Galatians 6:17

From henceforth let no man trouble me: for I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus.
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AD 400
He does not wish to be annoyed any longer by people advocating circumcision—people who would force him to write another letter. He wants the Galatians to respond quickly to his letter and get rid of their mistakes. This hard work will result in genuine rest. If, however, they show themselves to be reluctant and stubborn, refusing to change, Paul wants to be left alone. Let the Galatians spend their time and effort trying to please the Judaizers in an empty search for temporary reward.
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Cornelius a Lapide

AD 1637
From henceforth let no man trouble me. Let no Jew trouble me in future by asking whose servant I am. He bears the marks of circumcision, I the marks of Christ. Maldonatus takes the words as a defence of his apostleship. For I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus. The Greek word used here denotes marks burnt in, like those impressed on slaves. It also stands for the scars left by wounds. S. Paul gives reasons for believing that he bore these latter in2Cor. xi23. As soldiers are proud of their scars gained in honourable warfare, so does S. Paul point with pride to those he had gained in the service of Christ. S. Ambrose (in Psalm 119:120) writes: "That man is pierced with the nails of God"s fear who bears in his body the mortification of Jesus. He merits to hear his Lord saying: "Set Me as a seal upon thy hears, as a seal upon thine arm." Place then on thy breast and on thy heart the seal of the Crucified; place it too an thy arm, that thy works may be dead unto sin. Perchance n...

Cyprian of Carthage

AD 258
In his glorious body shine the bright evidences of his wounds; their manifest traces show forth, and appear on the man's sinews and limbs, worn out with tedious wasting away.
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Gaius Marius Victorinus

AD 400
Paul’s point is this: “All that Christ experienced on the cross—the imprint of the nails, the spear thrust in his side, the other marks of the crucifixion—I bear in my own body. I too have suffered. Therefore you too ought to endure much— indeed all—adversity, since you will be with Christ if you suffer with Christ and begin by your own act, in the face of adversaries, to suffer what Christ suffered.” Through these words Paul reveals what he himself was suffering, how much he shared with Christ and what we also ought to suffer if we wish to live in Christ. .

George Leo Haydock

AD 1849
I bear the marks of the Lord Jesus in my body, by the stripes and wounds I have received for preaching the gospel. (Witham) Formerly it was not unusual to stamp certain characters on the bodies of soldiers, fugitives, and of domestics, purposely to distinguish them. There are three principal parts in this epistle. The first is the history of the vocation of St. Paul, chap. i. and ii.; the second is on justification and the abrogation of the law; the third is an exhortation to persevere in Christian liberty, to avoid its abuse, and to perform the various duties of a Christian.

Gregory of Nyssa

AD 394
“Rejoicing in these lacerations,” Paul says, “I bear the marks of Christ in my own body.” He readily yields to his weakness in all these misfortunes, through which the power of Christ is being perfected in virtue.
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Ignatius of Antioch

AD 108
And bare about "the marks of Christ "in his flesh.
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AD 420
Anyone who after Christ’s coming is circumcised in the flesh does not carry the marks of the Lord Jesus. Rather he glories in his own confusion. But the one who was flogged beyond what the law required, frequently was in prison, was beaten three times with rods, was once stoned and suffered all the other things that are written in his catalog of boasting—this is the one who carries on his body the marks of the Lord Jesus. Perhaps also the ascetic today who keeps his body under control and subjects it to servitude so that he will not appear reprobate as he preaches to others may in some way carry the marks of the Lord Jesus on his own body. .

John Chrysostom

AD 407
Paul does not write these things because he is tired or demoralized. How could one chosen by God to bear and do all things for his disciples give up now? … Why does he say this now? To give direction to lazy Christians by helping them see how serious their situation is, to reinforce the teachings he has given and to refuse to let them abandon it.
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John Chrysostom

AD 407
For I bear branded on my body the marks of Jesus. He says not, I have, but, I bear, like a man priding himself on trophies and royal ensigns. Although on a second thought it seems a disgrace, yet does this man vaunt of his wounds, and like military standard-bearers, so does he exult in bearing about these wounds. And why does he say this? More clearly by those wounds than by any argument, than by any language, do I vindicate myself, says he. For these wounds utter a voice louder than a trumpet against my opponents, and against those who say that I play the hypocrite in my teaching, and speak what may please men. For no one who saw a soldier retiring from the battle bathed in blood and with a thousand wounds, would dare to accuse him of cowardice and treachery, seeing that he bears on his body the proofs of his valor, and so ought you, he says, to judge of me. And if any one desire to hear my defence, and to learn my sentiments, let him consider my wounds, which afford a stronger pro...
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John Chrysostom

AD 407
From henceforth let no man trouble me. This he says not as though he were wearied or overpowered; he who chose to do and suffer all for his disciples' sake; he who said, Be instant in season, out of season; 2 Timothy 4:2 he who said, If perhaps God may give them repentance unto the knowledge of the truth, and they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil; 2 Timothy 2:25-26 how shall he now become relaxed and fall back? Wherefore does he say this? It is to gird up their slothful mind, and to impress them with deeper fear, and to ratify the laws enacted by himself, and to restrain their perpetual fluctuations.

Peter of Alexandria

AD 311
And stripes intolerable, and many other dreadful afflictions, and afterwards have been betrayed by the frailty of the flesh, even though they were not at the first received On account of their grievous fall that followed yet because they contended sorely and resisted long; for they did not come to this of their own will, but were betrayed by the frailty of the flesh for they show in their bodies the marks of Jesus,
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Tertullian of Carthage

AD 220
, in the apostle's sense, here means life and conversation according to worldly principles; it is in renouncing these that we and they are mutually crucified and mutually slain. He calls them "persecutors of Christ.". However, let me meanwhile add that in the same passage Paul "carries about in his body the marks of the Lord Jesus; "
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Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation - 2 Peter 1:20

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