The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
were of reputation, lest by any means I should run, or had run, in vain.
GAL 2:3 But neither Titus, who was with me, being a Greek, was
compelled to be circumcised:
GAL 2:4 And 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:
GAL 2:5 To whom we gave place by subjection, no, not for an hour; that
the truth of the gospel might continue with you.
GAL 2:6 But of these who seemed to be somewhat, (whatsoever they were,
it maketh no matter to me: God accepteth no man's person:) for they who
seemed to be somewhat in conference added nothing to me:
King James Bible