neuter plural of 3778
hos (Greek #3739)
the relatively (sometimes demonstrative) pronoun, who, which, what, that
KJV usage: one, (an-, the) other, some, that, what, which, who(-m, -se), etc. See also 3757.
Pronounce: hos
Origin: ἥ (hay), and neuter ὅ (ho) probably a primary word (or perhaps a form of the article 3588)
I destroyed
kataluo (Greek #2647)
to loosen down (disintegrate), i.e. (by implication) to demolish (literally or figuratively); specially (compare 2646) to halt for the night
KJV usage: destroy, dissolve, be guest, lodge, come to nought, overthrow, throw down.
Pronounce: kat-al-oo'-o
Origin: from 2596 and 3089
, I make
sunistao (Greek #4921)
to set together, i.e. (by implication) to introduce (favorably), or (figuratively) to exhibit; intransitively, to stand near, or (figuratively) to constitute
KJV usage: approve, commend, consist, make, stand (with).
Pronounce: soon-is-tah'-o
Origin: συνιστάνω (soon-is-tan'-o), or συνίστημι (soon-is'-tay-mee) from 4862 and 2476 (including its collateral forms)
emautou (Greek #1683)
of myself so likewise the dative case ἐμαυτῷ (em-ow-to'), and accusative case ἐμαυτόν (em-ow-ton')
KJV usage: me, mine own (self), myself.
Pronounce: em-ow-too'
Origin: genitive case compound of 1700 and 846
a transgressor
parabates (Greek #3848)
a violator
KJV usage: breaker, transgress(-or).
Pronounce: par-ab-at'-ace
Origin: from 3845

Cross References


Ministry on This Verse

Gal. 2:4‑5,12‑16,21• 4And that because of false brethren unawares brought in, who came in privily to spy out our liberty which we have in Christ Jesus, that they might bring us into bondage:
5To whom we gave place by subjection, no, not for an hour; that the truth of the gospel might continue with you.
12For before that certain came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles: but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them which were of the circumcision.
13And the other Jews dissembled likewise with him; insomuch that Barnabas also was carried away with their dissimulation.
14But when I saw that they walked not uprightly according to the truth of the gospel, I said unto Peter before them all, If thou, being a Jew, livest after the manner of Gentiles, and not as do the Jews, why compellest thou the Gentiles to live as do the Jews?
15We who are Jews by nature, and not sinners of the Gentiles,
16Knowing that a man is not justified by the works of the law, but by the faith of Jesus Christ, even we have believed in Jesus Christ, that we might be justified by the faith of Christ, and not by the works of the law: for by the works of the law shall no flesh be justified.
21I do not frustrate the grace of God: for if righteousness come by the law, then Christ is dead in vain.
(Gal. 2:4‑5,12‑16,21)
Gal. 4:9‑12• 9But now, after that ye have known God, or rather are known of God, how turn ye again to the weak and beggarly elements, whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage?
10Ye observe days, and months, and times, and years.
11I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labor in vain.
12Brethren, I beseech you, be as I am; for I am as ye are: ye have not injured me at all.
(Gal. 4:9‑12)
Gal. 5:11• 11And I, brethren, if I yet preach circumcision, why do I yet suffer persecution? then is the offence of the cross ceased. (Gal. 5:11)
Rom. 14:15• 15But if thy brother be grieved with thy meat, now walkest thou not charitably. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died. (Rom. 14:15)
1 Cor. 8:11‑12• 11And through thy knowledge shall the weak brother perish, for whom Christ died?
12But when ye sin so against the brethren, and wound their weak conscience, ye sin against Christ.
(1 Cor. 8:11‑12)
 It is evident that, if we turn back to the law as a means of justification, we are building again the things which we have destroyed, and make ourselves transgressors for having given up the law. (Galatians 2 by H. Smith)

J. N. Darby Translation

For if the things I have thrown down, these I build again, I constitute myself a transgressor.

W. Kelly Translation

For if the things which I pulled down, these I again build, I constitute myself a transgressor.